Gut health apples pectin
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Stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed

These stewed apples are exceptionally good for your gut health as they are an excellent source of easily digestible fibre.  They also taste delicious.  Add these stewed apples to yoghurt and granola or put them on top of…
Anxiety in children
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Buteyko breathing for stress, anxiety, and panic disorders in children

Buteyko breathing to aid anxiety, stress and panic disorders
Carrot salad spiralizer
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Spiralized carrot salad

This quick salad is great for lunchboxes or a side with dinner.   Kids love making the spirals and eating them.   Carrots are an excellent source of fibre, vitamin C and beta-carotene.  Beta-carotene is an…
Granola
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Crunchy nutty granola

This nutrient rich granola is so versatile; it makes a quick and delicious breakfast topped with plain yoghurt and berries or a handy mid morning snack.  During winter we enjoy it with stewed apples and homemade custard for a…
Green pesto
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Green pesto

This pesto is a great way to get your family eating more greens.  I like to make it ahead of time so it is handy for a quick mid-week dinner.   Broccoli and spinach are great sources of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin C and B vitamins.  They…
healthy breakfast
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4 quick and nutritious breakfasts on the go

Many people have an aversion to food in the morning and simply skip breakfast. This can be a sign you are eating the wrong foods for you, or your digestive system needs a kick start in the morning. For children breakfast is especially important.…
banana cookies
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Easy Chewy Banana Cookies

These cookies are quick and easy to make and they taste great. They are an excellent lunch box treat as they are high in protein and good fats which means they will help maintain energy and concentration during the school or work day. Ingredients: …
children school
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Nutrition to support your children’s learning and help manage stress

I recently spoke at a parent forum run by our local council aimed at giving parents tools to help their children cope with year 12. My own children are only in primary school, but I see the pressure on children to work hard and get good grades,…
eczema
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Treating eczema for children and infants

Eczema is a chronic, itchy, inflammatory skin disease, which affects up to 20% of people worldwide, but most especially those living in industrialized nations, such as Australia and New Zealand. Even though eczema can impact anyone, it is most…