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Why am I so tired all the time?

Getting told everything is ok but you have symptoms and don't feel ok? It could be in the glands... Sometimes there's a run of conditions I see in clinic, and others are just consistently showing up. The thyroid is one of those consistent ones that keeps popping in...

Back to School

Back to school time can be tough on the little ones but can also be tough on the parents. Back into the routine of lunch boxes, uniforms, lost socks, half eaten lunches and a sudden inability for kids to even put their shoes on! Here's a couple of quick tips to make...

Creamy Prawn Pasta

This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free and sooo delicious. One thing that many dairy free clients miss is those creamy based sauces and one thing gluten free people miss is pasta! So I've combined the 2 and made this super tasty dish. There's not even any Cauliflower...

Coconut Lime Chicken

I love quick, easy and tasty meals! None of these things have to be stand alone. Quick does not have to mean boring, tasty does not have to mean time-consuming. This is a super simple, super tasty mid-week meal that you will love and done in 30 minutes! Ingredients:...

Pepita Paprika Chicken

Yeah I know it's a mouthful to say, it's also a great mouthful to eat! It's quick, it's easy, it's delicious.. The 3 things I love in a meal. So here's how to make it: 2 chicken breasts cut into strips 1/2 cup pepitas 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 2-3 teaspoons smoked...

Roast Pumpkin and Beet Salad

This is one of my all time favourite salads. It is just so yummy and can be served with lots of different dishes, but goes well with chicken or turkey or even ham.. so yep this is a Christmas Lunch winner, but can easily be eaten by itself with the addition of a...

Kombucha Making

The fermented drink called Kombucha is made by using a 'SCOBY' to ferment a sweet black tea. During the fermentation process, the SCOBY uses the sugar to ferment. There is plenty of information around about the benefits of Kombucha, you just have to do a quick search...

Muesli Bars without the muesli

Here is a recipe for muesli bars without any grains in it for a quick delicious snack or after school treat for the kids. Every time I make this, I change the recipe depending on the ingredients I have on hand. So this is a rough guide, but play around with what you...

The Basics and Acid/Alkaline Balance

Our bodies are constantly striving for homeostasis (balance). One of these factors constantly being balanced is the acidity/alkalinity of our bodies. Too acid or too alkaline can cause problems. The acid scale goes from 0 (pure acid) to 14 (pure base/alkaline). 7 is...

Raw Cacao Mousse

THIS RECIPE IS: Dairy free Gluten free Nut free Cane sugar free Ingredients: 3 tablespoons raw Cacao powder (NOT cocoa powder!) 2 heaped teaspoons gelatine 1 tablespoon Coconut palm sugar ½-1 cup Coconut milk (depending on individual taste) Directions: Chill the...

Nutrition 101

Today is all about the basics of what we eat and why we need it. What are protein, carbohydrates and fats and why do we need them? The more you understand the basics of food components, the more you understand why certain foods are good or bad for you. Protein is...

Chocolate Treats YUM!

Here’s a recipe for a lovely little treat, particularly good when you feel like something you really shouldn’t be having, this will satisfy your craving, without nasty ingredients. It is also: Dairy free, gluten free, egg free, can be nut free, vegan, sugar free, but...

Bone Broth for bone health and gut health

Here's a little about bone broths and why they're so great, and how to make them: Meat and fish stocks contain gelatine and other healing substances, which is used for the rapidly growing cells of the gut lining to repair and regenerate and it has a soothing effect on...

Fertility – What can you do to help it?

Did you know 1 in 6 couples in Australia have difficulty conceiving. The rate increases to 1 in 3 in women over 35. These rates are also on the increase. In 40% of cases the male is the issue, 40% the female, in 10% of cases it’s both and 10% have an unknown cause. ...