Dates are a bit of a hot topic in the pregnancy sphere because they are said to help shorten labour (whaaaaat!) Research actually backs this idea and dates are proven in some cases to help ripen the cervix. For this reason, pregnant mamas are encouraged to eat 6 dates a day towards the end of their pregnancy. Dates are also packed with fibre, iron, folate, and potassium. This humble fruit is full of goodness.
Dates on their own aren’t the most delicious thing to eat buuuuuuttt we saw this recipe going around Tik Tok and we had to try it! There were some big claims made about this date bark saying it tasted just like Snickers. We’re not going to make that claim (because hello, snickers are life!) but we have to admit that this stuff blew our socks off! Almost as delicious as a snickers and without the extra processed sugar! And it’s so easy to make too!
1️. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. Split dates open and press down each one down onto the sheet, making sure they overlap a little so they stick together. Using a heavy glass can be helpful to push them down.
2️. Drizzle peanut butter on top and use a spatula to spread it across the dates. Sprinkle on chopped peanuts.
3️. Melt chocolate and drizzle it on. Use a spatula to spread it around so it coats everything.
4. Sprinkle on flaky sea salt and pop the baking sheet into the freezer for 10-15 minutes, or until the chocolate has set. Remove from the freezer, chop the bark into pieces and enjoy.
It’s such an exciting moment when your little baby is ready to start solids! We are sharing some tips from nutritionist, Kelly, to make the whole process smoother. Kelly is passionate about baby and mum nutrition—she’s down to earth and practical because she is a mum of two little ones herself. Let’s see what she has to say about baby nutrition!
When you have kids, does the cleaning ever end?! It feels like it never does, am I right? We have found some clever cleaning hacks recently that we discovered and we have to share! The best part about these hacks is that they are non-toxic and safe around your precious bub!
Luvme Eco is truly a close-knit, family-owned business and today, it’s our birthday! Woo hoo! Luvme began nearly 14 years ago when Kendall and her mum, Laurie, were confronted with the fact that every year 1.5 billion disposable nappies end up in landfill in Australia every year! They knew they had tofind a solution that was kinder to the Earth, for future generations. The first eco nappy was born not long after and the rest is history!