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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

Heirloom Tomato and Plum Tart

Tomato tart

With Christmas fast approaching, this is a wonderful summertime tart I often whip-up when entertaining. The combination of sweet tomatoes, plum and basil is a match made in heaven. Best of all, you can put this together so quickly and easily and it just presents beautifully. If you are gluten or grain-free, try this as Read More

Pecan Pie Cookies

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I’ve always loved Pecan Pie, but now days I find it way to sweet; one mouthful and I’m well and truly done. So craving the flavour without the sweetness, I thought I’d come up with a less sugary alternative. The problem I encountered, was that in order to achieve the desired consistency for the pie Read More

Mediterranean Potato Bake

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One of my lifes great pleasures is entertaining – I know many of you will think I’m quite mad, but I genuinely enjoy feeding a crowd. In the past, I loved a good fine dining occasion – catering for a three or four course meal was exciting! But having kids certainly changed that! So now when Read More

The truth about BPA-free


Words by Building Biologist and Naturopath, Nicole Bijlsma Despite the fact that the Japanese phased out BPA as an epoxy resin in food tins since the late 1990s, western countries continue to use it in most food tins and other forms of packaging. Its ubiquitous use has meant that it is found in 90% of the Read More

Coco-Beet Berry Smoothie

Coco-berry beet smoothie

Most mornings, my 7yr old son (the most laid back individual in the world and not particularly partial to anything to domesticated), makes the family a smoothie. Usually, he sticks to favourite combinations like berry, spinach, banana or pineapple, spinach, lime and mint; but occasionally, with a little guidance he likes to get creative. My only stipulation with Read More

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