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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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Date Night in Tokyo

Rediscover the lost art of 'date night' at the gold coast's new dating destination. Yamagen offers funky Japanese flair and upscale dining, with plenty of dark corners to cosy up to your special someone. With work, school, stacks of ‘to do’ lists and 'What do you mean I’ve got to start thinking about Christmas presents?!’ occupying most of our attention, date night might feel like a bit of a foreign concept ...

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Self Preservation

Doing too much? Saying ‘yes’ too many things? No time in life for you? Georgia Harding knows the feeling… Every day I set out to achieve more than I realistically can. Like many women, I wear many hats and the two things I find that I consistently sacrifice in my busy life is exercise and meditation. It just so happens that these two things are integral to my physical and emotional health. Sound familiar? R ...

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Recipe // Moist Lemon Coconut Loaf

This grain-, gluten- and dairy-free cake is so quick and easy to make and the result is a lovely, moist loaf that is perfect for school lunches. I think the flavours of lemon and coconut is a match made in heaven. The principal medium chain fatty acids in coconut are capric and lauric acid. Both are very nourishing, immune boosting, anti-inflammatory and healing to your digestive system. The eggs make this ...

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