Julia and Libby
yesterday at 17:32. Facebook
Finally, a supermarket that's decided to sell the "ugly" fruit and vegetables which would usually be thrown away.

Countdown stores will now be selling the misshapen fruit and vegetables called "The Odd Bunch", which will be sold at a lower price. This initiative hopes to reduce the 120,000 tonnes of food that is thrown away in NZ, costing the country around $872 million a year. ...
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'Ugly' fruit and vege to be sold in supermarkets at lower prices

Julia and Libby
yesterday at 07:19. Facebook
Shout out to HaaKaa for making the best breast pump!

Breastfeeding is hard work and it took me a while to get the hang of it. Something so “natural” can be so damn hard. Nursing is 24/7, the first 6 weeks I was nursing every 2 hours without fail, if I wasn’t nursing, I was pumping.
I have been using the Haaka Silicone Breast Pump which is made from 100% medical grade silicone, its...
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Julia and Libby
yesterday at 05:30. Facebook
NEW RECIPE CHOCOLATE BANANA THICKSHAKE. When we were young we used to love making homemade thick shakes after school. We would use ice cream, milk and chocolate or vanilla syrup. If we tried drinking this now, we would probably have a stomach ache for days. This chocolate banana thick shake is made using nourishing ingredients that wont leave you with a sugar rush after consuming. It is also...
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Chocolate Banana Thick shake – Julia&Libby

Julia and Libby
02/19/2017 at 05:20. Facebook
Its been just over a year since Julia and Libby's Wholefood Kitchen was released. We absolutely loved working on this book and we are so excited to start working on our second one very soon.

We would love to hear what you would like to see in the book, your favourite meals, treats, ingredients, cuisines etc.

J&L x
Julia and Libby
02/18/2017 at 07:25. Facebook
Julia and Libby
02/16/2017 at 05:30. Facebook

For those of you that love ice cream but cant enjoy dairy versions, here is a a recipe to satisfy your ice cream cravings. This chocolate chip ice cream uses frozen bananas as its base, creating a smooth and creamy texture of regular ice cream, without the dairy and refined sugar.

Enjoy, J&L x

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream – Julia&Libby

Julia and Libby
02/15/2017 at 05:00. Facebook

Bliss Balls are one of the easiest and nutritious snacks to make. These bliss balls are nut-free, making them perfect for people with nut allergies. Most schools are a no no for nuts which means you can send these snacks along to school as a healthy lunch box treat.
As well as being nut free, these bliss balls are also gluten, dairy and refined sugar free.

J&L x

Nut Free Bliss Balls – Julia&Libby

Make up free, looking at my skin make up free under UV light thinking what the sh*t have I done it was a real wake up call to remind myself 100 times over how important sunscreen is, and also, how important decent skin care is (Vitamin A and C!). I have done some serious damage by not being SunSmart over the years so next week start on the first of 3 Vampire Facial PLUS at The Face Place. My...
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Does anyone take or has tried DIM before? I have super high estrogen levels so am going to start taking this. It's supposed to help balance, normalize and improve estrogen metabolism in men and women. Jx
NEW RECIPE> PLUM & COCONUT MUFFINS. Plums are one of my favourite fruits and as a child our family had a plum tree in the backyard, I was lucky enough to have an endless supply of them over summer. Muffins are an easy snack to whip up and these are wholesome and moist. Click on link below for recipe. Visit The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust for more delicious plum recipes. J&L x

Plum and Coconut Muffins – Julia&Libby

Last week I caught up with Women's Weekly and spoke to them about life as a new Mum, my labour and how Im coping so far.

Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing my progress as I get to grips with motherhood, and all the changes it involves.

Click on the link below to read my first article.

L x

Libby Matthews' new mum column: A whirlwind start

BioBalance have just launched a new size 300ml Liposomal Vitamin C! Lib and I swear by this product and you may have seen us feature it a few times here. When you purchase the new larger family size Liposomal Vitamin C you receive a 90ml bottle, free! There is only limited numbers of the 90ml bottle, so it’s while stocks lasts. The size is fantastic if you travel often as it can go with you in...
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⭐GIVE AWAY⭐ do you have a love affair with avocados? With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we want to treat you. Thanks to NZ Avocado, you can WIN an amazing Valentine's Day package including everything you need to make the most delicious avocado chocolate mousse.

To be in to win, just make sure you have LIKED NZ Avocado's Facebook, tag who you would share...
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Ever had to deal with haters? Yeah, us too! Miss FQ asked me how I deal with haters, and spoke to 4 other Kiwi babes to get their views. Jx

5 Kiwi #girlbosses on how they deal with haters - Fashion Quarterly

Thankful to have discovered this book 'You Simply Can't Spoil a Newborn' by Dorothy Waide. Dorothy is one of the worlds most sought after sleep consultants.

This book has SO much information for first time Mums and Dads on sleeping and settling, feeding your baby, how to manage time and practical information such as flying with a baby, bath time and childcare.

As a first time Mum, there...
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One week until I can exercise again after having the baby, I've never been more excited to start back at the gym. In the mean time, I'll be wearing my active wear around the house Wearing Lorna Jane Rocky sports bra from Stirling Sports. Lx
Great to catch up with Carly Flynn last week & talk about Meadow Fresh's new less processed milk. Jx #meadowfresh #lovethegood
Quick trip across the ditch to work out with the adidas Stirling Sports fam + Karlie Kloss this morning in Melbourne. It got sweaty! Jx
I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve made this recipe for lunch or dinner. The combination of SunRice Rice and Quinoa plus the Mexican spices makes for a tasty, filling dish packed full of plant protein. There’s a bit of a misconception that rice - and brown rice in particular - is hard to cook with - but it’s really not; it just requires a little more water and time than white rice. Or...
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Mexican Rice Bowl

NEW RECIPE > PEACH AND NECTARINE SORBET. Peaches and Nectarines are now in season and there are so many ways to enjoy them. I love making fruit sorbet in summer and have included both of these fruits in this recipe. This recipe does not require an ice cream maker and there are only 5 ingredients needed for this healthy, fresh dessert. Lx