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How to Save Energy at Home

How to Save Energy at Home – Part 4

How to Save Energy at Home Written by Ahmad Fraij In this issue, we will discuss the requirements for the house envelop to reduce energy consumption and how to use the curtains and shutter for energy saving. We will also talk about the standby loads, solar PV system and how to buy energy-efficient appliances in Australia. This is will be…

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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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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Its not easy to find a vegan muffin if you walk into the best bakeries in town, right? They almost always have some dairy or eggs added to them. Well, if you are in the mood for an awesome vegan lemon-based muffin, you are in for a treat! This Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin, is ideal for those who are venturing…

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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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Beat the Winter Blues

Beat the Winter Blues at the Beach

Written by Cerise Canon When thinking about taking a beach holiday, swimming in the warm summer sun is usually the first thing that comes to mind; however, it need not be the focal point of a beach holiday. Although wintertime is not typically synonymous with beach holidays, there are so many reasons why having a winter beach getaway or day…

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Vegan Spinach Ravioli

Vegan Spinach Ravioli

Vegan Spinach Ravioli – Most pasta doughs have eggs in them and more often than not, the cheese used is not vegan. So how about making the pasta from scratch and using vegan cream cheese? Voila! Vegan spinach ravioli served with mushrooms. This is an ideal option for someone who misses having a cheesy ravioli pasta but has allergy to…

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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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Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats Personally, I love my oats, whether that be my coco cooked oats in the mornings or my granola snack that seems to call me throughout the day. Here is a tempting recipe to entice even the most ardent oat detractor, Overnight Oats brings together the perfect base for a breakfast. Allowing you to add the topping or toppings…

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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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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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Marron Sausage and Sage

Marron, Sausage and Sage Brie

A Tasty Treat To Spoil Yourself – Marron Sausage and Sage Renata Trebing has certainly hit the ball out of the park with this recipe, Marron Sausage and Sage. Something tasty and decadent we can all share in that wont break the bank to splurge on once in a while. This is a perfect recipe is you love chestnuts, and…

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Gateau Basque

Gateau Basque with Caramelized Pear

A Spectacular Tart – Gateau Basque I am not a huge cake person, though when I had the oppertunity to sample this little gem, my eyes rolled to the back of my head and there was a moment that was experienced, with Gateau Basque. This delight incorporates a simple crust, which by the way is foolproof to make, with a…

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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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Wild Mushroom & Pork

Wild Mushroom & Pork

When you are struggling to get the kids settled after school, and you need to have something prepared for dinner. Which needs to be nutritious, quick and simple enough to allow you to complete the rest of your tasks before bed. Wild Mushroom & Pork is a recipes which is super simple, tasty, and is always a winner with the…

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Natural Immune Boosters

Natural Immune Boosters

Winter Wellness Written by Aida Rejzovic We all know winter as the cold and flu season, but why do we get sick more often during the colder months? There are several reasons we tend to get sick more often during winter, including less vitamin D from sunshine, seasonal changes in our genes that affect our immune response and an increase…

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A Plant-Based

A Plant-Based Lifestyle

VEGAN VS PLANT BASED Written by Aida Rejzovic Despite what you may initially think, there are differences in vegan and plant based diets. While both diets exclude animal products, the beliefs and core motivations behind the diets differ. A vegan diet is motivated by animal welfare, excluding from the diet all animal foods including animal by products such as honey.…

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Foods First

Foods First… Before Supplementation

Written by Connie Rogers a Certified Integrative Holistic Health Coach. It has been said that the epidemic of supplementation means people aren’t necessarily making time to consume nutritious foods that provide the body necessary vitamins and minerals. In my search for the truth, I found vitamins can help, but they can also harm. This is because I see so many…

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Chocolate Chestnut Pudding

Chocolate Chestnut Pudding

Chocolate Heaven Chocolate Chestnut Pudding is a dessert you will quickly come to adore, as it has all the hallmarks of a classic winning sweet. We all, or at least most of us, love that sweet hit after a meal, many I know actually replace their meals on a regular basis with sweets, though that is a conversation for another…

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