Surviving the Holiday Season – Part 2

To finish off for the year, I have included my last few tips for surviving the festive season! Follow these tips for a happy and healthy Christmas and an empowering 2014!

How to Stop Overeating in 10 Simple Steps

Stop overeating at Christmas - An Apple a Day

Originally this post was intended as a “How To Stop Overeating” with a Christmas focus, but as I began to write it, I realised these tips can be applied ALL year round.  HOW TO STOP OVEREATING AKA HOW TO EAT MINDFULLY   STAY HYDRATED Most of us confuse hunger for thirst. Keeping hydrated will ensure you […]

Healthy At Home Nachos

Healthy Nachos - Alyse Cocliff

Ever had a craving for nachos but realised they were full of a whole lotta cheese, colours, flavours, additives and preservatives? I have! So I decided to get creative in the kitchen and whip up something nutritious and delicious with those same Mexican flavours…

Gluten Free Gingerbread Biscuits

Gingerbread Biscuits

I’ve tried so many different variations of gluten free gingerbread biscuits and got frustrated when they would turn out either incredibly crumbly or flavourless; oh and don’t even get me started on making your own gluten free flour mix, who knew so many starches existed? So, I set out to make my own. The result? Nutritious and delicious GF Gingerbread that will satisfy the Christmas craving!

What’s wrong with Palm Oil?

So many of us know we shouldn’t buy products that contain Palm Oil, but do we really understand why? What is Palm Oil? Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil derived from the palm fruit, grown on the African oil-palm tree. The palm fruit yields both palm oil and palm kernel oil. Palm oil is extracted […]