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Merry Christmas

This is just a brief blog post to say THANK YOU and MERRY CHRISTMAS to all my readers and to leave you with a few tips on how to stay healthy this weekend.   Have Breakfast Start the start with a breakfast that contains healthy fats and proteins instead of simple carbohydrates. Starting the day… Read more »


Christmas menu

Christmas time = FOOD (lots of it) and FAMILY Regardless of if you celebrate Christmas or not, I know a lot of families (or groups of friends) choose to spend the day together eating, drinking and enjoying each others company. Perhaps you have already planned out exactly what you will be making for the day (or maybe… Read more »

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Gingerbread biscuits

I’m not really sure why gingerbread biscuits and gingerbread houses are so popular around Christmas time but its a good excuse to share a great recipe. These biscuits are perfect to give as gifts or to take along to your next Christmas gathering. Not only do they taste delicious but because they are gluten free,… Read more »

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DIY gift ideas

Can you believe that Christmas is only a few weeks away? Christmas for me represent the end of another year and quality time spent with family. However for a lot of people when they think of Christmas, they think of giving and receiving gifts. In the past I have written about gift suggestions for health conscious friends and… Read more »


Summer essentials

Has anyone else been counting down the days until summer? I know I certainly was through our cold and stormy winter (in South Australia). There are so many aspects of summer that I absolutely adore including the balmy warm nights, beach days, lunch time walks and the fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. I had a beautiful taste… Read more »


Stop being so busy and still get stuff done

  Many of us take pride in being busy, gosh I did for so long. Being a ‘great multi tasker’ was something that I wore like a badge of honor. We think if we cram more tasks into a limited amount of time that we will miraculously get more done. But does effective multitasking really… Read more »


How to order essential oils

How to order essential oils? If you are just after a couple of oils then feel free to visit my online shop to place a retail order however if you are like me and love saving money then a Wholesale account is for you. This is the way to get your oils at the best… Read more »


Essential oils for overall wellbeing

Since becoming more educated about the benefits and versatility of essential oils, my use of them has expanded into so many areas of my life. My use of essential oils used to be limited to using readily available and not the best quality versions of tea tree oil, lemon grass and orange. I would use tea tree oil to… Read more »


10 tips to support detoxification

Lets face it… in the first few days of cleaning up our diets or doing a structured detox, its pretty normal to feel like crap. The body is effectively doing what it is supposed to and that is removing a build up of toxins. You might experience headaches, body aches, fatigue and downright crankiness. Don’t… Read more »


Spring clean juices and smoothies

Just as we think of spring as a good time to throw open the windows and give the house a thorough spring clean. It is also a good time to give our bodies a good cleanse. Depending on your level of commitment and health, that might be in the form of a structured detox program… Read more »

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    Grain free sushi

    Since making this sushi and taking it to work for lunch I’ve had a quite a few requests to share the recipe so here goes, a perfect healthy summer lunch. Ingredients 500g raw cauliflower florets .5 – 1 tablespoon coconut oil Sea salt 1 tablespoon tahini (this helps the rice to stick together) 2 tablespoons… Read more »

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    Raw carrot chilli with guacamole

    This is a recipe that you can enjoy any time of the year, especially when its too hot to cook. I made this recently for a family dinner where each family brought a salad and/or dessert to share. Perhaps you’ve already seen the dessert that I took, the Naughty but nice choc mint slice? This recipe is based… Read more »

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    Naughty but nice choc mint slice

    This is an absolute fav and perfect for that occasional treat. Its full of healthy fats (so important for healthy hormones) and can be stored in the freezer which helps if your tempted to eat it all in one sitting. I initially made this for a family catch up before Christmas and after browsing a couple… Read more »

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    Salad in a jar green smoothie

    It is finally starting to warm up in South Australia and all around me I’ve been hearing sighs of relief that Winter is over. I love green smoothies but in winter they kind of lose their appeal when its 2 degrees outside and the fire isn’t cranking when I get out of bed. Now that… Read more »

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    Grain free bread rolls

    Lately I have been trying to make a gluten free, grain free bread alternative that my husband will eat for work lunches that will hold together and isn’t primarily made from almond flour because that gets expensive. After a few failed attempts I was so happy when this one worked (happy dance) and even more… Read more »

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    Basic raw chocolate

    Basic raw chocolate. Some with blueberries, some with ground chilli and chocolate bark with sunflower seeds, goji berries and coconut flakes. Basic raw chocolate – I make small amounts at a time to prevent over-indulging, feel free to double, triple of quadruple the ingredients. 1 tbsp Raw cacao powder 2 tbsp Coconut oil 1 tsp… Read more »