Recipes

Food is Medicine: A Guide to Feeling your Best

Food is Medicine: A Guide to Feeling your Best

We truly believe that food can be used as medicine. Below are some ways that we follow to feel our best: What to Eat: -Eat whole foods as nature made them without artificial additives and preservatives.-Eat vegetables, fresh fruits, whole grains (wheat, oatmeal, farro, quinoa), and legumes (beans, chickpeas, lentils). -Eat whole fruit rather than drinking fruit juice or fruit canned in syrup.Vegetables and fruit are much less calorie-dense than meat and dairy products.-Eat carbohydrates found in fresh and cooked vegetables, nuts, legumes, raw fruits, and whole grains.-Remember that no one is perfect. Have that cake on your birthday, enjoy...

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Our Go-To Camping Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

Our Go-To Camping Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

Kids can often be picky when it comes to meals so we’ve made sure the recipes below can all be tailored to the whole family’s taste buds. These recipes are easy, delicious and always a crowd favourite. Also, there is already so much extra to pack when it comes to camping. After lots of trial and error, we have simplified our grocery shopping list while heading outside for a camping weekend. Here are our favoruite, go-to recipes: Vegetable Kabobs These are healthy and easy. You can choose whatever vegetables you like. We love using zucchini, onion, mushrooms, and any colour...

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4 Foods To Help With Brain Health

4 Foods To Help With Brain Health

Since the brain has such an important job, it's imperative that we provide it with an abundance of nutrients to help it function properly which will keep you alert and focused. Research shows that foods rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavanols, polyphenols and omega-3 fatty acids can help improve memory, concentration and overall brain health. Some of the top foods to help with brain health are: 1. Leafy Greens Leafy greens, such as kale and spinach, are packed with nutrients, including vitamin K, folate and vitamin E. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects the cells from free radical damage and...

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Spiced up Pumpkin

Spiced up Pumpkin

By Mike McEnearney (www.delicious.com.au) SERVES: 6 PREP TIME: 15MINS COOK TIME: 40MINS DIFFICULTY: EASY This spiced up pumpkin recipe will definitely be the highlight of your day A nutritional side dish that is not only healthy but the whole family will enjoy.   INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (we used Woolworths Select) 1.5kg Jap pumpkin, cut into wedges Coconut yoghurt, lime wedges & coriander leaves, to serve MAPLE AND CINNAMON DRESSING 1 tbs tamarind puree 2 tbs maple syrup 1 tbs light soy sauce 1 tsp ground cinnamon (we used Woolworths Select) Juice of 1/2 lime 1/4...

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