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Healthy Breakfasts & Lunches For Kids: Wednesday

We’re only halfway through the week, but some of us are already starting to notice our kids’ behaviour and vitality has improved with just a few days of healthier meals… Note: If you haven’t already, please read the first and second post in this series to get the background information. BREAKFAST Gluten-free Grain Mix with Fruit, Nuts and Rice milk…

Healthy Breakfasts & Lunches For Kids: Tuesday

These two recipes make for a tasty twist on breakfast and lunch. When we place value on ‘variety’, eating healthy meals becomes a whole lot easier… Note: If you haven’t already, please read the first and second post in this series to get the background information. BREAKFAST Brown Rice Porridge with Banana, Cherries, Blueberries, Rice Milk and Coconut Sugar. Our…

Healthy Breakfasts & Lunches For Kids: Monday

Well here we are at the start of the week! In my opinion there’s nothing like an omelette to start the week…. Note: If you haven’t already, please read the first and second post in this series to get the background information. The boys are often up early and super-organised on a Monday morning, so…

The Top 10 Must-Know Breads, Grains & Flours FAQs

Following on from my last post, I wanted to address the 10 most important questions to consider when it comes to breads, grains and flours. Here are the answers plus a really handy free resource… 1. What do farmers feed cattle when they want to fatten them up? A: Grains. 2. What foods do most…

Milk: Is It A Health Food Or Not?

In my last post on Permeates we clarified why permeates are now added to milk. With this post let’s look at whether milk is indeed a health food or not? Here ia an extract from Lunchbox Solutions on dairy… Take a look at Lunchbox Solutions…Australia/NZ StoreUSA/Canada StoreUK/Europe Store Dairy or No Dairy? Full Fat or…

Milk: What’s The Buzz About "Permeates"?

“Free from Permeates” … Why do some milk products now make these claims? Some of you may be wondering, “Is that a good thing?” It’s a simple question to which I will try to give a simple answer… Milk companies in Australia have been under sufficient scrutiny the last few years. In 2008, dairy farmers…

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…