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Fresh garden peas?

Are readily available from June through to July and taste much better than their frozen counterparts.
Peas are a beautiful addition to any dish and are highly versatile:
they can be thrown into risotto, added to salads or blended into a soup or hummus.
Additionally, peas boost heart health, are high in fibre, provide a great source of iron and a substantial dose of clean, plant-based protein.?

Traditional Chinese Medicine

has long valued mushrooms for their medicinal qualities.
With particular reference to the Shiitake variety, mushrooms can support immune and cardiovascular systems, offer an excellent source of iron and are full of anti-oxidising goodness. Enjoy these fibrous members of the fungi family in an Asian-inspired miso broth, stir-fry or salad.

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The transition into Summer

Can often aggravate allergies and bring on unwelcome coughs and colds. To ward off the symptoms of such ailments, Ginger is a great addition to your diet.
If you can brave it, a shot of pure Ginger juice first thing in the morning not only fires-up your digestion but supports the immune system and also acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in the body.
Try blending the Ginger with little water and then straining if you do not have a juicer. If this is too much, Ginger juice diluted
with warm water, lemon and honey is a soothing alternative.

Pea and Mint Houmous Receipe

Here at Natureworks, we love hummus so we thought we?d treat you to a summery twist on a classic! To make this delectable Pea and Mint Houmous, you will need:

200g Peas (cooked)

200g drained Chickpeas

A generous handful of mint

1 clove Garlic

2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Lemon (juice and zest)

1 tsp Tahini

Salt and Pepper to season

1.)???Blend the Peas, Chickpeas, Mint and Garlic in a blender or food processor until it reaches a smooth consistency. Add in the Oil, Tahini and Lemon and blitz for another 30 seconds. Season with Salt and Pepper

2.)???Serve and garnish with Cayenne (if desired) and a sprig of Mint

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