Posts by Thyroid Living

Spiced Pumpkin Soup in the Thermomix ...

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Since becoming an owner of the Thermomix I have been trying to find new ways of eating healthier as it seems to be so much easier with me good mate Thermie. Less chopping and less work and no wasting anymore of my time. I had been wanting to cook some soups in me mate Thermie, […]

Cheese & Bacon Dip in Cob Loaf

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This is such an easy recipe to make and everyone will love it! Great for small gatherings or parties. It is so tasty, it will be gone in a flash! And everyone will be begging you for the recipe! Like it….share it

Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need...

Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need a Boost?

Anyone who suffers from a Thyroid issue knows the effects it has on your whole body and everyday tasks in life can sometimes seem too difficult. There are numerous Symptoms one can suffer from on a daily basis, from fatigue to a lack of appetite. Most Thyroid patients will need to take some form of medication […]

Traditional Chocolate Mousse

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Chocolate Mouse is one of those mouth watering desserts that has you wanting more when you have finished your bowl or even when your tummy is full. This is a much loved recipe which has been passed on through my family. Hopefully it will be loved and enjoyed by your family just as much. Just […]

Look Good…Feel Better Cancer Pa...

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Two months ago I was invited by my oncology nurse to attend a workshop for cancer patients called “Look Good…Feel Better“. I was a bit unsure about attending at first and then she explained that it was a 2 1/2 hour workshop where there would be some pampering, some morning tea and support offered all in the […]

How To Make Sushi

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To make sure your rice is tasting the best it could possibly taste always wash it in cold water. The easiest way to do this is by using a sieve. I however use my rice cooker pot, adding water and moving the rice around in the water and carefully pouring the water out. This should […]

Melanoma – This Strange Feeling...

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I have always loved the warmer months of the year, the shining sun, the days at the pool, the beach and all the outdoor activities that this time of year brings. During the wet and cold Wintry months I am always thinking about the Summer and trying to catch any piece of sunshine whenever I can. […]

French Toast

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I had never eaten French toast until recently when I was in recovery from an operation and my husband was on house duties including cooking. He decided it would be something different and fun for the kids to have and it was a hit. Now it has become an easy Friday night favourite or even […]

Is 40 The New 30? Here’s One Wa...

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My 40th birthday was coming up fast, suddenly I was faced with making a decision on whether or not to celebrate this age changer. Should I have a party or should I just let it pass and no one would be any wiser to this supposedly older me! For me I think any excuse is […]

Vodka Jelly Shots

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  I made this several days before my party which is fantastic as it was one less thing I had to worry about on the day. I was trying to keep things simple and easy going, less stress equals more fun! This is so easy to make and fun to share at any party. As […]

Utility Companies Causing Stress ...

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What is with this new, or maybe not so new, scare tactic big companies are using to deter their customers from making enquiries or complaints? I have had two problems this week with the gas and phone company and before my call even got through to them I was warned not once or twice but […]

The 40th Birthday Present I Didn̵...

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I didn’t know if I should have a party to celebrate my upcoming 40th birthday as at this age I find myself wondering if I should be sad at the fact I am getting older and am no longer in my 20’s and feeling like I am invincible. I have accomplished a lot, even though […]

Keeping Calm During the Morning Rush

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“I can’t find my shoes”, “my socks are missing”, ” Where’s my jumper?”. Does this sound familiar to you? I am sure it does and often these call outs from those little voices in the distance can just make you cringe or want to curl up in a ball and head straight back to bed. […]

Slow Cooked Venison

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Did you know, Venison is a healthier option of red meat. Venison is low in saturated fat, has a high amount of protein and no carbohydrates. Venison contains all 10 of the essential amino acids. (Amino acids are compounds that cause chemical reactions in the body, which help your metabolism. It is low in cholesterol, low in calories […]

That Horrid Four Letter Word…&#...

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Seriously, how many times in one year should your child get nits? I thought once was more than enough but already this year alone those rotten little bugs have found their way into my children’s hair, like three times! Argh! It’s not like us parents don’t have enough to do already. On top of our […]

Juggling with your Thyroid During Pre...

