Blog posts & recipes

4 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

Are you tired of spending hours in the kitchen?  Are you feeling guilty that your kids sometimes get takeaway or freezer meals instead of home-cooked? Gone are the days when mum would be at home all day baking bread, preparing dinner and baking goods for the...

If you’re trying to achieve a goal, don’t do THIS:

As human beings, the desire to better ourselves seems to be an innate part of our time on Earth.  Whether it’s your career, your relationships, your health, your financial situation, or something else entirely - chances are there’s something in your life that you’d...

Struggling to quit sugar? Here’s why:

Craving High-Carb or Sweet FoodsHigh-carbohydrate foods such as breads, muffins, cakes and baked goods basically get converted into sugar (glucose) when they’re digested, so cravings for carb-rich (as above) or sweet foods (lollies, ice-cream, chocolate, flavoured...

Your diet probably isn’t the problem!

There's tonnes of information on Facebook around healthy eating, weight loss, dieting and fitness.  Groups with hundreds of thousands of people wanting to know the 'secret' to losing weight.  Pages of companies selling pyramid scheme products without any real...

A lesson in self-love

There’s a t-shirt in my cupboard that always brings back a certain memory, every time I see it or wear it.  I almost described it as a hurtful memory - but now, I’m not so sure that it is.  I think it is a memory of a slight lightbulb moment that I had, that spurred...

How to give up junk food

Junk food – how do you give it up?  If you’re struggling with junk food cravings, here’s the secret to giving it up for good..   Don’t!   Don’t give up junk food.  I’m a naturopath, and I haven’t given up junk food.  I know so much about the human body, and...

How to create a balanced diet

A balanced diet - ahh, the elusive idea that most of us don’t really know how to implement.  Creating a balanced diet is something many people struggle with, and here’s my take on it. I’m noticing a trend among my clients and friends lately, and that is the idea that...

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Fatigue

Energy!  That elusive ‘thing’ we all wish we had more of.  Do you ever see a child running around for no reason and think to yourself, “I wish I had that kind of energy”?  I’m here to share with you five very simple ways that you can look after and improve your energy...

An Easier Way to Meal Prep

Think of the words ‘meal prep’ and you likely conjure up images of 20 plastic containers filled with brown rice, baked chicken and steamed broccoli.  The Instagram world has played a large role in the popularity of ‘meal prep’, but it is also part of the reason why so...

Should you really quit sugar?

You’ve probably heard a fair bit about sugar lately, and how bad it is for our health.  There are even dedicated programs online to help you quit sugar for good - but do you really need to quit it?  Let’s take a look at the role of sugar in our diet and whether or not...

Smoothies vs Juice: Which is better for you?

With the popularity of new and improved blenders and juices exploding onto the market in recent years, many of you have been left confused about whether you should be juicing your fruit and veg or blending them into smoothies.  There are a few major differences...

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