Orange Kumara Salad

This makes a great side to a leafy salad, vege patties or if you are feeling lazy like I was, add it to your sushi! Ingredients: 2 medium sized orange kumara (sweet potato) – I find the orange variety works best as I leave them crunchy 2Tbsp coconut oil 2 tomatoes diced (I have also…

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Creamy Avo Dressing

This dressing I find works great in a vegetable salad rather than a leafy salad. Its my favourite dressing with my Kumara Salad. Ingredients:1/2 an avocado1/3 cup olive oil1/2 tsp salt1tsp of dry herbs Squeeze of lemon 1 clove of garlic diced Put all the ingredients in a blender Blend for 10 secs Mix through…

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Delaying Gratification for Happiness

So I’ve realised I have been fighting with time lately. The symptoms came in the form of anger, frustration and resentment. It took a couple of confronting statements from my husband and a great book to help me see that. We all are faced with challenges throughout our life, and as Buddha so eloquently puts…

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Zucchini and Feta Muffins

I made these for mothers group this morning and had requests for the recipe so I thought they must be good enough to share! I have been experimenting with gluten free flours in the last few weeks but I am still perfecting the recipes so I didn’t want to risk it on the day. I…

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White gold – AKA Himalayan Salt

Throw out your table salt and swap it for Himalayan salt. Its as easy as that. I don’t notice any difference in the taste and the benefits are amazing. You can use it as a direct substitute for table salt in your dishes. Himalayan Salt lamps are also incredible, that story is for another post. Himalayan…

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The One Key to a Disease Free Vibrant Life

One key to a disease free vibrant life. Sound too simple? It is. Vegan, Vegetarian, Raw Foodist regardless of the means, most of these increasingly popular food movements all agree on one thing – alkalinity. They all use difference vehicles to get there but essentially optimal health is found in being alkaline. Most diseases cannot…

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100% Natural Baby Wipes

Children develop their immune systems and central nervous system over time, so their ability to detox is not as competent as adults. It is therefore so important we limit their exposure to harmful chemicals. Some of the harmful ingredients you will find in baby wipes are alcohol, perfume, chlorine and dioxin. Side affects of these…

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Why Hydrogen Peroxide is Part of My Daily Routine

The first thing I think of when I hear Hydrogen Peroxide is bleach. And the first thing I picture is white blonde hair and an awful smell. Turns out that peroxide is not only good for dying your hair, but its natural, a medicine, cleaning product, whitener and beauty product. The smell I think I…

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Slim Down for Summer

I just want to start by saying if you want to lose weight and keep it off then you should aim for 0.5-1kg per week. The key is for the weight to come off slow so it will stay off, the faster you lose it the faster it will come back on. With 10 weeks…

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Meatless Monday

What? No Meat? If this is what you think when you see Meatless Monday, then you are probably not alone. Our society revolves around meat for all our meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner. I come from a personal training background and our education encourages a body building diet of 6 small meals with meat protein…

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