Golden Glow Smoothie

September 15, 2018Recipes No Comments

Turmeric is the number one anti-inflammatory herb for the digestive system. With the gut being prone to long-term inflammation from stress, alcohol and poor dietary choices, it makes sense to incorporate turmeric as part of a healing plan for the gut. I’ve also included other ingredients known for their beneficial effects on the gut—yoghurt for probiotics, chia seeds for … Read More

Lexie’s One-pot Saffron Chicken

September 4, 2018Recipes, Wellbeing No Comments

This recipe, which was borrowed from my mum, Lexie, is packed with prebiotic foods—onions, garlic and chickpeas—and nearly impossible to mess up. Cooking it slowly means you’re left with chicken that falls off the bone and onions so soft that they’re practically melting. It’s a delicious, hearty dish that is good for the gut, and I think for the … Read More

Fennel and Cucumber Spritzer

September 3, 2018Recipes, Wellbeing No Comments

We’ve all been guilty of having eyes larger than our stomachs. Whether you’re prone to overeating on occasion or just a fast eater, that feeling that follows is not a comfortable one. I like to follow up a meal with one of these crisp cucumber spritzers infused with fennel, peppermint and lemon to aid digestion. Serves 4. This … Read More

Black Bean & Hemp Burgers

September 2, 2018Recipes No Comments

Plant-based, protein-packed, and totally delicious; these burger patties are almost too good to be true. I’ve added a hearty dose of Thompson’s Hemp Seeds to supercharge the recipe with polyunsaturated fats and gut-loving fibre. Enjoy with your favourite salad, or turn into a vegan burger with all your favourite fillings.  Makes four serves of two burgers … Read More

Chicken Burrito Bowls

September 1, 2018Recipes No Comments

This is one of my go-to food prep recipes. I whip it up on a Sunday, and then I’ve got my lunches from Monday to Friday ready to go! I make my own pico de Gallo (that’s the tomato, onion, and jalapeño salsa) so there’s a bit of preparation involved. But once you’ve got all the … Read More