Does your child have a food allergy?

Being the only kid in class with an allergy can feel incredibly lonely. But it can also be just as hard as a parent to explain why they can’t have the food at the party, as I discovered when we learnt that my son Jasper was intolerant to quite a few of the ‘staple’ foods. A new smartphone app that we have discovered, called ‘Bugabees’ offers help by introducing kids to virtual animal friends who can relate and teach them about food choices! While a child could be allergic to any food, there are eight common allergens that account for 90
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Have you visited the Beechworth Food Co-Op?

We’re all about food. Good, clean, nutritional food. Let’s face it, you are what you eat and food matters. So naturally we couldn’t wait to share our new find – The Beechworth Food Co-Op, who has officially opened its doors! So what’s so cool about a food co-op we hear you ask? Eating food is perhaps the profoundest enactment of our connection with the world. Eating is an act where we connect to the earth and agriculture at a most basic level. Since the beginning of time we have relied on food to bring us together where we celebrate, share,
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Yummy Autumn Soup

This delicious and warming soup is packed full of Vitamin C, anti-inflammatory tumeric, and of course – FLAVOUR! Get this in your belly to help prevent colds and ease joint pain that comes with the cooler weather. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 desiree potato, peeled, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground chilli 1/2 medium cauliflower (see note), trimmed, cut into small florets 5 1/2 cups reduced-salt vegetable stock 1/2 cup low-fat natural yoghurt (optional)   Step 1 Heat oil in a
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Try our Spring Clean Juice

Each season our body goes through a series of changes, and in order to nourish ourselves we need to understand how to eat for the season. Spring represents our Liver and gall bladder. Complaints of irregular digestion and allergies are common in the switchover to the warmer seasons. We should be looking for sour tastes to stimulate these organs to function correctly, and feed our bodies with seasonal produce; berries, citrus fruits, squash, zucchini, chillies, ginger, kale and capsicums are some of the ingredients to look for! Spring Clean Juice Yield: about 20 ounces Prep Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1
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