Tag Archives: Vive Organics

Let’s Talk About Flax

                                                       by Therese Hodgkinson (Naturopath)   Did you know that Flaxseed (aka linseed) is not only a great source of omega 3 fatty acid but also: fibre, protein, minerals, isoflavones & lignans? No wonder this nutritious little seed has … Continue reading

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Turkey, Cranberry and Wild Rice Salad

This is the perfect Christmas Day salad! Not only is it easy to prepare, absolutely delicious and nutrient dense, but you can also make it ahead of time for an even more seamless Christmas lunch…  I know I won’t be … Continue reading

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Mini Banana Walnut Muffins

Another delicious recipe from Simple Nourishment! Why not make a batch for back to school lunches this week – yum! Be sure to check out the recipe book, Super Snacks, from Simple Nourishment in store at VIVE.   Prep: 15 mins … Continue reading

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The Kitchen: 2 Minute Edition: All-in-one-pan Roast Chook

This week on the Kitchen, Bella and Claudia have created a simple, delicious recipe for a Roast Chook even your nan would be proud of. You can find all of the ingredients in-store at VIVE! What you’ll need… . 1kg … Continue reading

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Crunchy Seed Bars

Makes 15 bars | Prep: 8 mins | Cook: 15 mins gluten free, dairy free   What You’ll Need… 1 cup dates ¼ cup sultanas ¼ cup cranberries ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup chia seeds … 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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Seven Part Series, Part 6: The Brow Chakra

By Jo Smith Kinesiology and Reiki Practitioner & Instructor   Trusting Your Inner Knowledge   Do you want to enhance and balance your insight, knowledge, intuition and wisdom? As we have weaved our way through five of the seven main … 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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Chewy Almond Butter Bars

These delicious bars are from the lovely Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment, a fantastic recipe to prepare for back-to-school lunch boxes or for an indulgent afternoon work snack. We can’t wait to give these a try!   “Our passion … 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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Raw Strawberry Tartlets

Makes 15 tartlets Ingredients: Almond Base: 1 tsp coconut oil 1 cup almonds 5 medjool dates, pitted 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1 Tbsp raw cacao powder A good pinch of salt 1 tsp vanilla essence (the real stuff) 1 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Traumeel The Natural Anti-inflammatory

The natural anti-inflammatory Everyone has experienced inflammation and its unpleasant symptoms of pain, swelling, and redness. Inflammation – a highly complex process – is the body’s response to tissue injuries (muscles, skin, tendons, ligaments, or joints). Such injuries can be … Continue reading

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What Kind of Insomniac Are You?

Somewhat epidemic, insomnia is an interesting study for natural therapies. People that fall sleep but then wake at different hours of the night are of particular interest. Although some nice research exists, western medicine has little to contribute however Traditional … Continue reading

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Weleda – Skin Food

Weleda Skin Food is the answer to dry skin. Skin food is so nourishing, hydrating and protective for dry and rough skin. The product is marketed as a treatment for dry skin, but here at Vive we use it as … Continue reading

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Spiral Organic Balsamic Vinegar

    I’m a big fan of balsamic vinegar, loving the tart yet slightly sweet flavour it gives to enhance just about any dish you add it too. Lately what I have loved is making a salad and giving a … Continue reading

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