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Aimée Wimbush-Bourque is a food writer and expectant mother of two, living in Montréal. She draws from her rural, real food upbringing as well as her professional training as a chef to prepare simple, unprocessed home cooking on a daily basis for her family. She chronicles her kitchen experiences with stories, cooking tips and recipes on her award-winning food blog, Simple Bites .
Kettlebells are roundish, cast iron weights with handles. The center of mass of a kettlebell sits outside your hand, unlike a dumbbell. This makes kettlebells great for full-body swinging exercises. As you swing the kettlebell in different movement patterns, several muscle groups work to control the swing. Start with a light kettlebell until you perfect the form.
MUESLI SLICE | for lunch boxes, snacks or breakfast Ill warn upfront, this is my most lazy and disorganised recipe, yet it is the most important and lifesaving recipe I use every week; an instant snack, a dessert on the fly, breakfast when running late and a lunch box filler that is cheap and healthy. It is also important to note that I make this by throwing ingredients in a bowl until I see the right consistency so amounts are all approximate. Rebel cook!
A lot of good, healthy grains in this house are called “tiny pasta.” It’s not that I’m afraid to give Zachary the real names of things (he’s not really to the point yet where he will refuse to try things based on the name) but sometimes, it’s easier. “What’s this mommy?” “It’s quinoa.
I came across some beautiful, purple carrots at Harris Farm in Potts Point this morning...it was a bit of a detour on the way home from the market buying the cranberries for these cookies . In fact I had only dropped in to get some organic butter for the cookies but somehow (as usual) walked out with a bag full to the brim of fresh fruit and vegetables. I was most excited about my purple carrots as I had heard that they had double the nutritional value of the orange ones.
A few months back I connected with Lee Holmes who told me she was writing a cookbook. She asked if I’d “endorse it”. For some niggly, gut-based reason I had a very sound feeling about what she was doing…Lee has an autoimmune disease and has healed herself through diet.
I’ve been asked a few times about coconut flour. Is it a grain? Is it starchy? Good for kids quitting sugar? I could’ve mouthed off based on a vague knowledge.
Staying at home on stormy days makes me want to bake! But leading this Paleo lifestyle doesn't always make it that easy! But today, I think I found something that works! MUFFINS! They were simple, too! And... they got the "family" approval (which means the kids liked them)... that's HUGE.
It seems kind of early to be doing an Easter post. But, hey, Woolworths got in months ago. Aaaannndddd , a stack of you have been asking for ideas and recipes and… So. Here you go. image via bhg.com First, some chocolate thinkings… and some good news
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It’s summer time and what better way to cool off than with homemade popsicles! These are my two favorite popsicle recipes and have never been able to pick which one I liked better, the strawberry coconut or the honeydew lime, so I decided to share them both with you! Need a reason to make these popsicles? Make for dessert at the summer BBQ Have as an afternoon treat with your kids Planning a summer birthday party? There ya’ go.
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Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle , which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles that have been used successfully throughout history. The other 4 are considered polyphasic sleep cycles due to the multiple number of naps they require each day.