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Zinc – the missing link?

By | June 10th, 2016|Fertility|

For many couples, getting pregnant is not as easy as 1,2, 3… In fact, for an increasing number of couples, as many as 1 in 6, falling pregnant is more than tough, it’s stressful, frustrating and can lead to feelings of inadequacy.  It can also test even the strongest of [...]

Foods to max fertility

By | June 8th, 2016|Fertility|

Foods to max Fertility Yep, foods to max fertility do exist and are nothing fancy.  The less toxic food you feed your body, the greater the amount of nutrients your body has to help improve the viability of your egg or sperm. So here's some easy tips: Eat fresh and local foods, [...]

Muesli Squares – perfect for the lunchbox

By | June 8th, 2016|Snacks|

Muesli Squares Muesli Squares are perfect for the school lunch-box with their minimal sugar and no artificial additives. A quick look at most supermarket muesli bars and snack bars will reveal a bucket-load of sugar which no one needs in their lunch-box plus some artificial additives.  Many of these may claim to be [...]

Learning and behavioural issues

By | June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Is that my child? Do you sometimes look at your child and think ‘Is that my child?’ or maybe you think, ‘Where’s my child gone?’ or ‘I don’t know where they get THAT attitude from!’ Well, if so, you are not alone!  More and more children are becoming intolerant to [...]

A savoury start to the day!

By | May 31st, 2016|Breakfast, Snacks|

Savoury Muffins - a different breakfast to start your day.   These muffins make a great savoury start to the day. You'll love them.  With eggs, cheese, bacon, carrot and basil they pack a nutritious kick.  But I have to say, they're also great for a mid-morning snack or to prevent the [...]

Sugar, the Bitter-sweet Truth

By | May 27th, 2016|health tips, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|

Sugar, is it really necessary or just another addiction? Sugar, fructose, glucose, lactose, maltose, stevia, xylitol, dextrose, honey, agave, high-fructose corn syrup, maple syrup, rapadura, cane juice…sugar has so many guises that it can be incredibly hard to avoid! But is sugar really necessary?  Or is all sugar bad for [...]

Brussels Sprouts & Walnut Salad

By | May 16th, 2016|Food, Lunch|

Brussels Sprouts & Walnut Salad If like me your memories of Brussles Sprouts means overcooked, smelly little things then you're going to really appreciate how much better they taste raw. This is a fantastic way to get super Brussels Sprouts into your diet without the risk of overcooking them. These mini-cabbages [...]

Golden Milk

By | May 16th, 2016|Drinks, health tips, Uncategorized|

Golden Milk Golden Milk is a fantastic drink to help you get the super-healing powers of turmeric easily into your diet.  It's also wonderfully warming on a Winter's day. Turmeric contains powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds which may help lessen your risk of heart disease, Alzheimer's, depression, cancer and arthritis whilst improving brain [...]

One Pot Meal – Lamb Shank Harira

By | April 10th, 2016|Dinner|

I have to say that 1 of the things that I love most about the cooler months is the comfort of casseroles and 1-pot meals, such as this lamb shank harira.  I find meals like this really nourish both  your body and soul!  This recipe is from Pete Evans' book "One [...]

Kale Chips – a crunchy way to eat more greens!

By | March 31st, 2016|Snacks|

Gotta love Kale Chips; simply a crunchy way to eat more greens without fuss. Maybe you've tried to feed the kids steamed kale but it gets left on their plate; or in smoothies but they found its taste too overpowering or they don't care for the chewy bits that don't succumb to blending.  Well, here is [...]