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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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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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Sleep and Food:

    This is a HUGE topic, and, like everything, hugely dependant on the individual!   There are lots of foods that affect sleep and lots of WAYS of eating (I hate the word ‘diet’) that affect foods. So, for the sake of you not falling asleep (Ha! See what I did there?!) in the […]

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Women and Sleep

SO, this week is a bit ‘dry’ as I’m throwing some facts and figures at you (just in case you didn’t realised how important sleep was). Firstly, women are twice as likely to experience sleep issues than men…is that because we talk about it more? Hmmmm.   Here’s some (not so) fun facts:   31% […]

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