As our days are getting shorter, the weather getting colder and winter just around the way, it is time to switch up our eating and lifestyle habits to suit the colder temperature and the changes going on around us. Ayurveda medicine teaches us that autumn time is a time where our Vata dosha is starting… Continue reading Embracing Autumn
I'm at the halfway point, I can still see the beginning but I am able to see the top and how short of a distance it is until I reach the end. It's the end of two weeks into my gut healing diet and I am generally feeling good about how it’s going and the… Continue reading I’m At The Halfway Point.
Over the weekend I watched a documentary on Netflix, mainly because there was no new Riverdale episodes to watch. (Netflix must know that I can only watch it with my partner and he was away this weekend). I ended up watching a documentary called Hungry for Change and it really started to get my thinking… Continue reading Creating Positive Thoughts Around Our Eating Habits.
My skin has never been fresh and pimple or spot free. I have always suffered from a red flush all over my face, oily to combination skin, pimples (especially around my chin and in between my eyebrows) and these little lumps all over my forehead that sometimes become inflamed. When I hit puberty, around the age… Continue reading My Skin Issues Have Never Been This Bad
In today’s modern world we are exposed to many toxins from external and internal sources. The most common external sources of toxins include smoking, pollutions and chemicals in our air, found on our food, in our water and in the wide range of products we use every day from cleaning products to makeup. The most… Continue reading Why we Need to Include Detoxing in Our Diet.
Lunches can be such a bore and such a hassle. It is the last thing on your mind in the morning, especially if you are not a morning person like me, and it’s much easier to pop out for lunch and grab something delicious to brighten up the work day. Unfortunately, this means that it… Continue reading 5 Ways To Keep Lunch Interesting
I love when I have a reason to go to Auckland. Auckland is one of my favourite foodie cities to visit, it has such a wide range of cafes and restaurants to visit from delicious treats to raw vegan cafes. This weekend I popped up to Auckland for a girls trip to the Heineken Urban… Continue reading Cafe Review: Major Sprout
I have changed my diet for different reasons a variety of times. My first few years of uni, like most students, I put on quite a bit of weight. My diet was filled with takeouts, Mi Goreng noodles, eggs on toast and eating at restaurants (I was lucky that most restaurants in Hamilton have cheap… Continue reading Finding Balance In My Diet
Good Grazing Snack Boxes are a new monthly subscription box that delivers healthy and nutritious snacks to your doorstep. The box is filled with gluten free, dairy free, paleo, sugar-free, wheat-free New Zealand products. Each snack has to fit the at least two of their dietary requirements to allow for people with all dietary needs.… Continue reading Good Grazing Snack Boxes
There is a lot of controversy around low-carb high-fat eating in general. We have been brought up to believe that fat is the enemy and this type of eating tells you to eat lots of fat. We have also been brought up to believe that we need carbohydrates for energy in the body. Both of… Continue reading The D-Low on a LCHF Diet