A ‘Recipe’ For Improving Sleep

  Create a sleep routine. This means creating a predictable sequence of behaviours that you repeat each night to signal to your body when it is time to wind down Drink a relaxing / sleepy tea such as the Pukka Tea ‘ Night time” Diffuse a calming essential oil like lavender, or grounding oils like…

Do you have Iron Deficiency?

Yesterday I had a client who was iron deficient & supplementing with an Iron product from the chemist. When I looked up the ingredients of the product it contained Sodium Lauryl Sulfate as a binding agent (among other questionable ingredients). SLS is a detergent guys!! Don’t be putting it on your body, let alone ingesting…

Weight-loss Muffins

Muffins? Weight loss? I know what you are thinking …how does those two words even go together? I thought the same until I made these juice pulp muffins. But with the wonderful health benefits of Grapefruit (weight loss, anti-cellulite, liver detoxifier and high in vitamin C), mixed with Tumeric  (super food, anti-flammatory, adaptogen) plus all…

Kale Chips

Looking for a great way to get more veggies into the kids (or you for that matter?) – try these yummy Kale chips recipe. Like most recipes on this blog- this is a no fuss, very simple recipe that you can make in minutes.

Banana Choc Brownie made with Banana flour

At a recent health expo I discovered Banana flour which is a Gluten free flour made from Green bananas.  It is quickly becoming a new favourite in my household because it is high in resistant starch providing benefits for the good bacteria in our gut, helping to lower blood glucose levels and improve insulin sensitivity. It…