Superfoods – beetroot

Superfoods – beetroot

Growing up in Australia meant one thing. Beetroot was a regular part of my childhood diet. And I hated it. Which was a shame, as the health benefits of beetroot are many. However as a child, all I knew was the beetroot that came in a tin. Evil and revolting stuff that...
Meal ideas for an elimination diet

Meal ideas for an elimination diet

Most people, when they hear they have to go on an elimination diet, almost always freak out about what to eat. And with good reason, as it can be a bit repetitive. Hopefully this post will give you some ideas. I cooked quite simple meals, and went right back to basics...
Broccoli and bacon salad

Broccoli and bacon salad

Last weekend my naturopath emailed me to say I featured in her dream, and that the reason my cholesterol was high was due to issues with my liver. She went on to say I needed to eat more broccoli, beetroot and turmeric. So now I’m eating loads of this beautiful...
Vegan chilli with coriander lime pesto

Vegan chilli with coriander lime pesto

I’m trying to eat less meat and more vegetarian meals, and I have to say, some weeks it’s quite the struggle. However cooking up a big pot of this vegan chilli – much of which gets frozen for future meals – makes it far easier. I’ve always been a big...
How to make chicken bone broth

How to make chicken bone broth

I shared a picture on Instagram last week when I was making chicken bone broth, and have had a few people inspired to make their own. All I can say is, once you’ve eaten home made bone broth (or stock), you will never be able to use store-bought stock again....
Pork congee – and my elimination diet

Pork congee – and my elimination diet

Pork congee is a thick and “creamy” soup made with rice, stock and minced (ground) pork. It’s a breakfast staple in many Asian countries, and after eating a bowl for lunch, I can see why. Those of you who follow me on Facebook, Instagram and twitter...
Not-too-chilli con carne

Not-too-chilli con carne

One of my favourite spices is chilli. And one of my favourite meals is chilli con carne. While I love chilli, I don’t love the kill-your-tastebuds variety. It’s more about the mellow-warm-your-mouth-and-body variety for me. Chilli that adds flavour but not...
How to make a great salad

How to make a great salad

I’m a big salad fan and try to eat a large salad for lunch at least a few days a week. The trick to making a great salad is to include enough of the right foods so you don’t have an attack of the munchies at 3pm! In the salad pictured I had: baby spinach...