health

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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INTERVIEW: T TOTALER

November

The Slowpoke: TTOTALER Nestled into a light-filled, industrial and calm space in the midst of Sydney’s coffee-loving inner west, is a couple of tea lovers. Amber Hudson and Paul Sunderland recently opened their hideaway, T Totaler, on the south end of Newtown’s King St much to the delight of locals and visitors who enjoy the opportunity to slow down with a good cup of tea. Set up as a shop and cafe in one, T Totaler’s walls are lined with careful
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INTERVIEW: SPROUT + KERNEL

October

theslowpoke_sproutandkernel0 Ask anyone who’s given up dairy and they’ll tell you what they miss the most. Cheese. Ask those who say they can’t bear to skip the dairy, and the usual reason why? Cheese. There’s something about the cheesy food group that captivates most of us. Yet with more and more people giving up dairy, whether due to allergies, health, ethics or otherwise, there has been very little of decent quality to fill the gap. Until Becc Roach of
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SPROUTS

October

The Slowpoke: MUNG BEAN SPROUTS Legumes, nuts, seeds and grains are pretty darn good for us… even better are the sprouted variety. Sprouting makes these foods more easily digestible, releasing their enzymes and nutrients more readily. Soaking and sprouting dried legumes, nuts, seeds and grains literally brings life to them. Sprouting at home is simple. The process is easy and quick with little equipment required. A garden is not needed – making it the perfect thing to grow for those who are space
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AVOCADO + OLIVE OIL MASK

July

theslowpoke_avocadofacemask4 Winter has really hit its stride in most parts of the country now, with the cold weather doing its best to dry out skin. If your face is feeling it, this is a super simple recipe for a face or hair mask. Even better is the fact it is made from only two ingredients you most likely already have at home. An ethos of only putting things on your skin that you would eat (after all our skin
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