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Quinoa Power Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa breakfast recipes have just enough delicious flavour to make you forget all about oatmeal.  Kuranda Wholefood's gluten free quinoa blend muesli only contains 2% sugar per serve for those seeking a low GI diet it could be the perfect solution! To celebrate this awesome product, we have put together a Quinoa Power Breakfast Bowl for your taste buds to enjoy. Check out the recipe below: Ingredients 1 cup organic quinoa blend fruit free muesli! 1 tbsp coconut oil   1-2 tbsp coconut sugar Berries of your choice Drizzle with coconut milk. Recipe Rinse the quinoa under cold running water to remove its bitter flavour. Tip into a pan and add double the amount of salted water. Place over medium heat and...

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Kuranda Wholefood's Top Three Antioxidant Stars

The theme of this week’s blog follows the superpowers given to us by antioxidants. It’s especially difficult to keep up with the required number of antioxidants in the western world, with so many foods being heavily processed. Antioxidants fight off our bodies free radicals keeping our cells and tissue healthy. If antioxidant levels drop below free radical levels our bodies are at risk of broken down tissue, overloaded immune system, damaged or mutated cells and accelerated ageing. With all that being said let’s jump into Kuranda Wholefood’s top three antioxidant stars. 1.)    Berries! From blueberries to raspberries to acai berries, these little guys are chock full of free radical fighting stars. Acai berries can even contain up to 18,000...

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Raw Cacao And Mocha Bites

With the introduction of Kuranda Wholefood’s BRAND-NEW protein bites, we thought it was timely to talk about the benefits of raw cacao (featured in our Mocha Supreme Bites). Raw cacao has so many often forgotten benefits, these include: improved memory, lowered risk of heart disease, providing an immunity boost and helping to shed fat. It is entirely different from the pressed chocolate sold in chocolate bars or pieces. When the products are prepared in this way they lose huge portions of their antioxidants, which whilst creating flavour eliminate much of the health benefits. The buzz term, “superfood” is often used to describe raw cacao as it contains over 20 times the antioxidants found in blueberries and over 100 times the...

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The Importance of Whole Foods

Whole foods generally contain more nutrients and fewer calories than most foods we put in our bodies. This allows us to consume more of them whilst still maintaining a healthy diet. Whole foods do not contain fats, salts or other heavy additives you will find in heavily processed food.  You will often hear nutritionists and health experts speak of the Australian Dietary Guidelines but what do these stand for? The NHRMC is a government body that identifies food which: Lowers the risk of chronic disease Promotes health and wellbeing Reduces the risk of diet-related health conditions According to the government website, the Australian Dietary Guidelines are based on recent scientific evidence and describe the best approach to maintaining a long...

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The Hidden Power of Quinoa

After a surge in popularity in the early 2010s, quinoa has risen to become one of the worlds most consumed health foods. It’s no great shock when you drill down into the many health benefits of the superfood that has taken over the Australian breakfast market. Quinoa is high in protein, gluten free and one of the only plant-based foods that contain all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa is another pseudo-cereal which means that it is a seed that is generally consumed like a grain. Another product of the Ancient Incas (like the amaranth berry) it was believed to be sacred and has been being consumed in South American countries for thousands of years. One of the major benefits of...

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