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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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Should you be supplementing your current diet? Supplements are a hot topic with the science and health worlds painfully divided. Some say that we can get everything we need from a whole food diet and supplements are a waste of money, and the others say that in our world now we must fill in the…

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7 simple ways to start making a difference I have so many clients who really do want to help make less of an environmental footprint but going full steam into growing their own vegetables, eating only organic, and biking to work as cool as those changes would be, just isn’t possible. Replacing everything in their…

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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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I definitely agree with snacking! So many of my clients say to me that they enjoy stopping for a snack during their day, or that on the way to the gym they need to eat something so they don’t pass out, and I agree that this is a great time to snack. The old fashioned…

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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…

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Protein bars are such a great idea in theory, but often in practice are just store-bought expensive ways to get sick. They do nothing for your health, and are simply a non-nourishing way to stay full for an hour longer. This is a home made version, and if you have to go and buy all the…

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Some top feeding tips for complementary feeding. It is important to note, that the guidelines are there for the safety and health of your baby. Don’t introduce solids prior to four months and no later than seven months. Make sure your baby is ready for starting solids within this time – they will show you they’re…

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Some people struggle to understand why fertility nutrition is so important. “Don’t you just pour a good glass of wine and shut the curtains?” In some cases, yes, but for many, it’s not enough. In an age where there is more and more legitimate debate about hormonal contraception use and the potential long term risks…