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Quinoa Recipes

Millet, amaranth, quinoa, oats, barley and rice are wheat free grains. Interestingly Quinoa is actually a seed which has low- gluten content and is a rich source of protein, and is high in calcium and iron. COOKING QUINOA Quinoa requires 15 minutes approximately to cook, with two cups of water for one cup of grain….

How might dummies/pacifiers be detrimental?

This is the second of three blogs relating to dummies or pacifiers. When I was working through the studies on pacifiers a number of questions came up for me and I required the specifics of how dummies might actually create an increase in the rate of ear infections. So below is my interpretation of the…

Tips to Help Prevent Ear Infections

This is the third blog relating to the discussion of the effects of dummies or pacifiers on health and in particular how they increase an infants susceptibility to ear infections. So to conclude I have collated a list of fabulous ways that you can minimise the likelihood of ear infections and give some suggestions to strengthen the health of your children. These…

Banana, Pineapple and Apple Cake Recipe

Here’s another great Summer Recipe… Banana, Pineapple, & Apple Cake Ingredients: 3 medium bananas, mashed ½ fresh pineapple, chopped into small pieces 1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored & chopped into small pieces 2 cups organic plain flour 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 ½ cups of oil (this keeps it moist)…

Delicious Summer Recipe for Fish Cakes

These delicious Fish Cakes are great for Summer… FISH CAKES 1 small clove of garlic, finely grated 1 small knob of ginger, finely grated 1 small bunch of coriander, finely chopped ½ Spanish/red onion, finely chopped 1 cup of seasoned stuffing breadcrumbs (can be gluten-free) plus ½ cup extra to coat the fish cakes before…

Heart Surgeon Admits Huge Mistake!

Unfortunately, so often we witness ‘experts’ making guidelines based on information they have on hand at the time, with little concern for whether the information gathered is broad enough to move ahead with such great certainty.  A reductionist view is taken and promoted, then before we know it we have a new government strategy filtering…

VERY urgent please write!

As we discussed previously, all women should have the right to choose a birthing environment that best serves their desires and needs (see “Homebirth is not for everybody, but shouldn’t every woman have the right to choose?”). I also urged you to go online and sign the petition on the Homebirth Australia website, today I…

How and Why our family Avoids MSG

As you’ll note within this blog it is fairly hard to “always” avoid MSG (number 621) and obviously there will be times where we throw caution to the wind and “consciously choose” to wear the cost of eating foods ladened with this additive. Life is to be lived after all, and sometimes by making a “poor food”…

AVOID Aspartame and other Artificial Sweeteners

We’ve talked about Aspartame before in the blog post Aspartame and Cancer, here is another reminder to keep in mind when shopping. Beware of labels promoting “no sugar” or “free from sugar” as they will almost certainly contain artificial sweeteners. ASPARTAME Aspartame is a sugar alternative or artificial sweetener found in hundreds of foods, lollies,…