Minestrone Soup Recipe

This soup is a winter staple in our home. We use whatever vegetables we have left over. It is simple and delicious. Stock: 1 large ham hock 1 onion sliced 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 celery stick, sliced Fresh herbs Soup: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 celery stalk, sliced 2 medium [...]

Minestrone Soup Recipe2020-08-04T12:55:44+10:00

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to fixing their gut health

1.  Not following a consistent treatment plan I get it, you have been feeling bad and you’ve been researching gut health on the internet. You are following lots of gurus and are in lots of gut health groups on Facebook. This can be both good and bad. In groups people tend to talk about what worked for them. So you start moving from one [...]

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to fixing their gut health2020-08-04T12:56:21+10:00

Probiotics – All you need to know

What are they even? Probiotics are living micro organisms that have intended health benefits for us when we consume them. They have been isolated from dairy products, some from fermenting fruits and plant and some from human faeces. The most common bacteria in probiotics are lactobacillus and bifidobacteria however there is also a very popular yeast Sacchromyces Boullardii or SB for short. Products that [...]

Probiotics – All you need to know2020-08-04T12:56:57+10:00

Tummy Troubles? What to do starting from scratch

Tummy troubles You have been having some tummy troubles.  Your bowel is not working how it was, you may have constipation or diarrhoea or a mixture of both.  You may have been told you have IBS and you’ll just have to live with that. Some other symptoms you may have are reflux or heartburn, your burping all the time or you have a pain [...]

Tummy Troubles? What to do starting from scratch2020-08-04T12:57:24+10:00

Habits not Goals in 2020

Habits I get it January of the New year and a rush to get those goals underway.  How will we get there if we don’t get those goals locked away. What if I told you there was a better way than setting unrealistic goals that you don’t achieve and leave you feeling like a failure. What if I told you creating habits over goals [...]

Habits not Goals in 20202020-08-04T12:58:39+10:00

Bloated?

Now that Christmas is over I guess you are wondering if your bloating is from overeating or that there is something else going on. There are many factors that can cause us to be bloated . The trick is to find which one it is. This can be where the real challenge is. Some of the factors that cause us to be bloated are: [...]

Bloated?2020-08-04T13:00:46+10:00

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

This is one of my go to recipes in the winter. It is reasonably quick to make and it has lots of prebiotics in it which means it is always a winner with me. Let me know if you like it as much as I do. 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and cut into cubes 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and [...]

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry2020-08-04T13:04:46+10:00

How seeing a digestive naturopath has improved my quality of life.

"What seems like many moons ago now, I was lucky enough to go on the trip of a lifetime. Six weeks travelling around Europe. Overall, it was an incredible experience. Unfortunately, very early on in the trip, my parents and I got a very bad bout of food poisoning in Athens, Greece. After a few very long days, we felt better and continued enjoying [...]

How seeing a digestive naturopath has improved my quality of life.2020-07-31T19:46:40+10:00

Healthy food swaps for the silly season

Why do you need healthy food swap ideas? Even with the best laid plans, the silly season often means lots of social gatherings, last minute “quick and dirty” meals out, and a bit of over indulgence. Slipping up on your food choices just once or twice, can undo weeks or months of hard work. Food intolerance, such as gluten and dairy, need to be [...]

Healthy food swaps for the silly season2020-08-04T13:10:32+10:00

Thyroid Gland – All you need to know

What your thyroid does Your thyroid is an important part of your endocrine system.  It is made up of glands that produce, store and release hormones into your blood stream, so they can reach every cell of our body. Some of the things these hormones do: regulate your metabolism how you process the food you eat how you breathe your body temperature cholesterol levels [...]

Thyroid Gland – All you need to know2020-07-31T00:41:34+10:00
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