Donna Wild

About Donna Wild

Author, mum, dancer, entrepreneur... inspiring the world to live with compassion
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    The worlds simplest baby food and one of the most nourishing- Avocado

The worlds simplest baby food and one of the most nourishing- Avocado

By |April 28th, 2016|

Avocado makes a great first food for baby due to its texture and creaminess, an extra bonus is that avocados are full or “good” fats and have a high nutrient content!

Avocado is one of the easiest foods to prepare for homemade baby food because once you slice it open it is ready to serve […]

Mulberry Delight: Smoothie Recipe for Toddlers and Mums

By |April 28th, 2016|

Scrumptious!!!

Bananas and raspberries are an excellent source of nutrition for toddlers which is one of the reasons that I have chosen them both for this smoothie recipe. Another reason is that together they are absolutely beautiful! And the final reason is that this smoothie is so simply, and busy mums deserve truly simple delicious […]

9 Nurturing Principles of Health and a Free Recipe

By |April 19th, 2016|

On my last visit to FNQ, Australia I retreated to the rainforest for 3 days with this tribe for some yoga, meditation, sun gazing, raw fine dining and it was an absolute delight!

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates

One of the organisers of this retreat was Janelle Twine and I loved what […]

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    Yoga Classes and Health Retreats for Mums and friends in Cairns FNQ

Yoga Classes and Health Retreats for Mums and friends in Cairns FNQ

By |April 18th, 2016|

During my last visit to Cairns, Australia I ended up heading out of town to enjoy a retreat in the rainforest with Yoga teacher, Nutritionist, Health Coach, Mum of two under three year olds… Jeany Schall.

“Empowerment comes from knowledge and intuition, following both of these aspects can lead to health and clarity in body and […]

Sweet fruit. Sufficient calories gives you 6th gear…

By |April 18th, 2016|

Just for fun. :) Remember to eat loads of yummy fruits today!

x

Donna

Is honey in a plant based diet?

By |April 14th, 2016|

Hey Queens.

Honey is not in a plant based diet for one main reason but for plenty of great reason (I know honey is delicious, useful and so darn pretty but), it’s not a plant. That’s why it’s not in a plant based diet. :)

 

Honey as you likely know is in fact bee’s vomit, it’s from […]

The best baby products in the world

By |April 7th, 2016|

 

Did you think I was about to sell you something? Well I’m not. I’m not remotely interested in selling baby washing products no matter what they’re free of because I believe that the best way to support our babies and toddlers bodies to thrive is with natural hygiene. Natural Hygiene is a philosophy and […]

There is not enough PROTEIN in a Plant Based Diet!

By |April 6th, 2016|

“Can a plant based diet provide enough protein?”

Below are my protein levels from a blood test I did on Wednesday last week.

I don’t have a printer available at the moment so I can’t print the whole results right now so that I can black marker over my home address and phone number in order […]

Dumpster Diving for Meat ;$

By |March 30th, 2016|

Every single day your local supermarket throws away un purchased meats… In mass! Buying meat supports this behaviour. I have not purchased any meat for my dog in 3 years and i will never purchase meat for anyone again. This photo shows what we pulled out of a dumpster the last time I dumpster […]

Peer Pressure on Plant Based Mums

By |March 30th, 2016|

Are you feeling the pressure from family and friends on your choice to raise a plant based family?

How are you doing with outsiders, family members and/or friends judgements on your plant based choices over the main stream meal choices?
What I have learned is that the more at peace you are with your choice to […]

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    What to do when craving caffeine: From someone who has had coffee twice in her life

What to do when craving caffeine: From someone who has had coffee twice in her life

By |March 28th, 2016|

From one of our beautiful Plant Based Mums;
What do you do when those moments hit where you need caffeine!!
To crave coffee or caffeine is almost always because you are needing more energy so I’ll address that here. Needing more energy as a Mum is most often because you’ve either not had enough sleep, or not […]

Are you holding extra weight? How to Be Skinny

By |March 28th, 2016|

Are you holding baby weight? Did you always hold extra weight?
I love Louise L. Hays work. Have you heard of her? She is an author (and so much more) who writes on the power of affirmations and how to heal yourself. For any of you carrying extra weight, besides adopting a plant based diet […]

You Can Heal Your Life!

By |March 25th, 2016|

Heal your Self through Positive Affirmations

Underlying negative emotions cause particular Physical Illness, here is a list inspired by Louise L. Hay of ailments and their reason along with an affirmation for healing. Find what suits you at this moment and say the affirmation daily until you are free of it.

x

Donna

ABDOMINAL CRAMPS: Fear. Stopping the […]

1 easy step to being a plant based Mum

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Would you like to be a Plant Based Mum?

