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What We’ve Been Up To

With Mother’s Day in mind we celebrated Mum’s in lots of different ways this month. Here is a reflection I wrote on my journey. Motherhood has taken me by complete surprise. I distinctly remember conversations prior to becoming a mother where I felt that once I had children, I would certainly enjoy them and guide…

Roasted Pumpkin, Orange and Ginger Soup

This soup has wonderfully dense flavors that are sure to warm the soul. The refreshing citrus taste and the hint of ginger offer a beautiful twist to a traditional roast pumpkin soup. The good news is, that’s not all – a bowl of this soup superchargers your body, take a look at the nutritional benefits…

A reflection for Mother’s Day…

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “My life is a message.”   I’ve thought a lot about these words over the years. What is in fact my life’s message? When I’m old and frail, what grand tale will my life amount to?   Those of you who know me, know that I’m incredibly passionate about my work….

Outsourcing for Mother’s Day!

  It’s funny when you over hear your child speaking their truth. My 11 year old son Quin and his friend were chatting about my cooking the other day, this is how the conversation went…   Friend: Your mum is such an awesome cook!      Quin: Yer I know she’s really good. She can’t bake though….

Cacao and Almond Smoothie

We LOVE this simple yet healthy cacao and almond smoothie by nutritionist Renee Leonard-Stainton. It promotes energy so it’s a great alternative to a sugary after school snack, especially if you have active boys like mine!                 Ingredients Please use certified organic wherever possible. 1 tbspn of Cacao…

Managing Acne…

With an influx of hormones ‘all manner of frightening things’ happen to a teenager’s body – not that your teenager will show you or want to openly discuss these changes with you (and God knows we don’t want a visual on many of them either!) Some of these changes however are more stressful than others….

Raw Lavender and Lemon Cheesecake

As the weather heats up I am on the hunt for light, fresh recipes to try at home with my family. The other day I came across the idea for a Raw, Lavender and Lemon Cheesecake and decided to create my own – it was DIVINE! Sure, on first glance this recipe sounds a bit…

Life Giving Protein Smoothie!

Looking for a high protein shake that’s full of goodness and doesn’t come out of a tub or packet? Well this shake has 18 grams of wholesomely good protein.   I have never really been a fan of protein powders or shakes. Too many of them are highly “refined foods” made from low quality ingredients,…

Halloween Themed Treats!

Happy Halloween folks! I wanted to share with you two fun, healthy recipes that you can create with your kids on this ‘spooky’ night. The first recipe is from our amazing in-house naturopath Rosemarie Walmsley, Rosemarie is the most incredible cook and I love when she shares her new creations with us.   Yes this…

10 Reasons to LOVE Probiotics!

If you have been following my work for a while you will know that I encourage everyone to take probiotic supplements. Yes, fermented foods are potentially better again but not everyone is a fan of sauerkraut and kombucha!   Why are probiotics so beneficial? Here is the latest research: 1. Reduces the risk for infantile…