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motherhood

Basic nutrients needed during pregnancy and how to get them

Once a month I visit an alternative therapist. He hooks me up with the vitamins and supplements my body needs and gives me tons of tips and advice on diet issues. As expected, we’ve now switched up my regular routine adding prenatal vitamins and making changes to my diet ensuring both me and baby are getting all the nutrients we need. Do you know what these are? After three pregnancies I’m still learning.

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in the kitchen, motherhood

A family of five goes vegan

A month ago, a mother and father of three decided to go vegan. So obviously I bombarded them with questions ranging from their favourite dishes to issues of vitamin deficiency. 

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in the kitchen

Easy weekday dinner: Cauliflower rice

Rice doesn’t agree with me. As much as I love a good old-fashioned fried rice with tons of soy sauce, I have had to find an alternative for the days when nursing a bloated stomach is not an option. Enter cauliflower rice!

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in the kitchen

An easy weekday dinner

Parmesan chicken and kale sauté. I love the simiplicity of this recipe. I love it because it means that I can actually eat something amazing and good for me without having to create a small chaos in my kitchen on a Tuesday night. 

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style and beauty

Three easy DIY Face Masks that actually work

While there’s little I can do about those bags under my eyes, I suppose I could sort out some form of babysitting and make my way to a spa or a really great facialist and get myself a proper skin treatment. Obviously that’s not gonna happen. So in the meantime I’m improvising. I’ve been researching ways I can treat my skin from home. Apart from proper cleansing, face masks should be a top priority for everyone because they can make the world of difference. I should know, I’ve been trying a few over the past month and have nailed down my favourite three DIY face masks you can make with stuff you already have in your kitchen. And actually get results.

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