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AQJ 129: A Simple, Healthy Christmas with Cyndi O’Meara

Episode 129
16, Nov, 2018
}46 Minutes

Show Notes

Over the next few weeks leading up to Christmas, Jo and Fouad are interviewing a few of their favourite health-foodies about their best Christmas tips, with a focus on ways to reduce the holiday stress and enjoying a beautiful, healthy Christmas with friends and family. Each one will share some of their favourite Christmas traditions, and what the holidays look like for their family.

In this episode, take a sneak-peek into nutritionist Cyndi O’Meara’s family-focused Christmas! Jo and Cyndi chat about:

  • Cyndi’s family traditions
  • ways they enjoy Christmas without the stress
  • how to reduce the ‘gift clutter’
  • the fun of going away for Christmas
  • the importance of time out together over the holidays
  • learning to say ‘no’ to the craziness
  • how Cyndi helped her kids make good food choices on their own
  • the wisdom in not being too ‘precious’ about food at Christmas and how she let her kids learn for themselves how food makes them feel
  • her thoughts on the importance of ethical, sustainable food at Christmas
  • some fun ideas for stocking stuffers
  • and Cyndi’s delicious substitute for rum balls – recipe coming to her FB page soon!!

Cyndi O’Meara is a nutritionist, film maker – ‘What’s With Wheat?’, best-selling author, international speaker and founder of Changing Habits. Learn more about Cyndi here.

Useful Links:

Cyndi’s ‘Changing Habits, Changing Lives’ book

Cyndi’s online ‘Marketplace’

The Changing Habits Facebook page

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Jo Whitton of Quirky Cooking shares her families’ journey to good health through healing food. Join Jo in her kitchen as she cooks nourishing meals, explains the why and how behind the way she cooks, and chats with guests about everything from nutrition to family food and how to live happy, healthy lives! You will find an abundance of tips, recipes, stories and inspiration.

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