From bone broth to coconut oil, it’s been another big year for superfoods. Here are my predictions for the major health food trends in 2017. GO FLEX We all know that eating less meat is good for the planet and good for our health, and it seems more and more people are consciously making an […]

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Hands up if you get overwhelmed – perhaps even irritated – by your news feed telling you how to survive (or avoid weight gain) over the silly season? This year, try a different approach. Mindfulness. The idea behind mindfulness is to fix one’s attention more on the “present moment” without judgment. When it comes to […]

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are 8 of the best shortcuts to keep your healthy habits in check! FOCUS ON FOOD, NOT NUTRIENTS Forget counting grams of fat or protein and fussing over carbs and sugar. Once you take the focus away from nutrients and eat a diet based primarily on real (whole) […]

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Throwing a party? Impress your guests with these gluten-free buckwheat blinis. They make a delectable hunger-busting brunch or kick off the festivities with some elegant nibbles. Serves 5. This recipe is gluten-free. INGREDIENTS ½ cup buckwheat flour ½ cup rice flour 1 tspn baking powder 1 egg 1 cup milk or milk alternative 1 tbsp […]

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Being healthy doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to baking this festive season! Check out these nutritionally superior options to help cut back on some of that unnecessary fat and sugar. FLOUR. When it comes to swapping traditional white flour it takes a bit of experimenting but it opens you up to a world of […]

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Why do some people manage to say no to that extra slice of cake, yet others can’t resist? It’s important to understand the difference between hunger and appetite to help you keep a more balanced attitude toward food and eating. NEED VERSUS DESIRE We eat for two main reasons: hunger and appetite. Yet the practical […]

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Gluten-free, soy-free and vegetarian; this vibrant and wholesome Roast Vegetable and Haloumi Salad will brighten your day! Serve it up warm for lunch or dinner. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 red capsicum 1 eggplant, cut into 1cm rounds 3 zucchini, cut into 1cm strips length-ways 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¼ cup olive oil 100g baby spinach […]

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You love to hit the gym regularly and know how important it is to fuel your body with the right foods. In other words, you’re all over it when it comes to training and taking care of your body. But have you ever given much thought (pun intended) to your mental fitness? We’ve rounded up […]

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