collagen benefits

Collagen – What Is It & What Are The Benefits?

What is collagen? Where would we stand without collagen in our bodies? OK, for a moment visualise being reduced to  a disorganised clump of cells connected by a few neurons. Nope, of course not an option! Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. Indeed it’s what provides the main structural support for all our connective tissues, like bones, …

Perfect Protein Smoothie

Happy Hormones Kiwi Smoothie

I’m a massive advocate of protein being included with every meal, and a well-balanced protein smoothie is a great way to “break fast” for the first meal of the day. Protein plays a large role in keeping our blood sugar balanced and decreasing inflammation. Getting enough protein evenly dispersed throughout the day is an important foundation of good health and …

Greek Salad + Salmon

Greek Salad + Salmon

Greek Salad is synonymous with spoonfuls of sun-kissed tomatoes, cucumbers, and riots of red onion and capsicum colour, all brimming with vitamins, phytochemicals and flavour to boot. The salmon? Ah, it’s a magic piece of the puzzle 🧩 It’s rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which, along with helping us absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K, also help …

golden turmeric latte

Golden Turmeric Latte 

Turmeric lattes have had a resurgence of late, offered these days in plenty of urban hippies cafes (what a good thing!).

Turmeric latte mixes are also easy to pick up for home from your local health store or on-trend supermarket. I love how easy these mixes make putting together a golden latte at home. But is it a habit to get into?

Mediterranean fish stew

Mediterranean Fish Stew

It’s a shame people can’t immediately taste this fish dish because honestly it tastes way better than it looks. It’s really, really good Mum. You can make that again loads. One of my all time favourite soups, definitely! Teenager review Thanks to my eldest son and his honest summary of my version of Fish Stew, this dish has become a …

kitchari cleanse

Kitchari in the Kitchen: Cleansing and Calming Food

Kitchari is a beautifully nourishing dish that is both cleansing and easy to digest. Kitchari – catchy name don’t you think? – means mixture, in this case of two grains. It’s a traditional Indian dish made of split yellow mung beans and basmati rice, combined with earthy and aromatic spices. The spices used are traditionally whole instead of ground, and …