9 Simple Ways to Help Your Body Naturally Detox Every Single Day

9 Simple Ways to Help Your Body Naturally Detox Every Single Day

Detox programs usually get rolled out twice a year – after winter and after Christmas, because that’s the time we usually feel sluggish and tired.  There’s always a flurry of different versions encouraging you to sign up for programs, register for challenges on social media and to drag your juicer ..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

7 Delicious Ways to Use Roasted Tomatoes – Cook up a batch now

7 Delicious Ways to Use Roasted Tomatoes – Cook up a batch now

Tomato is perhaps my absolute favourite vegetable of all time (ok, I know it’s a fruit), but we often think of it as a vegetable.  It’s savoury and sweet at the same time and goes with just about everything. My earliest memory of tomatoes is when mum would mix them ..Continue Reading

Could it be adrenal fatigue? This checklist could help you find out

Could it be adrenal fatigue? This checklist could help you find out

Fatigue – there’s a few reasons for constant tiredness, but today I want to talk about adrenal fatigue. Your adrenals are small organs that sit near your kidneys and one of their jobs is to manage your stress.  Such busy little organs, pumping out stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol ..Continue Reading

Corn and Zucchini Fritters

Corn and Zucchini Fritters

A friend dropped around with an impressive bounty of fresh vegetables from their ample backyard veggie patch which inspired this simple light meal for a warm Friday night on the balcony. A perfect finish to a busy week – crisp veggie fritters, punchy salsa and a glass of Pinot Gris.  ..Continue Reading

What your handwriting is telling you about your brain

What your handwriting is telling you about your brain

We all know about brain cells (called neurons), but did you know that about two thirds of your brain are immune cells (called microglia)?  They’re there to clean up the dead and dying brain cells to make room so your brain can work better. Unfortunately, this process can be affected ..Continue Reading

Banana Loaf (GF) with Passionfruit Butter

Banana Loaf (GF) with Passionfruit Butter

Bananas are well and truly in season now and this is a perfect way to use up ones that are a little bit too ripe for eating. Banana + Cake = Deliciousness! Bananas are a fantastic source of the minerals magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, much needed minerals for our nervous ..Continue Reading

Sumac Flatbread (GF)

Sumac Flatbread (GF)

This naturally gluten free flatbread is often found around Italy and France, especially at street stalls but many countries have variations of one kind or another. I’ve made this particular one many times and it’s always a surprisingly easy dish to add to any table. Super easy to make, and ..Continue Reading