Health > Exercise and Weight loss

Exercising and Pregnancy

While most women will want to maintain fitness during pregnancy, you don’t want to do anything that could put yourself or your baby at risk. There is so much conflicting information out there, but you’ll be pleased to know that many forms of exercise have benefits...

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Strength Training You Can Do At Home

Lives are getting busier and it’s hard to fit in work, kids, couple-time, AND exercise.  So my husband and I decided to combine a few things and try getting stronger at home together. All we needed was some basic equipment, a systematic approach, and a positive...

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Building Muscle at Home

After I finished my cancer treatments a year ago, I slowly went back to my old regime of exercise. But even though I was going to kickboxing class a few times a week, I wasn’t regaining my strength.  I was feeling quite frustrated with my lack of progress and needed...

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Why ‘diet’ is a dirty word in my house

After decades of misuse, the word ‘diet’ is packaged with some truly upside-down thinking and it’s influencing our health in all the wrong ways. It’s up to us to change the story for the next generations. Full disclosure: I’ve been yo-yo dieter too. Start Monday, eat...

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Five Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

When you’re trying to shed a few kilos there are things you can do to make that journey a little easier (it’s often hard to change habits, so every little bit helps!). Boosting your metabolism is a great way to get your body working for you, even when you’re not...

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A Healthier Lifestyle One Step at a Time

A Healthier Lifestyle One Step at a Time (Step One: Mind Set and Breakfast) It was about two years ago that I looked at my family’s health and decided it was time to stop going on fad diets. They didn’t work and cost us a fortune. Instead I had to do the hard thing...

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Salted Caramel Balls

I love a simple no-bake recipe! These are super tasty and one of my favourite raw treats to have in the house. 2 cups cashews 1 cup shredded coconut (plus extra for rolling) ¼ cup dried dates 1 tsp vanilla paste 1 tbsp Tahini 2-3 pinches pink himalayan salt 2-3 tbsp...

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Raw Chocolate Slice

This is a regular treat in our house that the whole family enjoys.  It’s foolproof and has been made in a number of different ways using a variety of different nuts, seeds and sweeteners. The following combination is definitely my favourite. 2 cups cashews ½ cup cacao...

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Homemade Teriyaki-style Sauce

My daughter loves teriyaki chicken, but I hate to use many of the shop-bought sauces. Most are packed with chemicals, and it’s hard to find ones that are gluten-free. Here’s an easy homemade sauce that is perfect for marinating, basting, or dipping!  It’s not the most...

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How to Have a Cool Baby in the Summer Heat

As temperatures rise we can finally cast off the winter woolies and think about picnics in the park and days on the beach.  But while it’s easy to slip, slop and slap if you’re a grown up, keeping a baby safe from the heat is a little more complicated. Here are three...

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