Why Organic?

  What does organic mean to you? Do you perceive it as an unnecessary expensive ‘health trend’ that is a waste of money, with no superiority over ‘normal’ food? Unsurprisingly, this is what a lot of people think when I talk to them about organic food. It is no wonder that people are under this impression because we live in…

Holidays & Gluten Free Gingerbread Men

I have not long returned from an amazing holiday to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Thailand. Each place was special and we experienced some incredible sights, people, culture, history and food along the way. Hong Kong was so cool, a big concrete jungle, yet so peaceful at the same time. The view from Victoria Peak of the harbour was quite something….

It’s All Gut

The 10 worst foods for your gut More and more of us are becoming aware of the importance of gut health, we know that having a good balance in this ecosystem of bacteria that lives in the GI tract is absolutely key to optimal physical and emotional health and wellbeing. Having poor gut health can manifest in many ways for…

Sesame Snaps & Pregnancy Cravings

  I visited my lovely pregnant friend a couple of weeks who has been suffering terribly with morning sickness, well Hyperemesis Gravidarum actually (the really severe type). She had difficulty eating anything at all, and only fancying really specific foods such as salad dressing and crumpets only to develop an aversion to these things afterwards! (Poor thing!) I noticed she…

Paleo Sweet Potato Brownies

  It’s been one of those weeks where I just needed chocolate! Not just any old chocolate though, fudgey, gooey chocolate in the form of a brownie. So that’s exactly what I decided to make. Chocolate got a bad rep but if its the raw unprocessed cacao, then there’s really no need to be sorry for eating it as it’s…

One Bowl Paleo Banana Bread

  This has got to be the tastiest, but healthiest banana bread yet. I simply had to re-create a healthy, gluten and dairy and refined sugar free version of this since living off the stuff when I lived in Australia. It was the done thing, to hang out in a hipster coffee shop on Bondi beach, drink lattes with insanely good…

Vegan Choc Protein Bars

  Hello everyone! So I’ve been super busy as have started a new job recently and it’s been a little crazy! Things have settled down a little now so I’ve finally found the time to experiment on this tasty new vegan protein bar. Due to said stressful last few weeks at my new job I have also been struggling to…

15 Ways To Reduce Your Cancer Risk

We all know that drinking, smoking and drug use promotes cancer, and that environmental toxins can cause cancer, but I’d like us to all dig a little deeper, and open our eyes to the sheer volume of exposure to cancer causing agents in our world today.  There are cases where cancer strikes quickly but it is more common when cancerous…

Quick Greens & Egg

Regarding the rabbit food of my childhood and adolescence, I enjoyed it and looked forward to everything my mum cooked. A warm bowl of brown rice with nondairy milk, vanilla, nuts, fruit and a small drizzle of maple syrup was my favorite breakfast, and mum’s homemade humous and veggie sticks for when friends came over. I dug this life growing…