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Recipe // Choc-Nut Iceblock

These delicious choc-nut iceblocks are a fast, easy snack on a stick that the kids can grab and eat on their way to training. The cacao, spinach, nuts and avocado are all great sources of minerals like potassium and magnesium which are really beneficial to muscle function. The coconut water is great for hydrating too. This is one high energy, yet sustaining snack or treat. Ingredients ½ large or one small a ...

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Fuelling Sporty Kids

Keep your active minis fuelled with these hints and tips from an expert naturopath mum who’s speaking from experience. I don’t know about you, but my schedule is currently dominated by kids sports. My 13-year-old daughter has a serious passion for swimming that has her dragging me out of bed at 4.30am! Yes it is early, but she’s committed, so I can’t help but oblige! So I thought I’d share tips on the impor ...

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Easy Breezy Eating

Fast food is just that – fast. It doesn’t benefit you in many other ways. But did you know it’s not that hard to eat whole foods? Here’s how… One of the most common things I hear is 'I don't have time to eat well'. It is obviously more time consuming to eat whole foods over prepackaged, processed foods. However, processed and packaged foods simply don't support good health and when you're unwell, all aspect ...

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We’re Loving this Kid’s Party Food Book

Yes, you heard that right. Two mums are helping kids replace lollies with healthier alternatives at parties. Judy Mooosmueller and Jennifer Leckey are two mums who are passionate about helping kids enjoy and love healthy whole foods that are fresh from the ground (just the way food should be). haven had a chat with Judy and Jen to find out more about what led them to share this passion in not one, but two f ...

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Not All Snacks Are Created Equal

The snackfood aisle is a minefield for parents. haven spoke to the experts at The Source Bulk Foods to uncover some better ways to stave off our kids’ hunger. If you wander down the snack aisle of any supermarket nowadays, the selection of prepackaged nibbles, crisps, bars, rice cakes, slices and biscuits is mind-boggling. It’s a minefield for parents looking for healthy, tasty snacks for our kids. As paren ...

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Recipe // Mighty Meatballs

The mix of protein and a little veg makes these Mighty Meatballs a nourishing and versatile lunch box meal. If you’re making them for dinner, double the recipe and freeze leftovers for school lunches. These are great for parties too. We cannot store protein, so in order to replace and repair cells, grow and develop, kids need to consume protein very regularly. As many kids’ lunches are lacking protein and v ...

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Top 5 Freezer-Friendly Healthy School Lunches

Before I had kids I barely used my freezer - a tray of ice, the odd tub of ice cream and a pack of frozen peas was about all you’d find. It was only once my kids started school that I discover the time-saving benefits of freezing, especially when it comes to packing a healthy, whole foods lunchbox. With a good freezer stash of food, I can pump out a couple of packet-free school lunches in less than five min ...

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How to Establish Healthy Eating Habits (in Six Simple Steps)

Since starting Well Nourished, I’m regularly contacted by people wanting to improve their own and/or families diet. Many are eating lots of processed food and are wanting to transition to include more whole foods in their diet. But they feel at a loss as to where to start, especially when they are not only catering for themselves but the whole family too. So here are some of my ideas to create healthy food ...

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Getting Back on Track

If the Silly Season gets you in its grasp, make sure you get back on track early in 2018. As disciplined as I am with my diet, even I tend to let go a little overboard at Christmas time – they don’t call it the silly season for nothing. But I often pay the price for my overindulgence with less energy that normal and poor focus. So January is all about getting back on track and generally after just a few day ...

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Recipe // Beetroot Carpaccio with Maple Roasted Pepitas & Feta

Did you know that there are many different varieties of beetroot and many different colours too? From the common red variety to white, yellow, striped and so on, all are a powerhouse of goodness. Beetroot contains many vitamins, minerals and protective phytonutrients which reduce inflammation and support liver detoxification. The health-giving properties of beetroot is so helpful around the silly season. No ...

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