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- The Holistic Ingredient.

By sharing my thoughts and experiences around the key ‘holistic ingredients’ fundamental in my path to wellness, I hope to educate, inspire and motivate others to better health.

My Living Blog

Displaying articles across all categories tagged 'Whole Foods'.

My number one food tip for simplifying your diet.

How to simplify your diet

This is best advice I have ever been given in so far as overhauling my diet; a tip that was to change the way I ate for the rest of my life. Might it help you?

You have just 1 week to fill your healthy bookshelf!

Get $450 worth of amazing Australian health and wellness eBooks for just $45 in this awesome bundle. You've got until October 16, 2015! Run!

Want to know what's in my pantry?

The second instalment of the THI wellness guides takes you inside my pantry. Want to know what needs to be on your shopping list?

16 great healthy dinner ideas.

A compilation of gluten and refined sugar free salads, starters, dinner time and dessert recipe inspiration.

NEW RELEASE! Our 'Nourishing Kids' eBook has arrived! + A GIVEAWAY.

25 nut, gluten and refined sugar free recipes for the little people in your life! + A $450 giveaway for subscribers. Our biggest competition yet!

The pros and cons of a raw food diet (and a beautiful raw food recipe book!)

We break down the positives and negatives of a raw food diet so you can make an informed choice as to whether it's right for you.

Detox Your Pantry, Detox your Life.

Thank you to all that made the first of our Detox Your Life events: 'Detox Your Pantry' such a success! We can't wait to share the next event with you. Watch this space!

How to Detoxify Your Life + tickets now on sale for our "Detox Your Pantry" event in February!

We've put together a few tips on detoxifying your life, to help remove the overwhelm many feel at the beginning of a new year.

The monthly gratitude post - sharing the foodie love (no. 5).

Another month another spread of beautiful home cooked creations by lots of clever home chefs! Thank you for taking the time to make my recipes.

The monthly gratitude post - sharing the foodie love (no. 4).

This is without question, my very favourite blog post to share each month. It fills me with so much gratitude to see the Instagram community posting photos of recipes they have discovered on this blog and recreated.

Sharing the Foodie Love - the Monthly Gratitude Post Returns.

A big thank you to everyone in the world of instagram, Facebook and blogs for re-creating my recipes and sharing the foodie love. You have done my home creations a whole heap of justice.

Sharing the Foodie Love - a Monthly Gratitude Post.

I can't tell you how wonderful it feels to see people preparing the recipes I create. Consequently I've decided to share a bunch of photos of my recipes cooked by others, as a little gesture of gratitude to those sharing the food love.

"But where do 3am kebabs fit into this program?"

Eating healthily doesn't need to be boring and you certainly shouldn't feel deprived.

“Just saying...

... Having an alternating hot and cold shower is better for you than any skin moisturizer you could apply. When you have a hot shower the blood rushes to the skin to keep the body temp down. When cold, it rushes back towards the stomach to maintain the core body temp (of approx. 98.6%) - so the blood is constantly flushing your skin."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Showers.

... Coconut oil is fantastic for skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis and reduces the appearance of fine lines. It also makes for a dreamy hair treatment. Whack a couple of tablespoons into dry hair and let it soak in for about 20 minutes. Beautiful."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Coconut Oil.

... Love the one you’re with and love yourself some more. And if you’re not in a relationship consider how lucky you are that you have SO much love to shower – all over yourself!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Love.

... A good quality yoghurt containing live and active cultures, contains on average 20 percent more protein than the same volume of milk. Look out for brands that provide at least eight to ten grams of protein per serving."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Yoghurt.

... Social support has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, so keeping your social networks alive may well benefit your ticker over time. No excuses then - go call your bestie quick sticks!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Friends.

... Ease occasional indigestion by sipping on peppermint tea after your meal. Peppermint improves the flow of bile, which moves food through the digestive tract more quickly. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Peppermint Tea.

... Green tea can help rev up your workout. The antioxidants and caffeine contained within increase the metabolic generation of heat. Drink a cup 10 minutes before exercising. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Green Tea.

... To ease stress and prepare for bed, soak in a hot bath spiked with lavender essential oil. Play soothing music and let the day drift away..."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Lavender Essential Oil.

... Dry eyes? Try increasing your seafood intake. Salmon, sardines and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids which the body uses to produce tears. Consume higher amounts of these fats and say bye to dry eyes."

There's a yummy recipe for Salmon Pizza in my eBook, A Nourishing Kitchen!

Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Salmon.

... Dry skin? Go Avocado! They’re rich in monounsaturated fat and vitamin E, both of which promote healthy skin. Add half an avo to your smoothie, or smash one up on gluten free toast."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Avocado.