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7 Ways to Make Veggies More Interesting

7 Ways to Make Veggies More Interesting

I love food, no secret there really! My kids also love food – they are adventurous eaters and really relish in discovering new tastes and culinary delights. Food is a huge part of our family life, we talk about it, we plan holidays around it, we celebrate with it. Not a day goes by when Read More

The single most important thing you can do to improve your health

I’ve been a Naturopath for over 20 years and during this time I have witnessed a growing disconnect and confusion about food how it fits into our lives. SO many people I meet have absolutely no connection to food, no passion or interest in either preparing or sharing it. So I’m going to say it right up Read More

6 Reasons Why You Should Choose SLOW Food (and a fabulous place to shop SLOW)

These days, many people opt for fast-food options because they say they don’t have enough time in the day to prepare healthy meals. Whether it be snacking on sugary treats in front of the TV or grabbing processed snacks on the go, you need to consider what the foods you choose to eat are doing to Read More

10 Tips For Healthy Grocery Shopping 

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again – healthy living is a lifestyle, not a diet. The first important step towards adopting a healthy lifestyle is to stock your fridge and pantry with wholesome, nourishing foods. If you don’t buy processed, nutritionally void foods, then you and your family are less likely to eat them. Read More

Tips on detox diets and a healthier 2017

If you’re Australian, Australia Day (a day of beach and BBQ’s) tends to officially mark the end of the celebratory season.  When I was consulting, this was always the time of year when I was bombarded with old and new patients alike requesting support to detox, or kick start a healthier way of living. To Read More

Get onto it! Five steps for a healthier happier you.

The New Year always brings out the best of intentions. For many it is a time to kick-start a healthier lifestyle, so today I’m sharing my top five tips to kick start 2016 and I also have a fabulous giveaway. “She’s a step ahead of herself talking New Years resolutions” I hear you thinking. Well, Read More

Yoga to support your life

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Yoga has supported and guided me throughout my adult life. It has helped me overcome health conditions, insecurities, stressful conditions and improved my perception and clarity of what is important for me. For all of us, life is so busy, we are constantly on the move without much time for rest or Read More

The healthiest diet in the world

What is the healthiest diet in the world? It’s a contentious question amongst ‘experts’ who debate this topic with a certain amount of ‘cognitive dissonance,’ generally quoting data that backs up their beliefs or dietary leaning (and if anything goes against their beliefs, they generally diss the study by focussing their attention its flaws). I recently Read More

Real, not perfect

I was cleaning out my fridge the other day (long overdue) and stumbled upon a very stinky jar of kefir grains in the back corner. My lovely neighbour had given them to me, I cultured my milk for a few months and then, somehow they disappeared into the depths of my overcrowded fridge and dropped from my Read More

Finding peace with my plate

I’ve always been amused by the assumptions people make about you when they find out I’m a Naturopath.  Walking into a social gathering it’s often like, ‘cripes, the fun police are here, hide the booze and crisps!’ For others, a halo appears and all they want to talk about is this or that ‘diet,’ how Read More

Kind words…

“I downloaded your ebooks after hearing you speak at the Health and Wellness Summit in Melbourne. Love them, life changing… Don’t stop! Thank you for getting the whole food message out there, I certainly heard it.” Melanie

“I love your ebooks, I have all three of them now and they are now my only go to receipe books. They are simple, wholesome and taste great. THANK YOU!!! I have spent alot of money on courses about healthy eating and recipe books but your books have covered it all and my little man enjoys the snacks etc. Wish I would have found you earlier “. Brooke

“I just want to say a huge thank you for your amazing website and information. I’ve never liked cooking and never got excited by my ‘healthy’ cooking. My husband is even worse and if he could, he would just eat beacon and eggs every morning and steak every night. He hardly ate any veggies. Since I found your website I have gone through almost every recipe. My husband is loving every meal as well – even meat free Monday, and he’s taking left-overs to work for lunch (honestly, who thought that could be so hard?!)” Rose

“You have truly helped me and my family to lead a healthier lifestyle. I’ve been referring to your page every few days, very inspiring, so thank you!” Emily

“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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