Your Christmas Survival Kit

Your Christmas Survival Kit

I remember as a kid looking forward to Christmas with such anticipation and excitement! Do you remember how you just couldn’t wait for the big day? School holidays, visiting relatives, Santa, parties, presents! One thing I wasn’t aware of back then was how stressful December and festive season madness could ..Continue Reading

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

You may think routines are boring. You might also be thinking that repeating the same old thing, day in, day out, is a sure way to drive yourself crazy, or to spiral yourself further into feeling less than enthusiastic about your life or your situation. Not true. Routine – the ..Continue Reading

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry (GF)

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry (GF)

Jeff loves to cook flavoursome and interesting entrees and mains.  I love to bake.  It’s a perfect combination (cue cheesey happy faces). Gluten free baking does pose a problem though, especially for pastry, pasta and don’t even try GF gnocchi!  Some recipes convert well, others are an issue, especially when ..Continue Reading

White Bean & Tuna Spread

White Bean & Tuna Spread

When it comes to cravings and energy slumps, this recipe has got your back. It ticks all the boxes – wholesome, filling, nutritious and so, so simple.  Plenty of protein plus a load of fibre to keep you fuller for longer. You can quickly whiz this up on a Sunday ..Continue Reading

The 5 Faces of Burnout

The 5 Faces of Burnout

You’ve probably heard the word “burnout” but what is it and how does it affect women? We all lead busy lives.  There’s pressure on us from so many sources, some we’re not even aware of. It’s exhausting. Have you ever felt so fatigued on an ongoing basis that you begin ..Continue Reading

Asparagus and Tarragon Tart

Asparagus and Tarragon Tart

It’s spring in Australia! One of the best things about spring is that asparagus is in season.  It’s well priced at the markets at the moment, so don’t forget to put asparagus in your basket. Asparagus is a perennial veggie with a heap of delicious uses, from tasty tarts to ..Continue Reading

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Spring has rolled around again and it always reminds me of how I want to feel as the weather warms up – plenty of energy and comfortable in last year’s spring and summer outfits! Getting your health back on track doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.   All it ..Continue Reading

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

I guess it looks like we’re vegetarians, but believe me, we’re meat eaters.  Not over the top carnivores by any standard, but we do enjoy a good steak, beef curry, lamb targine or poultry. Conserving your kidneys and reducing the acid load from animal proteins on your body becomes increasingly ..Continue Reading

How to cook the perfect poached egg, every time

How to cook the perfect poached egg, every time

Eggs are the perfect protein.  They set you up for the day, balancing your blood sugar for plenty of energy.   Did you know that having plenty of protein and healthy fats for breakfast will stop you craving unhealthy food later in the day? Confession time…… When I met Jeff I ..Continue Reading

Blueberry Coconut Dessert (GF)

Blueberry Coconut Dessert (GF)

If you’re after an easy dessert to impress, especially on cold winter nights, then this one will do the trick. It’s adapted from the classic French clafoutis – fruit (traditionally fresh cherries) baked in a sweet batter and served at the table.  This recipe variation is gluten free. For a ..Continue Reading