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Recipe // Chocolate Caramel Muesli Bar Slice

This Chocolate Caramel Muesli Bar Slice is a sweet, sticky nut-free treat that freezes really well for a quick, easy to pack lunchbox snack. Ingredients Base/crumble 125 grams butter, cubed 170 grams (½ cup) sweetener (rice malt syrup, maple syrup or honey) ½ teaspoon bicarbonate soda 120 grams (1 cup approx.) mixed seeds (I used sunflower seeds and pepitas) 120 grams (1 cup) wholemeal spelt flour 200 grams ...

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Learn Your Fruits & Veggies with Jamie Oliver

National research commissioned by The Good Foundation has revealed that 71% of Australian kids aged 3-17 are not getting the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables, with less than a third eating veggies every night. Knowing this, Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food and The Good Foundation are embarking on a mission to put fun back into fresh food and change the eating habits of kids nationwide – and t ...

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Recipe // Vietnamese Meatball Soup

This Vietnamese Meatball Soup is a delicious, fuss-free meal that is both nutritious and healing. Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 4 cm piece ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, finely grated or crushed 3 cups chicken bone broth/ stock 400 ml coconut milk 1 tablespoon turmeric, ground 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon coconut sugar 4 kaffir lime leaves, vein removed and thinly sliced 6-8 spring o ...

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Having a Moment // Grazing Platters

Just when you thought a cheese platter couldn’t get any better, grazing platters burst onto the scene on a mission to satisfy our most indulgent desires – and make our get-togethers as #instagrammable as possible. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a family reunion or just want to take your picnics to the next level, a grazing platter is the ultimate appetizer. A smorgasbord of cheese and crackers, breads a ...

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Supporting Your Child’s Gut Health

The importance of digestive health is a buzz right now both in the media and the scientific community, where the health of digestive system bacteria is recognised as being essential to our overall health and wellbeing. We are not just what we eat, but what we absorb. As parents, it's really important that we understand how to best support a healthy microbiome (the good bugs that live in our gut), for our ow ...

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Gut Instinct

The importance of digestive health is a buzz right now both in the media and the scientific community, where the health of digestive system bacteria is recognised as being essential to our overall health and wellbeing. We are not just what we eat, but what we absorb. As parents, it's really important that we understand how to best support a healthy microbiome (the good bugs that live in our gut), for our ow ...

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Having a Moment // Dining Destinations

Is it just us, or does it feel like things have been turned up a notch in the hospitality world lately? There has been a massive shift away from restaurants that are ‘just’ restaurants and bars that are ‘simply’ bars, towards largescale, multi-faceted eating and drinking ‘precincts’ that offer customers food with a side of experience. We’re not complaining – this trend has brought us places like Eat Street ...

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Brain Food, For Learning

Most of us understand that food plays an extremely important role in keeping children healthy and helping them grow. But did you know that what we feed our children influences brain growth, learning and even their mood, too? When chosen well, food can allow children to reach their intellectual genetic potential by laying the foundations for optimal focus and attention, and in turn optimal memory and learnin ...

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Recipe // Raspberry & Rosewater Jelly

This is a delicious and nourishing jelly that the kids will love. It’s really quick and easy to make so there’s no need for chemically laden jelly crystals any more. 200g (2 cups) raspberries (fresh or defrosted if frozen) 250ml (1 cup) coconut water 85g (¼ cup) rice malt syrup or honey 2 tablespoons rose water (optional) 4 tablespoons gelatin (grass-fed or organic preferably) 250ml (1 cup) boiling hot wate ...

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Feeding Sick Kids

Winter flu season is here. Do you know how to nourish that sick kid back to good health?   It’s the time of the year when there are a few viruses getting about and I’m often asked what to feed kids whilst they are already sick and don’t have much of an appetite. This article is not designed to replace the advice of your medical practitioner, so if your kids are seriously unwell or lose their appetite f ...

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