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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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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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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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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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How to boost

How to boost your family’s immune system before winter

Written by Dr Ryan Harvey of House Call Doctor While we may not even realise it, our immune system is constantly on call. Daily activities such as visiting a public bathroom or shaking a colleague’s hand can expose us to germs. For the most part our immune system does a great job of keeping us healthy, but with winter fast…

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Safeguard Your

Safeguard Your Family’s Health

Throughout Winter Written By Julia Lette On the whole, your immune system does a pretty good job of defending you against disease. Sometimes however, especially in the winter months, it fails and you end up sick in bed for days on end. Fortunately there are ways that you can intervene in this process and make your immune system stronger and…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash

Who doesn’t love a good mash and this one has all the goods to complete a well-rounded meal Mashed Sweet Potatoes. A great accompaniment for almost any winter meal, hearty and warm, packed full of healthy goodness. Sweet potatoes and butternut squash in a combination together work so very well, they are inexpensive and nutritious. There is no simpler recipe…

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bean soup with pork

Pork Knuckle & Bean Soup

There is nothing more that I enjoy than a good soup, this recipe for Pork Knuckle & Bean Soup is one of my favourites. It originates in Hungarian cuisine and is a classic, and personally, I can never get enough. One bowl is never enough for me, I can continue to eat it till I bursts. It basically is a…

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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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Mad Mexican

Mad Mexican

Snack Idea For the Kids (Mad Mexican) Mad Mexican is a great recipe for your kids and their friends to enjoy, because one Mad Mexican can feed upto 10 hungry bellies depending on the size of your tortillas. It a great way to get the kids in to the kitchen, as they can customise this recipe to their own likes,…

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Celeriac & Pear Soup

Celeriac & Pear Soup

Although the combination of celeriac, parsnip and pear seem somewhat at odds with each other. They really work well together especially in this recipe for Celeriac & Pear Soup. We have sparked it up with the use of the fresh truffle, which is not necessary. Soups are always a perfect starter to a meal, and this one is no exception…

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Chocolate & Cherry Clafoutis

Chocolate & Cherry Clafoutis

Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow I do not have a favourite of anything, as I believe it limits one, though clafoutis always satisfies. This recipe Chocolate & Cherry Clafoutis takes the traditional recipe and adds cocoa, for something sublime. Again this is not a terribly technical recipe, though it does need attention till you are comfortable with making it. Clafoutis…

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Radishes

This is a perfect salad for winter, as it can be enjoyed either warm or cold. Roasted Root Vegetable Salad uses carrots sweet potatoes, and black radishes. In a combination that is bound by a biting vinegarette dressing that works well. If you are looking for ways to migrate to a more plant-based diet. Roasted Root Vegetable Salad, is certainly…

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Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad with Avocado Dressing

Brussel sprouts generally get a bad rap, probably due to the horrible ways in which they are generally prepared. Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad is a perfect recipe to showcase the best of this vegetable, as there is no cooking involved. It is too easy to overcook this little gem of a vegetable, and once that occurs. Even for me, they…

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