Mindful Eating

August 16, 2018

Mindful eating   Mindfulness is a real trend at the moment, and for good reasons! Mindfulness has proven benefits for mental health, stress management, even professional and sporting performance. It can also help to improve our relationships with food and our bodies by allowing us to reconnect with our senses, our internal signals or hunger [...]

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Nutrient Rich Breakfast Biscuits

August 7, 2018

Nutrient Rich Breakfast Biscuits Serves 12   Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats ½ cup almond meal ½ cup shredded coconut 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 2 large eggs ¼ cup coconut oil 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla bean paste [...]

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How to feed your children

August 1, 2018

When we are used to feeding adults and a little one comes along, we are often a little out of our depth. What do you give them? How much do you give them? Are there certain foods you should avoid giving them? What foods are better than others? My child only eats beige food… what [...]

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How to have a balanced diet with a vegan lifestyle

July 17, 2018

So, you’ve made the commitment to becoming a vegan? It is also now time to make the commitment to ensuring that your diet is nutritionally adequate. Vegan or plant-based diets can provide your body with all of the required nutrients (vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fats) but a little more planning and care is often required.Below [...]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome – What’s new in IBS

July 10, 2018

You may have noticed an increase in marketing of products related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS.  There is now a bread from Baker’s Delight called Low-FOD, for sensitive tummies; a fibre supplement called Pronourish; a range of products available at Coles called FODMAPPED; not to mention many a probiotic claiming to aid digestive comfort.  [...]

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5 Ingredient Winter Warmers

July 2, 2018

It’s cold, it’s dark, you have limited time and limited ingredients? These 5 ingredient winter warmers can be whipped up quickly, with no fuss and you will be feeling toasty warm in no time!    Vegetarian Thai Green Tofu Curry Serves – 4 Ingredients 350g hard tofu 2 bunches bok choy 1 head broccoli (about [...]

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The Latest About Bowel Health!

June 13, 2018

Bowels have never been so ‘sexy’! Ok maybe not sexy but there is certainly a buzz around bowel health with more and more research attention given to the gut microbiome and it’s far reaching impact on health. But what is really important when it comes to nutrition and good bowel health? Let’s get the basics [...]

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Walnut Recipes

June 7, 2018

With all the new research around now about walnuts being beneficial for our gut health – we thought it was appropriate to put together some recipes to help increase our walnut intake!   Pear, Cinnamon & Walnut Porridge                                                     Makes 2 serves 1 ripe pear (sliced) 2/3 C Oats 1 C Milk (of your choice) 2 [...]

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Want a better nights sleep?

June 6, 2018

Want a better nights sleep?   Did you know that Roger Federer sleeps for 11-12 hours per night?  May be that’s the secret to his long career!  And Usain Bolt reports that 8-10 hours sleep per night was critical for his optimal performance? Some of the world’s best athletes ensure they receive optimal sleep for [...]

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How much do our little ones really need to eat?!

May 31, 2018

It is in our nature to want to feed our children, as their carers, we want to make sure they are healthy and happy and have full little tummies! But…. How much is too much? Unfortunately, we tend to lean towards too many serves of things like fruits and convenience/treat foods and not enough vegetables [...]

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