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Bowl coconut yoghurt and fruit

Is My Poo Normal?

  Yes, I’m serious! (And don’t you sometimes wonder anyway?) You already know that your poo can reflect your physical, and sometimes even emotional, health. You may get constipation or have diarrhea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re really nervous about something.   And what about fibre and water?…

Anzac biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

Who doesn’t love an Anzac biscuit!   This tradition began during wartime and was based on ingredients that were easy to come by, and the end product also lasted the time and distance if they were sent to our troops serving overseas. The love for our national bickie (cue Kiwi’s claiming the original recipe) continues…

Dog with Bunny ears

Enjoying Easter

Enjoying Easter   Easter is nearly here and I know I’m always banging on about ways to cut out sugar for the kids (big and little!), so this year I thought about enjoying Easter, hopefully without too many meltdowns. I don’t know about your family, but my kids certainly have their individual approaches to Easter…

detox fruit and vegetables

Do You Really Need to Detox?

Do You Really Need to Detox?   Detox is a buzz word that’s been floating around for a while. Usually linked to a ridiculously limited diet and/or the use of ridiculously expensive products, all claiming to “cleanse” your body of mysterious unidentified toxins. In today’s blog we’ll see whether we really need to detox or…