7 things to do when your feeling run down.

The past two weeks have been challenging for me, for different reasons. Week one was me being run down. Catching a cold and needing to rest and nourish. Week two was me going through growth, updating to the newest version of me and needing to rest and nourish. I know I got to week one …

Homemade stock from leftovers

chicken bones (if you are making a chicken stock)– I have also bought chicken necks or drumsticks to add when I don’t have bonesVegetable scraps or peelings – onion, garlic, celery, carrot, pumpkin, fennel, ends of asparagus, kale stems, salad scraps etc– you can add any of those vegetables in the fridge that are getting …

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Balancing structure and spontaneity

The last two weeks have been school holidays for us. In our house that means two weeks without school and two weeks without working at kindy. We love our holidays, there is no hustle to get morning jobs done, there is freedom with how and where we spend our time and we have lots more …

Vegetable and Chickpea burgers

can chickpeas drained and rinsed ( I have also done this with kidney beans or butter beans) 1/2 cup grated vegetables (carrot, fennel, pumpkin, sweet potato)2 eggs1/2 cup breadcrumbs or hemp flour Mash the chickpeas or beans into a bowl until almost smooth, add vegetables and breadcrumbs or flour and add egg. Mix together to …

12 Ways to be kinder to your skin and the planet.

12 Ways to be kinder to your skin and the planet  Our skin is our largest organ, it makes up about 16% of our body weight.Did you know that 60% of what goes on your skin goes directly to your blood stream within 26 seconds? Makes you really think about what are you putting on your …

5 simple ways I stopped the morning madness

I wake up every morning feeling positive. I say some gratitude, my morning mantra – all of life comes to me with ease, joy and glory and I think New day, New possibilities. What can I do and be now? Optimism doesn’t come naturally to me, I wasn’t taught it by my parents or at …