Food & Nutrition


Side Effects From Coffee And How Best To Give Up

For some, caffeine has its perks, but it can pose problems, too. Even small amounts of caffeine are enough to affect some people adversely.

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School lunch box ideas

Cherry tomatoes, baby carrots and chopped cucumber with hummus, sliced capsicum, celery with cream cheese or peanut butter...

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Practical nutrition tips for parents

Finding creative ways to encourage your children to eat and enjoy fruit and vegetables can be fun for the entire family.

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School lunches made simple

I’d love to say that school mornings in our house are some zen experience where I curate beautiful wholefood, waste-free lunchboxes...

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Chewy Gluten & Dairy-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I might just have to claim it. These have got to be the easiest chocolate chip cookies ever to make, and it’s a bonus that they’re gluten & ..

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Toddler Smoothie – Carob & Banana

This healthy smoothie is a creamy sweet treat for toddlers and parents alike!

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Toddler Nutrition

Toddlerhood is a time of rapid development that requires the right energy and nutrition. It is a crucial time in a young life...

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Gluten & Dairy-Free Chocolate Pecan Brownies

This is the kind of recipe that you need to safely tuck away in your repertoire ready to cook up for someone who 'boo-hoos' anything that is this 'n..

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Pink Cranberry Smoothie

Ingredients1 large orange, peeled150ml frozen cranberries1 cup frozen berries (strawberries, raspberries)1 frozen banana, peeled and sliced150ml Oce..

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Eating for health

Planted based diets are best for your health. We could all do with eating a few more vegetables.

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Back-To-School Nutrition Tips

When school is back in full swing, many parents start wanting to up the nutrition ante again, to fuel developing minds & growing bodies...

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Tropical Fruit Salsa

A tantalizing touch of the Pacific, with the sweet spice of Mexico. Hola! Take your taste buds on a stress-free journey. This is ridiculously easy to ..

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Raspberry Louise Slice

#dairyfree #glutenfree Best tucked into straight from the fridge, one bite and the light coconut meruinge-like topping breaks to allow the cold ras..

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Food As Medicine

What we eat and what we drink really are vital parts of what we are – and what we will become. From before we are born all the way into old age, sus..

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Roasted Banana, Maple & Pecan Ice-Cream

#glutenfree #dairyfree So you may be dairy-free, but do you still scream for a lick of ice-cream every now & then? No need for the trembling bo..

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Cranberry Lime Spritzer

Ingredients: 3 sprigs fresh mint, washed1 tablespoon fresh lime juice100 ml Ocean Spray® Cranberry Classic™ or Cranberry Light Fruit DrinkSparkli..

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Broccoli and Cranberry Salad

Ingredients: Prep time:
10 minutes plus chilling 8-10 servings Salad: 5 cups broccoli florets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup chopped red ..

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Macadamia Crusted Mango & Lime Raw 'Cheesecake'

#glutenfree #dairyfree #vegan A lusciously creamy cheesecake with no cream cheese, sour cream or any cream at all for that matter. Say what?! No ki..

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Meals without meat

The first of October was World Vegetarian Day and the first of November is World Vegan Day. And if the word ‘vegan’ is a first for you, it means y..

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Grilled Salmon with Cranberry Relish

Ingredients  Relish ¾ cup Ocean Spray® Reduced Sugar Craisins® Dried Cranberries 1 cup Ocean Spray® Cranberry Classic™ or Light Cranberry F..

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Cranberry Lime Refresher

Ingredients 250ml Ocean Spray® Cranberry Light Fruit Drink, chilled 2 ounces sparkling water Lime wedge, garnish Mint, garnish Directions Fi..

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5 Tricks to Sneak Vegetables into Kids Diets

Research shows that it can take as many as 10 to 15 tastes before a child learns to appreciate a new flavour or food.

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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders may be tied up with body image but equally may be a response to stress including sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

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