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Veggie Delights: Feeding your Peepers

Sweet Potato Burritos 12 Servings 15ml vegetable oil  1 onion chopped 4 cloves garlic minced 1535g canned kidney beans, drained 475ml water 25g chilli powder 4g ground cumin 20ml prepared mustard 0.2g cayenne pepper 45ml soy sauce 800g cooked and mashed sweet potatoes 12 (10 inch) flour tortillas warmed 225g shredded cheddar cheese Preheat oven […]

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Eye Health Recipes: Winter Warmers

Asparagus, Spinach, and Gruyére Omelette Serves 2 5 Eggs  100ml milk 50g gruyére cheese, grated 450g fresh baby spinach, washed dried and roughly chopped 4 asparagus spears, woody ends removed and diced Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Olive oil Beat the eggs and milk in a small bowl, add the cheese, spinach and asparagus. […]

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Eye Myths: Dispelling the Rumours

Eye Myths: Dispelling the Rumours

12 COMMON EYE MYTHS  There are many various myths surrounding eyesight and vision from the slightly bizarre to the downright ridiculous. In order to know how to really take care of your eyes and to get the best from your glasses if you need them, it’s important to separate fact from fiction. Knowing the truth about […]

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Eating for your Eyes.

Eating for your Eyes.

We all know that in order to maintain overall good-health we must eat a nutrionally balanced diet, but what should we eat specifically to ensure healthy eyes? Vitamin C A water-soluble vitamin and effective antioxidant, vitamin C  helps keep eyes young and healthy by protecting some parts of the eye against damage caused by ultraviolet light. Antioxidants […]

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