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5 steps to a healthier gut

There’s a good reason why good gut health is a big topic of conversation. The state of your stomach – although not a very sexy topic – helps to support your immune system, mental health, helps balance hormones, controls your skin health and contributes to the toxin and waste elimination system of …

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11 simple swaps towards living a plant-based lifestyle

by Laura McNamara, founder of Island Whole Foods Eating a plant-based diet is not as hard as you’d think. Here are 11 simple swaps you can make towards living a plant-based lifestyle. 1 // Swap cow’s milk for plant milk Have you ever considered ditching dairy for something plant-based? Maybe …

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Raw chocolate cake with ganache and raspberries

by Courtenay Perks, Whole Vegan Pantry If you’re looking for a healthy chocolate cake, you will fall head over heels for this raw one that is sandwiched with ganache and raspberries. // Ingredients Cake 1 1/2 cups date puree (To make, simmer pitted dates in a little water until soft …

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Soul Food: Pistachio Matcha Balls

by Courtenay Perks, Whole Vegan Pantry It’s love. These Pistachio Matcha Balls took a little time to roll. But they’re totally worth it 👅 The reason I started Whole Vegan Pantry (while it’s evolved a little) was animal welfare. It’s not something I talk about a lot on my Instagram …

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Acai breakfast bowls

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Looking for something to supercharge you for the day, mama? We thought so! Step right this way… Acai berries and low in sugar, extremely high in antioxidants and contain excellent amounts of iron, calcium, fibre …

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Soul Food: Sweet Potato Crackers

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook These sweet potato crackers are quick and easy to prepare, full of crunch and deliciousness. Plus, they are boosted with vitamin C and fibre, thanks to the addition of sweet potato. Perfect for fussy eaters …

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A nutritionist’s guide to staying healthy when working from home

by Shannon Young, nutritionist at THR1VE I’ve found that working from home can provide plenty of health and wellbeing benefits. No stressful commute, a relaxed working environment and extra flexibility can all help improve your workday. However, that flexibility can be detrimental, too. The work/life balance can be difficult to maintain …

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Soul food: Lamb kofta recipe

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook This gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free lamb kofta recipe is perfect for children as the koftas are high in zinc, protein and iron. Combining the lamb mince with the naturally sweet flavours of dates and carrots make …

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10 foods for glowing skin and a healthy immune system

For glowing skin and a healthy immune system that will keep you in tip-top shape throughout winter (and most of the year, to be honest!), look no further than what you have in the kitchen. Yep, you CAN quite literally eat yourself HEALTHY. No expensive beauty products or time-consuming regimes …

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Burgers go vegan: 4 delish recipes

We know, there are times when only a greasy, protein-heavy burger (with all the cheesy extras) will do. But even we couldn’t go past these tastebud-teasing vegan options from new book Hungry for More Crazy Good Vegan Food by Byron Bay-based chef Anthea Amore. Jam-packed with totally delish ingredients, we reckon …