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Article Tag - "Healthy Eating"

Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing

Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing Can Acupuncture really replace Botox?

The desire to slow down the ageing process is common to all. Interventions like Botox work well for filling in lines but leave the ageing of the body and skin unaffected. What we really want is to put the brakes on the ageing process in the whole body.

Facial rejuvenation acupuncture works directly on lines by making the skin produce keratin and collagen to plump out wrinkles.Read more

Posted on May 29, 2019

Why I chose baby led weaning over spoon-feeding

Why I chose baby led weaning over spoon-feeding

Elbowroom yoga teacher and busy mum of three Emily McElarney shares her experience of baby led weaning.

I knew I had a problem when my toddler would clap his hand over his mouth and look terrified any time anyone gave him something particularly yummy to eat.

The problem was not what you’re thinking.  What he was doing, was actually preventing mummy from rummaging in his mouth and grabbing the food off him.… Read more

Posted on September 6, 2016

Family Food: Home-made Teething Biscuits

Family Food: Home-made Teething Biscuits

I came across this recipe a couple of weeks ago and diligently tried it out for you all. It took Elsie Mai (17 months with a fine set of choppers) about a half hour to get through one of these so I think we can say they were a success!  The basic recipe is quite bland – no complaints from Elsie Mai as she is sugar-free.  You can add your own flavours to jazz it up a bit.… Read more

Posted on July 5, 2016

Healthy nutritious pancakes your kids will love!

Healthy nutritious pancakes your kids will love!

Pancake Tuesday is around the corner (February 9th) so we’ve put together a couple of delicious and healthy pancake recipes for all the family.

Here are 3 different pancake batter recipes – just make the batter in the usual way and enjoy! Pancakes are more the American style crumpets but you could experiment with adding more liquid to make them more crepe like.

Coconut Flour Pancakes

These are delicious, grain and gluten and refined sugar free and full of good nutrition including lots of protein and fibre.… Read more

Posted on February 2, 2016

5 healthy eating trends you’ll see this year

5 healthy eating trends you’ll see this year

What’s going to be the big health trend of 2016? 2015 saw the rise of coconut oil and bone broth. The good news is that every year that now goes by, people are become better educated and more determined to eat healthy.

Here’s my my list of things that you’ll see popping up everywhere over the coming year:

1. Plant-Based Everything 

There’s a misconception that a plant-based diet means going totally vegan.… Read more

Posted on January 15, 2016

Healthy eating for winter wellness

Healthy eating for winter wellness

We firmly believe to eat well is to be well.  We do our best to balance a little over-indulgence with lots of fresh healthy fruit and vegetables, wholesome nuts & grains.

The busy holiday season can take it’s toll on both body and mind and we all benefit from a little extra nurturing during these cold winter months to restore us back to health and vitality.

Our resident Naturopath Kevin Callan has designed a great workshop to help you put a nutritious healthy food plan together for the coming months.… Read more

Posted on January 6, 2016