As a mum supporting mum’s to live a plant based lifestyle, I’ve become aware of a significant number of challenges mum’s face. Challenges can be anything like:
· Families resisting and judging us for introducing plant based meals
· As mum’s we feel drawn to the plant based […]

Zoodles Recipe

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Have you tried Zoodles?

Would you like to be a plant based mum? 👩👶

Join my Plant Based Mums fb page and you’ll receive the hottest tips on eating your way sexy and raising a thriving family. 🌱

Todays post was a #zoodles recipe. Join us today.

Kids Hate Vegetables! Why?

By |March 21st, 2016|

Apparently kids don’t like veggies?

If you would like to know how I got my angel to eat endless fruit and veg then jump on my FB page Plant Based Mums.

:)

Donna

Will I ever write a book on parenting?

By |March 19th, 2016|

I am super excited to announce that this year I will be releasing a new book! This one is 2.5 years (plus a life time) in the making so far. It will be for any of you mums wanting to bring plant based recipes into your homes for all the family to enjoy. And […]

Is Salt good or bad for us?

By |March 18th, 2016|

Is salt good or bad for us? What about himalayan rock salt?

I wrote a section on salt in my ebook Vegan Diet Meal Plan because I found it so important to mention. Watch this video by Dr Michael Gregor to see why. Click HERE for video.

Letter to Myself

By |March 18th, 2016|

Dear Me,

 

You grow in mind body and spirit to be a great person! You become prettier than you ever imagined, you have greater health than you thought possible, you travel the world dancing and playing, you get a first place at the Australian Latin Dance Cup Championships, you marry the man of your dreams […]

Belly Bandit Review

By |March 16th, 2016|

Here’s a secret for any new Mums HOT from my unreleased book!

After having a baby did your tummy feel softer? Was your skin looser? Of course it was. Mine too.

How is it now?

2.5 months after giving birth to Ever I got a personal trainer (an amazing woman, dear friend and a world champion bikini […]

I want to get rid of candida!!!!!!

By |March 16th, 2016|

Hi lovelies.

I have lots of you inquiring about Candida. It is estimated that 70% of people have Candida overgrowth in their intestines, mouths or on their skin! I went Plant Based (high carb, low fat) because of candida! If you’d like to hear my journey and what I recommend you do if you want […]

Banana Ice Cream Recipe for Toddlers

By |March 15th, 2016|

Bananas are an excellent source of nutrition, a perfect fruit for toddlers. They contain vit A, C, E, folate, niacin, calcium, zinc and more in smaller portions. Ever had her first banana ice cream when she was around 12 months. Besides all of the above healthy qualities, bananas are really easy to store making […]

Plant Based Recipe for Babies: Banana

By |March 13th, 2016|

Bananas are an excellent source of nutrition and as such, are another perfect fruit to be one of baby’s first foods.

Bananas are often called one of nature’s perfect foods because they are said to contain many of the nutrients that a person needs to survive.

Bananas contain vit A, C, E, folate, niacin, calcium, zinc […]

Mango Smoothie Recipe for Toddlers

By |March 10th, 2016|

Mangoes are an excellent source of nutrition, a perfect fruit for toddlers. Mangoes contain vit A, B-6, C in abundance and more in smaller portions. Ever had her first mango smoothie when she was around 7 months. Besides all of the above healthy qualities, mangoes are appealing to most toddlers making meal time a breeze for parents.
 

Making […]

Plant Based Recipe for Babies: Avocado

By |March 9th, 2016|

Avocado makes a great first food for baby due to its texture and creaminess, an extra bonus is that avocados are full or “good” fats and have a high nutrient content!

 

Avocado is one of the easiest foods to prepare for homemade baby food because once you slice it open it is ready to […]

Can kids eat raw foods?

By |March 8th, 2016|

Has your toddler been asking to eat raw zucchini, carrot or lots of fruit?
Is raw food suitable for kids?
I’m a fan (to say the least) of incorporating as much raw foods as joyfully possible into kids’ daily diet due to its health benefits.
Can I give a baby raw food and what is the first food for baby?
You […]

How to Transition your Family to a Plant Based Diet

By |March 6th, 2016|

You’re transitioning your family to plant based? Congratulations!!!

 

If you’re transitioning your family from a SAD (Standard American Diet) or a standard vegetarian diet to a plant based diet then here are my tips for you:

 

Prioritise meat free, dairy free, egg free options:

A prominent part of the transition process is cleansing the body of toxins. […]

I want to get pregnant!

By |March 4th, 2016|

Your heart beats because of our love. Our love beats stronger because of you.

