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Recipe – Nutritious Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

spicy easy pumpkin seeds

I love pumpkin seeds, and after buying ingredients for my trail mix, I had lots of pumpkin seeds left over. (Okay, so we might have gone a bit overboard – we bought a kilogram of them).

As is true of most seeds, pumpkin seeds have a very high nutrient content that includes magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, protein and antioxidants.

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Store Bought Trail Mix Disadvantages – Make Your Own

trail mix in healthy lunchbox

I never buy trail mix at the supermarket. As far as snacks go, it is a healthier option, but I don’t like store-bought trail mix because:

  1. It always tastes stale
  2. It is expensive
  3. Your options are limited
  4. Additives
  5. Excess packaging in the case of litter free lunchboxes

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Sinchies Helps Special Needs Child – Feeding Pump Experience

food pouch for feeding pump

When Samantha, the brains behind Sinchies, designed Sinchies reusable pouches, her ultimate mission was to help families. Several years later her dreams are coming alive in ways she never expected, as per the following experience involving a special needs child that uses an Infinity Feeding Pump.

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Recipe: Weetbix and Fruit Breakfast Smoothie

weetbix breafkast smoothie

Breakfast smoothies are quick and easy. If you are running late, you can eat them in the car. If you are not a morning person, and prefer your breakfast a bit later, you can take your food with you to eat a little later in the day. They also make an excellent mid-morning snack for those who like to eat smaller meals several times a day.

They are just so versatile we can’t help but love them! So, here’s a recipe for an awesome Weetbix and Fruit Breakfast Smoothie, enjoyable for everyone in the family.

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Top Ten Freezable Lunchbox Ideas

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We all know that during the week there is never enough time to accomplish everything you need to do. If you are looking for some great freezable ideas for items that you can make in bulk for your week-day litter-free lunchboxes, look no further because we have you covered!

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Are you a Vegetable Smuggler?

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Do you smuggle vegetables into your children’s food? Some moms are very much against it and others reckon their children would never eat vegetables without the smuggling and resultant hidden vegetables. Some smuggler moms say that even their husbands, who would otherwise not eat their vegetables, have benefited from vegetable smuggling!

At Sinchies HQ, we do both because vegetables are good for you, and also because we believe that it is good for both adults and little ones to get used to the idea that eating vegetables contributes to a balanced diet.

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Camping With Sinchies

Sinchies reusable food pouches are perfect to use while enjoying outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and picnicking. These versatile pouches have uses that extend far beyond the home kitchen. Campers and other nature enthusiasts have come to see the benefits of using Sinchies, because Sinchies help overcome common challenges faced by campers.

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How Easy is it to Recycle in South Africa?

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South Africa, like many other countries around the world, have a problem with waste. Our landfills are quickly filling up and even if they were not, this is still not a solution because it will take centuries for all that plastic to fully decompose. Less packaging and more recycling is the way to go, but in order to successfully recycle in South Africa, this may take a bit of extra, out-the-box planning.

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Recipe: Healthy Avocado Chocolate Mousse

avocado chocolate mousse

If you like to smuggle healthy ingredients into the food you make, this recipe is just for you. It is full of nutrients (avocado) and antioxidants (cocoa), and uses natural sugar (honey). Best of all, it is a delicious alternative to standard, store-bought chocolate mousse.

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