Recipe (dairy-free probiotic): Super-Simple Coconut Milk Yogurt
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  Serves 6 2 cans full-fat coconut milk 2 probiotic capsules,   Open the probiotic capsules and empty contents into a blender. Blend with coconut milk. Transfer to a sanitised glass jar (make sure it’s not still hot – you don’t want those probiotics to die). Store it in a warm place for 24-48 hours. If it’s not thick enough … Read More

Is My Poop Normal?
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  Yes, I’m serious! (And don’t you sometimes wonder anyway?)   You already know that your poop can reflect your physical, and sometimes even emotional, health. You may get constipation or have diarrhoea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re super-nervous about something.   And what about fibre and water? If you’re not getting enough, … Read More

Dairy Intolerance (Lactose, Casein, and Whey)
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  Having a food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhoea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or joint pain, headaches, exhaustion, and even skin symptoms like rashes and eczema.   Dairy is just one of those foods that many people seem to be … Read More

How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)
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  STRESS!!! Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flown. But, that doesn’t happen too much in our society – it becomes a long-term reaction. … Read More

All About Digestive Enzymes
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  Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal.   As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful if used inappropriately.   … Read More

Recipe (flax): Oatmeal Muffins
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Serves 6 1 banana (very ripe) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 egg ¼ cup coconut sugar (optional) ½ cup flax meal* ¼ cup oat flour* or other flour ½ cup oats ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup nuts or dark chocolate chips (optional)   Preheat oven to 175C  and line 6 muffin tins. Add banana, oil, egg, and sugar (if … Read More

Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed
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Of course, listen to what your doctor says.   And also listen to what your body says.   We both know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause.  Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at this time of life. (Ugh!)   … Read More

Recipe (Vitamin D, Magnesium & Omega-3s): Salmon Quinoa Buddha Bowl
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Serves 2   4 cups baby spinach 1 cup quinoa (cooked) 1 can salmon 2 tablespoons sesame seeds ½ red onion (diced) (optional) 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice dash salt and pepper   Split spinach, quinoa, salmon, sesame seeds, and onion (if using) between two bowls.   Mix sesame oil, rice vinegar, and … Read More

Recipe (Dressing to go with your salad): Orange ‘Seed’ Dressing
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  Makes about ¾ cup ½ cup hemp seeds (see note below) ½ cup orange juice 1 clove of garlic, peeled dash salt and/or pepper   Blend all ingredients together until creamy.   Serve on top of your favourite salad and Enjoy!   Tip: Store extra in airtight container in the fridge.  Will keep for about a week.   Note: … Read More

Recipe: Caffeine-Free Chai Latte
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Caffeine-free latte for your afternoon “coffee break”   Serves 1-2 1 bag of rooibos chai tea (rooibos is naturally caffeine-free) 2 cups of boiling water 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon almond butter (creamy is preferred) 2 dates (optional)   Cover the teabag and dates (if using) with 2 cups of boiling water and steep for a few minutes. Discard the … Read More

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