Gluten Free Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado chocolate mousse is a healthy gluten and dairy recipe. It’s easy and quick to make. It’s difficult to resist. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Food Intolerances

Do you Have a Food Allergy, Food Intolerance or Food Sensitivity

When I was growing up, I don’t remember many of my friends or their family members being allergic, intolerant or sensitive to different types of food. Fast forward 40 years and you are likely to hear about people with allergies, intolerances and food sensitivities or you may have them yourselves.

Turmeric Chicken Broth Recipe

In Chinese medicine, winter is the time to take care of your adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are found just above your kidneys and help you to respond to stress appropriately. They may be small but they make and release many hormones that circulate through your blood and influence many aspects of your health.

Boost your immune system for Covid-19

COVID-19 has brought home to me just how fast things can change and how important our health is. It’s hugely important that we take steps to strengthen your immune system.

microbiome

What is the Gut Microbiome

Mainly made up of bacteria, some fungi, viruses and protozoa, we have developed a mutually beneficial relationship with our microbes that function together in an ecosystem. This is our Mocrobiome.

Sugar and Nutrition in Wanaka

Sugar… Friend or Foe

As a nutritionist, I was taught that sugar’s nutritional value is zero, so the question needs to be raised. Why do we eat so much of it?

Kombucha

Is kombucha a good choice for everyone?

Kombucha is a fermented drink that is likely to have originated in China and is still enjoyed there today. It is also popular in Eastern Europe, particularly Russia, Japan and Korea. Is it good for us?

Roasted Kumara and Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Kumara and Brussel Sprouts Recipe

In the cooler months a big cold salad isn’t always appealing. There are lots of great foods out there that build resilience. Today I have chosen kumara, since it has so many nutrients including vitamin C for immunity, anti-inflammatory compounds and an abundance of antioxidants.

Immunity and Resilience

Tips for Boosting Immunity and Building Resilience

It’s really important to try and support the body when you are feeling unwell. If you are dealing with a virus, many over-the-counter medications only treat the symptoms. These medications don’t support the immune system to fight the virus.

Can Reiki Help with Sleep

Can Reiki Help with Sleep

A study in 2004 looked at whether Reiki could reduce insomnia and improve sleep patterns. It found that Reiki was a beneficial therapy for sleep problems since it decreased episodes of insomnia and improved sleep patterns. Reiki also had a positive effect on the parasympathetic nervous system, which is associated with relaxation.

Recipe for Chicken Livers

Chicken Liver Stir Fry Recipe

In Chinese medicine, winter is the time to take care of your adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are found just above your kidneys and help you to respond to stress appropriately. They may be small but they make and release many hormones that circulate through your blood and influence many aspects of your health.

Carrot Ginger Turmeric soup recipe

Carrot, Ginger and Turmeric Soup Recipe

This is the time when you need immune boosting nutrients to help you keep healthy during the winter months and to fight of any rogue viruses such as Covid-19.