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Coriander Pesto Atta Wraps with Mushrooms, Feta, Capsicum and Fresh Salsa

Coriander Pesto Atta Wraps with Mushrooms, Feta, Capsicum and Fresh Salsa

The theme for this month’s Recipe Redux was Green With Herb Envy – with an aim to use a fresh green herbs in a nontraditional way. I choose cilantro to get a bit crazy with. This pesto recipe was inspired by the Rebar Cookbook which […]

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

It is not eating meat that is the problem, it is the amount of meat we eat. The human race has progressed from eating meat a few times a week, to a few times a day – and this progression has happened over a very […]

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Last week I was grateful to be asked to speak at a local Yoga Retreat run by my friend and yoga teacher, Alexa Nether. The retreat was held at the beautiful Clarendon Forest Retreat just a 30 minute drive inland from Forster. There was a […]

Artificial Sweeteners – Artificial Goodness?

Artificial Sweeteners – Artificial Goodness?

Recent reports state that Australians have reduced their sugar intake by 30% in recent years. Good for you I hear you say! But at what cost? We haven’t lost our sweet tooth, instead we have replaced sugar with artificial sweeteners which carry no shortage of […]

Baked Tofu, Tahini Sesame Salad & Soba Noodle Salad

Baked Tofu, Tahini Sesame Salad & Soba Noodle Salad

Tofu isn’t for everyone. I get it. But I dare you to give this recipe a try. By choosing the right tofu, dressing it properly and cooking it correctly the tofu could appeal to even meatiest of carnavoirs. The two side salads go nicely with […]

Minimize Your Impact On Meatless Monday

Minimize Your Impact On Meatless Monday

Meat in excess is bad for us. We know that. The health benefits of a plant based diet has been widely studied and has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers. What we often don’t contemplate […]

Seafood: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Seafood: The good, the bad, and the ugly

As the world’s population grows, with it grows the demand for seafood. With 2.6 billion people depending on fish as 20% of their protein intake, sustainable seafood has become an increasingly important topic. Sustainable seafood refers to fish or shellfish that has reached our plates […]

Seafood: Is There Something Fishy About Fish Farms?

Seafood: Is There Something Fishy About Fish Farms?

Health practitioners have good reason to encourage consumption of fish and seafood. The omega-3 fatty acid rich, low saturated fat protein has been shown to have numerous benefits for cardiovascular health and inflammatory conditions. As we consume more of this protein we need to start […]

Healthy Toasted Muesli with Omega-3’s

Healthy Toasted Muesli with Omega-3’s

Finally a muesli with a winning combination! Full of lots of goodness for a great start to the day. Hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and pepitas for a good dose of unsaturated fats in the morning. Chia and flaxseeds for your omega-3’s and chopped organic dates for […]