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Stress and the gut – my story

One year ago today, I faced one of the most stressful events of my life. The Currowan fire was headed towards our humble little holiday shack at Yatte Yattah. The Currowan fire started on the 26th November 2019 and slowly made its way towards us, on the way it went through my Dad’s property Lazier…
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breakfast fritters

serves 2 ingredients 2 tablespoons of spelt flour 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of goats chevre 50 grams of kashkaval cheese grated 100 grams of good quality ham chopped up 1 tomato diced 2 mushrooms sliced 1 handful of baby spinach 1 handful of rocket sea salt and pepper for seasoning 1⁄4 teaspoon lemon juice for…
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Christmas Cookies

makes 22 ingredients; 100 grams macadamia nuts chopped coarsely 125 grams dried apricots cut up finely 180 grams dairy free while chocolate (sweet william) 250 grams of nuttelex 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup castor sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence 2 eggs 2 cups of spelt flour 1/2 teaspoon of bicarb soda 1 cup…
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grand marnier crepes

makes 20 ingredients; 1 cup ground almonds 1 cup spelt flour 4 eggs lightly beaten 2 cups a2 milk 125 grams nuttelex 1/4 cup of castor sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon zest 1 tablespoon of orange zest 1 cup of orange juice 1/4 cup of lemon juice 1/2 cup Grand Marnier 2 oranges segmented preparation;…
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eggnog panna cotta

This is a delicious recipe that’s ideal for your Christmas table, I usually make it in an assortment of different sized glasses ingredients; 250ml coconut cream 250ml full-cream a2 milk 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg 125g castor sugar 2 1/2 gelatine leaves (titanium strength) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 100ml brandy or cognac…
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herby potato salad

serves 8 ingredients  1 kg potatoes – preferably pontiac or desiree 2 eggs 1/2 cup mayonnaise pinch sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 green shallots finely slliced 2 x celery stalks finely sliced 10 chives chopped 1/4 cup mint leaves chopped finely preparation Cut potatoes into 4 cm cubes, put potatoes and eggs…
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fish cakes

These fish cakes are super simple and taste great. You’ll need for approximately 25; 1kg small white fish fillets coarsely chopped 1 egg 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped fresh coriander 3 teaspoons sugar 1/3 cup red curry paste – I used the Mae Ploy brand 100 grams of green beans sliced thinly olive oil for frying…
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chocolate chia mousse

Having gut issues does not mean that you need to miss out, it means you need to think outside of the box a little, look around for some recipes, they are there, this is a recipe I have adapted from Donna Hay. Its simple and absolutely delicious, if you are into chocolate, and lets be…
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How I keep my immune system in great shape.

Just because I am a naturopath, does not mean I have the perfect diet, or the perfect level of stress, or a proper daily meditation and yoga regime. I get as close as I can and this is how I do it; the big thing for me is what I put in my mouth, as…
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Spiced pork belly

I have adapted this recipe from a Donna Hay recipe, I’ve never been able to make a decent pork belly, but this one has changed my pork belly game. You will need; 5 cloves 2 star anise 1 cinnamon stick broken into pieces 2 teaspoons black peppercorns 1 whole dried chilli 1 teaspoon sea salt…
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