Are you planning on getting pregnant again? If so here is something that I recommend you do before you begin.

Get a test from your local GP and check your:
B12
Iron
Vitamin D
and very importantly your Iodine levels.

Much of the world is deficient in each of these […]

How do plant based Mums get B12?

By |March 1st, 2016|

How will you and your children get B12?! *gasp* ;p

The best way I’ve found in my many years of searching is from Nutritional Yeast… and the best thing, it’s really YUMMY!

Here is a Salad Dressing that I love and have just put on my salad right now! It’s a Salad Dressing straight from my […]

Lunch Box Ideas for Plant Based Kids

By |February 29th, 2016|

Kids Lunch Boxes Ideas.

So far my recipes and tips have been pretty simple hey? This is going to be no different. It takes me all of around 60 seconds to make Ever the most beautiful rainbow coloured, nutrient dense, calorie rich, raw meals to take out for the day most days and now I’ll […]

Let’s connect! Ethical Business Share

By |February 25th, 2016|

I’m a big believer in sustainable business so if you have one- a plant based, vegan, sustainable venture that you’d like to share a link to and do a two to three sentence write up on then please do below! :)

 

Here’s what it will look like:

Hi! My passion is supporting mothers to thrive! I […]

How to manage time as a Plant Based parent

By |February 24th, 2016|

Time Management

 

I have been asked a few times to share how I manage my time having a daughter while on a plant based diet, here’s what I do… Ever and I eat simply.

 

Most meals are simply fruit and “fruit vegetables”. i.e. bananas and cucumbers could be a meal. It’s generally not 8 different foods […]

What is Frugivore: Are People Frugivore?

By |February 24th, 2016|

A frugivore /fruːdʒᵿvɔːr/ is a fruit eater. It can be any type of herbivore or omnivore where fruit is a preferred food type. Because approximately 20 percent of all mammalian herbivores also eat fruit, frugivory is considered to be common among mammals. Since frugivores eat large volumes of fruit, they are highly dependent on […]

I am DIRTY!

By |February 24th, 2016|

Well I was.. But now! ;p

Recently in our private Plant Based Mums group. Dirty, dirty ‘Before’ pics of me lol and Raw Vegan Lasagne recipe that’ll give any cooked lasagne a run for it’s money.

Also coming soon due to group requests:
Tummy toning
Weight loss
Candida remedies that work
Low fat, tasty salad dressings
How to transition a picky […]

What my Plant Based Toddler Eats in a Day

By |February 23rd, 2016|

What Ever eats in a day got the highest votes yesterday so it’s first off the rank! :)

I will do a day summary based on the last post I put into cronometer for her (cronometer is a nutrition app that tracks how well or poorly you are doing with your diet).

Every couple of months Ever […]

Are Green Smoothies Healthy for Kids?

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Did you know that smoothies with minimal quality ingredients in them is healthier for you and your children than smoothies packed with an array of different foods?

Why?

One of the reasons is that each food has a unique water content, if you eat foods with largely different water content at the same time then yours […]

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    What a Vegan Man eats in a Day: i.e. What my Husband eats in a Day

What a Vegan Man eats in a Day: i.e. What my Husband eats in a Day

By |February 21st, 2016|

Hi Hot Mammas.

I had quite a few requests on social media this week to see what my husband eats in a day and so I asked him to write it all down for you and put it into cronometer.com (a great tool for finding out how many calories you get, what nutritient targets you’re hitting, etc..) […]

Plant Based Baby Formula

By |February 19th, 2016|

What does a plant based bottle fed baby drink?

This! 😍🌴

Finding this yesterday inspired me to share with you a great option for babies and toddlers. Coconuts are said to be “the next best thing to breast milk” and I agree!

How to make it:
If you take the flesh from a coconut and blend it and use […]

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    Centrifugal, masticating and Torus slow juicer review. Which juicer is best?

Centrifugal, masticating and Torus slow juicer review. Which juicer is best?

By |February 17th, 2016|

A review of juicer designs and the latest Torus Slow Juicers
Which Juicer Should You Buy?
Benefits of Juicing
The best 3 ways of gaining nutrition from fruit and vegetables are juices, smoothies and wholefoods. Nutritionist’s and advocates of natural healing call fresh fruit and vegetable juices “liquid gold” because they make bio-available nutrients, enzymes and phytochemicals, which are normally destroyed in […]

How to make Mango Juice with Kids

By |February 17th, 2016|

Have you ever made mango juice before?

The best way (tested and proven by us) 😉 is to make it with your hands! Simply peel the mango and squeeze it straight into a big bowl. Loads of fun for everyone and easy to make no matter your age.

Mangoes are in season right now in Australia.