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6 Foods That Help You Fall Asleep Faster

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Insomniacs, take note. Most people recognize that the Turkey Day Food Coma results from the Trytophan Effect (the amino acid found in foods like turkey meat causes droopy eyelids and a powerful urge to nap). But when you’re actually having trouble falling asleep, turkey isn’t always exactly a go-to snack …

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Seafood Salad Recipe

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Ingredients Nutrition 4 cups cooked small shell pasta (or any other small noodle) 2 (6 ounce) cans shrimp 6 ounces crabmeat 1⁄2 cup chopped celery 1⁄2 cup peas 1⁄2 onion, chopped 1⁄2 cup sliced carrot 1 -1 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise 1⁄2 cup Italian dressing Directions Mix everything together and enjoy …

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Easy Chinese Recipe – Egg fried rice

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Egg-fried rice is easy to prepare and tastes great as a meal on its own. For the best result, make sure the rice is cooked and cooled beforehand so it won’t stick together when frying. Ingredients 1 egg 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp vegetable oil 200g/7oz long-grain rice (uncooked …

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Chicken soup

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Pure soul food, this warming, easy chicken soup makes the most of leftover roast chicken. Each serving provides 288kcal, 28g protein, 11.5g carbohydrate (of which 7g sugars), 14g fat (of which 6.5g saturates), 3.4g fibre and 0.7g salt. Ingredients 55g/2oz butter 2 onions, sliced 2 sticks celery, finely chopped 2 …

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Easy spaghetti Bolognese

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This sauce can be cooked in advance and frozen. Leave to cool completely then pop in a freezer-proof container, it will keep in the freezer for up to 2 months. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 400g/14oz beef mince 1 onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 100g/3½oz carrot, grated 2 x …

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