When people first jump on board the paleo or low carb / high fat train, they can be very quick to shout from the rooftops “All carbs are evil. Down with carbs, down with starch…something, something…lift heavy stuff…MMM…Bacon” Or at least something along those lines. 🙂 Starchy carb foods like bread and pasta have been frowned upon […]
Struggling to lose weight? Or you can lose weight, but then you put it all back on again? With over 500 million overweight adults in the world and over 250 million obese, perhaps its time we reassessed what’s really going on. Eating too much? Perhaps. Not moving enough? Perhaps. But is there more […]
Self-made business woman, founder of Boost Juice and business “shark” on Channel TENs Shark Tank, Janine Allis spoke to an eager audience of entrepreneurs and small business owners yesterday at the Digital Marketers Traffic & Conversion Summit in Sydney. Having left school at 16 and armed with nothing but a desire to help people eat healthier, she went from creating smoothies on her own […]
Yes…we are talking “up and go” in more than one way folks. Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is the root of a plant that grows in the Andes of Peru. In fact it has been found in archaeological sites dating as far back as 1600 B.C. and is often refereed to as Peruvian ginseng (1). Maca has been […]
In part I of the Thyroid Health Series, we discovered that 1 in 7 Australians suffer from thyroid disorders, with 5 of the 7 being women. There are common symptoms that MANY women experience everyday that can be attributed to thyroid disorders. These range from anxiety, stress, debilitating depression to fatigue, heartburn, lack of motivation, and bloating, constipation, increased […]
When I have a craving, provided its not a craving for Tim Tam cancer sticks (which never EVER happens by the way), I like to listen to my body. This week my craving has come in hard and fast… MEATBALLS!
I love to make nourishing snacks to keep around the house to ward off the dreaded hunger pains. These Choc Crunch Protein Bars are so darn tasty and they have the extra added punch of whey protein to ensure you give your body what it needs to get through the day.
Today, May 25th is World Thyroid Day. Happy Thyroid Day everyone! Ok so maybe we don’t celebrate our thyroid by showering it in gifts and blowing out candles on a cake, so WHY do we have such an important day and HOW can you help to celebrate? Today is the day to help spread awareness of what the thyroid […]
If you have been following along with my recipe posts, you will already know how much I love my breakfasts at any time of the day. But did you also know that I am in LOVE with kale? Well I am. And the more ways I can get it in to my diet, the better… Here’s […]
On a cold wintery night, there is nothing better than a big bowl of heart warming curry. There’s something so comforting about a warm, homemade meal when it’s cold out. With the change of weather recently, I wanted to make something that fit the bill… something warming, something comforting and something to warm soul! […]
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