Protein

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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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. ...

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Raw Snickers Bar

Do you ever get that craving for some chocolate and caramel? Perhaps with some peanuts added in? Time for a Snickers Bar, right? When that sugar craving hits, don’t reach for the commercial variety – instead try my snickers inspired recipe. It’s made from whole foods, free from refined sugar, ...

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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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Interview with a Guru – Heidi Sze

When it comes to gurus of food, we're not looking for those that just create fancy plates or artistic masterpieces...no no. We're looking for those that understand food at a molecular level. Those that understand the science of food and how we can optimise our intake of food for increased ...

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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. ...

My Birth Story - Lydia Lassila

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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How To Stay Healthy Whilst Traveling

I’ve just returned from a short trip to Bali, and as I was relaxing on the beach I thought how easy it is to start unhealthy habits whilst on holiday. I love to travel and try do so often, so keeping healthy when away from home is very important to ...

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Spotlight on Coconut

Mmmm.. Coconut. Just the word takes me to a tropical climate where time doesn't matter and there is sand between my toes. Coconut is seen as an ‘exotic’ food in the Western world, only consumed by hipsters or health nuts (pun intended). However, plenty of populations around the word have ...

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