Dukkah: A Recipe + Awesome Health Benefits

October 13th, 2014 | 1 comment

  Recently I received this AWESOME little love package in the mail from my good friend Mandy…all the way from across the other side of the globe in Denver, Colorado! Don’t you just LOVE receiving little care packages in the mail!  I do that’s for…

Exercise For Pleasure Not Punishment

October 2nd, 2014 | no comments

  Exercise has always been a big part of my life, as an athlete, physical education student, and a health professional.  But over the past few years, my exercise routine has radically changed, for many different reasons, and I want to share those with you…

Mushroom, Tomato & Greens Egg Drop

September 15th, 2014 | 1 comment

  Hello lovely, I wanted to share this recipe with you today, because it is seriously so good!!!  It’s an oldie but a goodie, and one that seemed to be a favourite amongst the participants in my 21-Day Wholefood Cleanse. I especially love it because……

Top 10 Ways To Spring Clean Your Body

September 11th, 2014 | 2 comments

It’s Spring time here in Australia…yipeee! Time to throw off the layers, run on the beach, air the house out, smell the flowers, and feel the sunshine on your skin 🙂 {Image by Cas Cornelissen} It’s also the time of year when I most feel like…

Quinoa, Bacon & Egg Pie

September 8th, 2014 | 4 comments

  Last Friday I was trying to work out what to do with some bacon that we had in the fridge that needed using.  I wanted to make a bacon & egg pie, but a healthier version, so I decided to do a little experiment…and…

Worried About Vitamin D? Read This.

September 8th, 2014 | 1 comment

  As we move into the warmer & sunnier months,  I wanted to take a moment to discuss the topic of the sunshine vitamin…vitamin D!  Deficiencies in this nutrient are becoming more common, and this is worrying, because vitamin D is a major player when…

My Unhealthy Obsession With Health Food

August 26th, 2014 | 5 comments

  It was Winter time, 2010 in the gorgeous little surfing coastal town called Margaret River, on Australia’s South West coast.  I was right in the midst of experimenting with everything to do with health…raw food, vegetarianism, wholefoods, cleansing, detoxing and basically anything that involved…

Health Coach vs Dietician: A Closer Look

August 25th, 2014 | 15 comments

  You may have noticed on the internet lately, that there has been an increasing number of woman (and men!) promoting themselves as ‘Health Coaches’, and yesterday I read an article that seems to be bringing Health Coaches under fire in the mainstream media!!  …

Lifting the (Mental) Fog

August 17th, 2014 | no comments

  When I was a young girl growing up in New Zealand, I used to dread those cold winter days when we were engulfed by a blanket of fog.  The worst days were the ones where the fog didn’t lift until late morning, and would…