Easter around the world

In Australia we celebrate Easter with the traditional hot cross bun like the United Kingdom. However, the death and rising of Jesus Christ is celebrated around the world differently. This week I would like to share a few different traditional easter dishes I discovered from other countries. Here are just six countries and their traditional … Continue reading Easter around the world

Food journal and planning

Over the past couple of months, we have looked at how eating mindfully not only helps you plan your meals but contributes to improving your health and wellbeing. As you have worked through your food journal aligned with the mindful eating blog series, you may have noticed some trends to your eating habits. Such as … Continue reading Food journal and planning

Mindful eating meditation

Over the past few weeks we have explored how mindful eating can lead to improved health and wellbeing as well as the best foods to introduce into your diet – if not already. The purpose of this meditation is to help you increase your appreciation of the food you consume and to bring you from … Continue reading Mindful eating meditation

Five natural herb remedies

Staying health naturally is easier than you might think because you are surrounded with natural products you may not have previously considered. The spices hanging around in your kitchen pantry are not just used for flavouring your favourite dishes, they are also good to protect you from illness and bacteria. With all these herbs readily … Continue reading Five natural herb remedies

Eat your Water

Staying hydrated is not just about drinking plenty of water, although you should still do that. However, there are many fruits and vegetables that have a high water content. These foods can help you keep up your daily water intake while giving your skin a health glow. 10 Fruits and Vegetable to healthy looking skin. … Continue reading Eat your Water

Self-compassion and mindful eating

As you work on your mindful eating journey, it is important to be kind to yourself. While it is important to take note of what you eat, when you eat and why you eat; it is equally important to not judge yourself harshly. Self-judgement and criticism can lead to unhealthy eating habits, shame and leave … Continue reading Self-compassion and mindful eating

Coconut as a superfood

In the last post I introduced lemons as a superfood, but there are many more that provide health benefits for the mind, body and soul. Coconut is one such food that can provide just as many benefits to your health as lemons. Below are just a few of the benefits coconut products (including coconut oil) … Continue reading Coconut as a superfood

The power of lemons

Last week I wrote about detoxifying drinks that help aid your digestion. This week I would like to home in on one that I use regularly. That is the yellow, citrus fruit known as the lemon. Lemons have the ability to provide you with a natural health high so it’s little wonder that they are … Continue reading The power of lemons

Stress and the impact on your digestion

When you experience stress related symptoms, you may not think it impacts on your ability to eat and digest food. Yet digestion starts in the brain. From the moment you see, smell, and taste your food it sends a signal for your stomach to start the digestive process. Your brain also receives signals from the … Continue reading Stress and the impact on your digestion