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Sexy into Spring

Sexy into Spring

Written by Anna Meyer With the temperatures rising and the winter blues thawing, it is time to start looking towards spring and summer fashion. Below are the 5 items that you need in your wardrobe to help find your inner animal and feel sexy going into spring. Animal Print Usually, when Spring comes around, it’s all about the florals and…

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Top Trees for Your Garden

Top Trees for Your Garden

Written by Annabelle Drew The best time to plant a tree was 60 years ago. The second-best time is today. A mature tree offers us so much in our gardens.  Trees add immeasurable value to our homes by: Visually enhancing our properties Providing shade and shelter from wind Providing air and a cleaner atmosphere Improving habitat for birds Improving the…

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Spinach White Bean Soup

Spinach White Bean Soup

How Meal Prepping Promotes a Peaceful Life Picture a typical weekday morning in your home. What feelings come to mind when thinking about your usual morning routine? Does this elicit calm, relaxing feelings? Or maybe a typical morning at your house feels rushed and chaotic? Perhaps a mixture of the two? Let’s take a few minutes to explore the world…

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Thai Fish Cakes

Thai Fish Cakes

With a Finger Lime Dipping Sauce This dish is inspired by Jules Mckie’s recipe for Thai fish cakes but I’m adding an Australian twist with a delicious dipping sauce utilising our native fruit and using omega 3 rich Salmon in place of white fish. This is a simple enough recipe that everyone can make with little cooking experience. If you…

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Create Your Own Dreamtime

Create Your Own Dreamtime

Written By Kevin Kapusi Starow Located some 80 kilometres west of Kununurra is the El Questro station in which you will find many wonderful experiences. Though none more appealing to me than that of Emma Gorge. Set amidst the majestic, rugged cliffs of Cockburn range, which themselves are a palate of electrifying colour, enhanced by a sky of blending hues. …

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A Life Of Abundance

A Life Of Abundance

Finding The Hidden Gems Of Australia Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow Flying over the top half of Australia, we are met with images of a harshly etched landscape, spotted with numerous trees, replete with accompanying shadows, a phenomenon unique to this part of the world. Rivers, etch their way into the landscape, veraciously piercing the surface giving the appearance of…

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Sweet Potato Power Bowl

Sweet Potato Power Bowl

Written by Kelsey Riley How to get Started with a Plant-Based Lifestyle We have been hearing more and more about living a plant-based lifestyle, but does that mean, and how can we achieve it? Let’s break down what it means to be plant-based, why this is important, and what simple steps you can take to move toward your goals. Why…

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Vegan Banana Cake

Vegan Banana Cake With Coconut

Vegan Banana Cake Here is a delicious sweet recipe that utilizes those mature bananas that have outlasted their eating time, though not their cooking time. Often bananas are wasted once they reach a certain point, the best thing to do in that case, is to peel them and pop them in the freezer. From there you can use them in…

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Intuitive eating

Intuitive eating

How you learn to listen to your body again Written by Adriana Krueger You can eat whatever you want, and you will still maintain your feel-good weight! What sounds like a diet promise that is far too good to be true, summarizes the basic idea of intuitive eating. What is “intuitive eating”? (Intuitive eating) Eating intuitively is something we do…

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Spiced Lamb Pockets

Spiced Lamb Pockets

Spiced Lamb Pockets This is a simple recipe suitable for a lunchtime snack for the whole family, which you can get the kids to help prepare. Spiced Lamb Pockets is not a difficult dish to prepare or cook, it incorporates elements of both Moroccan and Greek cuisines. The yoghurt add another element to the dish which is healthy and mellowing,…

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Homemade Ramen Bowls

Homemade Ramen Bowls with Kombu

Homemade Ramen Bowls Being a soup tragic, it will be no surprise to you that Ramen is a favorite variety of soup for me. Many times have I savored the scolding hot broth, slurping up the noodles in a ramen bar on a winters day in northern Japan. Nothing is better as, outside the wind is blowing, the snow falling…

