My favourite homemade chocolate recipe

Love your chocolate? I love chocolate!  It’s probably my greatest weakness.  In January I decided to go the whole month without it to see if I could conquer it!  I discovered that it’s a treat that I really do want to allow myself, but I want to let myself enjoy it as well!  What’s the point […]

Gluten Free Breakfasts Part 1

Going gluten free is a great opportunity to explore a whole new world of food.  Have some fun trying out these few recipes. Milk alternatives are becoming BIG business.  We have soy, almond, oat, coconut, rice, and combinations of these.  However, if you read the labels, many of them are filled with nasties like vegetable […]

Ending the War with Food

Today I am sharing an article from one of my favourite authors on emotional eating: Geneen Roth. I hope it gives you inspiration. Imagine this: You are walking in a meadow on a fresh autumn day. The leaves are turning a burnished gold and red. You come upon a long table covered in a white […]

Mental health and your weight

A patient came to see me recently suffering with a head cold.  While investigating her current life circumstances, she shared with me a whole lot of stuff going on in her life right now.  Her mother was sick and under medical care, her daughter was doing the HSC, her husband worked long hours and her […]