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Time to give your pantry a makeover

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  Thanks toย  Jen Robinson from Life Wrangling for this guest post. Sometimes when we make a decision to eat healthier and to look after our bodies better, it’s the little things that can make us come unstuck. For example, walking into the pantry and seeing shelves of unhealthy food is not going to help us maintain our commitment to a healthier life. This is definitely a case where we can use out of sight, out of mind, to our…

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Sulphites and how they affect me.

Can certain processed and packaged food cause hay fever / asthma type symptoms? The answer is a big fat YES. It happened to me. Starting with a blocked nose which lasted about 2 years. At work, colleagues would ask if I had a cold (I didnโ€™t), as I sounded so nasal all the time. It got worse at times with extreme bouts of hay fever symptoms, scratchy throat, blocked nose and irritability – I now know this was due to…

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Looking for a sugar alternative – try Organic Rice Malt Syrup.

I posted recently about how much added sugar is in our foods. So todayโ€™s post is all about one alternative to sugar, particularly when cooking sweets – and my current fave – Organic Rice Malt Syrup! Organic Rice Malt Syrup is a versatile and natural sweetener made from organic brown rice. It is made through culturing rice with enzymes to breakdown the starches and then cooking until it becomes syrup. The final product contains soluble complex carbohydrates, maltose and a…

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