An exciting way to add flavour

An exciting way to add flavour

When you’re cooking with real whole foods, adding natural flavours is a fun part of the creative process. And that’s why I have SUCH exciting news to share, because it’s about to get a whole lot EASIER for you!

Young Living Australia have just announced (February 2016) that a number of their essential oils are now labelled as being able to be used in food as flavouring and flavour enhancers!

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Tips to get kids involved

Tips to get kids involved

My little girl Mia just turned 3 years old a few days ago - and on the day enjoyed a very special birthday treat (a blueberry macaron) when we were on our way back home from our road trip through Nambucca Heads :-) And this really got me thinking about how much she’s been involved over these last few years with regards to eating whole nourishing foods, and our approach to continually educating her so she can take these life skills with her throughout her life.

Which brings me to share with you 3 tips on how to get your kids involved, and hopefully get them to try some foods that you would normally never dream of them trying!

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Meal planning tips

Meal planning tips

Meal planning - two words that can overwhelm even the most organised person! I know I was definitely one of those…meal planning sounded complicated, and I thought spreadsheets and a full project management team was needed (or perhaps this is just the IT system analyst left in me!)

This is also the first thing any of my clients ask for - and I think they are a little shocked when I actually pose a few questions back to them…but after they answer them they feel empowered knowing that they have come up with these answers and can now tackle this for their own household.

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How to keep on track with your 2015 health goals

How to keep on track with your 2015 health goals

The start of the year offers many people a clean slate and some new found motivation and inspiration for some new health goals – especially after an over-indulgent holiday period! And this motivation usually continues for 2-3 weeks, and then the normal routine of “life” seems to set in and we can lose some focus! So the question is…what now? Do we keep going or throw in the towel and wait for next year?

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Top healthy tips for enjoying the Christmas festivities

Top healthy tips for enjoying the Christmas festivities

This time of year has everyone buzzing with excitement, but also with a lot of fear with the thought of over-indulging during these few weeks and undoing all the hard work that they’ve put in at the gym and in the kitchen. But it doesn’t have to be this daunting - take this festive season as an opportunity to practice your new chosen lifestyle and eating habits in different environments. Think about what sort of freedom this gives you – you’ll be able to make choices that are right for anywhere and anytime. Now that is a powerful skill!

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I want to eat more healthy but... where to start?!

I want to eat more healthy but... where to start?!

There are hundreds of different dietary theories out there, so it’s no wonder people are overwhelmed and don’t know where they should start when they decide that they “want to eat more healthy”.

These diets typically focus on what foods you can’t eat and don’t take into consideration that each of them will affect every person differently – there is no one-size-fits-all 100% healthy diet, you have to figure out what works best for you.

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