Wellbeing

Spicy winter tea

July

The Slowpoke: SPICY WINTER TEA // Photo: Jess Kneebone When the days are cool and the nights are long, a heart-warming tea can lift the spirits. In search of this, we caught up with Kate Jones from The Vegan Teahouse to discover a tea recipe that’s fit for the season. Packed full of flavour, loaded with health benefits and designed to invigorate, this spicy winter tea is perfect for chilly days and long nights. Plus, it’s easy to whip up at home with ingredients you may already
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BAREFOOT BENEFITS

March

The Slowpoke: BAREFOOT BENEFITS It seems so simple. We know how good it makes us feel to walk around barefoot on the grass, the sand, rocks or bare earth. And it seems simple because it is – that bare skin-to-earth contact that comes from walking with bare feet has a whole host of benefits for our mental and physical wellbeing. 
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LEMON MYRTLE INSECT REPELLENT

January

The Slowpoke: INSECT REPELLENT There’s not many spots in this rather large country of ours that you can escape the menace of mosquitos. And this time of year is particularly rife with them. Before you reach for the commercial insect repellent though, consider a natural option. One that skips harmful ingredients – in particular DEET.
LEMON MYRTLE INSECT REPELLENT
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BEET KVASS

November

The Slowpoke: BEET KVASS Slowly but surely it seems we are all relearning the health powers that lie within age-old fermented foods. Whether sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, kefir, or as we’ll talk about today, kvass, they’re loaded with probiotics that keeps your gut, and as a result many other things, in good shape. One man who knows the power of a good ferment for health is chef Pete Evans, and in his new cookbook Family Food, provides a few recipes that are ideal
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DRY SHAMPOO

November

The Slowpoke: DRY SHAMPOO Sometimes it’s just all a little too tempting to spend those extra few minutes in bed. Or taking the extra time enjoying breakfast with your family. Or walking the long scenic route to work. All of which can tend to leave a few minutes less for things like hair washing. Whether you’re short of shower time or trying to skip a shampoo or two for the sake of letting the natural oils of your hair work their goodness,
DRY SHAMPOO
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