Building resilience for mental health

Did you know that major depression is thought to be the second leading cause of disability world wide?  It’s now commonly accepted that mental illness isn’t just a disease of the brain. Indeed, biochemical imbalances are just one piece of the puzzle. Inflammation, food intolerances, …

Chia Seed Pudding

Kiwi and Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

These little cups of goodness are inspired by my sister who whipped me up a chia seed pudding when I was visiting Sydney. I have always struggled to remember the milk to chia ratio, however my sis always strikes the right balance. Chia Seed puddings …

Finding Me

I Met Someone Called…

My husband, who is in the military, has been at sea for the past 3 months. He missed my birthday, our gorgeous dog, River’s birthday and other important moments and events. It has been our first proper deployment, and it’s unleashed a whirlwind of emotions, …

ADHD - a natural approach

ADD / ADHD – A Holistic Point Of View

If you or your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), you will no doubt have come across the vast amount of information available about it online. Working out what this complex condition means for you and your loved ones however can be …

Histamine Intolerance

Your hay fever just won’t go away?

This subject is very personal to me. As you may remember I wrote an article about hay fever a few months ago, specifically about treating the symptoms from a natural perspective. However, the question of why some of us experience these symptoms to a greater …

Daffodils

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has definitely sprung, and what a wonderful time of year it is! Long days, daffodils and sunshine certainly call for celebration but if you suffer from hay fever even the brightest of days can get you down. Hay fever can be more than just …

Coconut Crepes

Coconut Crepes

I am absolutely in love with these coconut crêpes! They are the perfect Sunday morning brunch or an afternoon treat. My crêpes are a cinch to make and are gluten and dairy free. They are fried in coconut oil, which has an antioxidant effect and …

Bliss balls

Cacao Bliss Balls

Did you know that raw cacao aka raw chocolate is a super food? Yes, chocolate is good for you! … Well in its raw form. Cacao is jam-packed full of nutritional compounds such as vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants that can: Help promote cardiovascular health, …

Roses

Why I’m Crazy About Naturopathy

I have always had an inherent sense of the healing power of nature. As a child I loved nothing more than playing with my siblings in the forest that backed onto our garden, and, although I spent my childhood concocting flower remedies and playing ‘tree …

Crab Cakes

Gluten Free Crab Cakes

My husband and I were recently invited to a friends place for lunch and we were treated to crab cakes with polenta chips, which looked very impressive and tasted delicious! I was rather surprised that crab cakes are quite easy to whip up and work …