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Soul food: Healthy banana bread

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Store-bought banana breads are often overloaded with processed flours, sugars and unhealty fats. This far healthier recipe contains wholegrain spelt flour, a reduced amount of unprocessed sugar, coconut oil and chia seeds. It is dairy-free, …

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Banana pikelets with a healthy twist

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Who doesn’t love a pikelet for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack? This Banana pikelet recipe has a healthy twist and is gluten and dairy free.  Prep time: 3-5 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Makes: …

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Soul food: Activated charcoal detox smoothie with hemp granola

Sometimes nothing beats a bowl of soul-food that is packed full of nutrients and healthy goodness. For a truly nourishing recipe, look no further than this delicious charcoal detox smoothie with hemp granola (and loads of other healthy ingredients) from the wonderful Courtenay Perks from Whole Vegan Pantry. // Hemp granola  …

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Soul Food: Raw Caramel Slice

Let’s face it, who doesn’t love caramel slice? Well listen up, mamas, you’re going to love this one more because it’s raw! This scrumptious recipe, by Courtenay Perks from Whole Vegan Pantry, is the perfect indulgence without the guilt. Enjoy! // Ingredients For the base ¼ cup pitted Medjool dates ¼ …

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Recipe: Easy Buttermilk pancakes

It might not be the weekend yet but who said you had to wait until Saturday or Sunday to have pancakes? We’re officially labelling that person a party pancake pooper. And because every day is worthy of whipping up pancakes, Bondi’s Upper East Side restaurant was kind enough to share their famous Buttermilk pancake …

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WHAT’S NEW: How to save yourself from dinnertime tantrums

By Bianca Slade, Blackmores Superkids Cook   From getting food on the table each night to navigating fussy eaters, when dinnertime rolls around you’re not alone if a spot of anxiety kicks in. Children’s diets can be a source of concern for many mamas because nutrients are important to support …

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Winter Warmer: Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe

With winter just days away, we are looking forward to cosy nights at home with soul-warming food and a nice glass of red wine. For a truly winter-worthy recipe, look no further than this yummo vegan curry by Courtenay Perks from Whole Vegan Pantry. // Ingredients 1 cup dried red …

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NOURISH: Tips + tricks to lead a more plant-based lifestyle

by Julie Piatt, international author, plant-based chef, meditation guide, yoga teacher We can all benefit from adopting a more plant-based lifestyle. The added vitamins and minerals protect your immune system, feed your skin and hair, nourish your mind and combat tiredness. It’s a win-win. And no, it doesn’t mean you have to give up …

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NOURISH: What to Eat to Beat Cold and Flu Season

By Simone Austin, Swisse expert ‘Tis the season for the sniffles. Statistics say that most people will catch an average of 2-4 colds per year. But mamas don’t have time to get sick! Keep the bugs at bay with micronutrients from this immunity-boosting food. Major in the micros There are two types of …