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Budget friendly whole foods eating for families

Last blog I talked about what healthy eating is, which is all well and good, but how do we make this budget friendly? So here I am, ready to share how we eat a healthy, whole foods budget friendly diet. One of the most common reasons I hear from people for not eating as healthy …

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Healthy Burger

Healthy Decisions When You’re Out

Healthy eating at home is one thing. It’s easier when you’re in control of what’s available, but eating out, especially while traveling, can sometimes put a strain on our healthy eating habits.  Travel and meals out are a part of modern life — and quite enjoyable, don’t you think?! (Maybe not so much with toddlers …

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Stressed out, Mama?

You are many things to many people, including being a mother, and it is hard work! So much to do, so many demands, it can leave you feeling tired, stressed, overwhelmed and unhappy with life. Are you sick of feeling this stressed? Fed-up with feeling cranky, irritable and annoyed? Not sleeping properly? Tired of not …

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Bulk Seedy Porridge

Seedy Porridge

There’s nothing like porridge on a cold morning to warm the soul. Except if you follow a gluten free, grain free, paleo, primal, or low carb style of eating! For a long time eggs have been my staple breakfast, especially scrambled eggs. (The. Best. Meal. Ever!) Sadly I need to have a break from eggs …

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Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine disruptors – minimise your exposure

Endocrine Disruptors. Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals. EDCs. What are these things with the name that makes them seem destructive, troublesome, unruly, unmanageable and out-of-hand? Our endocrine system is responsible for the production of hormone messengers (for example, oestrogen and testosterone) that regulate various functions of our body by acting on certain tissues and/or organs. Endocrine disruptors …

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Turmeric, ginger paste & roots

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric, Ginger & Galangal Paste

Unchecked, chronic inflammation may contribute to the development of many disorders. Eating foods, herbs and spices that are rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant compounds helps regulate our immune system and protect our cells’ health by reducing chronic inflammation. This recipe features three anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant superstars that also taste delicious. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a …

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Gut-healing jelly

Gut-healing jellies

Kids love jelly! Adults love jelly! Your gut loves jelly when it is gut-healing jelly! I don’t love the packet jelly available in the shop – it is full of sugar or artificial sweeteners, colours, flavours and preservatives. These have such a negative effect on us all, but kids are usually more susceptible to these …

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