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Meat Loaf

I know that meat loaf does not exactly sound like the most delicious dinner, but this one is actually quite tasty. I have adapted it from a Donna Hay recipe. It is wheat free, dairy free and egg free. Serves 6. You will need; 1  tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling…
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Supplements – where are you buying yours from?

Are you buying supplements from overseas, do you know what’s in them? Sure, the label may say that it contains xy and z as you have ordered, but how do you really know what is in them if they have not been approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The TGA is responsible for ensuring…
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Are you looking to improve your immunity?

It’s thought that over 70% of our immune system is located in our gut, so it makes sense that if improved immunity is what you are looking for – then you need to get and keep your gut in great shape. Having good gut health will help to keep your immune system healthy, but it…
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Mistake # 4/5 – the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Not keeping the problematic foods out of their diet properly.   Let me explain;   If you have a food intolerance, and a1 dairy is one of the foods that has been tested as being  problematic. It is essential that you remove every last skerrick of dairy from your diet, unless it specifically says it…
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mistake # 3/5 – the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Implementing a FODMAP Diet   FODMAP diets are way too restrictive and do not remove the foods that are truly problematic. Many years ago I saw the creator of the diet speak at a conference and was a bit underwhelmed with the stats that were spoken about. Up to sixty percent of people that implement…
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mistake # 2/5 the 5 biggest mistakes people make with their gut health

Mistake # 2 Removing gluten. Most people that have gut issues mistakenly believe that gluten is the key to their gut problems, so they remove it, and in the process usually just buy gluten free foods which are full of rice, corn and other fillers that are not very nutritious, and they get a bit…
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Lamb shoulder with barley

This recipe is an absolute favourite in our house, if you have fresh tomatoes, use those instead of tinned ones, I could only get passata so used that instead this time, it still tasted fine, Serves 2 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1kg lamb shoulder with the bone in sea salt and cracked black pepper…
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Mistake # 1/5 – The 5 biggest mistakes people make trying to fix their gut health

Mistake # 1; Removing lactose, sure lots of people, in fact most people are lactose intolerant, its more than likely lactose is a problem, but not the whole problem. So, I hear you ask what is my problem? When patients come and see me, we sit down and we talk about their gut health, what…
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Jumbuck Stew

Fresh foods that are in season are really good for your gut health, and good gut health equals a good immune system. Pumpkin is a big feature of this delicious stew, I have been making this simple and tasty stew for about thirty years now, and have only had to make a couple of changes…
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crunchy brown rice salad

This salad is delicious, it has come from Jane Grover’s Naked Food – the way food was meant to be. serves 6 ingredients 2 cups of brown rice 6 green shallots finely chopped 1 red capsicum finely diced 1/3 cup currants 60 grams of unsalted cashews finely chopped 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds 1/2 cup…
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