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Store Bought Trail Mix Disadvantages – Make Your Own

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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

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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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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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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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How to Make Litter-Free School Lunches

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We all know what a rush the school-mornings are. Because of this, convenience often becomes paramount when packing school lunches and parents often resort to buying pre-packaged and processed foods in an attempt to save time.

This means that every day packaging is thrown out and if you were to multiply that amount by the number of school-age children in South Africa, the amount of waste becomes rather frightening.

How can you make a litter-free lunch for your children and why is this a wise option for your pocket and the planet?

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Super Easy Ways to Make Natural Yoghurt at Home

Plain yoghurt is such a great kitchen staple it can be used in so many ways:

  • Mix crushed garlic with yoghurt and a bit of salt to make a delicious hamburger or steak sauce. You can also add some of your favourite dried herbs
  • Mix with muesli for breakfast
  • Mix in curry sauces to make it creamier
  • Use it as a base for Smoothies
  • Eat it as a healthy snack just like that, or with your favourite ingredients

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Tips for Making Kid-Friendly Smoothies

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We all know how difficult and stressful it can be to get children to eat their vegetables and often you find yourself in a battle of wills. But, there is an easier way. Many children love squeeze pouches and love fruit smoothies. Sneak in some vegetables and you have the perfect way to encourage children to eat more vegetables (and fruit). Here is how you can make kid-friendly smoothies:

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