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Top 5 food myths busted

Low-fat dairy is healthier than full fat You know by now just how much I love dairy and the thought that eating my beloved cheese and butter is doing me harm just doesn’t sit well at all.  Did you know that studies have shown that eating full-fat diary products is not linked to an increased… Read More »

How to avoid the Christmas Bloat

You’ve read all the “how to survive the festive season guides” that pop up at this time of the year. Nothing much new there; Eat before you go out, alternate alcoholic drinks with non-alcoholic, stay away from the fried food and sugar bombs, blah, blah, blah.  For many of us the Holidays are an excuse… Read More »

Sunshine Yellow Drink

This delicious drink is perfect when you are stressed or adrenally exhausted.  The vitamin C gives a boost to your adrenals, the turmeric is anti inflammatory, the pineapple is great for digestion and the protein powder and fat round this out making it both satisfying and nourishing. 2 lemons, Peeled and quartered 3 cups of… Read More »

Chicken Soup with meaty dumplings

Chicken soup with dumplings (Serves 4) (Inspired by Alexx Stuart –Low Tox Living)  Dumpling Ingredients 500g organic chicken mince 2 tablespoons flour (if Gluten Free, coconut flower works well) 1 heaped Tablespoon dried tarragon 1 heaped Tablespoon dried or fresh Parsley 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder 1 egg ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon of white… Read More »

Asian Style Green Salad

Asian Style Green Salad (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce (I like Redboat brand) 1 tsp honey 2 baby cos lettuce 2 carrots, peeled, grated or finely sliced 1 red capsicum thinly sliced 2 spring onions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup beansprouts, washed trimmed 1 cup snow peas –… Read More »

Indian Spiced Drumsticks

Indian spiced chicken drumsticks This recipe is based on one written by Pete Evans and I liked it so tweaked to suit our needs.   This recipe  needs to be started the day before for full flavour. Ingredients (Marinade) 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 4 garlic cloves 1 knob of ginger about… Read More »

Zucchini, pea and haloumi fritters

Zucchini, pea and haloumi fritters (Serves 4) left overs can be frozen or recipe can be halved. 150g frozen peas 1 medium zucchini grated and excess water squeezed out 1/3 cup milk, 2 eggs 1/4 cup cornflour 2/3 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 tsp paprika 200g haloumi cheese, cut into 1cm cubes 2 tablespoons chopped… Read More »

Why should you love your Gut?

Good health begins and ends in the gut. Your amazing digestive system (gut) ensures that you absorb nutrients from the foods you eat, it stops you getting sick; in fact 70% of your immune system is found in your gut.  It produces vitamins like D and b12 and plays a vital role in how your feel.… Read More »

Easter Pork with Cider and Apples

Roast pork with cider and apples (Serves 6) with lots of left overs This recipe uses shoulder as the extra fat keeps the roast moist and makes nice crackling.  You could use leg if you would rather. Always buy the most ethical pork you can afford.  I like organic, free range.  Serve with Roast vegetables,… Read More »