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Carrot-top pesto
...with corriander, pistachio & extra virgin olive oil We're always thinking about what we can do to minimise waste at home and I knew Kathy was working with the team in the store t...
Food
Warm aphrodisiac salad
By The Hopsack's Head Chef, Nicky Halliday. This dish is bound to impress your loved one on Valentine’s evening. It’s not too filling and super quick to prepare. I have also inco...
Nicky Food
Two babies and a peanut butter machine
From day one when I first started working in the shop, I found the peanut butter machine extraordinary (I still do). I often stood mesmerised watching the butter gently oozing from this Willy Wonka ty...
Kathy Food
Sweet potato, chestnut & sage falafels
Served with rye chapatis and gremolata-topped hummus. Chestnuts - these sweet little nuggets of festive happiness usually only find their way into a stuffing.  But, why not pair them w...
Duncan Food
You are what you eat ... or are you?
You Are What You Aat ... Or Are You?  No. You are what you absorb and assimilate! Great health depends on strong digestion and strong digestion depends on good gut flora. Traditional societies ...
Rhoda-Mary Food
'Dem Bones Dem Bones Need Calcium...
...and that's a natural law!' Got milk? Nope. For decades, the dairy industry has stressed the importance of milk products for calcium. Sound teeth? Strong bones? Osteoporosis? Milk to the res...
Rhoda-Mary Food
Guide to Fats: Omega-9
Omega-9 fatty acids are monounsaturated. Oleic acid is the main monounsaturated fatty acid in our diet. It is found in olives, avocados, nuts, seeds, and the bone marrow of grass-fed ruminants. Oleic ...
Rhoda-Mary Food
The Almighty Coconut Low-Down
We've been going coconutty on Hopsack Island! Not quite swinging from beam to beam but our trusty ship-shop has scoured the Southern Seas and returned with coconut bounty just for you. What is th...
Rhoda-Mary Food
Guide To Fats: Overview
According to Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet (revised edition), our ancestors evolved eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, wild meats, fish, seafood, eggs, nuts and seeds. It provided a f...
Rhoda-Mary Food
Plant-powered bodybuilding
'Where do you get your protein?' is a common question put to the growing tribe of vegan bodybuilders. Such athletes are challenging long-held cultural assumptions that animal foods are needed ...
Rhoda-Mary Food
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