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The benefits of a simple life for your family

The benefits of a simple life for your family

Simple living, slow living, minimalism, living intentionally, whatever you want to call it has really taken off in the past few years. And for good reason, it has so many benefits to all aspects of our family lives.  Up until now I’ve really focused on […]

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

Do you struggle with uncontrollable sugar cravings? Is one handful of sweets, one cookie, or one piece of cake just never enough? Are you exhausted by mid afternoon desperately searching for some kind of pick me to get you through the rest of the day? […]

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up? One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. It’s […]

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

I know for a lot of people the holidays kills their healthy eating habits, but it doesn’t have to. There are many ways that we can enjoy the holiday foods without risking our health or sabotaging our ‘diets’. I put it in quotes because personally […]

how to create quick nutritious lunches for your little ones…

how to create quick nutritious lunches for your little ones…

Come and take a peek into lunches at our house and hopefully you will come away with a few ideas for your own family. In an ideal world, lunch would be the meal I’d gather my family round the table for a big warm meal. […]

Healthy Habits: how to balance your plate

Healthy Habits: how to balance your plate

Long gone are the days where a healthy balanced meal was based around starchy foods, yet if you check out the UK’s National Health Service’s Eatwell Guide they recommend that we “base meals on potatoes, bread, rice, pasta or other starchy carbohydrates.” It also recommends that […]

what I wish I knew earlier about nuts and seeds…

what I wish I knew earlier about nuts and seeds…

I don’t know if you are like me or not, but I’ve always liked nuts and seeds. I ate them on their own, in baking, on top of salads and in nut milks and butters. I gave them to my kids to eat by the […]