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How I Survived My First Winter in Melbourne

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Just when I’m warming up to my winter, spring comes along and I’m NOT complaining! As a Caribbean lady, consistently warm temperatures were my norm, with the only seasons being literally “rain/no rain”! Living in beautiful Melbourne has been a joy, it is said that we experience all four seasons in a day!!! My moods,…

HOW I FOUND YOGA AND WHY IT IS STILL MY FRIEND!

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I have always been conscious of yoga but I never tried it until I was at a point where I was much more overweight and stressed than I had ever been. You see, I was going through a very traumatic period of my life until one day, I decided, for some reason to jump on…

WATER. Is a GALLON A DAY really necessary?

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It is easy for us to forget to drink a truck-load of water. Busy days. Busy nights. Always rushing. Who gets the time to actually sit down and drink a whole glass of water? Much more for 1 GALLON OF WATER PER DAY! Well that’s my goal! A WHOLE GALLON! Yes, I said it! A…

A month long phone detox? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

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Many of us are walking zombies, slave to our mobile phones. When our phones ring, we drop everything to answer. When a notification comes through, we jump to see who it is. Being an entrepreneur for approximately seven years and a project manager prior to that, meant that my phone was always pinging, to the…

EGG SOLDIERS (WITHOUT TOAST!)

By Kylie Malcolm | 0 Comments

A much healthier way to enjoy your eggs Ingredients 1 soft-boiled egg 5 spears of steamed asparagus OR steamed green beans Method Cut the soft-boiled egg in half and serve with the steamed asparagus or green beans for dipping.

Crunchy Peach Pots!

By Kylie Malcolm | 0 Comments

For breakfast or an anytime snack. (Vegan option included) Ingredients 1 peach peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 150g pot Greek Yoghurt ( or coconut yoghurt for vegan option) 2 tbsp puffed/popped quinoa 1 tsp honey (replace with maple syrup for vegan option) 1 tablespoon mixed nuts (optional)   Method In a short glass layer…

Rosemary Fries

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Ingredients 1kg/2lbs of potatoes 3 tbsp coconut oil 4 large sprigs of rosemary pinch of cayenne pepper   Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a shallow roasting pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil and place in the oven to heat up while you prepare the potatoes Cut potatoes into chunky chips/sticks Pour…

Why Chewing Your Food Properly Is Important For Your Overall Health And Wellbeing.

By Kylie Malcolm | 0 Comments

Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing. In some cases upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer to…

Foods With High Amounts Of Hidden Sugar

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Sugar is the real culprit. For many years people have been led to believe that saturated fat is the main cause of heart disease. However new studies have revealed that saturated fat is far less harmful than sugar. It is no surprise that that chocolates, fizzy drinks, sweets and cakes are loaded with added sugar.…

Get Slim Without The Gym!

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LEARN 5 FAT BURNING TECHNIQUES TO LOSE WEIGHT COMFORTABLY IN YOUR HOME. Finding the time to work out can be hard enough with busy schedules, dating, married life, kids…..but no matter the situation, time and comfort is of the essence. So taking a 15-minute drive back and forth from the gym, while also assessing awkward…