Pesto chicken

Ingredients (serves 8) 800g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, halved 2 teaspoons olive oil Basil pesto 2 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves 2 garlic cloves, peeled, quartered 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/3 cup olive oil Method Make basil pesto: Place basil, garlic and parmesan in a processor. Process until…

Chunky roast vegetables with sage and lemon

Ingredients (serves 8) 1 lemon 2 zucchini, thickly sliced 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 2 red (bell peppers) capsicums cut into thick strips 1 large eggplant, cut into 4cm chunks 2 baby fennel, trimmed, cut into quarters, fronds reserved 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled 500g pumpkin, cut into small wedges 1/2 cup olive oil…

How to Manage Thyroid Problems Naturally

Thyroid problems are usually not caused by the thyroid itself, but are a symptom of an underlying problem.  This underlying problem can almost always be traced back directly to the digestive health (gut health).    So what can we do to fight thyroid problems?   1.    Blood Sugar Control: Dysglycemia (too high or too low…

What Really Causes High Cholesterol?

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