A Functional Medicine Approach to Coconut Oil & Saturated Fat

We have been thinking about fats so wrong, for so many years, that when we go to talk about it, it’s a mountain of complex proportions. Even Harvard Professors are confused. Recently coconut oil, which is a source of saturated fat, was reported as ‘pure poison’ by someone in a position of influence, and it’s mind boggling 

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Lacking Juju? A Functional Medicine Approach to Thyroid

Thyroid disorders are all too common and are all too commonly missed. Your thyroid gland produces less than 1 tsp of thyroid hormones per year, but this micro dose is your juju. If you are having trouble losing weight, are feeling constantly agitated, flat, deeply fatigued or get chilled easily, there may be a very good 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Hemp Seed Cookies

I’m always amazed how delicious a reinvented favourite can be. Cut back the cup of sugar, delete the flour altogether and focus on ingredients that nourish. It’s win-win-win. I created this cookie recipe with my 15 year old niece just from the ingredients we happened to have on hand and they turned out so good 

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Your Hormones will Love this Maca-damia Butter Chai

The perfect spicy warm up for winter, with a touch of nutty macadamia to remind us of Australia and sun. Bulletproof-style coffee is a staple in my diet protocols, and there are a few reasons this type of beverage works for the body. Firstly, when we go off sugar and dairy, we automatically step into a 

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Navigating Your Health Journey

Navigating your own health while you’re the one in the midst of the experience is the most challenging thing we face on a healing path. It’s pretty much the worst time to hit us with all the confusion that is health. For many it triggers a level of depression, sadness and grief as we lose 

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Unreal Blueberry Cheesecake

The ingredients are raw, the touch of sugar is unrefined, it’s gluten free, packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and of course it’s loaded with the healthy fat we need back in our lives. My favourite part is that you can literally eat this cheesecake everyday if you want to. There is nothing to feel 

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Banana Chia Fritter Pie

Sometimes we don’t have all the luxuries we are used to in a kitchen, but that shouldn’t stop us. It’s honestly amazing what a little creativity with the right basic ingredients can do. I personally think I have the most fun, and the best ideas, when there are limitations. Problems make us solvers, which I genuinely 

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We can do too much ‘health’

I often work with clients who have tried everything, and are literally at their wits end to resolve their health issues. They are over the arduous process of eliminating foods, have overspent on supplements that are still in their cupboard, and still feel just as tired as ever. But here’s the thing. We can do too 

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Red velvet truffles

Smooth and velvety chocolate packed with magnesium for relaxation, reishi for healthy adrenals and immunity, and superfood berries to protect your cells from ageing and damage. These little treats will nourish a full spectrum of healthy balanced hormones and help your whole body feel better, boosting your vital minerals and endorphins, plus the ingredients all 

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Cherry bomb panna cotta

In my mind desserts shouldn’t be about ‘naughty’ and bad for us, but rather a nutrient ‘top up’ that is extra pleasurable. Yes, good for you foods can do that! Enjoying something sweet and rich after a meal can make the whole experience so much more satisfying. And our pleasure is tied so closely to 

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