Gut healing smoothie
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Choc-berry gut healing smoothie

My chocolate and berry smoothie not only tastes amazing but it has super gut healing powers.    Pre-biotics.  Cashew nuts, berries, cacao, flaxseeds, slippery elm are all pre-biotics.  That means they contain…
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Simple and delicious seed crackers

My homemade seed crackers are incredibly simple to make and so nutritious.  They are an excellent source of protein, fibre and good fats with none of the additives and simple carbohydrates of shop bought crackers.  This…
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Chocolate & Raspberry Chia Pudding

These delicious chia puddings make a great breakfast, handy snack or nutritious dessert.   Chai seeds are high in fibre, protein, calcium and B vitamins and they are also a vegetarian source of omega 3’s which are essential…
POKE bowls healthy
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The perfect poke bowl

Poke bowls (pronounced ‘poh-kay’) are all the rage at the moment and with good reason, they are fun to make, full of healthy ingredients and bursting with umami flavour. Originating in Hawaii, ‘poke’ means ‘cut raw fish’.  Fisherman…
Fussy eater
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Why won’t my children eat their veggies!

Eat your veggies! Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a daily battle for many parents.  Whether they are picky, stubborn or just prefer ‘other’ foods, children have quite a reputation for disliking their vegetables.   Veggies…
natural sunscreen
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What is the best sunscreen for your family?

In Australia, we understand it is essential to be sun-safe and wear sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing during the summer months and when we spend a considerable amount of time in the outdoors. As a naturopath, I’m…
cacao protein balls
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Easy protein balls – no blender needed

These easy protein balls are so simple you don't even need a blender. They make a great after school snack, energy boost after the gym, or a delicious evening treat with a cup of herbal tea. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of you favorite protein…
Gut health apples pectin
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Stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed

These stewed apples are exceptionally good for your gut health as they are an excellent source of easily digestible fibre.  They also taste delicious.  Add these stewed apples to yoghurt and granola or put them on top of…
Anxiety in children
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Buteyko breathing for stress, anxiety, and panic disorders in children

Stress is a fact of modern life. We enjoy unprecedented levels of convenience and technological advancement and our daily lives are busy and high pressured, even for our children. Our body’s autonomic nervous system has sophisticated mechanisms…