a springboard into mindful eating

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This week, I was speaking with some other hardcore foodies when the topic of mindful eating came up. I must say it’s super cool that this is becoming more mainstream outside of the dietetics arena. With apps like Headspace and Smiling Mind, mindfulness colouring books abound, yoga finding great popularity, and meditation regularly cited as something […]

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food swaps: connecting with food and community

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What’s a food swap, you ask? To quote Local Harvest: Food Swaps are local gatherings where people swap excess homegrown produce and gardening extras. Items may include fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs, seeds, seedlings, gardening tips and worm juice, but may easily extend to skills shares, stories and seasonal recipes. Swaps are generally money free and run on an […]

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4-ingredient no-bake pb balls

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Here I was, ready to make a masterpiece… I had snagged some cacao nibs from The Source on sale I wanted to play around with, I had some dates that had been lying around for ages unused, and I wanted to use up some rolled oats and peanut butter before I leave. Prepared with coconut and […]

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kale and potato salad recipe for meat free monday

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It is Monday once again – a perfect opportunity to do yourself and the planet (and I guess an animal, too) a favour, and treat yourself with a Meat Free Monday. Need a recipe? How convenient. In my latest CERES Fair Food Box, amongst the many awesome ingredients were potatoes, beautiful green beans, leek and tuscan […]

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