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Eating healthy on a budget It’s no secret that sustaining a nutritious diet can be challenging when on a budget. As a busy student it is especially important to make food choices that support brain function while ensuring these food choices are as stress-free as possible. It is easy to get caught up on food…

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Credit has to be given where it’s due and for the first time since they made free fruit bins available to kids, Countdown Supermarkets have another major positive I’m willing to support – their Macro range! It is made up of healthy whole foods in the green pack and organic options in the purple, and…

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So I make banana bread almost every couple of weeks. Usually it’s so we don’t waste the ripening banana bunch I always seem to have left over from our organic veg box, and also because my man absolutely loves it toasted up with butter for morning tea while working on the house. If you leave the…

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The basic idea behind lactation cookies is to offer ingredients that will promote milk production and let down, called galactagogues. Oats, fennel, flaxseed and brewer’s yeast are all considered galactagogues so have been included in this recipe. If you wanted a completely gluten free option, you could swap the 3 cups of oats for 1…

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Spiced carrot and pumpkin soup Soup really does happen to be one of my favourite ways to include extra vegetables, add bone broth, and warm up on cold evenings. It’s forever been a soul food for me, and on nights where I want to just curl up and take a break, soup is the only…

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Bone broth is not a new and obscure super food, but instead an ancient tradition, that thanks to some “paleo-ers” and a few great whole food enthusiasts has made an epic come back. While you may have held off on making your own batch because it seemed complicated, this article and recipe will change your mind…

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Homemade cashew, coconut, and caramel cereal. If I walk down the breakfast aisle at the supermarket, it makes me feel sick. Let’s ignore for a moment the advertising nightmares of obesity, insulin resistance, and hyper-activity aimed at children that poor parents have to try and fight, and simply focus on the adult cereals. I want…

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This super simple raw slice is my lazy way of making a healthy treat that I don’t have to roll into balls. I usually make this at the end of a week and store in the freezer for morning or afternoon tea throughout the coming days. I use Ark ‘tailored’ espresso beans and if you…

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Smoothie bowls, the newest hipster on the block. If a smoothie bowl is simply a smoothie… that has been poured into a bowl… then why do I like them more? When made correctly, I like smoothie bowls better because they force you to eat slower, they’re usually topped with things that require extra chewing, and…

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This gluten free, refined sugar free, dairy and egg free bread is absolutely delicious! Recipes sure can make their way around. I’ve taken a recipe I saw posted by the talented nutritionist Emily Hope, that she adapted from medical herbalist Julia Davidson, and now I have some delicious whole nut and seed bread in my freezer for…