Gut Health

How and Why to Make a Mono Meal for Better Digestion

How and Why to Make a Mono Meal for Better Digestion

What exactly is a mono meal and why is it beneficial? Very good questions which can be answered by taking a step back in time. You see our ancestors, for thousands of years, wouldn’t have had access to the diverse array of delicious foods we […]

Why L-Glutamine is my BFF

Why L-Glutamine is my BFF

Glutamine is synonymous with bodybuilding but did you know it’s useful for so much more than just muscle recovery? L-Glutamine helped me to heal my leaky gut, strengthen my digestive system and recover faster.   What is Glutamine?   Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid. […]

How Probiotics Helped My Entire Family

How Probiotics Helped My Entire Family

There’s been so much talk of probiotics in the media over the last couple of years. There are now thousands of studies touting the benefits these invisible bacteria have for human health. It’s quite profound, and might even seem too good to be true until […]

How Digestive Enzymes Can Help You

How Digestive Enzymes Can Help You

Our organs produce digestive enzymes and different digestive enzymes work on different foods. There are specific enzymes for starches and carbohydrates, proteins and fats.   We can also access enzymes from external sources like raw fruits, vegetables, cold pressed oils and raw dairy. Yet when […]

How Aloe Juice Improved My Gut Health

How Aloe Juice Improved My Gut Health

Aloe is a powerful plant. When I used to hear aloe I would automatically think of sunburn relief. In a similar way, aloe helps to relieve intestinal damage. It’s got nourishing properties unparalleled by anything else in the plant world.   It’s almost as if […]

Guacamole Made Simple

Guacamole Made Simple

The best condiment on the planet if you ask me has to be guacamole! It’s easy to make, delicious and filled with healthy fats, vitamins, enzymes and fibre.   At the supermarket you can buy pre made versions of guacamole that are loaded with artificial […]

How to Get Started with Fermentation

How to Get Started with Fermentation

Fermentation is so much fun but it can also be daunting! You don’t want to do the wrong thing and make yourself sick, but you definitely want the amazing benefits that homemade ferments have to offer.   Fear not, fermentation isn’t nearly as scary as […]

Soup: Healthy Nourishment to Restore Your Gut

Soup: Healthy Nourishment to Restore Your Gut

Soup certainly doesn’t sound like any special or life-changing superfood. It’s soup, you’ve eaten it all your life. Yet soup has massive potential that often gets hidden behind nasty preservatives and less than ideal flavouring agents.   The true beauty and nourishment of soup comes […]

Want Great Gut Health? Try This Recipe

Want Great Gut Health? Try This Recipe

Ginger Garlic Sauté   I love making a big batch of this as a side or addition to my salads during the week. The combination of ginger and garlic simply can’t be beaten and adds a punch to any meal. Loaded with healthy hormone-balancing purple […]

The Autoimmune Protocol

The Autoimmune Protocol

What is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet (also called the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol)?   The autoimmune paleo protocol is a healing diet designed to remove foods potentially causing immune reactivity, gut irritation and inflammation, and to add in nutrient dense and anti-inflammatory foods. The aim of […]