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Chocolate pancakes with caramelised banana

By Caralee Fontenele TIP: These pancakes freeze really well, so divide them into four serves and place in separate zip lock bags for quick weekday breakfasts… #winning! Serves //  4 Preparation time // 5 minutes Cooking time // 15 minutes // INGREDIENTS Pancakes 2 ripe bananas ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ …

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Feeling tired AF? Time for a liver detox

By Dr Libby Weaver We don’t often consider our liver when we are feeling tired, irritable, headachey and run down, but this mighty organ is often at the heart of these symptoms and many others. In today’s world, we are exposed to more pollutants than ever before, through what we …

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9 ways to stay active in the third trimester

By Dr Samantha Clarke (PhD), clinical psychologist, personal trainer and mama The third trimester of pregnancy is often referred to as the ‘teary’ stage, and with good reason. Usually you have gained around 10-15kg of very uneven weight, it’s hard to sleep soundly and the overall physical discomfort is REAL: …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

By Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish AND it can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. Plus, it’s a …

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Soul food: raw caramel slice

By Courtenay Perks, Whole Vegan Pantry 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 is the perfect indulgence without the guilt. Enjoy! // INGREDIENTS For the base ¼ cup pitted Medjool dates ¼ …

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Jules Sebastian’s secret smoothie recipe

By Jules Sebastian As a busy working mama of two small children, Hudson and Archer, I need something that is fast, easy and simple to slot into the morning chaos… and this smoothie is the perfect solution! // Ingredients Your choice of milk, full cream, coconut, almond – up to …

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Smoky chocolate cereal bars #yum

By Sally O’Neil Mamas are always looking for snack hacks – not only to keep their own energy levels up during the day (or night for those with bebes), or to put an end to the, “Mum, I’m hungry” chant of an afternoon. Now, I love a muesli bar as …

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Unlock your Summer glow

By Nicole Fuge We’re feeling all of the #bodypositive vibes here at MD with our NAKED TRUTH issue, and it seems you are too – we love! With Spring in full swing, Summer will be hot on our heels before we know it (it’s three months to Christmas!!!), so we …

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Chickpea, parsley + feta salad #recipe

By Ashraf Saleh Is your tribe sick and tired of the same meals on repeat week-after-week? If you answered yes… you’re not alone. And that also means you’re looking for a quick and easy dish to work into your mid-week menu – this chickpea, parsley and feta salad will impress …