Tag: 12 days of Christmas

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Natural Deodorant – does it really work?

Natural Deodorant – a contentious issue for many. I can see people shaking their heads, squirming in their seats and drawing the line that a natural alternative to smelling fresh and not offending others with body odour could even come close to working. I hear you but just hear me out a little on this one… Well, not all products…

Healthy Christmas baking + a recipe

Christmas time was always exciting as a child because it meant Christmas baking. With Grandma, Christmas baking was Shortbread – all of them neatly lined up in greaseproof papers, their buttery goodness crowned with a blanched almond gently placed in the middle Stirring the American Fruit cake batter, which is mainly nuts and fruit held together with a small amount…

Coconut Oil – is it really a superfood??

  You don’t have to look too far to see the word ‘superfood’ these days. It refers to foods that are deemed to have supreme nutritional qualities, often heightened levels of phytonutrients and/or antioxidants but can also be part of Marketing and advertising dreams. Some of these superfoods are costly, not always easily available and aren’t necessarily able to be…

Natural Therapies + my awesome Wellbeing Circle

  Along my health journey, I have been opened up to a whole lot of natural therapies and met some of the most inspiring health practitioners. Instinctively, I knew I couldn’t heal from Hashimoto’s without the gentle guidance of others who were experts in their own field. I read books and more books but you can never underestimate the power of…

Adrenals – what are they + what is Adrenal Fatigue

It’s that time of year with everyone rushing around, the year winding up, feeling like there’s never enough hours in the day to do it all, stumbling our way through December and just hanging out for some time off over Christmas. You can feel the frazzled energy in the air, you can hear it in people’s voices and it’s contagious…

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Cacao and chocolate

The Cacao bean or the raw cacao powder that comes from the bean is traditionally named after ‘the food of the gods.” In the modern day, it is considered a ‘superfood’ due to the high density of essential nutrients, very few side effects and proven health benefits. Raw cacao comes in many forms: whole cacao beans, cacao nibs, cacao powder, and cacao…