Key 1: Create an environment where your kids appreciate wholefoods One of the keys to teaching your kids to be lovers of wholefoods is to surround them with good food choices. Exposing them to a variety of foods from different cultures free of preservatives and any other nasties will give them a taste for...
What I love about the Mediterranean Lifestyle is that it’s not just about deliciously good food, but it’s also about getting together to share a meal, share your hopes and dream and to motivate each other to keep moving, naturally. The Blue Zones group (https://www.bluezones.com) have been investigating this lifestyle for over a decade now...
Homemade fast food can be nutritious, delicious and easy to prepare. That is, when made with whole food ingredients using good oil and no preservatives.
In a recent article, Anne Fishel, co-founder of a non-profit organisation, The Family Dinner Project stated,
…family dinners encourage children to eat more fruit & vegetables and fewer fried foods and soft drinks. When kids grow into young adults, they keep benefiting from the practice of regular family meals and are more likely to keep eating healthy food once they have left the family home.
I came across an article recently discussing the issue of when grandparents are caring for their grandchildren they may be negatively influencing the dietary intake and weight status of their grandchildren.
It was just over 33 years ago when I first set my eyes on this piece of paradise.
Greg and I had just been married 6 months earlier and he wanted to take me to ‘a great holiday destination’. He informed me we would be camping and it would be fun!
The last time Greg took me camping was during our honeymoon. We had just had a fabulous week in the Whitsundays, cruising the islands and swimming in the most stunning of places. We snorkelled, viewed the Great Barrier Reef, tasted Spanish mackerel and soaked in the sun. It was a fabulous start to our forever.
Then he took me camping. To Mt Kaputar. It was COLD!