I got the idea for this post after a recent overseas journey which spanned around 36 hours of flights, trains and buses. Whether on a journey as long as mine, or something less intense, traveling has a definite impact on our physical well-being – time-zone changes, cramped conditions and limited food options disrupt our naturalContinue reading “EASY TRAVEL TIPS!”


These are the best times to drink coffee. Image Credit: I Love Coffee That’s because we’re all guided by a 24-hour biological cycle, known as the circadian clock. When you first wake up your brain is already flooded with cortisol, a natural chemical that helps to keep you alert. So although you might feel like a coffee, you don’t actually need one. BestContinue reading “COFFEE… WHAT’S THE DEAL?”

Recipe: PIZZA BASE (gluten, grain & dairy free)

We can eat pizza and be nourished!!! A far cry from the heavily processed sugar laden white flour, gut fermenting quick yeast and artery clogging hydrogenated plant oils, this pizza base is made with 100% natural unadulterated ingredients. Packed full of essential nutrients, fats and proteins and it hasn’t even bet dressed yet! _________________________ IngredientsContinue reading “Recipe: PIZZA BASE (gluten, grain & dairy free)”

Recipe: PAN-FRIED WILD SARDINES & VEGES (grain, gluten & dairy free)

This meal takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. Super easy, incredibly nutritious and sooo yummy! I was lucky enough to get all the ingredients from my local farmers market, something I encourage everyone to go in search of whenever possible! Seasonal, locally sourced and organic produce is spray-free, fresh, fullContinue reading “Recipe: PAN-FRIED WILD SARDINES & VEGES (grain, gluten & dairy free)”

Recipe: FIGS FOR PUDDING! (vegan, gluten, dairy & grain-free)

Get back to natural sweetness with these yummy fig based desserts / accompaniments. Remember how much better fruit is as a sweet treat over addictive processed sugar! As low in natural sugar as strawberries and with all those tiny seeds figs are an excellent source of fibre – a much better go to than any grainContinue reading “Recipe: FIGS FOR PUDDING! (vegan, gluten, dairy & grain-free)”

Recipe: HOT CROSS BUNS (gluten & grain-free)

Ingredients: 3 cups of ground almonds or 2 cups of ground almonds and 1/2 cup of coconut flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 pinch of Himalayan or sea salt 1/4 cup of coconut oil (melted) 2 tbsp honey – ideally raw or locally produced zest of 1-2 oranges (depending on how much you like thatContinue reading “Recipe: HOT CROSS BUNS (gluten & grain-free)”


Oil pulling is something I have been doing daily for about a year now – as mentioned in my Daily Routine post earlier this week it’s the first thing I do every morning. The results so far have astounded me: I needed no intervention during my last visit to the dentist after not visiting himContinue reading “OIL PULLING: SWISH FOR YOUR HEALTH!”

Recipe: CHOCOLATE COCONUT CLUSTERS (vegan, gluten, dairy & grain-free)

Ingredients: 1 cup of walnuts or cashew nuts (or ½ of each) 3 tbsp of coconut oil ½ cup cocoa powder 2 tsp vanilla essence 10 dates or ½ cup of rasins or 2 tbsp of raw honey and 1 tbsp of water pinch of Himalayan salt ¼ cup desiccated coconut – Preparation: If using datesContinue reading “Recipe: CHOCOLATE COCONUT CLUSTERS (vegan, gluten, dairy & grain-free)”