• 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 fructose, 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 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

Pumpkin Soup – four ways

Pumpkin Soup

Even here in on the sunny Gold Coast, an Autumn chill has descended once the sun retires for the day.  With winter looming and a few nasty bugs threatening, I thought I would share one of my families favourite winter warmers – a pumpkin soup.  But not just any old pumpkin soup… the variations are Read More

Do kids need to take vitamins (and mineral supplements)?

Farmers Market Shopping

Do kids need to take vitamins and mineral supplements or any other regular supplement?  This is a question I’m frequently asked and the answer is yes… no… maybe… sometimes!  Let me explain. Hippocrates, the father of medicine said ‘let food be thy medicine’ – this is a wisdom I value greatly and the very reason Read More

Healthy Fish cakes – (that even the fish fussy will love)

Fish Cakes

These healthy fish cakes are so simple and a really lovely way to serve fish.  They are particularly wonderful for those that aren’t so keen on fishy stuff as the flavour and texture changes all together when it is processed and is quite different to grilled or pan fried fish.  My daughter really isn’t keen Read More

The simplest, most profound thing you can do to improve your health


I come across videos and pod casts about health and food on a daily basis.  Few hit the mark like this u-tube video, which has compelled me to share it with you.  Michael Pollen is one of my most favourite authors.  His books are thought provoking, thorough and simply marvellous. This short video encompasses so Read More

A Conscious Easter (with chocolate and all)


A big motivation for  developing the Well Nourished website, was to do my bit, to make a difference to the world I leave my children.  Which brings me to one of todays most environmentally devastating practices…farming Palm Oil.  It just so happens, the chocolate and hot cross bun industry is one of the drivers of Read More

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