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Smoothing Out the Silly Season

Sometimes after the silly season we realise we have been eating too much, drinking too much or just feel less than fabulous because we have been eating foods we wouldn’t normally… As January rolls along often we crave light and nutritious foods – here are a couple of recipes from Breakfast Solutions (which I currently…

Healthy Christmas Paleo Balls & Other Ideas

Here’s a few ideas to keep things in perspective this weekend… Are you a little dubious of getting wrapped up in the Christmas madness? Are you also feeling that sometimes Christmas seems to be more about purchasing gifts and ticking a To-Do List than actually genuinely ‘thanking’ important people in your life for their friendship…

7 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Organic Fruit & Vegetables

Believe it or not, eating organic food does not have to be overly expensive. With ever-growing awareness, organic options are more accessible than ever before and consumer demands have led to increased affordability. Note: If you’re unsure about the value of buying organic, please see my post “Is Organic A Con?” . . . . . Here…

Is Organic a Con?

Are you a bit random with your organic purchases? This time of year the family budget is often at its limit and sometimes we may have to reduce the number of our organic purchases, however please see my post on Tempted By Summer Fruits for the benefits of sourcing a fruit and vegetable wash to…

Tempted by Summer Fruits?

Tempted by all the Summer Fruits? Then make sure you use a fruit and vegetable wash! Some of you may have heard me bang on about this before but fruit and vegetable washes are critical for your health if you are purchasing commercial produce for your family. With the festive season moving into full swing…

My "Secret Ingredient" Chicken Noodle Soup

Little Arlo has had gastro the last 24 hours. He woke up just now very spritely after a 3 hour sleep on the couch and pronounced, “Mumma we need to make your soup. That’s all I want for dinner—soup, soup, soup!” In hindsight I wish I had made it a little earlier, as four year…

The Burning Truth About What We Sleep On

Have you ever wondered why mattresses come with those tags that remind us when we are disposing of them—not to burn them? The tag certifies that a mattress is up to ‘fire code’, meaning that it is covered in toxic flame retardants and other chemicals. Did you know that conventional pillows are often stuffed with…

Healthy Cupcakes? Shhhh! Don’t Mention They’re Muffins

I found myself up to my elbows making cupcakes (well, muffins actually) the other night, for my second eldest to take to school for his birthday. When he asked me to make the cakes I replied, “Seriously my darling, at ten years of age you still want to take cupcakes?” — secretly hoping I was…

12 Ways To Keep Your Kids In Balance

Today’s parents are special. You have to be — you are raising children in a very different world and as my mother likes to remind me, “Things aren’t the way they used to be.” …She’s right. Look around; they aren’t. Food is injected and sprayed (funnily, so are many of our celebrity idols!). Water is…