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Fragrant poached pears

My fragrant poached pears recipe is a simple yet delicious way to enjoy this delicious and healthy fruit. As the weather cools down and we ease into Autumn you might find yourself looking for a warming sweet treat.   My fragrant poached…
Christmas Granola
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Christmas granola

If you have never made your own granola now is the time to start.  This Christmas-themed granola makes a delicious and healthy breakfast or snack.  Around the holiday season it also makes the perfect gift. The cranberries and pistachios…
Salad inspiration
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10 tips to boost your salad’s nutrition and flavour

Most Australian adults don’t eat the recommended 5 serves of vegetable each day.  Adding  a simple salad to your protein for lunch and dinner is an easy way to boost your intake of fresh veggies and get the phytonutrients…
Herb and Quinoa salad
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Quinoa and herb salad

My family friendly quinoa and herb salad makes a delicious side dish to your favourite protein or a lovely light and fresh lunchtime salad. Quinoa is packed with protein and fibre. It is gluten free and so easy to prepare. Cook it using…
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Chickpea and kale summer salad

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and fibre.  They also feed the good bacteria in our gut leading to a more diverse microbiome -  this is so important for our overall health and wellbeing.   I generally…
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Immune boosting, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic sauce

My immune boosting, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic sauce is not only delicious, it really is "food as medicine". Please don’t let the title put you off, this sauce is absolutely delicious and great for a number of health concerns from poor…
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Salmon Niçoise Salad – family style

This deconstructed version of a classic French salad makes a simple and nutritious family lunch or dinner. The variety of protein, good fats and carbohydrates ensures there is something for even the fussiest eater and the colourful display…
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Beetroot and Chocolate Bliss Balls

These delicious chocolate and beetroot bliss balls not only taste amazing but they contain lots of gut healing foods that will not only improve your gut motility but also increase your gut health by feeding the microbiome. Chia seeds are…
Lemon Balm
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Lemon Balm for anxiety and depression

Lemon Balm has a long history of clinical use for treatment anxiety and depression in both adults and children. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a cultivated perennial lemon-scented herb. It's a member of the mint family. Lemon balm…