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During pregnancy you may find your thyroid symptoms are more prevalent than before. Symptoms like restless legs, fatigue, aches & pains, cramps and swollen ankles, may seem to increase and be unbearable at times. You may even experience bleeding in the beginning and throughout your pregnancy which can leave you feeling quite uneasy. Like it….share […]

Easy Large Family Size Chocolate Cake

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This has to be the easiest chocolate cake to bake. It is great for birthday cakes, special occasions and large gatherings or functions. It is quite moist and can be covered with your choice of icing. I have made this cake for birthdays but also as an after school snack or for the kids lunch […]

Mars Bar Cheesecake with Chocolate &#...

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I think this no bake Mars Bar cheesecake would have to go down in the books as one of the favourite recipes in this house. All the children loved it as the flavour is not too rich but absolutely delicious. Some even came back for more. If you are a Mars Bar fan like me this […]

Thyroid Brain Training

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Most people relate forgetfulness with being one of the elderly in our society, yet every thyroid sufferer will experience some form of forgetfulness. One of the many frustrating symptoms of a problematic thyroid is the brain fog or forgetfulness. It can give you a down right headache just trying to search in your head for that thing […]

Labeling Mental Health Versus Thyroid

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  “I think she might be Schizophrenic?” a concerned friend demanded. My jaw dropped as I continued to listen to their explanation why they thought this. “She has such big mood swings and she has such rapid weight loss and then she gains it all back again”. “She has strange thoughts and she seems borderline […]

Nice ‘N Easy Root Touch Up, Giv...

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Got a big event coming up but you haven’t got time to waste or get yourself to the hairdresser. Your hair regrowth is just starting to show through and you start to see your true age which you hide so well using hair dye. Want to keep it hidden for just that bit longer, to […]

Sick leave for a mother?

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  You’re a Mother who is starting to feel unwell in the evening. If only you could have a sleep in tomorrow morning by either snoozing through that alarm or completely switching it off for good. You know for sure that you are either going to feel the same or so much worse the next […]

Cornflake Honey Bakes

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Need a snack that is quick and easy to make when the kids are hungry and begging you for food, a lunch box filler, or even that ol’ faithful treat for a birthday party? No matter who you are making these little beauties for everyone will want them and most likely they will come back […]

Strengthening Your Core with Barbie

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There are many exercises a person can do to stay fit and healthy, but there are also those exercises that are purely for focusing on certain areas of the body. Exercises are done to help build and tone muscles and create strength. Exercise can also help with loosing weight, depression, self esteem and some medical […]

A Midnight Encounter with The Boogie ...

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I was in a deep sleep when I heard the door bell ring through my dream and then again just to make sure I woke up. It was a warm night which made me feel too tired to even realise it was in the middle of the night. Through my sleepy half opened eyes I […]

Where Did I Put That List?

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How many times do you go to the shop and forget what it was you were meant to buy or where you were actually meant to be going? I know I am not the only one. Driving along the road suddenly thinking what was I doing, where was I going? Or in the supermarket pulling […]

Slow Cooked Osso Bucco

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This meal is so delicious and the meat literally falls apart when serving it up. There is a lovely sauce from the cooking which you will want to drizzle over your meat and accompanying side dishes. Try this out, it really is so easy! This meal will feed 6 people, if you have more mouths […]

First-Aid Kit Clean Out

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Feeling like you can never find that medication when you need it, or buying medication just because you cant find it and then realising you already had some. Sick of fumbling around in your medicine cupboard, between bottles and half used band-aid boxes. Need something that is quick and easy to grab when an emergency […]

Dick Smith $1 Million Dollar Giveaway

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DICK SMITH GIVEAWAY Dick Smith Foods will be giving away $1 million in 2014 to charities. The donations will be given to charities who’s supporters submit a photo of themselves with Dick Smith Foods products that they have purchased. Follow the link at the bottom of this post, submit your photo and nominate The Australian […]

Leche Flan in the Slow Cooker (Creme ...

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This recipe is a Filipino sweet. Often served at special gatherings like Christmas, birthdays, parties and celebrations. It is quite sweet so a small serving is adequate. This is a really simple dish with only 4 ingredients needed and not much preparation. In other parts of the world it is more commonly known as Creme […]

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