Month: April 2017

7 Tips to Prevent Colds and Flus this Winter.

It’s that time of year in Oz, when the weather changes, the leaves on the trees are turning a beautiful array of autumn colours. It also means the onset of rainy, cold, dark, dreary days and nights ahead, along with the dreaded colds and flu season. But what if I said to you, these simple tips below will help you build up your immune system, to help fight off the dreaded lurgy? Even if you do get a cold, if you’ve built up your immune system to be strong, it will mean your cold won’t be as severe and your recovery, much quicker. Plenty of Sleep- A lack of sleep means our bodies can’t function correctly. Did you know that when we sleep, it’s when our bodies go into rest, digest and repair mode. It’s when our bodies organs and systems do all their repair work, so we can operate optimally, so without a good nights rest, we lack energy, make poor food choices, use caffeine to get us through the day, our bodies don’t get …

Chocolate Berry Fudge

This Chocolate fudge is not only simple and delicious, but it’s takes little time to make, it’s packed full of goodness with the bonus of juicy berries, to break through the richness. Did I mention it’s quick to make? The only challenge is you have to wait for it to set…do you think you can wait?   Chocolate Berry Fudge Print Recipe This simple fudge recipe, is a Luke Hines recipe that I have made so many times, it’s almost always in my freezer for a yummy yet healthy treat. CourseSnack Prep Time 5 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Prep Time 5 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Chocolate Berry Fudge Print Recipe This simple fudge recipe, is a Luke Hines recipe that I have made so many times, it’s almost always in my freezer for a yummy yet healthy treat. CourseSnack Prep Time 5 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Prep Time 5 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Ingredients 1 cup Melted coconut oil 1/2 cup Almond butter you can use any nut butter you like. 1/2 cup …

Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad

This Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad is not only tasty, but super quick and easy. Like all my recipes, it has the added bonus of a few extra healthy ingredients, to take this dish from delish to extra nutrish! One of those ingredients I like to add to any salad is sprouts…. Ok, you maybe saying how 1970’s of you, but these little nutritional powerhouses pack a mean punch and never underestimate the benefits of them. Here is some reasons why you should get some more sprouts into you! It’s estimated that there can be up to 100 times more enzymes in sprouts than uncooked fruits and vegetables.  Enzymes are special types of proteins that act as catalysts for all your body’s functions. Extracting more vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids from the foods you eat ensures that your body has the nutritional building blocks of life to ensure every process works more effectively. The quality of the protein in the beans, nuts, seeds, or grains improves when it is sprouted. The fibre content of the …

I don’t know where to start? My big 3 tips on how!

We’ve all heard the term, ‘change your habits and you change your life!’, but more often than not, it’s something we find very hard to do or even feel overwhelmed by the thought of starting or simply know where to start. I get it, I really do. When I was really sick, feeling completely overwhelmed by my life, anxious, frustrated and to be honest feeling quite miserable most of the time, I just didn’t know where or how to start. I knew I needed to make big changes with how I was living my life, but the thought of ‘big change’ was what was overwhelming me the most.  This made it hard for me to figure out what steps to take first, then I would loose motivation. Maybe this is you, or perhaps someone you know who need to make change in their life, but just doesn’t know how or where to start. Habits are behaviours we form over time and can be so ingrained in our daily life, that we are not even conscious of them. …