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Banting Series: what is Banting?

This week we are chatting all about Banting. What is it? Is it healthy to be eating fats and proteins? What are we designed to eat? Banting merely discovered what human beings were designed to eat: what early humans ate 200,000 years ago. Respected biologists, geneticists, paleoanthropologists and theorists believe that human genes have hardly… Read more »

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Valentines Day: Share the love

Valentine’s day is around the corner, and you may be thinking what can I do to spoil my special friends or the one I love? Here are some simple DIY things that are cute and and I’m sure will make that special someone smile… even if just a bit. 1. Strawberries covered with chocolate  http://onelittleproject.com/chocolate-covered-strawberry-hearts/… Read more »

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Banting Series: Interview Time

We have been running a healthy food series, and we are in week two where we have been looking at the topic of Banting. We simply love hearing practical stories and the journey’s of real people who are practically living out these different ways of eating. This is Megan William’s success story of Banting. How… Read more »

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Banting Series: Recommended Recipe

Peanut Butter Crumbed Cauliflower Ingredients 50ml crunchy peanut butter 60ml salted peanuts, finely chopped 125ml hot milk 1 egg 1ml salt 5ml baking powder 1ml peri-peri powder 400g cauliflower, broken into fairly small florets oil for deep-frying 60g flour (coconut or almond flour) Method Mix the peanut butter and peanuts with the hot milk and cool slightly. Add the egg and mix. Sift… Read more »

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Banting Series: Recommended Recipe

Beef and Feta Burgers with Creamy Avocado  and Courgette, Pea & Mint Rostis Serves 2 | Preparation time 10 minutes | Cooking time 20 minutes WHAT YOU’LL NEED For the beef patties 500g beef mince 1/2 onion finely chopped or grated 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 75g feta, roughly crumbled 1 egg, lightly beaten Handful… Read more »

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Banting Series: Recommended Blog Pages

Hello! We are still busy with our 3 part series on healthy eating. In week one, we looked at the topic of Paleo. In week two we will be speaking about Banting. This week will be all about Banting so keep looking at our website, as well as our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rolling-Pin/1435078183370618 If you are currently enjoying the… Read more »

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Paleo Series: What is the Paleo diet about?

This week we have been speaking all about the lifestyle of Paleo. This blogpost contains a lot of the research you need to know about it. I would encourage you to spend the time reading it if you are interested in the diet. If you are not interested I would still encourage you to read it… Read more »

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Paleo Series: Recommended Recipe

Bacon Butternut Squash Soup   Prep time: 15 mins. Cooking time:1 hour Total time: 1 hour 15 mins  Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 large (1kg) butternut, peeled and cut into large chunks 3 whole carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2-3 strips of bacon, chopped (personal preference – you welcome to leave… Read more »

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Paleo series: Recommended recipe

LEFT OVER ROAST CHICKEN SOUP WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES This soup is the solution to using up all of the extra vegetables from the roast as well as the leftover chicken. It’s a hearty soup and will warm your body right up on a cold day. INGREDIENTS: 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 carrots, peeled and cubed 1… Read more »

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Paleo series: Recommended book

A lot of people are trying really hard to change their eating lifestyle by cutting carbs out, increasing their fats, and cutting out refined sugars and preservatives. This month The Rolling Pin is going to be running a series where we talking about paleo, whole30 and banting. This week specifically is dedicated to the PALEO… Read more »