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Beetroot and Chocolate Bliss Balls

These delicious chocolate bliss balls not only taste amazing but they contain lots of gut healing foods that will not only improve your gut motility but also increase your gut health by feeding the microbiome. Chia seeds are a full of…
Lemon Balm
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Lemon Balm for anxiety and depression

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a cultivated perennial lemon-scented herb. It's a member of the mint family. Lemon balm is also known as bee balm and honey balm. Lemon balm is native to Europe, Central Asia, and Iran, but now used around…
Egg substitute
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How to substitute eggs in your cooking

Eggs are a nutrient rich food and so handy and versatile.  So what happens when you can’t have eggs?   You might be allergic, undertaking an elimination diet excluding egg or following a plant based diet.   Whatever…
Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development
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Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development

Mouth breathing is a very common habit, present in more than 50 percent of children. It is caused by airway obstruction or small airway size. Common risk factors include swollen adenoids and tonsils or a blocked, stuffy nose. Breathing through…
What foods are good for children with constipation

What foods are good for children with constipation?

Constipation in kids is quite common, and while it usually doesn't have a serious cause, it is important to resolve it promptly to prevent the problem becoming chronic. Signs of constipation in children Your child is constipated when…
Lemon bliss balls
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Lemon Bliss Balls

These lemon bliss balls are a lovely afternoon energy boost or satisfying after dinner sweet treat.  Cashew nuts are an excellent source of fibre, protein and healthy fats. They are also a good source of copper, magnesium, and…
Apple crumble
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Simple and delicious apple crumble

My cheats version of an apple crumble is super quick, healthy and easy to make. It is full of gut healing prebiotic fibre and a great way to get the kids involved in the kitchen and getting them to eat more fibre.      Apples…
Mexican food for fussy families
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Mexican feast for fussy families

If you have children (or adults) who are reluctant to try new foods and eat their vegetable  serving meals family style is a great way to introduce new foods, have a fun family meal, start a discussion around meals and get everyone…
Iron deficiency in children and adults
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Iron deficiency in children and adults

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics states 40% of females aged 14 to 18 do not eat adequate amounts of iron rich foods and almost 15% of girls aged two to three years of age have inadequate iron intakes, while 8.5% of young boys have…