10 Healthy After-School Snack Ideas

31 Jan, 2018
Kids love coming home to a snack that is already prepared, and it helps them make better food choices.  Not every parent can be home cooking to have a snack read for their kids, which is why most of these…

RECIPE: Three Delicious Summer Grain Salads

8 Jan, 2018
Few salads are as filling and tasty as grain salads like those made with bulgur, farro, wild rice, and quinoa (while technically a seed, quinoa shares many qualities with whole grains, so we’re counting it). These whole grains not only…

Living With The Seasons: Summer in Chinese Medicine

6 Jan, 2018
Summer is the time of year when nature is at its fullest, the weather is warm and our calendars are bursting. Sunlight fills our homes early in the mornings, waking us from our slumbers with the promise of a fresh…

Recipe: Super Greens Cannelloni

10 Nov, 2017
This is a family classic that sneaks in the nutrition of seasonal leafy greens — a great meat-free dinner idea. Ingredients 2 onions 6 cloves of garlic olive oil 900g fresh seasonal greens , such as kale, chard, spinach or…

13 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

3 Nov, 2017
It’s the most wonderful time of the year—but also one of the most stressful! Make the season more enjoyable by stopping stress in its tracks with these tips this Christmas. Be satisfied with “good enough”. Don’t always go for bigger…

RECIPE: Healthy No Bake, Nut-free Muesli Bars

20 Oct, 2017
Why are they so healthy? The oats are a nourishing, high fibre, nerve supporting food. The seeds and coconut provide good fats, protein, and energy (of the slow release kind). The cinnamon further stabilises blood sugars. If you use brown…

Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Basil Pesto

6 Oct, 2017
Fresh, raw zucchini noodles tossed with basil pesto and cherry tomatoes make a delicious, healthy, veggie-packed meal. Make this recipe for lunch or dinner, or even serve it as a side! Recipe yields 4 generous main dish servings. INGREDIENTS Basil-pumpkin…

Natural Solutions to Teething, Toothaches + Ear aches

28 Sep, 2017
There are many pain conditions which can arise in children and be incredibly distressing for a parent. Today we are focussing on these three: teething, toothaches and ear aches. While at times, pain relief medication might be necessary, it’s useful…

Recipe: Veggie + Lentil Cottage Pie

4 Aug, 2017
This is a healthy, vegetarian take on the loved cottage pie, and also a great weaning recipe to try for your little one. Ingredients 1 medium leek 1 large carrot 1 small onion 1 stick celery olive oil 100 g…

Using Essential Oils for Anxiety & Other Home Remedies

1 Aug, 2017
There are many different scales and degrees of anxiety and many different approaches to treatment. In terms of natural approaches, a treatment schedule of acupuncture, herbs, massage and lifestyle changes can be hugely beneficial in reducing the severity of anxiety…

Recipe: Lentil Rolls

23 Jun, 2017
This is a super healthy, vegetarian take on the loved sausage roll. What You Need: 2 cups of grated pumpkin 2 small onions finely diced 2 tins of brown lentils (drained) 1/2 cups of sunflower seeds 3/4 breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons…