Home made nut mylk

Home made nut mylk

Making your own nut mylk is incredibly easy and tastes substantially more delicious than store bought varieties. Unfortunately many store bought mylks contain less than 5% nuts and the flavour and shelf life are enhanced by supplementing sugar, preservatives and other additives.   Making your own ensures you gain all the nutritional benefits from nuts,
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Seasonal eating for optimum health and wellness

Seasonal eating for optimum health and wellness

As written for Par Olive    Each season brings an abundance of medicinal fruits, vegetables, spices and nuts. Our bodies requirements change from season to season, so being mindful of eating with these changes can assist you with optimum energy, weight control, glowing skin, strong immunity, efficient digestion and an overall sense of health and wellness. So
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One ingredient that should always be in your salad

One ingredient that should always be in your salad

As featured on Par Olive   It’s easy to feel like the Queen of Purity whilst tucking into your daily salad, though as we all now know, not all salads are created equal. There really is an art to creating a nutritionally balanced, yet equally satisfying and filling salad. So, in the search of creating
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Menstrual Cups

Menstrual Cups

Have you heard of the menstrual cup? They have been around since 1935 but only in recent years have they become a more popular alternative to tampons and pads for menstrual care. The cups are made of medical grade silicon and are inserted into the vagina as you would a tampon.   Why should you
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The super powered moon

The super powered moon

As written for The Vista. Tonight, Monday November 14, the closest full moon in 68 years will rise into the sky and this magnificent sight will not be seen again for another 18 years. It makes sense why this illuminating beauty is referred to as a super moon! The super moon is incredibly important as it
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Low Carbohydrate Diets And Sex Hormones

Low Carbohydrate Diets And Sex Hormones

For many people low carbohydrate diets are the go to program for weight loss and it was only last week that I had a discussion with a PT on the topic. He recommended all of his female clients try a low carbohydrate, high protein diet along side training to assist in losing weight. My response
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Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water?

As written for The Vista. Water is essential to life and the reason we all call Mother Earth home. We are made up of 50-65% water, so it is no surprise that adequate water intake is fundamental for normal functioning of every cell, tissue, and organ in our body. Memory, concentration, mood and energy levels
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Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus

This creamy dip is perfect to whip up for a snack with veggie sticks or as a side on wraps, salads or roast veggies. Beetroots contain a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains, which possess powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and liver detoxifying actions. Betalains are heat sensitive, so to ensure optimum levels are kept in the
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Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

My weekly carrot cake craving reared its ravenous head again this weekend, however this time instead of heading out to our beloved corner cafe and buying one (which I know are so darn addictive due to all that refined sugar) I decided to make a healthier batch of muffins for my household. These tasty morsels
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My Indian Wellbeing Travel Kit

My Indian Wellbeing Travel Kit

As seen on The Vista I headed to India for 6 weeks over summer and while I knew I didn’t have much hope in preparing myself mentally for the magnificently manic country, I was sure to arrange a wellbeing travel kit to support me on my journey. Here is what I packed Travel pack pro
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