My Birth Story - Lydia Lassila

Now this is a special week and I didn't anticipate sharing my birth story! No need for the fruit analogy because on the 8th Feb at 5:11am  - two days before the due date, our beautiful baby boy arrived into our arms. He weighed in at 3.192kg and 50.5cm in ...

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Cypriot Grain Salad

As the weather cools here in the southern hemisphere, I seem gravitate towards salads that have a bit of bulk to them. I seriously could eat this Cypriot grain salad everyday. It's so delicious, nutrient dense, filling and marries well with so many other dishes like fresh fish or lamb. ...


Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Want To Eat

  It’s 3:30pm. Your kids fall into the car - tired, annoyed and cranky. “I’m starving!” seems to be the new ‘Hi Mum’. You get home, unpack their bags and find a full lunchbox. Does this sound familiar? We know skipping meals is bad for us, and it is especially ...

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Birth Story, Heidi Sze

September 10, 2015 It’s 3:36am and I’m lying in bed. As the credits roll on an episode of Girls I look down from my laptop and see my baby, 5 days old, asleep on my chest…her sweet face with big bright eyes, soft cheeks, little nose and even smaller chin. ...


Importance of Protein – Part 1

A Short Lesson In Protein For most of us, protein has been on our plates every night at the dinner table. We read about protein all the time - from celebrity Atkins diets and caveman Paleo way of eating to protein shakes and bodybuilding chicken and broccoli diets…Seems that protein ...

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Importance of Protein – Part 2

In our previous post “Importance of Protein - Part 1” we learned exactly what proteins were and why they’re so important to the function of our body. In today’s blog, we look at the impact our dietary protein has on our health and our bodies, how much protein is good ...


Benefits of a Foam Roller

You've muscled through some tough workouts and now you’re tight and stiff. Sound familiar? Time to get rolling! Foam rolling that is.  The benefits of the foam roller are similar to deep tissue massage: improved circulation; increased mobility; reduced inflammation; breaks up scar tissue Each of these elements are important ...


Spotlight on Blueberries

If you're looking for an easy, delicious and healthy snack, add blueberries to the mix! Blueberries are packed full of goodness. Rich antioxidants, vitamin C & K, and fibre, blueberries are known to have a plethora of health benefits, including: Boosting brain health Fighting against cancer Improving heart health Protecting you ...

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How to Recover from Plantar Fasciitis

Ugh, just the name makes you cringe. Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that occurs when your plantar fascia (the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot) becomes inflamed. The result is that your heel becomes sore and stiff, particularly first thing in the morning ...


Favourite 5 Activities for Kids

  Kids love to play and be active. Physical activity should be part of their every day routine, and can be lots of fun for adults as well! There are so many benefits from encouraging your kids to be active from an early age, and establishing a routine early will ...


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