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The Importance of High Fibre Foods

Since becoming a mother, I’ve certainly been more vigilant about my husband and my diet – and obviously Bub’s – as I want us to have the best chance at longevity and health! Eating a plant based diet has many, many health benefits; you eat a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and wholegrains which include a multitude of vitamins, minerals and plant based calcium and iron. And one thing there’s no doubt that we consume is fibre. High fibre foods help you feel fuller for longer, help prevent diabetes by slowing glucose entering the bloodstream, help prevent constipation and can help maintain a healthy weight. Here’s 7 high fibre foods you can easily eat every day to reap all the...

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Does your pantry need an overhaul? Find out, and learn what to do about it!

Raise your hand if you have a pantry full of stuff, and complain there’s never anything to eat. Much like a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear, this can be a serious source of stress for many people. So together, we’re going to find out if you need a pantry overhaul or not.   Go to your pantry and open the door. Have a look around at everything on your shelves. And let me ask you: -What turns you on in your pantry? -What makes your mouth water? -What do you use often? -What makes your tummy rumble just thinking about it? Anything?  Now let me ask you: -Are you standing there not knowing what to make with what you...

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S1E4 – Turn your Leftovers into Something New!

In this episode I wanted to talk about waste – and in particular the waste of organic fruit and vegies, and how you can transform it into healthy leftovers so nothing gets thrown away. When you use the best organic fruit and veg, you want to get the most out of it- and there are so many ways to use leftover fruits, vegetables and nuts; and not all of them how you’d expect… www.vegiehead.com www.facebook.com/vegieheadpageView the transcript here Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS

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S1E3 – A Delicious Challenge

Going green relates to many facets of your life – everything from recycling, reducing waste, and making sustainable choices – and it also relates to your diet. The ‘greenest’ diet there is, is a vegan diet. Surrounded by stigmas and hatred, many people associate veganism with brown rice and tofu, a ‘hippie’ lifestyle, and someone who’ll voice their opinions the second you mention the words ‘Big Mac’. But I wanted to help clear a few things up. Even if you’re a meat eater, check this out – I promise this episode will be informative and interesting! I’m also going to share with you a delicious challenge! Here’s the links to the recipes I mention in the podcast:    Lentil and...

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Tips for a Waste Free Household + how to #gogreen2017!

Where we sit as a society right now, is on top of a large rubbish tip – also known as Planet Earth. We’re trashing our home, making a bed of our waste… and now we must lay in it. I saw my neighbours bin the other day, overflowing with plastic milk cartons, chip packets, polystyrene meat trays, and it bought back the fact that not everyone knows the best way to reduce waste in their home. While some of this may be second nature, it’s not that way for all. Reducing plastic, waste and packaging in your home may take time, but can be done in small incremental steps to make it sustainable long term. Here are some easy tips...

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