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…
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8 steps to mindful eating

Mindful eating is a simple yet powerful technique that can help you gain control over your eating habits. This meditative practice has a number of health benefits including improved digestion, weight loss, reduced binge eating, and increased…
Water hydration dehydration
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Optimal hydration for your health

We all know that drinking sufficient water is essential to our health, yet so many people don’t drink enough water and are dehydrated.  This can lead to a number of health issues including: Water is the main constituent of cells, tissues…
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…
Quinoa salad
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Quinoa and roast vegetable salad

Quinoa and roast vegetable salad Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients in this recipe. This salad is super simple to make and you can substitute the ingredients for whatever you have on hand or your family’s preference.…
Intermittent fasting, nutrition, weight loss, gut health
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A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Fasting has been practiced for thousands of years and is still a part of many religions and cultures around the world today. Recent research has shown that fasting has many health benefits including better digestion, weight loss, improving…
Carrot salad spiralizer
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Spiralized carrot salad

This quick salad is great for lunchboxes or a side with dinner.   Kids love making the spirals and eating them.   Carrots are an excellent source of fibre, vitamin C and beta-carotene.  Beta-carotene is an…
Granola
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Crunchy nutty granola

This nutrient rich granola is so versatile; it makes a quick and delicious breakfast topped with plain yoghurt and berries or a handy mid morning snack.  During winter we enjoy it with stewed apples and homemade custard for a…
Green pesto
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Green pesto

This pesto is a great way to get your family eating more greens.  I like to make it ahead of time so it is handy for a quick mid-week dinner.   Broccoli and spinach are great sources of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin C and B vitamins.  They…