When it comes to eating well, it goes without saying that starting your day with a good breakfast makes common sense.   When I am working with patients in the clinic, I always ask them for some insight into what they typically eat for meals and snacks, and more often […]

Cauliflower Fritters Recipe

It can be overwhelming trying to work out what is and isn’t healthy when it comes to feeding your kids as packaging and marketing can be very misleading.  But as parents, we want to make sure our kids are getting all the nutrition they need for their growing bodies and […]

Give Your Kids A Nutrition Boost With These Simple Swaps

Healthy Ramen Bowl(Serves 1)   Ingredients: 50g brown rice noodles2 cups vegetable broth3 garlic cloves, minced1 carrot, sliced6 mushrooms, sliced½ tsp chilli powder1 Tbsp lime juice2 eggs, soft-boiled1 Tbsp fresh coriander, chopped   Method: Combine vegetable broth, garlic and noodles in a large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add carrot, mushroom, […]

Healthy Ramen Bowl

Homemade chocolate
Chocolate – everybody’s favourite!   Here’s a homemade version that is quick and easy.   You can add different variations to the mixture, such as chopped glace ginger, nuts, seeds or rice puffs.   Ingredients: 500g jar of cold-pressed coconut oil 1 cup raw cacao (or ordinary cocoa if you […]

Chocolate – Guilt-Free!

Here is what must be the world’s easiest chocolate slice recipe – not only is there no cooking involved, the end result is a tasty slice that will fool even the most dedicated sweet tooth!  Yet there is no sugar in this recipe, the dates provide a natural sweetness.   […]

Healthy Chocolate Coconut Slice

There’s nothing like a fresh homemade pesto.  This recipe uses simple ingredients, and the result is a delicious, nourishing and versatile paste that you can use in a variety of different ways.   I’ve used a Thermomix for this recipe, however you could easily use a good-quality food processor to […]

Macadamia & Coriander Pesto Dip

Who gets sick of eating salads? I admit, I struggle with it too, and while soups or steamed vegies a great way to get your daily dose of the good stuff, occasionally I feel like something a bit different. These easy vegie fritters are a simple way to bump up […]

Easy Vegetable Fritters

Sick of store-bought high-sugar breakfast cereals?   Have you tried putting together your own brand of muesli?  By making your own you have complete control over what actually goes in your recipe (and also, your mouth!).   Many store-bought mueslis are full of sugar – check the labels on your current […]

Muesli Recipe

If you suffer from pain and inflammation, here is a quick and easy home remedy.     Turmeric has a long history of use as a medicinal herb.  The Chinese have used it to treat inflammatory and digestive disorders, and it has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine (India) to […]

‘Golden Milk’ Recipe – Nature’s Anti-Inflammatory

Chicken soup has long been a home remedy for colds and flus – and it turns out there is actually scientific evidence that good old chicken soup helps relieve symptoms.   This is a great recipe to make regularly during cold and flu season. Freeze some of the leftovers (in […]

Chicken Soup For Colds & Flus

With the business of our day-to-day lives, despite the best of intentions it is all too easy to give in to a quick and easy takeaway or frozen meal when it comes time to get dinner on the table after a long, hard day.   Having a few simple go-to meals […]

5 Go-To Meals In A Flash

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Pre-packaged cereals are the standard breakfast for most people, however they really are not the best choice for a nutritious start to the day, despite the slick advertising.   Often filled with sugar and highly processed, a packaged breakfast cereal may give you an initial energy boost, followed by a […]

8 Healthy Breakfast Ideas