Spring is here and that means one thing…juicy Aussie mangoes are now officially IN SEASON. YAHOO!!! Cue me making a complete mess of trying to cut them properly (yes, I know the scoring method…but still). Joyfully, they’re at their best in Aus from Sept-March. 100% Australian mangoes are in abundance and ripe for the picking right …

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Babes, I’m not talking zucchini noodles. Or any other magically spirallized vegetable. I’m talking real, al-dente, chewy, dense, satiating pasta, that you don’t need to feel any food guilt over. It’s also gluten-free, and has a Five Star Health Rating. A new breed of pasta has hit Aussie shelves, that contains 65% more protein and …

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If you love chocolate, and peanut butter, you’re going to be salivating over this new creation by Donna Hay. Its one of the recipes in the newest issue of Fresh + Light – her healthy (yes, you read that right) but just as delicious quarterly magazine packed with nutritious options. This one has just 5 …

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No one has time in the morning. It’s like sleep has taken away precious time to get through your every-growing to do list and now you have to catch up. Gah! Here’s some simple ideas to make a healthy breakfast a breeze the night before 1. Overnight Oats Mason jars are all the rage, so …

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By Sally O’Neil, Editor in Chief There’s a new trendy beverage filling mugs across Australia and health experts are singing its praises. So what’s this magical elixir? Bone broth. It’s been considered a healing tonic in many cultures for thousands of years, but like most things in health, we’re turning back the clock and looking at old …

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You know that face right? Feel like you’ve met her before? Probably because she’s already been in your living room. Renae Smith shot to fame in Masterchef 2014 as the veggie chef with loads of sass. Her successful audition eventually saw her place 8th overall where she became known for her love of local ingredients, healthy cooking …

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Geez, I love coconut oil. I cook with it, moisturise with it, cover my hair in it…in fact my body composition must be 70% coconut by now…screw you water! Today on the blog I catch up with Australia’s very own ‘coconut guru’ Brynley King to discuss skin benefits. Brynley’s the author of cookbook Going Coconuts, based …

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Posted under: beauty, coconut oil, recipe, good fats, skin

I’m a regular at my doctors surgery, in fact I’m on first-name-terms with the receptionist. I have to pop in for blood tests and iron infusions every 3 months. Iron is actually a very tricky mineral to absorb, with many people eating iron-rich foods but still finding that they’re iron-deficient (me!). So while my iron intake …

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I first met this beautiful woman at her second book launch last year, at the divine whole foods and yoga cafe Egg of the Universe. After following her blog and recipes for some time, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy. While I love a pretty food book as much as the next person …

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