Messy Monkeys – Lunchbox Swaps

By Nutritional Advisor for Freedom Foods Dr Joanna McMillan Deliberating over what to put in the kid’s lunchboxes is the eternal dilemma for parents. You want to give them something that is nourishing, boosts their brain power and energy levels for school work and play, but often the healthy choices seem to be the things [...]

2018-04-04T02:58:06+00:00April 4th, 2018|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

1 Ingredient 3 Ways: Ancient Grain Flakes

If you need a gluten free cereal, Ancient Grain -based varieties are one of the most popular options. The trouble is that most of them are low in fiber since they are made from white Ancient Grain flour. Freedom Foods Ancient Grain Flakes are different. Not only do they contain Buckwheat flour, they also add [...]

2017-06-06T00:06:37+00:00June 11th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan|0 Comments

Switching Up Your Breakfast Options

I don’t actually agree with the old adage “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”.  All your meals are important! Ultimately, the important thing is to get the nutrients your body needs into you when required, while delivering the appropriate amount of calories to match your energy needs. We are all different in [...]

2017-05-20T06:18:38+00:00June 25th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

A Family Friendly Guide to Packing Food for a Road Trip

Aside from “Are we there yet?” my kids’ favorite thing to say when we’re in the car is, “Mum, I’m hungry.”  Not only does sitting in the back of the family car and not being able to move around create stir-crazy kids - it also seems to create kids that are endlessly hungry. All the [...]

2017-05-20T06:32:26+00:00June 18th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

Five Superfoods You Should Know About

The word superfood is thrown around rather arbitrarily these days – with the trouble being that there’s no scientific definition to be found. But generally, the foods we think of as superfoods are those that give us something a little more exceptional than regular foods in the way of our health and wellbeing. High levels of a [...]

2017-06-06T00:10:51+00:00June 4th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

How Many Meals Should You Eat a Day?

If you’re feeling a little confused as to how often you should be eating, you’re not alone. The first clue to the answer lies in the word ‘should’: There is no ‘should’. Eating does not come with hard and fast rules – so what works for one person, may not necessarily work for another. Here [...]

2017-05-20T06:35:52+00:00August 6th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Keep Your Fruit Fresher for Longer

In the second chapter to Dr. Jo’s essential food hacks (in part one, she dished some helpful advice to keeping your vegetables fresher for longer), our resident food expert provides five pro-tips to extending the life of your fruit in order to save money and decrease unnecessary waste in the kitchen. 1. Separate Your Bananas [...]

2017-05-15T08:11:28+00:00August 13th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Keep Your Vegetables Fresher for Longer

One modern-day culinary conundrum is this: we spend a great deal of money on food, and have a habit of throwing a lot of it out. Partly because many foods are partial to ‘going bad’ before we can get a chance to use them in our cooking. But learning how to extend the life of certain [...]

2017-05-20T06:37:54+00:00August 20th, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments

1 Ingredient 3 Ways: Pineapple

Fruits are an important source of things your body needs to stay healthy –think vitamin C, fiber and numerous different phytochemicals including antioxidants. They also deliver us a wonderful, all-natural sweet treat that we can enjoy every day. Pineapples are available year round and are one of the most versatile fruits in the game. I [...]

2017-05-15T07:47:13+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Dr Joanna McMillan, Our Blog|0 Comments
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