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Joanne Musgrave

Joanne Musgrave

Joanne is the owner & founder of Shop Naturally. She is a Holistic Health Coach and studying the Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine.

Loving Earth Raw Chocolate Energy Bars

It’s the weekend, you want to eat something naughty but you know you need to eat well, so you trick your tastebuds in to thinking you’re feeing it junk. Here’s the perfect recipe to do it!! (click here for the

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Banana Blueberry Slush aka ice cream or fluffy mousse

Tonight I was in a mood. I just wanted something fresh for dessert and there wasn’t a lot in the house that didn’t involve chocolate. Even organic chocolate is on my no list this week, all things cacao-ish are a

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Truth in fake advertising

In January, Coca Cola put out a TV Commercial talking about obesity. The ad very cleverly showed how they had managed to reduce the average calories per serving by 22%. They’re bringing in smaller sized cans and have also added

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Green Smoothies

At the moment, Vitamix Australia are running a great awareness campaign about green smoothies called the Vitamix 7@7 Go-For-Green Breakcast Challenge. They want us to have a green smoothie for breakfast with at least 7 fruit & vegetables in it

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Hot soup in your Vitamix blender

I am often asked how the Vitamix blender can make hot soup when it has no heating element in it. It’s a perfectly valid question, and one that puzzled me before I learned about the machine. Watch the video below

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A ‘real’ organic skin care ambassador

One of my favourite brands at Shop Naturally is Pure & Green skin care. Not only do we strive to stock as much Australian skin care as we can, but we look really closely at the ethics of the companies

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Is Rice Bran Oil a healthy alternative? No. Coconut Oil is.

Good oil, bad oil, good fat, bad fat. There’s so much confusing information out in the market place. A year or two ago, I thought that cooking was Extra Virgin Olive Oil was the healthy thing to do. I also

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Coconut Oil & blood sugar levels & dark circles under the eyes

I recently purchased a large pile of books & DVD’s from raw food expert David Wolfe. I seem to have a knack of opening books and flipping through to find a really useful and timely piece of information. While looking

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Naked Chocolate Cake

Today was an experiment – to get my husband to eat a healthy piece of chocolate cake. Mission Impossible? I thought so. I started off with the Teresa Cutter Naked Chocolate Cake recipe, which I will not replicate¬†here, because it’s

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Is your oil rancid?

I have been reading a lot recently about the quality of oils and what you should and shouldn’t be doing with them. Cooking oils can go rancid fairly quickly if not stored correctly, some quicker than others. Here are our

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