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 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 …

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 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 …

Low-Carb Porridge with Raspberries and Coconut

Mornings are all about get up and go don’t you find, and during the Winter months in particular a really good way to be tempted out of the doona covers is with a warm, cozy bowl of porridge. Of course we would never describe ourselves as fussy, but we want this porridge to be a warm bowl of delicious goodness, am I …

Rocket & Radicchio Salad with Pear & Hazelnuts

  Do you find that as the morning temps start to dip into the single digits, and the rugs, throws and slippers come back out into play, it’s tempting to move away from the usual salad and greens? It’s natural to start to lean towards warm soups, broths, braises and roasts, which all play a beautiful role in our nurturing …