Folate
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Vitamin B9 explained – Folate vs folic acid

Vitamin B9 is commonly referred to as folate or folic acid.  While these two terms are used inter-changeably, they have distinctly different meanings.   It is helpful for everyone to understand the difference between…
Gut healing smoothie
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Choc-berry gut healing smoothie

My chocolate and berry smoothie not only tastes amazing but it has super gut healing powers.    Pre-biotics.  Cashew nuts, berries, cacao, flaxseeds, slippery elm are all pre-biotics.  That means they contain…
Smoothie
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Which milk should I choose?

I’m often asked Which milk should I drink?  Is cow’s milk ok?  Should I avoid soy?  Which nut milk is the most like cow’s milk?  The choice of milk is overwhelming and I understand why…
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Simple and delicious seed crackers

My homemade seed crackers are incredibly simple to make and so nutritious.  They are an excellent source of protein, fibre and good fats with none of the additives and simple carbohydrates of shop bought crackers.  This…
Match smoothie bowl
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Matcha smoothie bowl

Matcha is a powdered green tea containing over 100 times more antioxidants than regular green tea.  Both matcha and green tea come from the Camellia sinensis plant, but matcha is grown differently and the entire leaf is…
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Chocolate & Raspberry Chia Pudding

These delicious chia puddings make a great breakfast, handy snack or nutritious dessert.   Chai seeds are high in fibre, protein, calcium and B vitamins and they are also a vegetarian source of omega 3’s which are essential…
POKE bowls healthy
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The perfect poke bowl

Poke bowls (pronounced ‘poh-kay’) are all the rage at the moment and with good reason, they are fun to make, full of healthy ingredients and bursting with umami flavour. Originating in Hawaii, ‘poke’ means ‘cut raw fish’.  Fisherman…
Fussy eater
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Why won’t my children eat their veggies!

Eat your veggies! Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a daily battle for many parents.  Whether they are picky, stubborn or just prefer ‘other’ foods, children have quite a reputation for disliking their vegetables.   Veggies…
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8 steps to mindful eating

Mindful eating is a simple yet powerful technique that can help you gain control over your eating habits. This meditative practice has a number of health benefits including improved digestion, weight loss, reduced binge eating, and increased…