Slow Cooker Beef

slow cooker beef stew with sweet potato mash and steamed green vegies

This slow cooker beef recipe makes this so easy, so delicious and really cost effective. You can do the same in a pressure cooker too. Serve with steamed green veges, a mash using sweet potato, potato and pumpkin or oven bakesome veges in the oven! INGREDIENTS METHOD Sauté onion in olive oil until soft.Add garlic,…

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Food Allergy Versus Intolerance: What Is The Difference?

image showing food types that may cause food allergy or intolerance

While the terms food allergy, intolerance and sensitivity are often used interchangeably, it is useful to understand the differences. Food sensitivities fall into two groups – primary and secondary. Primary means the reaction is directly caused by food, secondary means the reaction is directly caused by something other than food, such as gut disorders, drug…

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Potato Salad Recipe

potato salad created from a recipe by Nyanda Dennison

An easy and delicious potato salad recipe… perfect for taking along to picnics and BBQs. Use your choice of mayo, for a healthier option, see the range from GevityRX. Leave the skins on the potatoes for more nutrients & fibre. Dijon mustard or basil pesto adds extra flavour to this potato salad recipe without the…

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What Is Endometriosis, What Causes It and What Are The Treatment Options?

woman suffering symptoms of endometriosis holding hot water bottle on stomach

In 2017 I struggled with severe dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain), acne, and fatigue due to stage 4 endometriosis. This experience drove me to research and broaden my understanding of the topic, which I now use in practice to help other women with similar experiences. Alongside dietary and lifestyle changes, I have evaluated numerous nutritional and herbal…

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What Is Functional Medicine?

functional medicine practitioner with a patient

Have you heard the term functional medicine and wondered what it actually means? The word ‘functional’ seems to be used frequently in the context of health and wellness but is often misunderstood or misinterpreted. So what is functional medicine, what are the key principles and benefits and what conditions can it be used effectively to…

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Stress Belly: How Does Stress Cause Belly Fat?

stress belly can cause excess belly fat to accumulate

Have you recently gained weight around your belly and it’s really hard to lose? Stress and fat stored around the belly can often be a cycle of weight gain, inflammation and difficulty losing weight that is more complex than you might realise.  Stress belly is a term that describes the extra abdominal fat that accumulates as…

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Food Hacks To Get More Veges In your Meals

kale slaw with slow cooked beef for a friday night food hack

If you’re looking for food hacks to get more veges in your diet, the pre-packed salad kits from the supermarket are a quick and easy option that can be incorporated into a few different meals. You can get this Kale Slaw kit from both Coles and Woolworths and as well as being a time-saver it…

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