Health and Lifestyle

6 Nutritious Breakfast Muffins to Make on the Go

Finding nutritious breakfast muffins that actually taste good is always difficult. So many of the health-food websites claim that their recipes taste good, but the jam-packed nutrients don’t always translate to flavour. Some of the other muffin recipes you’ll find that do taste good will take an hour or more to make. This timing isn’t…

7 Reasons Eating Dark Chocolate Everyday is Good For You

Dark chocolate: how can something so good be so bad for you? Well, here’s the thing – it’s actually not! Dark chocolate is made from cacao beans, which are powerful sources of flavanols, a type of antioxidant. Despite an arduous process of fermentation, roasting, and powdering that turns cacao beans into the smooth chocolate treat…

Easy, Healthy Lunch Recipes for Kids

With Australia’s childhood obesity rate growing each year, every parent wants to try and give their kid a healthy lunch. It’s easier said than done though. Many mums and dads are full-time workers, constantly on the go between their family, themselves, their job and the household. But providing your children with healthy school lunches every…

Finding Affordable Life Insurance with Depression

Three million Australians live with anxiety or depression. Repeat: three million. While depression is common, life insurers don’t view it as such. Diagnosed depression in your medical history can sometimes mean your life insurance provider will deny you coverage or charge you more money. Getting Life Insurance With Depression Getting life insurance with depression isn’t…

Life Insurance for Stay at Home Parents: How Much Do You Need?

In the case of families where one parent is working and the other stays at home to hold down the fort, there’s a common misconception that only the parent who is working has financial worth and should be covered by life insurance. The truth is, both the working parent and the stay-at-home parent have significant…

Baby Hay Fever? 6 Signs Your Baby Might Be Suffering

If you’ve ever experienced hay fever as an adult, then you’re already well-versed in the signs of hay fever in a baby. That’s right—baby hay fever is a real thing. Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, affects almost one in five Australians at some point, and up to 30% of children. It’s basically an allergy…

10 Easy No-Bake Protein Ball Recipes

Healthy protein balls are the holy trifecta of modern snacking: good for you, easy to make, and tasty. Also called bliss balls or snack bites, these provide a flavourful energy boost at any time of day. If you like the sound of a short ingredient list that can be easily modified to meet dietary requirements,…

6 Things You Should Be Doing to Keep Your Heart Healthy

A heart attack occurs when a coronary blood vessel – or a vessel that supplies the heart with blood – becomes blocked, thus stopping blood flow to the heart. The heart loses its oxygen supply, which damages the heart muscle and can potentially be a fatal medical emergency. According to statistics from The Heart Foundation,…

3 Healthy Pesto Pasta Recipes to Satisfy Your Carb Cravings

Are you looking to be healthier but don’t want to eliminate pasta from your diet? No need to choose between the two. Here are a few of our favourite healthy pasta recipes to satisfy those carb cravings. Wholemeal Pasta Spirals with Rocket Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes This wonderful pasta dish serves four people and…

3 Vegetarian Meal Plans (for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Are you looking at all the delicious, insta-worthy vegetarian recipes floating around and wondering where on this green earth you’d ever find the time to whip up dishes like those? We often opt for fast food and instant meals because they seem simpler and quicker to make than real meals – but that doesn’t always…

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