Why your body deserves Organic foods

By | June 14th, 2016|Food, Lifestyle|

Are Organic Foods really better for you or just a pricey fad? It’s a great question, especially when you consider that it’s a billion-dollar industry here in Australia. Nutritionally, environmentally and economically, the foods we choose to eat today create consequences tomorrow. Perhaps you want to enjoy great tasting food, are [...]

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 [...]

Parsnip & Swede Bake

By | June 16th, 2013|Dinner, Food|

A Winter comfort-food that's sure to warm you up!  Gluten-free and dairy-free too. Ingredients: 1 swede chopped into small dice 1 large parsnip chopped into larger dice 1 tsp dried mixed herbs 2 tbsp gluten-free breadcrumbs 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 4 tbsp goats' feta cheese Method: set oven temp to [...]

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The Dirty Dozen!

By | May 19th, 2013|Food|

The dirty dozen According to research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), "the dirty dozen" are those fruits and veg found to have the highest residues of pesticides out of 48 different items.  These are the ones that I'd strongly recommend either buying organic or even better, growing your [...]

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Top Fruits and Veggies in Season

By | May 19th, 2013|Food|

Top Fruits and Veggies With winter rapidly approaching in the southern hemisphere, now's the time to start thinking about the top fruits and veggies that are abundant in this coming season.  I reckon that buying local, seasonal fresh produce has got to be a better option for you, the farmer and the [...]

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Food allergies versus Food Intolerances

By | April 13th, 2013|Food|

I often get asked what is the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance.  All too often these terms are used interchangeably but really, only a few percent of the population experience true food allergies.   A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by a person's immune system [...]

Going gluten-free, a simple guide

By | March 24th, 2013|Food|

Want to go gluten-free but don’t know where to start?  These top-tips should help get you started.  For a day, a week, a month or long-term, kicking the gluten habit will give your digestive system a well deserved break from this inflammation-causing substance. There’s heaps of choice out there – [...]

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