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Nutrition and stress

Nutrition and stress are intimately linked, forming a two-way communication. When you are highly stressed, you tend to go for foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat. These often highly processed foods in turn cause biological stress on your body and perpetuate the...

Your hormones and Emotional Wellbeing

Did you know there is a big connection between your hormones and your mental state? Your emotional wellbeing is intimately linked to many different hormones in your body, and if you are feeling moody, flat or fatigued, it’s most likely not ‘just tiredness'. Today we...

Sugar and your health

Sugar is a hot topic in health and wellness circles, and it’s for good reason. We are going to delve into the effects that added sugar has on your body. Some of these include an added inflammation load, midline weight gain and a propensity towards developing metabolic...

How to overcome Stress and Overwhelm

Stress, you can feel a tightening in your body and breathe at just reading the word. It’s become part of modern life, to feel stressed much, or even all, of the time. Today we are going to take a look into the consequences of prolonged stress on your body, with a...

What makes a healthy meal?

Food is the cornerstone of health, and it truly has a massive impact on how you experience life. Your energy levels, metabolic health, hormone health and overall wellbeing are all reliant on good quality fuel going into your body. So today we are going to take a look...

What symptoms does the Metabolic Balance® Program address?

This is a really common question, and one that I want to dedicate a whole blog post to today. In my last post we learned that the program is a food-based nutritional system guided by your individual body and its needs. If you want to go back and refresh on that, you...

What is Metabolic Balance?

Today’s topic is about the unparalleled Metabolic Balance program. I am so excited to bring you this program through my clinic and wanted to give you a clear understanding of what it is, and how it can truly benefit you as an individual. Let’s start by taking a look...

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...