Healthy eating for kids does start at home but needs to be sustained in school where they spend a lot of time to truly become a lasting habit. Preparing lunch boxes everyday is a massive challenge for any parent, more so making them as healthy as possible. But it can be done! We’ve asked family healthy coach Maddie Race and naturopath Kat Stewart for healthy lunch box tips that are so practical, easy, and sensible, they will become a part of your routine before you know it.
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The new year is the perfect time to start fresh, beginning with your health. But don’t commit to any trendy or extreme diet just yet. We list some of the healthy food trends that are going to be big in 2018 simply because they make so much sense.
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Give your Christmas meal a sweet ending by serving delicious sticky date pudding. Dating back to medieval England, this rich dessert is a holiday staple, with almost every other family having their own recipe and storied tradition around it.
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Gearing up for a major New Year’s celebration? Whether you’re having an intimate gathering or a big event, serving delicious cocktails will create the festive mood for a cracking party. We’ve put together our top cocktail recipes to help you meet 2018 with a bang.
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Do you find yourself tearing your hair out trying to find the perfect Christmas gift at the right price every year? Save your hair, sanity, and some serious bucks through this ultimate guide to Christmas gift ideas. Find a budget friendly gift for your family, friends, and the odd neighbour or go all out and spoil your favourite people. Grab yourself a gift while you’re at it.
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Admit it, you love to pull out all the stops for Christmas—decking out your home in festive colours, putting up an eye-popping tree, finding the perfect gifts, and creating a beautiful spread at the Christmas table. Christmas brings out the Martha Stewart in you like no other occasion can but sometimes, you want to appear like you didn’t stress too much or try too hard. You shouldn’t really have to either. We give you a range of options for styling your Christmas table so you can be the hostess with the mostest effortlessly.
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Love decorating a Christmas tree? Then you’ve got to try making and decorating an edible one! Lisa, one of our favourite Instagram personalities, has made this gorgeous gluten-free gingerbread Christmas tree not once, but twice, and it’s turned out beautifully both times.
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Do something different for your weekend lunch with the family and serve something exotic but easy to pull off at home. Originating from Morocco, tagine is a stew-type dish with poultry, meat, or seafood plus vegetables and fruit. Slow-cooked in traditional cookware with the same name, tagines are as rich and hearty as Western-style stews but are cooked with much less liquid. The domed lid traps steam and sends the moisture back to the pot, ensuring that food is cooked to tender perfection. Serve this mouthwatering seafood and eggplant tagine with a couscous salad to complete your Sunday feast.
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A Christmas table doesn’t feel as festive without succulent baked ham at the centre. It pulls the feast together like no other dish can. And who doesn’t look forward to eating leftover ham for days?
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Stay fresh through the warm season with a thirst-quenching smoothie of fresh fruits you can make with one hand tied behind your back. It’s that easy! Grab some fruits, add a splash of citrus, and let the KitchenAid Diamond Blender do the hard work for you. Without any added sugar and ice, this smoothie is pure fruit goodness. Start off with the recipe below and try your own favourites. We reckon strawberries, avocado, mango, raspberry, coconut, and blackberries are some fruits that will be perfect too.
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