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Blog Travel

My S.E.Asian Adventure – Part 3

Vietnam While in Vietnam we visited Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Phu Quoc and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) Hanoi Our visit in Hanoi was a short visit we only stayed 2 nights. It was mainly to visit a friend/mentor of my husband Gary. It was awesome to see the two of them together to reminisce [...]

Blog Travel

My S.E.Asian Adventure – Part 2

Cambodia Our flight to Siem Reap Cambodia was at 2:40 pm. Our plane was initially an hour late leaving Bangkok airport and once we were in the air after 35 minutes we were advised by the Captain that the plane was having technical issues and that we would have to return to Bangkok airport. We [...]

Blog Travel

My S.E. Asian Adventure – Part 1

South East Asia was not a destination on my bucket list for travel! So why spend 4 weeks travelling around? Originally my husband (Gary) and I had planned to spend two weeks in Thailand with our sons Isaac 25 & Matthew 24 yrs, however they were not able to travel due to other commitments. Gary [...]

Blog Recipe

Homemade Easter Chocolate!

Wishing you a very Happy Easter!! I love to have some chocolate at Easter and certainly don't feel guilty for enjoying a little treat! In fact in can be good for you! Cacao has such wonderful health benefits and a bitter taste - I'm a bit partial to bitter flavours. The higher the cacao in dark chocolate [...]

Blog Recipe

My Nutritious Christmas Menu

I've Got Your Nutritious Christmas Menu Sorted! Let me make your Christmas Menu planning easier with my FREE! Nutritious Christmas Menu complete with shopping list, food preparation sequence and recipes!! This is pretty much our favourite Christmas dishes each year. I have made a few changes over the years to mix it up a bit though. [...]

Blog Health

5 Food Essentials for a Healthy Kitchen!

Coconut Oil Ginger Garlic Fresh Herbs Bone Broth   I am not a Chef by any means. I'm a home cook, (Nutritious Life Certified) and Nutrition, Health and Wellness Coach (Well College Global) that loves to nourish myself and my family with food that is nutrient dense to maximise satiety and that tastes good. Avoiding processed foods [...]

Blog Recipe Snacks

Activated Nuts

Activated Nuts! Do You Activate Your Nuts? I am a big fan of "activated nuts" I normally activate my nuts in the oven - Soak 250g of each: raw almonds in water for 24hrs, cashews for 6 hrs, walnuts for 8 hrs and pecans for 8 hrs then rinse them well and dry off with a clean [...]

Recipe Snacks

Chia Seed & Nut Bar

Preheat oven 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 - line a biscuit tray with baking paper and grease lightly with coconut oil. Ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds, roughly chopped 1/2 cup cashews, roughly chopped 1/4 cup Brazil nuts, roughly chopped 1/4 cup pecan nuts, roughly chopped (or nuts of your choice) 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup coconut [...]