What should I eat?

There is so much information out there about diet & let’s face it there are a lot of people who fancy themselves as experts.  Seriously, it gets confusing & honestly more than a bit overwhelming – I mean keto, paleo, grain free, intermittent fasting, FODMAPS, AIP – the list goes on (& on & on).Continue reading “What should I eat?”

Food & Mood

There is so much can be done through good food choices plus there is further research being done to get more information on this topic.  It is kind of obvious that your body & brain are interconnected, so it makes sense that what you eat can & will impact your brain.  Anxiety will impact prettyContinue reading “Food & Mood”

Let’s Talk Probiotics vs Prebiotics

First up – probiotics what are they?  These are the live bacteria in your gut, which give health benefits & add to the good bacteria living in your gut microbiome.  How does that work?  The population of good bacteria thrives, which means the opportunistic bad bacteria struggle to survive & thrive.  Additionally, probiotics can haveContinue reading “Let’s Talk Probiotics vs Prebiotics”

Spring is Sprung

Spring & Summer in our house means pineapples….yummo!  I have fond memories of road trips to the beach which always included a stop at a roadside stall to pick up fresh pineapples.  These sweet treats originated in South America & were named by early European explorers who thought it kinda looked like a pinecone.  Hmm,Continue reading “Spring is Sprung”

Feeling a Little Run Down?

Let’s face it this year has already presented A LOT of challenges.  I try hard to be my best but sometimes I begin to feel run down.  It happens to everyone.  I know often a little nutritional boost is needed to keep me well & prevent a burnout. My go to’s: Bone Broth You mayContinue reading “Feeling a Little Run Down?”

Count Colours on Your Plate

The more colours you have, the more diversity you are getting – that means more antioxidants, more phytonutrients & more nutrients in general – yup, all the good stuff.  There is no single coloured fruit/vege which contains everything you need.  Bottom line –you need variety to get a good mix of multiple phytochemicals. The differentContinue reading “Count Colours on Your Plate”

Stocking the pantry

For me a well-stocked pantry equals less overwhelm, yummier meals & a more relaxed me.  By the way, this was not actually written with COVID19 in mind, but it will probably also assist in making life a little easier as you can streamline the pantry. It is how I try to operate my pantry soContinue reading “Stocking the pantry”

Need Some Immune Support?

You know I love my food!  Keeping this in mind, I’ve been boosting some of my nutritional intake by increasing foods with that have particular qualities.  Ideally follow the “eat the rainbow” theory to get loads of colour, texture & diversity on your plate. Vitamin C THINK citrus (oranges, mandies, lemons, lime), red capsicum, kiwiContinue reading “Need Some Immune Support?”

Gut Bugs

These little fellas play a BIG role in your gut health, which in turn influences how you’re feeling.  Yeah, I’m looking at you, anxiety & low mood.  Good gut bugs will assist your body with digestion & absorption of nutrients, as well rally your immune system.  Honestly, what you choose to eat impacts on yourContinue reading “Gut Bugs”

Bone Broth

Heard of it but don’t know much about it?  Here are some questions I get asked.  I prefer Meadow & Marrow Bone Broth, so have based my answers on this brand & gathered some info from their website. What is it & how is it made? Meadow & Marrow Bone Broth is a pure boneContinue reading “Bone Broth”