Vegan Shakshuka

Vegan Shakshuka

Vegan Shakshuka Vegan Shakshuka makes an excellent weekend breakfast. Serve with crusty bread or rice. If you are restricting your potassium intake, this recipe counts as one portion of tomato, so avoid having a portion of potato on the same day as this dish, and remember to boil vegetables before adding them to this dish.[…]

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Red Lentil Stew with Dumplings

Red lentil stew with dumplings

Red lentil stew with dumplings. Red lentil stew with dumplings is our latest recipe and comes from Jane Richardson, a dietitian from Salford Royal. I want to thank Jane for the recipe and also for cooking the dish and sending a photograph of it; it’s really appreciated. Lentils are good source of protein, particularly for[…]

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Chicken and Leek Pie

Chicken and Leek Pie

Chicken and Leek Pie Autumn is the time of year to dig out the casserole and pie dishes and this recipe for Chicken and Leek Pie from Salford Royal dietitian Sophie Brazier is a great example of the warm, comforting food we crave as the days grow shorter and colder. Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil[…]

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Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto

Our latest CKD friendly recipe has come from Sophie Brazier, dietitian at Salford Royal and reflects that we’re now in Autumn and Halloween is approaching.¬† Pumpkins are now an accepted feature of Halloween in this country so this recipe for a Pumpkin Risotto is both timely and tasty. Eat and enjoy! Pumpkin Risotto Ingredients: 1[…]

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Jam Turnovers

Jam Turnovers

Jam Turnovers This week’s CKD friendly recipe from the renal dietitians from Salford Royal is for Jam Turnovers, a sweet treat! Serves 4. Ingredients puff pastry – 225g (9oz) jam – 225g (9oz)- choose strawberry/ raspberry jam egg white – 1 caster sugar – 25g (1oz) double cream – 4 tablespoons Cooking method Roll out[…]

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An update on my adventures :-)

Hi! Well, I’ve been back in the UK from my new smallholding in Spain for a couple of weeks and getting ready to go back in a few weeks again! ūüôā Have updated my website with some pics of my progress over there…. check it out…. www.asturias-smallholding.co.uk In the meantime, I have signed up to[…]

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Raise Funds for HKPA by Steven Chadderton

Steven Chadderton I am Steven Chadderton ‚Äď Father of my Eldest Daughter,¬†Helen Louise Chadderton¬†who has entered the¬†Great Manchester Cycle Race of 52 Miles¬†(Sunday, 29th¬†June 2014) and also the¬†Manchester to Blackpool Cycle Race¬†(Sunday, 13th¬†July 2014) along with her Partner ‚ÄstShaun Parkinson, to raise Funds for the¬†Hope Kidney Patients Association ‚Äď Salford. I have been a Renal[…]

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Healthcare and Technology: A Brave New World?

When technology giants Apple and Google begin acquiring companies that have developed healthcare applications or equipment you know that mobile healthcare is a growing business. It is predicted that the next version of Apple’s IOS mobile operating system will come with built-in apps focused on measuring and improving our health while Google has already demonstrated[…]

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