Review: Ilumi ‘Boost Your Energy’ Diet

~Ilumi ‘Boost Your Energy’ Diet~ A nutritionally balanced selection at a good weekly price. As some of you may know I changed my diet over a year ago to remove refined sugar. I also limited gluten levels, and later removed oats. I did this to try to balance my digestion,…

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Review : CHOC SHOT & Chocolate Biscotti Recipe (Competition Ended)

Choc Shot is surprisingly adaptable, great for hot chocolate and to use in baking as natural sweetener. A little while ago I came across a product called ‘Sweet Freedom’. I was very surprised to have not heard of it in my sugar-detox investigative days. I had tried so many sugar…

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Sugar-Free 10 Months On – Not As Strict, But Still Disciplined

Sugar Free  – 10 months on Hi there,For those of you new to ‘Kelly Martin Speaks’, I gave up refined sugar in January this year (2013). Probably nearly as much a challenge as giving up a drug habit. In the post What is hiding beneath your sugar addiction? I discussed…

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Braham & Murray- Good Hemp Food – REVIEW

   A short while ago I was contacted by ‘Good Hemp Food’ to see if I would like to review some of their products. As I have never tried any hemp products, I was keen to taste and test. Good Hemp Food produces and sells a number of healthy products packed full of OMEGA 3.…

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Raw Hempseed Dark Chocolate Truffles – Recipe

    So, a little while back I was hunting on-line for some dark chocolate truffle recipes. I like easy. Anything too complex and I am a stressed cook. After being refined sugar free for about 10 months, I always look for recipes where I can substitute refined sugar with either raw honey or…

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Review : Sweet Freedom – A Fruit-Based Alternative To Refined Sugar

LOW GI/GL – SWEETENS LIKE SUGAR – SUITABLE FOR DIABETICS (as part of a healthy balanced diet) – GREAT IN BAKING – TEA- COFFEE – MILKSHAKES – And much more! Well as many of you who have been following ‘Kelly Martin Speaks’ will know, I am always on the look-out for…

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Orzo Coffee – Organic Ground Roasted Barley – Review

   This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files For anyone looking for analternative to coffee, who wants to give up caffeine for health reasons, but who still enjoys the whole coffee experience, there’s a drink that’s very popular in Italy, made from ground organic roasted barley. It’s so…

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Blackberry and Honey Cake – Gluten-Free Recipe

  Since January I have been ploughing my way through recipes and gradually teaching myself how to cook or rather bake. I was a total novice and I am having so much fun finding healthier recipes, especially sugar-free or gluten-free. This cake has a bit of both. I don’t like…

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Home-Made Coffee Ice cream – Sugar and Egg Free

My house-mate Mike is always on the look out for a good coffee ice-cream, most of them taste so artificial or don’t have enough coffee flavour and he is always grumbling about manufacturers making coffee ice-cream and adding chocolate. He tends to swear a lot about companies adding chocolate to…

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Healthy Frozen Chocolate Yoghurt Recipe

I think I’ve only ever had frozen yoghurt once, in Australia over 13 years ago and had totally forgotten what it tastes like. I also think it freezes differently to ice-cream (either that or I am not doing it correctly). Anyway, here is a quick and easy frozen yoghurt recipe…

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