Recipe (healthy fat): Mayonnaise

Makes about 1 ½ cups   1 large or extra large egg 2 tsp lemon juice ½ tsp salt 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic 1 cup olive or avocado oil     Instructions Add all ingredients except oil to your food processor. Process until creamy (about 10 seconds).   With the food processor running, add a few drops … Read More

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

  All fat is NOT created equal!   Fat is one of the three critical macronutrients; along with protein and carbohydrates. Some fats are super-health-boosting; and, others are super-health-busting.   Health-building fats support your brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods. Health-busting fats pretty much bust all of these (brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods). So, this … Read More

Recipe (Nutrient Dense): Superfood Salad

  Serves 2   2 handfuls of greens (e.g. kale, spinach, rocket, etc.) ½ cucumber, chopped 1 avocado, chopped 1 capsicum, chopped 1 carrot, grated 2 handfuls grape tomatoes 2 handfuls fresh berries 2 grilled salmon fillets (optional) ¼ cup hemp seeds   Salad Dressing: 3 tbsp cider vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp honey or maple syrup 1 … Read More

Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money?

  Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They’re supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are multiple ingredients, there are low doses of each ingredient.   In fact, they are the most commonly used supplements in the … Read More

Why Am I Always Hungry?

If you often feel hungry, you are not alone!   There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are having a party.   But other times, the hunger may not be physical hunger. It … Read More

Recipe (Filling): Slow-Cooker Roast Beef and Potatoes

  Serves 6 2 onions, sliced (do this and go to step 1 before preparing the rest of the ingredients) 1.8kg beef – suitable for roasting 450g potatoes, peeled & chopped 450g carrots, peeled & sliced 2 celery sticks, sliced 2 dashes dried thyme or sage or parsley 2 cloves garlic crushed 2 dashes salt & pepper   Instructions Place … Read More

Recipe (All-natural): Apple Muffins

  Serves 12 1 cup quick oats, uncooked 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup cooked quinoa 3 tbsp maple syrup 1 cup chopped apples 2 eggs, lightly beaten   Preheat oven to 180C. In a large bowl, mix the quick oats and cinnamon. Add the quinoa and mix again. Now add maple syrup, apples and eggs, and mix until just combined. … Read More

The Real Deal About Artificial Flavours

   Let me ask you this: Have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately? How about a “processed” food label; like famous brands of biscuits, cereals, or junky snack foods?   Do you have those ingredients in your house? Do you even know what all of those ingredients are?   There are a tonne of artificial, chemical, … Read More

Recipe (simple and fun): One Pan Frittata

Serves 4   8 eggs ¼ cup almond milk, unsweetened (or milk of choice) 1 tsp olive oil, extra virgin 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 handful baby spinach 1 small zucchini, sliced into thin coins 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 handful cherry tomatoes, halved 1 dash herbs and spice to taste (parsley, sage, paprika, turmeric, etc.) 1 dash … Read More

Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun

  If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? I really enjoy cooking – but even so, there are times I don’t find cooking to be all that fun – especially during a busy week. I can get into a rut just like everyone else.   So that’s why I’ve listed my … Read More

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