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How to Read Food Labels

Have you ever wondered how to read and understand the food labels? Food labels are meant to be helpful—one look and you should instantly be able to tell if an item is nutritious or not. But all too often, they’re more confusing than clear. We can have the best intention to buy healthy food products, but it can be very hard to tell what is nourishing and what should be avoided. Once you know what to look for navigating food labels can be a quick, easy and empowering skill. What to look for: Ingredients List: when checking a product, the first step is to turn over to the ingredients list (what it is made from). In Australia ingredients must be listed in...

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Vegan + GF Lemon & Coconut Slice

🍋🥥When life gives you lemons....make this vegan, gluten free Lemon and Coconut Slice!! 🍋🥥⁠ triple filteredlBASE⁠1 cup dates (soaked)⁠1 cup Almond meal⁠1 cup desiccated coconut⁠1 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp rice malt syrup Pinch saltFILLING⁠2 cups raw cashews, soaked⁠310ml (1 1⁄4 cup) coconut cream⁠80ml (1⁄3 cup) lemon juice⁠1 tbsp lemon zest⁠1 tsp vanilla extract⁠3 tbsp maple syrup⁠1⁄8 tsp salt⁠M E T H O D⁠1. Line a 9 x 6 inch baking dish with baking paper for easy removal of the slices.⁠2. To prepare the base, add the almond meal, desiccated coconut, dates, rice malt syrup and salt to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend on high until crumbly and combined. Press the mixture into the baking tin evenly....

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