Hydration, your brain and your body

    It’s easy to take the littlest things for granted. Like drinking water. Clean, fresh and readily available drinking water, that we tend to not drink enough of.   Did you know that your body contains about 11 gallons of water?   Here’s the breakdown:   Your blood = 85% water Your muscles = … Continued

Recipe of the week: Orange Polenta and Poppyseed Cake

Ingredients 2 oranges 140g organic butter 3 free-range eggs ½ cup rice malt syrup 200g almond meal 175g polenta 2 tbsp. poppy seeds 1 tsp. gluten free baking powder Drizzle:2 tbsp. rice malt syrup & the juice of one orange Method Line a 23cm cake tin. and set aside. Pre-heat the oven to 180ºc. Rinse … Continued

Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Canneloni

Ingredients 1 pkt corn tortillas (GF) (10) A little coconut oil 1 tin of tomatoes 1 small brown onion 1 clove garlic Filling: 1 medium sweet potato Approx. 500g mushrooms 3-4 medium sized zucchini 1 tin or 4-5 medium sized tomatoes 1 tin chick peas (rinsed and drained) 1 tin borlotti beans (rinsed and drained) … Continued

7 reasons to continue practicing hot yoga in summer

  Boy oh boy, Queensland is heating up!   As the temperature continues to climb, we say goodbye to the cool Winter months and hello to the heat of Summer.   It’s hard enough being stuck indoors without A/C when it heats up, let alone voluntarily going into a 37degree heated room to sweat out … Continued

Recipe of the Week: Beetroot and Pumpkin Salad

Pumpkin and BEETROOT SALAD (serves 4-6 people) 350g cooked pumpkin (cut into bite-sized cubes) Approx. 4 small fresh cooked beetroots (cut into slithers) A couple of strips of marinated capsicum 120g mixed baby salad leaves 2 tbsp. sunflower seeds 2 tbsp. slithered almonds 1 tsp. sesame seeds A drizzle of balsamic vinegar   Chop the … Continued

6 Things You can do to in Order to Love Yourself More

Article written by Danielle Colley, sourced from bodyandsoul.com.au   A few months ago it dawned on me that I wasn’t feeling great. It wasn’t a discernible health issue that I could pop a pill for, or apply cream to. It was something deeper inside me. My negative self-talk had become very loud and I found … Continued

Recipe of the Week: Shaz’s Raw Chocolate

Shaz’s Raw Chocolate It works out better to make these in small batches, as there’s less chance of the ingredients separating before they’re actually set, and they look much more appealing when made in the smaller batch.  Still taste delicious done with double quantity, but we eat with our eyes, so why not have them … Continued

9 Ways to Deal with Stress

Article sourced from www.mindbodygreen.com Stress is known as the greatest cause of illness. What do we know about stress, and how can we overcome it to reclaim our magnificence? The greatest cause of blockage in the natural energy system of the body is emotional stress. Stress is physically held in smooth muscle. When energy becomes congested, … Continued

GIVEAWAY!! 3 Day Yoga retreat with Michelle Freeman Valued at $699

We are giving away a fantastic prize valued at $699   A 3 day retreat held by our wonderful Michelle Freeman in the beautiful Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. What’s Included: ~ 2 Nights, 3 Days stay in Boutique Accommodation at Amara Retreat on 45 Acres of gorgeous Sunshine Coast Hinterland.  Twin Share Cabins and … Continued

Recipe of the Week: Banana Bread

Ingredients 2-3 over ripe medium sized bananas 4 free-range eggs (medium) ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup honey ¼ tsp vanilla extract concentrate 1 cup coconut flour ½ tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg Pinch of Himalayan salt Method Pre-heat the oven to 160°c. Line a rectangular loaf tin with baking … Continued