Last Updated: May 23, 2018
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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE
I am a professional cook/chef/baker, however, do not offer any professional medical or nutritional advice. My recipes should be taken as a guideline only and your best judgement should be used to ensure the food is safely prepared and/or a good fit for your diet. Please consult a medical professional if you are unsure.
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The Urb’n’Spice Chef