Roaming Magazine July 2017 Issue

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SHOPAHOLIC TEST DRIVES

The Latest Socially Aware Products By Jo Mu nro from The Savvy Shopaholic

As an enthusiastic consumer, I love new and interesting products. I am always on the hunt for innovation and hearing how inspired products come to market. I also like my ‘voice’ to be heard by the buying choices I make.

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remember the impact buying ‘dolphin free’ tuna made on the industry when the consumers said enough is enough and stopped buying brands that refused to adopt humane fishing techniques. I like to vote with my purchasing power. Socially aware companies that support communities and use environmentally friendly production and ingredients are

Essentially Keto Founders Edit Whitelaw and Cam Burns, friends of 10 years, have set out to fill the void in the Australian market for high-fat low-carb snacks. Yes, I said high-fat! The genius behind the delicious recipes, Edit, is a private chef to one of Australia’s high profile millionaires. Her delicious blends are more like wizardry than recipes. Imagine an eating program where you are never hungry, losing fat, eating delicious food including chocolately energy bars and feeling fabulous. Welcome to the Essentially Keto way of eating. The diet industry programed me well to believe fats were my enemy and I should be eating the leanest, low calorie diet. Well, that was until I met the gorgeous dream team from Essentially Keto. This dynamic duo has made making the move to a Keto diet a joy. The beauty is that this program includes many of those foods you thought you would never eat again.

Luvme Baby This Australian owned and run Eco Family business was created five years ago and has continued to have amazing success with their quality Luvme Bamboo Eco Baby Products! There is no doubt that disposable nappies take tens of years to breakdown and are troublesome in landfill. Enter entrepreneur and eco mum Kendall, who wanted something better for her baby’s skin and sustainable for the environment. Voila! Eco Baby was born. “Our Eco family dream is to offer mums a quality product without the organic price tag.” Luvme range is a growing success with quality organic natural bamboo products at affordable prices!

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always of interest to me. There are so many clever Aussies making the difference and leading the way. Their stories are as fascinating as their products so I thought I would raise the awareness of some of my favourite socially conscious products that are leading the way, shaking up the status quo and giving back.

When I first heard that I would be off carbohydrates and sugars I was skeptical and a little panicked. Their Ketogenic Energy Bars are the reason I am not suffering through the cravings I have experienced on other diets. They are made with fabulous ingredients, taste sweet and chocolatey (cacao based) so of course there’s no feeling of missing out. The hit from smart fats will satiate and energise. “Chew the fat” today and see why everyone is talking about Essentially Keto. The bars are lovingly made with only the best organic ingredients. The best thing is they are easy to pop in your bag for energy on the run. Test drive results: I have been eating Essentially Keto for a week and have lost five kilos. It has been the most enjoyable diet I have ever been on. I’m looking forward to the next five kilos melting away. Start with a delicious starter pack to decide which are your favourites. Perhaps I am greedy but I love them all.  essentiallyketo.com.au

Test Drive results: Eco Baby Wet Wipes. I don’t have children but I do love these in my bag and my car. Naturally moistened with aloe vera and vitamin E, fragrance and alcohol free, sustainably produced from 100 per cent pure bamboo.  littleshoppers.net.au