Category Archives: Winter

Slow Cooked Organic Turkey Shanks | A Warming Winter Dish

Through-out winter we love nothing more than coming home to the smell of a slow-cooked meal. There truly is nothing that beats that aroma. This turkey number is the perfect healthy & nourishing comfort food. Turkey is one of our … Continue reading

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Cold & Flu Prevention 101 | Our Top Tips

Yes, it’s that time of year again…..the cold & flu session is getting scarily close. Luckily there is so much we can do to help prevent getting sick & also help our body recover, if in fact we do get … Continue reading

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Post-flu Recovery – Tips & Tricks

 Mindy Duncan (Naturopath) It’s been a really rough flu season this year, with the most recorded cases of Influenza A in almost 15 years. I think it’s fair to say most of us need some time to recover & recuperate. … Continue reading

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The Many Health Benefits of Hemp!

by Mindy Duncan | Naturopath Now that we will no longer have to make ‘body creams’ with our beloved hemp seeds and can finally talk freely about the benefits of consuming this delicious seed it’s important we discuss the many, … Continue reading

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The Kitchen with Bella and Claudia: Beetroot Brownies

In this episode of The Kitchen, Bella and Claudia show you how to make an easy, delicious and simple recipe of Beetroot Brownies. Yum!   What you’ll need… 320g beetroot, grated raw (about 2.5 cups) 3 cups Protein Bread Co … Continue reading

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SUPERCHARGED VEGGIE SCRAMBLE

This is a breakfast I recommend to all of my clients – it’s very quick and just divine! A breakfast like this is a great way to pack veggies into the start of your day and will keep you full … Continue reading

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Cacao Banana Cake

Another delicious recipe from Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment – perfect to prepare for school lunch boxes, weekend sport, or for a tasty afternoon work snack. Yum!   Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Makes 15 pieces … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake

This recipe is from the lovely Nutrition Guru and The Chef. Tara has “a passion for busting diet myths and showing people simple and effective ways to live a healthy and happy life by eating whole foods… Together we aim … Continue reading

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Silver Beet Dhal

Marilyn made this delicious winter dish from the new Australian Women’s Weekly  recipe book “Slow Cooker: The Complete Edition”. This meal is perfect for the colder weather – satisfying, warming and nutrient dense. We’ve made some adaptions to the original … Continue reading

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How to Recover From Your Winter Cold

You’ve done all you could to avoid getting sick, however, it just didn’t seem to be enough and you’ve caught that cold you’ve been hoping to escape. So now it’s time to learn how to get over your illness in … Continue reading

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How to Maintain Your Waistline in Winter

We often get customers coming in to our store looking for advice on how to lose weight. At Vive Health, we don’t really believe in ‘diets’. We firmly believe that losing weight is a byproduct of living a healthy lifestyle. … Continue reading

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5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Warm in Winter

Winter is the season where grey skies trigger a lack of energy and make us wish we were sleeping all hours of the day. It is the time of the year electricity bills go up and greenhouse gas emissions skyrocket. … Continue reading

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The Perfect LOW CARB Lasagne

This recipe is seriously delicious! I have made it multiple times for various friends and it always gets a big tick of approval! The lasagne is an adaption of the beautiful ‘Tomato, Ricotta, Kale and Basil Lasagne’ from Gather and … Continue reading

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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Extremely tasty and very quick to make, these delicious pizza bites are the perfect pre-game snack to enjoy before the State of Origin! Gluten free, protein rich, and high fibre – you won’t have to compromise taste for nutritional value. … Continue reading

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Do you have “Sitting Syndrome”?

By Marilyn Lemaire   Is it possible that a simple change like “Standing more” could increase life span by years?   There are many recognized addictive behaviors but most of us would have never considered that an addiction to sitting … Continue reading

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Protein Pancakes – The Protein Bread Co

For the pancakes, prepare The Protein Bread Co – Pancake Mix as instructed. These delicious gluten free pancakes are high in fibre, high in protein, and are low carb. I didn’t have cottage cheese, but substituted for 2 tbsp of … Continue reading

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Golden Mylk Latte

Turmeric is gaining a lot of attention at the moment! This therapeutic herb boasts anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and neuroprotective properties. Turmeric can be easily adapted into any diet, used in meals, baking, smoothies, and hot drinks – like this delicious Golden … Continue reading

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Marilyn’s Nourishing Chicken & Leek Curry

This delicious recipe from Marilyn ticks all the right boxes: quick, easy, and nutrient dense! Perfect for an effortless mid-week meal. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 500g organic chicken, cut into bite size pieces 2 large … Continue reading

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10 Gluten-Free Meal Ideas for Winter

We always yearn for food that fills us with comfort and contentment during the colder months. Being coeliac or gluten-mindful shouldn’t have to affect your winter eating habits. To prove this, we’ve put together 10 delicious winter meal ideas for … Continue reading

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Winter Warmers To Keep You Healthy

Keeping our family healthy during winter and finding organic warming foods can be a tough gig. That’s why it is so good to know that there are plenty of healthy and organic products available, which not only taste great, but … Continue reading

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