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Food Insecurity In Australia? More Than 1 in 5 Aussies Have Not Had Enough To Eat.

By: McCrindle

Food insecurity is a growing social crisis in Australia despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries. More than 1 in 5 Australians (21%) have experienced food insecurity in the last 12 months, meaning they ran out of food and were unable to buy more.
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The Fear of Leftovers (FOLO) is Gripping the Workplace

By: McCrindle

What is FOLO? The fear of leftovers or FOLO is gripping a quarter of Australians who say they are embarrassed to eat leftovers at work. Read more

Are You an Emotional Eater? Here’s Why (and How to Stop)

By: Brittany Ann

Hello, my name is Brittany and I’m a stress eater.  It’s not that my food choices on a whole are terrible. I have no problem passing up cake at a birthday party and I don’t really mind being hungry if dieting. But when I’m stressed? Give me alll the food.

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Why Your Dining Table Has Great Significance

By: Susan Sohn

A number of years ago my parents made the big decision to move from our farm and family home into our small, very quaint town. As many of you know, a move like this is huge. Read more

Chopped Mixed Salad with Almonds

By: Susan Joy

This is a quick and simple salad that the whole family will love. Just substitute any of the salad vegetables with your family’s favourites. I’ve made the dressing with almond butter for a creamy consistency and added chopped almonds to the salad for some crunch. Chopping the salad makes it easy to serve and a great choice to take to a BBQ or on a picnic. For a nut-free version, use sunflower butter or tahini in the dressing and add seeds to the salad instead of almonds. Read more

My Kind of Doctor: “It’s Only Too Much Coffee When It Hurts Your Wallet”

By: Anne Rinaudo

Professor Merlin Thomas is a physician and a scientist in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. His work links the complex disciplines of biochemistry and biology to the real needs of real people; like our real need for real coffee (or tea). Read more

Nourishing Foods For Your Baby

By: Susan Joy

Your baby may have just started on solids or started teething and you are very excited about these new stages in your babies life. Are you wondering what are the best foods to provide to your precious one that will be nourishing? Read more

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Egg Substitutes

By: Susan Joy

There are many people with egg allergies that could benefit from finding good healthy substitutes for eggs. It can be a challenge to find an egg replacement that isn’t a powdered processed product that comes in a package or plastic container. Read more

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Cashew Chicken

By: Susan Joy

In my version of Cashew Chicken I’ve used shredded cabbage in place of noodles. The Asian satay flavour is achieved by using cashew butter. This is an economical meal that’s nutritious and will suit the whole family. (For a nut free version, omit the roasted cashews and replace the cashew butter with sunflower butter). Read more

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Strawberry Shortcake

By: Susan Joy

A no-fuss delicious and moist strawberry shortcake that the whole family will love. It’s perfect for afternoon tea or as a dessert served with vanilla coconut yoghurt or dairy-free cream. When strawberries are out of season, you might like to add diced apple into the cake mixture and sprinkle the top with cinnamon (see notes at the end).  Read more