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CHICKEN AND VEGGIE CASSEROLE

Ingredients: ·      1 tbsp. coconut oil (or oil of choice) ·      1 kg chicken thighs ·      1 brown onion, chopped ·      3 garlic cloves, finely chopped ·      2 carrots, halved lengthways and cut into discs ·      2 potatoes, peeled and diced. ·      1 cup frozen peas ·      2 Roma tomatoes, diced ·      2 tablespoons flour

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Vitamin C Flush

Vitamin C  – How to dose to match your bodies needs.   As Naturopath it is common practice to dose vitamin C until bowel tolerance, a nicer way to describe it is the Vitamin C flush. This involves taking as much Vitamin C as your gut can tolerate in order to saturate your cells. Once

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Healing the gut with food as medicine.

GUT BUILDERS Food that supports and encourages a healthy and diverse gut population Prebiotics encourage fermentation to happen inside your gut and can have a greater impact on the gut microbiome than probiotics. Super important!! o   Vegetables: cruciferous veg, Jerusalem artichokes, radish, onions, shallots, beets, leek and garlic, leaky greens like dandelion greens, burdock and

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SHEPHERD’S PIE

LCH SHEPHERD’S PIE 6-8 servings  1.5hours   Ingredients: 500 grams Extra Lean Minced Chicken, Lamb or Beef 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Yellow Onion (chopped) 3 Carrot (diced) 3 Garlic (cloves, minced) 1 cup Mushrooms (sliced) 1 tsp Dried Thyme 2 tbsps Almond Flour 1/2 cup Organic Vegetable Broth 1/2 tsp Sea Salt

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PMS – A Natural Solution

PMS is so common and many women just accept that it’s a normal part of their monthly cycle. Up to 80% of women experience some level of PMS. The symptoms can vary from women to women. From irritability, anxiety, depression and rage to mood swings, bloating, fluid retention, breast tenderness, back pain and food cravings.

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The Defender – My Immune Shot for Winter

This shot of fiery goodness helps defend against any sickness, supporting your immune system by dampening inflammation. This recipe is for 2 or 3 shots but I usually make a big batch for the week and have a shot most mornings through the winter months. You can alter recipe slightly to accomodate your preference. I

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Cacao, Cashew and Date Truffles

Cacao, Cashew and Date Truffles – makes 12  These Cacao, Cashew and Date Truffle are my kind of easter egg and the perfect little easter gift for your neighbour. Ingredients ·       150g cashew nuts ·       150g dates ·       1 tbsp. coconut oil ·       2 tbsp. rice malt syrup or honey ·       ½ tsp sea salt ·       1 tsp good quality vanilla extract

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Beef and Turmeric Stew

Beef and Turmeric Stew – Serves 4 This is an invitation to use food as medicine to support your immune system. Grass fed beef is a great source of zinc and turmeric is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Zinc is an essential mineral critical for immune function. Even mild to moderate zinc deficiency can impair immune function and

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Digital Detox

Whether it’s a 24/7 email connection, an unhealthy social media habit, maybe your sleep quality is poor or you can’t seem to concentrate quite the same these days. Here are some practical tips and tricks to help reduce the time you’re using screens and limit the impact they may be having on your quality of

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Homemade icy poles

Chia seed icy poles – 6 serves Ingredients: 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt (or yoghurt of choice i.e. coconut, goats, sheep’s) 1/2 Unsweetened Almond Milk 2 tbsp Rice Malt Syrup 1 tbsp Chia Seeds 1/3 cup Strawberries (sliced into small pieces) 1/3 Pineapple (sliced into small pieces) ½ cup Granola (Optional) Method: In a medium

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Is Inflammation messing with your health?

In all the health information available today, inflammation doesn’t get a lot of attention. Yet, surprisingly, it can be the underlying root cause of many health issues. As a result of today’s modern lifestyle, the body is often inundated with inflammatory triggers and often lacks the ability to stay on top of the onslaught. Taking

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