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Recipe Short Savory Pastry ↠

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Recipe Pastry Short Savoury

Recipe Pastry Short Savoury

  • 500g flour
  • 250g soft butter
  • 2 eggs
  • pinch salt
  • 30 ml water
  1. Mix flour, butter and salt together for 8 minutes until crumble texture achieved
  2. Add eggs then bind together with water – mix well until pastry is formed. Tip - you want to achieve a pastry that is soft and easy to handle, add a little more water is necessary.
  3. Take pastry out of bowl, cover...

Chicken and Broccoli lasagne ↠

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Serves 4 people

500g Chicken meat cooked
200g Grated cheese
2 Large Broccoli florets
300ml Chicken stock
100ml Milk
100g Butter/ Margarine
200g Plain flour
1 Pack Lasagna sheets


  1. Place the chicken stock on low heat range, cut the stork off the broccoli then cut in half.
  2. Remove the inner stork of broccoli, place in pan with vegetable oil on medium heat, fry the garlic...

Save money and learn how to make your own isotonic drink ↠

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One of the easiest and cheapest ways to save your money is to make your our energy drinks, you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve with a little motivation. Just think, you spend £ 2.00 a day on a normal sports drink, how much money do spend a year? guested yet? works out a a staggering  £728 per year on a daily isotonic drink.

You can cut your costs by learning how to make your own sports...

Why we need fat in our food diet ? ↠

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Fat is an essential nutrient in a balanced diet, we need fat in foods for many different reasons.

Firstly it supplies us with energy and essential nutrients, it helps by cushioning our bones from any damage and delivering our body much needed warmth.

Fat is a major structural component of our cells and our membranes needed for growth and repair of tissues.

Is fat really that bad for you ?


Why diet, which diet and what diet. ↠

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Why do we diet?

A question that has a reasonable answer.

We diet so that we can lose weight! Obvious you might think, but often wrong. There is an enormous range of diets, each targeting the different aspects of the foods we consume each day. Whether we are eating only protein food substances in our diet, or maybe separating our carbs and fats at meal times, does this make a difference? Some...