I have always loved juices, and regularly drink a beetroot, carrot, celery and ginger mix. But as I live in an apartment with a very small kitchen I just don’t have the space for a juicer a) on my bench or b) in my cupboards! But a few months ago, I heard about green smoothies. … Continue reading greensmoothiechallenge.com
I am sure many of your have heard about Chakra’s but perhaps you don’t understand what they mean for you? With more news of a family members ill health, I decided to learn to understand these better and how they affect my life. There are 7 main (primary) chakras in our lives- which all influence … Continue reading What’s your chakra?
I have recently come across a few articles that inform me of the fact that women's happiness levels are declining. Given the fact that we can now vote, work, speak our minds and even become prime-minister we are led to believe that women have all we’ve ever wanted. However, according to certain surveys this doesn’t … Continue reading Women and happiness.
Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. Sometimes before I go to bed I get excited about waking up because I love my breakfasts. I know - that sounds mad. But for me, every mouthful serves a purpose of including just what my body needs to nourish me for a big day ahead. It’s … Continue reading Muesli for dinner?
Don’t you just love fresh white sheets? Seriously, is there anything better than hopping into bed, all nice and fresh after a shower and a day full of exercise and good food - and diving into that gorgeous crisp but smooth feeling of freshly laundered 400 thread count Egyptian white sheets? I don’t think so, … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things…White linen.
Since cutting out dairy and gluten (most of the time) from my diet, occasionally I have found it a bit disappointing that I don’t get to enjoy some of the many yummy cakes/ sweet things on offer. Sometimes it's not so much the food itself but the ritual of a 'cup of tea and cake' … Continue reading Gluten free, dairy free Orange and Almond Cake
Recently I have cut out dairy of my diet. And to tell you the truth - I feel fantastic! Typically dairy is cow. But many people lump all milk and yoghurt products into the one category. My dad has said to me all my life that “cows milk is for baby cows” but I … Continue reading No dairy.
Do you have a herb garden? I live in Melbourne, which is a climate which gets very cold in Winter and very warm in Summer. For the past couple of years, my husband and I have had a herb garden thriving on our north-facing apartment balcony which we use wherever we can, often adding to … Continue reading Herb gardens.
From what I have found so far, you either love Bikram or you loathe it. I first tried Bikram yoga about 4 years ago with my husband when it was relatively ‘new’ and was the latest and greatest fitness fad. I have to admit, it was a struggle. It was really hot, smelly, and hard … Continue reading Bikram Yoga.
I think we all know that old wives tale ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ but for me, the juice of a whole lemon squeezed into a mug of hot water every morning is my 21st century version! Other than Vitamin C, lemons have heaps of benefits. As well as being refreshing in … Continue reading Lemon it up.