Mama Wellness Blog : healthy habits

Feta, Tomato and Cucumber Wrap

These Wraps are so easy to do. My son loves helping me to make them and my daughter loves them in her lunchbox. Cucumbers are under-rated for their health properties. They actually can help protect against neurological disease pain and headaches as they contain an anti-inflammatory substance. They also contain a nutrient called cucurbitacin, which […]

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Orange and Pomegranate Wheel

These pomegranate and orange wheels are not only a pretty looking piece for a buffet style lunch, it also contains an abundance of nutrients. Pomegranates are not eaten as regularly as other fruits, but they contain so much goodness, it would be a crime not to include this fruit in your weekly shopping list! They […]

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Pear, Goats Cheese and Fennel Towers

These cute little food towers are surprisingly therapeutic to put together, look really pretty on a plate, and above all, taste really nice! You can adapt the recipe and change the cheese for feta or cooked halloumi, and use apple instead of pear. The real health addition from these little stacks are the fennel seeds. […]

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Raspberry and Coconut Amazeballs

These coconut and raspberry amazeballs are little bites of heaven! They are quick and easy to make and everyone will love them. They are also super healthy. Linseeds, also known as flaxseeds are available in either golden or red seeds, but they possess the same nutrients. They contain essential fatty acids, are high in protein and packed with zinc, calcium […]

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Chilli and Ricotta Stuffed Courgettes

These chilli and ricotta courgettes are my favourite lunch box pack up. They are delicious served straight from the oven, but are also really yummy if they have been chilled in the fridge (will last for 48 hours). The tomato puree and chilli gives the courgettes are real punchy flavour and the creamy cheese texture […]

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Veggie Mushroom Bites

These veggie mushroom bites are so easy to make and are literally a taste explosion in your mouth. Mushrooms provide good mineral sources of selenium, copper, niacin, potassium and phosphorous. These minerals contribute to cardiovascular health by balancing cholesterol levels. Additionally, mushrooms provide protein, vitamin C and iron. To get the nutritional benefit from mushrooms […]

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Paleo Tipple

This Paleo Tipple is a fabulous refreshing drink that gives mamas a lift when they are feeling tired, and is great to have after a workout. This is a far healthier option than any of the ready made energy drinks you can find at the supermarket which are often packed full of caffeine, read more […]

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Paleo Shortbread Cookies

I wanted to create some simple but tasty bites (plus a cheeky paleo non-alcoholic tipple!) That inspired mamas to make them when they had friends over for a cuppa, instead of the usual hydrogenated fat and processed sugar cakes, biscuits and pastries. So over the next 8 weeks I will be sharing some fantastic, tasty […]

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10 Pregnancy Exercise Myths Busted

There are a lot of myths about what exercise you can and can’t do during pregnancy. A lot of advice was given before the medical profession realised the benefits of exercise in pregnancy. Here are ten myths we’ve busted to put your mind at rest if you want to continue to train whilst you’re pregnant. […]

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Hormones and How to Naturally Help Restore Balance During Childbearing

Childbirth provides an immense hormonal roller coaster for women. From conception to post birth a woman’s body must deal with an abundance of hormones that assist in sustaining a pregnancy to birthing and feeding a new-born. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG). Released from conception it gains in quantity for the first 10 weeks of pregnancy when […]

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