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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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Recipe // Mango, Lime & Coconut Pudding

With the mango season upon us, I thought I’d share a gorgeous recipe, full of summer flavours. These gluten-, grain- and dairy-free puddings are delicious and moist and a great way to use up overripe mango. Ingredients Topping • 20g (⅓ cup) shredded or flaked coconut • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (melted) • 1 tablespoon sweetener (honey, maple syrup, rice malt syrup) • 1 tablespoon lime zest (about one lime) ...

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Seasonal Makes Sense

Eating with the seasons is an age-old philosophy and the best, most cost-effective way to choose your produce, as Georgia Harding discusses. The health food industry is funny in the way it takes a simple food or food philosophy and creates a new fad. My approach to diet is very much fad-free and stress-free. I prefer to rely on nature to dictate the foods that serve me and my family members’ bodies best. So ...

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Superfoods, Straight from The Source

What’s so super about superfoods? haven chatted to The Source Bulk Foods about their personal favourites and ideas for how you can add them to your meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Source offers a range of bulk grocery lines to keep your pantry looking fine. Among the products on offer are many ‘superfoods’ – those power packed gems that modern media will have you know are the keys to good health an ...

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