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Soup. It's your winter smoothie. recipes Aug 08, 2022

Smoothies are quick and easy and can offer us a meal to go packed with nutrients. But downing a frozen smoothie can be challenging in the cold of winter. Well, for me, at least! I much prefer a steaming bowl or cup of hearty homemade soup. It is soul food.

 

There is a feel-good factor about...

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Essential oils with proven health benefits self-care well-being Aug 06, 2022

How lovely it is to walk into a room or space and have your sense of smell aroused by a gentle aroma. I love it, which is why I diffuse essential oils most days. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for medicinal and health purposes. I have a few in my medicine cabinet to help...

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Mongolian Stir Fried Beef recipes Aug 04, 2022

While we don't follow any particular diet in our household, opting for a flexible attitude focusing on whole real foods, I would say our family's eating style is closest to a Mediterranean diet. Mostly plants, the occasional sweet treat and when we choose a meat dish, it is always good quality...

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How to store food to retain quality and nutritional value health Aug 04, 2022

Do you prefer storing your eggs in the fridge or kitchen pantry? Are tomatoes tastier from the crisper or the fruit bowl kept on the bench? No one likes to waste food, so preserving the quality and nutritional value of the food you purchase is important for your health and finances!

Proper...

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Breakfast Salad Bowl recipes Jul 27, 2022

Salad for breakfast? This may seem strange to some of you. We are conditioned that breakfast must be cereal, fruit, toast, eggs, bacon or the likes. I am here to bust that myth, and breakfast can be any food you want! Well, if you are around here, you know that I mean any food that serves you and...

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Move from chaotic to mindful in 3 steps mindfulness well-being Jul 16, 2022

Mindfulness is the capacity to maintain continuously focused attention on a familiar object without forgetting about it and without being distracted by other thoughts, mental images, sounds or sights. 

 

The study and practice of mindfulness have changed the way I live life. Although I...

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Essay. Attentional balance through mindfulness essay mindfulness Jul 15, 2022

You are here. I am here. Our bodies are present, yet our minds may be bouncing around, our thoughts drawn away, recollecting a task to be taken care of, or propelled into imagination. As humans, we spend a lot of time thinking about what is not going on around us, and it would appear that...

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The ‘Correcting Crisis’ and how to get through it health well-being Jul 13, 2022

As you begin to nourish your body with whole foods, eat less processed fake foods, or begin to use high quality supplements, you will notice differences in how you feel.

 

The typical reaction is a gradual development of an increased sense of wellbeing. It may begin with an increase in...

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Cacao or Cocoa? health recipes Jun 22, 2022


What? There is a difference? I have gone through most of my life not knowing there was any difference! But there is!

Cacao is part of cocoa. And while this is open to interpretation to some, cacao is raw, less processed, and cocoa is roasted. The difference is in how processed the beans are.

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Banana & Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins recipes May 26, 2022

Cake for breakfast? Well, with a healthy twist. Yes, please! These banana & yoghurt breakfast muffins are simple to bake, have a light, moist texture and are ideal to grab with a piece of fruit on those hectic mornings.

Makes 12
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Tip: Store at...

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4 Easy steps to start your gratitude practice mindset self-care May 25, 2022

One of my daily practices is gratitude, and we call it “thank you for” in our home. I believe the practice of gratitude and appreciation are vitally important to being and feeling healthy and beautiful. If your days are hectic, you are chasing your tail, you have a lot of negative...

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7 Reasons to make water your main drink. health recipes Apr 14, 2022

My husband is amazing; he drinks at least three litres of water a day, every day! When we met, I think I would have been lucky to have had three glasses of water a day! Considering how critical water is to our body functioning at its optimum, I wasn’t doing myself any favours. So slowly I...

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