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Eggplant Bowl

Eggplant Bowl

This is a wholesome recipe that is plant-based though suitable for everyone. Eggplant Bowl combines mushrooms, avocado, and a special, and yummy pesto sauce. Unfortunately, there are people who are hostile towards plant-based meals, but in reality, our bodies need plants to function at optimum performance. The vitamins, fibre, and minerals in plants are essential for us. There is some…

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Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Chimmichurri is a staple in homes throughout South America, each one of which adds has its own special touch to the recipe. The accompaniment is used predominantly for BBQ meat dishes in particular Asado, though in reality can be served with just about anything. Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri is a variation of this basic recipe which although not traditional, punches…

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Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad

Here is a take on a classical French recipe Niçoise Salad. It can be served either as a salad or an entree, which I personally feel it is more suited for. Niçoise Salad is almost the perfect meal, it contains starch, vegetables, the crispness of the green beans. The freshness of tomato, then the umami taste of the fresh tuna,…

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loaded fries with cheese melting

Loaded Fries

Great snack for the family watching a sports game or even a movie together. The loaded Fries recipe here uses sweet potato in a truly magnificent way. Usually, you would see potato featured as the main component of this dish, though this switch is magnificent. Loaded Fries is perfect for that cold winter night when you are looking to bond…

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cooked lamb rump sliced

Grilled Rump with Pistachio Crust

Lamb is always a favorite especially around spring time when I feel lam is at its peak. Here is a recipe to highlight the meat to it potential Grilled Rump with Pistachio Crust. Dont get worried, it might sound difficult to prepare, though once you read through the recipe you soon realise it is actually easy. Combining aromatics such as…

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watermelon shooters with passionfruit

Passionfruit & Watermelon Shooters

Passionfruit & Watermelon Shooters is a recipe that is stunning to the eye. When you use fresh quality ingredients, it tantalizes the tastebuds as well. This is a little bit of a special recipe, though if you have the time and patience it will delight the family. Passionfruit & Watermelon Shooters is a great recipe for dinners or that finisher…

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seared scallop on onion puree

Seared Scallops & Onion Puree

One of my favourite items of seafood is the scallop when cooked correctly, unfortunately, it is too often overprepared. Which doesn’t need to be, and you would not be scared to cook it, if you follow the directions in this recipe you will hit the remark every time. Seared Scallops & Onion Puree is a recipe that highlights the essence…

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kingfish ceviche with sliced radishes

Kingfish Ceviche

Ceviche is a particular way of enjoying seafood, the cooking comes from the acids in the dressing. This recipe for Kingfish Ceviche is spectacular, Kingfish is a beautiful fish to enjoy, with its soft white flesh and delicate taste. This is a simple recipe using fresh lime juice, paired with sliced chillies, for that added punch. Making this Kingfish Ceviche…

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mini wattelseed pavlova with fruit topping

Wattleseed & Maple Pavlova

Taking a classic dessert and changing it up by using maple syrup instead of white sugar, really hits the spot. Wattleseed & Maple Pavlova is a favourite of mine it hits the spot if you are looking to avoided white sugar. With the addition of wattleseeds, a bush tucker ingredient, and you couldn’t make it more Aussie. Wattleseed & Maple…

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glass of water with lemon and ginger

Ginger & Lemon Tea

Ginger is one of my favourites, and as tea, like Ginger & Lemon Tea it helps to calm an upset stomach. Citrus is great for general immune health though combined with ginger here in this simple infusion. Creates a strong defence for you to combat those winter ills. I personally like a little honey in my tea, I do have…

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Kale & Banana Smoothie

Kale & Banana Smoothie

Now I need to be honest kale has never been a first on my grocery list, I sort of actually avoided it, due to some unfortunate initial introductions to the vegetable. Though after trying, rather hesitantly this Kale & Banana Smoothie, well it sort of changed my opinion. No don’t get me wrong, it is not on my favourites list,…

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