Every day is Earth Day

Every day is Earth Day

From little things, big changes come. That's what we MUST believe and remember this Earth Day, 2014. When we look at 'getting healthy', one of the most wonderful by products of that, is the fact that we begin on work much bigger than ourselves. We actually start saving the planet - whether you start out as an environmental activist, who wants to eat healthier, or someone who wants to eat healthier, becoming environmentally aware, either way, both meet in a very happy medium of consciousness. … [Read more...]

Double Decker Chocolate Bar

Double Decker Chocolate Bar

You and I know it's Top Deck reinvented, but to avoid a law suit, let's call it a Double Decker chocolate bar, shall we? This is easy to make once you know how - and I mean easy! It's also delicious to eat. You only need 4 - 5 ingredients depending whether you use the vanilla or not AND setting it into the two layers takes all of 30 minutes before you are free to tuck in. It's also got health benefits Packed with lauric acid from coconut oil - Immune building awesomeness and perfect … [Read more...]

Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation. Why is it everywhere these days? Seems we're being invited to explore the magic of meditation at every turn across the interwebs, flyers at the cafe, banners outside community halls... But why? Well, it's a result of YOU thinking you can be everywhere, doing everything, with 11 browser windows open, jogging across your apartment to get to the bedroom faster to pop shoes on to pick up your child who's kindy closes in 7 mins, a 6 minute drive away. Oh wait, that's ME. I relish the … [Read more...]

Octopus Stew

Octopus Stew

Octopus. One of those ingredients you perhaps love when someone does it 'properly', ie when you don't cook it. Does it end up too rubbery? Not sure how to cook it? Not sure why it's awesome? Octopus grows fast and has a short life cycle, making it a great sustainable choice when procured locally (watch for frozen imports, especially baby octopus). The problem with Octopus is that people often end up with chewy, unpleasing textures when cooking it too long or not long enough. If you were to … [Read more...]

Sticky Pecan & Hazelnut tart

Sticky Pecan & Hazelnut tart

This gluten free, fructose free, casein and lactose free beauty is my adaptation of that classic, uber sweet sticky pecan tart that we've all surely enjoyed in the past? Being gluten free isn't an affliction and there's no way we're missing out on the smell of pastry in an oven or the caramelisation of nuts bubbling away in a tart like this. No siree! My inspiration was the cover of a local newspaper lift out, Good Food, a few months ago, of a rather incredible looking walnut and macadamia … [Read more...]