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Spring Salad

By Jade Anstey, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1 bunch Asparagus, cut in half length ways 1 cup fresh peas 1/2 cup edamame, defrosted or fresh 5 radishes, thinly sliced 2 zucchini, peeled/sliced into ribbons 1/2 bunch red leaf lettuce or iced salad greens Zest of 1 lemon 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts Optional: 100g goats cheese or…

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Kaitlin’s Warming Immunity Drink

Our Nutritionist Kaitlin has a warming immunity drink she blends up weekly to help keep colds at bay during this time of year. She calls it “The Fire Tonic”! It contains foods that are known to down regulate inflammation like ginger and honey, as well as oranges which are a great source of vitamin C.…

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Your fertility & pregnancy journey

By Freya Lawler, Naturopath/Nutritionist & Natural Fertility Educator Healthy conception “Knowing your signs of ovulation and timing your sex/intercourse with understanding of your cycle will give you an increased sense of empowerment and confidence in achieving your conscious conception.” Seeking the support of a natural fertility educator can be extremely beneficial throughout this time, where…

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Matcha Energy Balls

By Jade Anstey, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients 1 cup almonds 3/4 cup hazelnuts 1 1/2 tbsps green tea powder (matcha) 1 1/2 tbsps coconut oil 1 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/4 tsp sea salt Directions Add the almonds, hazelnuts, green tea powder, coconut oil, dates, coconut flakes and sea salt to…

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Roasted Cranberry & Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

By Jade Anstey, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients 4 sweet potato (medium, peeled and cubed) 3 tablespoons avocado oil (divided) 1/4 tsp sea salt 2 cups frozen cranberries (or fresh) 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa (dry, uncooked) 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tsps dijon mustard 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds…

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread Smoothie

By Jade Anstey, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 zucchini (chopped/frozen) 1/4 cup chocolate protein powder 1/2 banana (frozen) 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp cacao powder 1 tsp cacao nibs (optional) Directions Add all ingredients except the cacao nibs into a high-speed blender and blend until…

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Preconception Care

A Q&A with Nutritionist and Natural Fertility Educator, Kaitlin Wapshott, on Preconception Care What is preconception care? Preconception care looks at how we can affect the health of a baby (and mother) prior to it being conceived, and optimising the likelihood of conception. It can be said that it takes 12 months to make a…

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Morning Glory Muffins

By Jade Anstey, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients: 1 cup almond flour 1 cup oats 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/2 cup organic raisins 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 eggs 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 carrots (grated) 1 banana (ripe and mashed) Method: Preheat the oven to…

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The Gut Microbiome: Are you taking the right probiotic?

By Freya Lawler, Naturopath & Nutritionist What is the purpose of our microbiome and what does it do for us? Modulates immune system Optimises motility  Improves nutritional status  Regulates metabolism Optimises mood Regulates blood glucose and insulin sensitivity Modulates inflammation …(and much, much more) How do I diversify my microbiome? Reduce exposure to food additives…

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