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    Rise and Shine to a Well Nourished Breakfast

    Today I’m super excited to release my very first ebook “Rise and Shine – A Well Nourished Breakfast.” When I began producing this ebook, I was repeatedly asked ‘why a breakfast book?’ My reasoning is that I always aim to help people find the very best health available to them, and breakfast is not only the Read More

  • Cacao Rough

    Cacao Rough

    This super quick and easy raw vegan chocolate slice, is very nutritious and definitely satisfies the strongest chocolate craving.  They are gluten and dairy free – a bit of a change from the dried fruit, high sugar energy balls or bars about.  I think they are so delicious – a bit of a cross between Read More

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    Why I choose SLOW food

    As I’ve previously mentioned, I choose to eat S.L.O.W foods; that is seasonal, local, organic (or at least sustainable), whole foods – these are healthy food choices.  Once again, I simply go back to my philosophy of eating as close to the natural source as possible.  SLOW foods are the only foods my grandmothers, grandmother Read More

Simple Sweet Corn Soup (a nourishing twist on this favourite)

Sweetcorn soup

As a kid, one of my favourite take-away meals was Chinese. It was the 70’s and Chinese food was as fancy as it got in my young world. Even though it is probably my least favourite cuisine now days, one dish that conjures up all sorts of childhood memories is Sweetcorn Soup. It just so Read More

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Kids

TCM kids

Todays Q & A expert is Suzy McCleary  – a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and former paediatric nurse from AcuKids. I’m sure this interview will give you a clear insight into this wonderful therapy.  Q – How does a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach to restoring health in a child differ to a Western Medical approach? A – Although Read More

Immune Boosting Chai Tea Latte


I think it’s wonderful how food memories are formed – I have many but one of my most vivid is for Chai Tea Latte (the fancy ‘cafe’ name) given to India’s national beverage – Masala Chai, or just Chai. My husband and I spent over 6 months living in our most favourite country (besides Australia Read More

Why kids want to eat processed foods

why kids want processed food

So why are kids, even from a very young age, so drawn to junk and processed foods?  Why is that Wiggles flavoured yoghurt is so much more appealing than the Biodynamic Greek yoghurt next to it? Well the answer is two-fold. But first, a simplified, though I hope, useful explanation of what happens in your Read More

Healthy Baked Pancakes

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My family loves pancakes – lets face it, the batter is easy to whip-up, but it’s a real pain to stand over the stove flipping them so that they are cooked just right, especially when you are making them for a big group. Because I love a shortcut, I’ve been working on a batter that Read More

Kind words…

“We have a group of school mums using your recipes all the time and you are changing the health and habits of our precious families.” Madhavi

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“Thank you very much for your awesome website & facebook page posts, you have motivated & inspired me heaps!” Fiona

“Just discovered your site 3 weeks ago, its been a great help with kids lunches for back to school, thanks so much!” Ange

“What a fantastic blog filled with so many great recipes and information!” Carla

“I just wanted to let you know that you have absolutely inspired me to a better way of eating, I’ve been making my shopping lists based on recipes you’ve shared and am educating my kids with the reasons behind different foods and why they are good etc! This page has become my little bible hehe! Thank you so much for all the detail you give. It’s absolutely wonderful!” Sky

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