The 1986 Fruit Bowl

What are you tolerating? Monday I FINALLY got a battery for the car remote. This pesky little battery had gone flat. For a while I would hold it close to the car and furiously press the button, hoping for that little click, then after a while, nothing. My car no longer locked. I actually drove […]

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Handing it over….

I had horrible morning sickness with my second child. Awful. From morning until night. I didn’t want to eat, and I certainly didn’t want to prepare food for miss 3. I was wary (and to be honest, as a new naturopath, overly cautious) of herbal medicine in this first trimester, and there was no way […]

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5 eating tips for Ditching Burnout

One of the number one things that I get asked in clinic – is how to cut through the crap and figure out exactly what they need to eat to start feeling better. The number one, and I promise you, if you do NONE of the other, please, please, please incorporate this one into your […]

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Giving Up Coffee to Lose Weight and Feel Great

Feeling triggered by the title? Coffee has become something far bigger than what it should be in our society…its is a social ‘glue’ that sticks people together Admittedly, there are far worse social glues!) and its a crutch for those that are pushing themselves too hard or too fast. Its interesting what comes up when […]

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Want to See what I Eat in a Week?

  This is what 7 days of eating in my world looks like! As mentioned, I don’t subscribe to any type of diet…I am advocate of whole foods and self care! I use organic meats (or always free range), dairy and eggs and, wherever possible, consume organic fruits and vegetables. My number one rule is […]

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Chocolate Tahini Balls

I can’t believe how good these are! I usually make a double batch and store them in the freezer. Full of protein, healthy fats and calcium (tahini contains lots of easily absorbable calcium). Recipe: ½ cup of hulled tahini ¼ cup rice malt syrup (a little splash more if you have sweet tooth) ½ cup […]

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How to Recover from A Crappy Day

Waking up this morning like any other day. About 6am, my bed cosy and warm. Before getting out of bed, I quickly conjure up the 5 main things I’m grateful for (trust me, it takes about 30 seconds and feels great!). I get up and go about my morning as per usual. Things are good, […]

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Tired? Fat? Craving Carbs? …I Did Too

My first child was about 2. I was 30, studying full time (ironically my naturopathy degree), playing mumma, and helping my husband manage a busy business. Basically I was trying to do it all (us type ‘A’s love this!).   I wanted to keep all those balls in the air, and honestly, I thrived on […]

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The Pathology of Being Busy

‘How are you?’ ‘Great! Flat out! Haven’t had a second to scratch myself!” Cue: impressed look.  And a different way…. ‘How are you?’ ‘Great! I have been really cruising lately. I have removed so many things from my schedule that didn’t matter, I actually have some time to relax!’ Cue: Gasp. Wow. ‘Um, that’s great! […]

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