Rosemary & thyme roasted vegetables

Serves 1-2 Ingredients: • 1 fennel bulb • 8-10 baby carrots • 1/3 butternut squash • Olive oil to drizzle • ¼ cup fresh chopped rosemary • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves • 1 tablespoon salt Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. 2. Trim and cut the fennel bulb into 10-12 wedges; wash the baby carrots; wash, peel and cut the butternut squash into 3cm […]

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Lost your mojo guys? Here’s how to get it back

Symptoms of a hormone imbalance are often vague, misdiagnosed or ignored – particularly in men who are less likely to get help for their medical concerns. We’re seeing a lot more males with hormone issues and this affects their testosterone, sex drive and mental wellbeing. Like with women’s hormonal issues the antidote commonly handed out […]

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Women’s Business: treating a hormonal imbalance

If you’ve been gaining weight, but you’re not quite sure why, your mood seems to swings from highs back down to lows day to day, it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning, your muscles are aching (but not from exercise), your hair feels thin and brittle and when you look in the […]

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Pumpkin & basil

Serves 1-2 Ingredients: • ¼ A bunch of basil, stems removed, leaves chopped roughly • About 2 cups of pumpkin, chopped to about one inch pieces • 1 Tablespoons of ghee  • 2 pinches hing • Salt to taste Method: 1. Melt ghee over low to medium heat 2. Add hing – cook for about 5 seconds 3. Add pumpkin – stir so as […]

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Spinach & moong bean soup

Serves 1-2Ingredients: • 1/3 cup moong beans, washed, soaked and boiled until tender, then drained • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped  • 2 tbsp ghee • 1 tsp cumin seeds • ¼ tsp asafoetida (optional) • 4 cloves garlic, minced  • 1 tsp fennel seed powder • ½ tsp turmeric powder • 1 tsp coriander seed powder • 2 ½ cups water • ¼ […]

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How to use breath to calm your mind

When you get stressed do you get angry, snappy or teary? Or do you tend to ‘stress eat’, leaning on comfort foods to get through the rough patches. Study after study is showing that we are more stressed than ever. According to the American Psychological Association, one in four Americans rate their stress levels as […]

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Roasted pumpkin, millet & herb patties

Serves 1-2Ingredients: • 375g piece pumpkin (approx. ) • 1/4 small pumpkin or (¼ medium butternut squash) • Olive oil, sea salt + black pepper • 1 cup cooked millet, cooled • 1 small free-range egg • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped • 1/8 cup millet flakes (lupin or quinoa flakes could also be used, or rolled oats if tolerated) • 1 tablespoons […]

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