Christmas Traditions

How do you celebrate Christmas? What are your traditions, favourite recipes, gift ideas, decorations? We would love to hear how you make this festive season special, happy and healthy for you and your family. Please visit our Facebook Page and post your traditions, pictures, ideas and all things that you would like to share about Christmas. You can also share your great Christmas Recipes on our Recipe Entry Form. Alternatively email rachael@thebigswell.com with your ideas, or simply leave a message in the comment box below. Over the next six weeks all of your traditions will be posted … [Read more...]

Introducing Spirulina Blue

INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION SPIRULINA…… LIFESTREAM HIGH PHYCOCYANIN SPIRULINA BLUE Spirulina is an incredible algal plant superfood; the remarkable thing about Lifestream Spirulina Blue is that it contains 23% PURE PHYCOCYANIN – 50% more than other Spirulinas. Phycocyanin (pronounced: fīkōˈsīənin) provides the blue pigment in Spirulina. Phycocyanin provides high anti-oxidant benefits and supports the body’s ability to control inflammation. Phycocyanin also protects the liver and kidneys and helps with detoxification. Spirulina Blue is also high in bioavailable Vitamin … [Read more...]

Congratulations to our winners

Congratulations to the winners of the May Mother's Day Prize Draw. We have had a fantastic month celebrating mothers and our journey as the big swell. May 2012 has seen the bringing together of years of hard work in the creation of the big swell, and we are so happy to have been able to share with with all of our new members. We hope that our family will continue to swell. Remember that to us, you are our wave, so please share with us all thoughts, ideas, milestones as we love you to join with us in growing a planet of healthy families. Our winners are Brenda Brady, Anna and Cathy Reynolds. … [Read more...]

What to do with spirulina

Thanks to Lifestream we have four pots of Spirulina to give away with The Food Competition ... so how should we be using Spirulina? Here's four yummy recipes for us to try:       Breakfast Special               A satisfying superfood breakfast to kick start your day! Serves 1 Ingredients 1 cup tropical fruit juice 1 banana 1 golden kiwifruit 1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1 heaped teaspoon Lifestream Spirulina Powder 1 tablespoon LSA (ground Linseeds, Sunflower seeds and Almonds) or Lifestream Calciflax 1 tablespoon pumpkin … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Prize Draw

Welcome to the Mother's Day Prize Draw! Celebrating Mother's Day 2012, this May we are offering YOU the chance to spoil yourself, and win one of these amazing prizes. All you have to do is register with the big swell. Click here to register now. On the 31st May, everyone registered with the big swell will be entered into a draw to win one of these amazing prizes: first prize Lifestream Lifestream BowelBiotics+ for Kids has been formulated to help boost fibre intake of children between the ages of 4-12 years but is also suited to anyone with a sensitive stomach needing a more mild fibre … [Read more...]