Berry Nice Popsicles

If you’re in my boat, feeding fussy toddlers and teens, then this recipe is going to save the day. They have no idea there’s zucchini in them! And when you tell them, they will likely shrug because they taste so good they don’t even mind. Win-win! My littlest one is now nearly 3 and last 

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Simple Strawberry & Banana Nice-Cream

Ice-cream is a favourite treat loved by adults and kids alike. So naturally I love showing moms and dads I work with how easy it is to keep the ‘treat’ feeling, and help reduce the sugar intake of the whole family. It’s a process and healthy dessert is where to start! Make a habit of 

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Food Mantras for the Love of Celebrating

It’s festive season and it is time to enjoy yourselves! Oh wait but… what about sweets you say?? What about nonna’s temptations?? What about all the indulging?? I know a lot of people start to worry that the holidays will be too tempting. They think they will inevitably put on some weight, fall off the wagon 

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Grain-free Pumpkin & Walnut Muffins

Grain free baking is a way to completely transform the way you eat, and will provide your body a break from traditionally refined flours and sugars that are contributing to many of our modern hormonal and health problems. Once you get the hang of this method and stock your pantry with the right things, you 

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Easy Baked Avocado Eggs

Breakfast and lunch can both be challenging meals, especially when we make and effort to cut out endocrine disrupting wheat toast and sandwiches. I’m a fan of any creative way to use low sugar fruit and vegetables in place of breads, since this is the #1 way we can boost our health. Avocados are the 

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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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