Month: June 2018

Food focus – Blackberries, summer squash and green beans

Food focus – Blackberries, summer squash and green beans

Find out why you should get these goodies in your diet. Check out the helpful tips too! For more on why berries are amazing check out our quick post.

Antioxidants: the free radical fighters

Antioxidants: the free radical fighters

An antioxidant is a substance that stops the oxidation of another substance. We’ve been hearing about them, and things like oxidation and oxidative stress, for a while now, but what actually are they and why do we need them? Firstly, what is oxidation? Oxidation is […]

Oat Milk – an inexpensive and easy alternative

Oat Milk – an inexpensive and easy alternative

If you’re thinking about switching to a non-dairy milk (read this), need an alternative to nut milk, or would just like to try something new, oat milk could be a good option. Unlike nut milk, the oats don’t require soaking overnight, which makes it a […]

Food Focus: Beautiful Berries

Food Focus: Beautiful Berries

We love berries and try to get these delicious fruits into our daily menu on the regular. So what’s so good about them? What are berries good for? Full of antioxidants, they help fight oxidative stress in your body. Protect your body against inflammation and […]

Gut health – it’s not just about your gut

Gut health – it’s not just about your gut

Your Gut It’s not just for letting you know when something doesn’t feel right. Gut health, in particular, the health of your gut microbiome, has an impact on many aspects of bodily function, from inflammatory responses to mental health. What’s a Microbiome? Your body has […]

Choc Coconut Crunch

Choc Coconut Crunch

You know the good old chocolate crackles that were a party staple in the 80’s? You know the ones that were full of sugar and copha? (what even is that?!).Well this recipe actually tastes like them but is made from all natural ingredients and tastes […]

Fave Find: Inika Vegan Mascara Long Lash

Fave Find: Inika Vegan Mascara Long Lash

Inika is one of the companies I had the pleasure of connecting with at the Indie Beauty Expo in LA earlier this year. They are an Australian company, certified organic, 100% vegan and cruelty-free, so they get a big tick in my book! They are […]

10-Day Core Four Challenge

10-Day Core Four Challenge

Who’s ready to strengthen their core? Us! And we hope you can join in too! This 10-Day challenge is really easy to fit in to your schedule, starting with a couple of minutes a day and building up reps until Day 10. There are 4 […]

Strawberry chia seed jam

Strawberry chia seed jam

Jam or jelly, whatever you call it, it’s delicious, but oh so high in no-good-for-you refined sugars. Try this quick and easy chia seed jam instead. It has the added bonus of fiber and omegas from the chia seeds, which act as the setting agent […]

Recipe Round-up: Winter Warmers

Recipe Round-up: Winter Warmers

Winter has arrived here in the Southern Hemisphere and it just makes you want to eat everything warm and comforting in sight! So we’ve put together a combination of four recipes (with links) from our Free Spirited Sisters Nourish page to get you all warm […]