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Stay up to date with the latest health news from the Grape Tree community. Or, get inspired with our healthy recipes designed with healthy eating in mind. You can find many vegan recipes and gluten-free recipes and recipes from guest bloggers, including award-winning blogger and recipe creator Nourishing Amelia.

  1. September 1, 2020

    Grape Tree Go Organic

    The number of organic foods coming from the Grape Tree packing and labelling lines has now topped 50. Among the latest arrivals are Austrian pumpkin seeds which join chia, hemp and sunflower under the organic seeds banner.... Read more »

  2. August 20, 2020

    Healthy Falafel Burgers

    A healthy and flavoursome burger with a twist! And a great way to use up the stockpile of chickpeas in your store cupboard. If you are a fan of burgers, then this recipe provides all the taste but with less of the calories

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  3. July 20, 2020

    Making the Most of Linseed

    It is the little seed with huge nutritional qualities and a whole array of options on how you buy it and eat it. Linseed comes in a choice of colours and even a choice of names. On this side of the Atlantic we are most inclined to call it linseed. On the other side it is usually known as flax.... Read more »

  4. April 1, 2020

    The Marvels of Magensium

    Magnesium is a key to more than 300 chemical reactions that keep our bodies healthy. It is to be found in all human tissue, especially bones, for which it has a major importance. It is key to providing us with energy from the food we eat yet it also helps muscles relax and is linked to improved sleep. It keeps the nervous system in balance and helps control inflammation.... Read more »

  5. February 24, 2020

    Keto Low Carb Fluffy Pancakes

    Following a keto diet this Pancake Day? Then you don’t need to miss out with this low carb keto pancake recipe. The combination of almond and coconut flour ensures you get a perfect fluffy pancake that all the family will enjoy.... Read more »

  6. February 18, 2020

    The Five Of Hearts

    Naturally-Occurring waxy substance cholesterol comes in two forms, good and bad. Good cholesterol is carried around the body by high-density lipoproteins (HDL) and is simply swept away after use. Bad cholesterol, transported by low-density lipoproteins (LDL), can be deposited in arteries, restricting blood flow, causing coronary heart disease and at worst a heart attack.... Read more »

  7. February 13, 2020

    A Picture Of Wellbeing!

    Take a look inside the new Grape Tree store in Chester and what you see is a sheer picture of wellbeing. Not just because of the vast range of wholefoods, the health-boosting promise of nuts, seeds and fruits from around the globe and the prospect of great tastes and flavours.... Read more »

  8. February 13, 2020

    How Brazils boost the health of the Amazon…as well as ours!

    Eating a Brazil nut might seem like just a simple pleasure that happens to have some real health benefits......But could it also be an act that helps save one of the greatest natural environments on earth, the Amazon jungle.... Read more »

  9. February 13, 2020

    It’s Gluten Free Baking... By Gum!

    Fifty years ago, we did not know it even existed but today Xanthan Gum is claiming space in an ever-increasing number of store cupboards. It is a thickener that can replace gluten in baking and keep animal products out of vegetarian and vegan recipes for everything from sauces and soups to ice cream.... Read more »

  10. February 13, 2020

    The Brazil NUTrients

    A handful of 12-14 nuts (40g) has 5.6g of protein and 3g of fibre and an impressive range of minerals. There is more than half your daily requirement for both magnesium and phosphorous. Magnesium is vital for bone health, the nervous system and controlling inflammation. Phosphorous is also important for bones (and teeth) and in addition, helps release energy from food

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