The super powered moon

The super powered moon

As written for The Vista. Tonight, Monday November 14, the closest full moon in 68 years will rise into the sky and this magnificent sight will not be seen again for another 18 years. It makes sense why this illuminating beauty is referred to as a super moon! The super moon is incredibly important as it
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Chickpea Choc Chip Cookies

Chickpea Choc Chip Cookies

I know what you’re thinking – chickpeas in cookies – weird!? Ok, maybe a little… But the important question is are they delicious and can you trick others into eating them without knowing? Most definitely! Trust me when I say they do not taste like hummus. Chickpeas are a great baking alternative to flour as
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Low Carbohydrate Diets And Sex Hormones

Low Carbohydrate Diets And Sex Hormones

For many people low carbohydrate diets are the go to program for weight loss and it was only last week that I had a discussion with a PT on the topic. He recommended all of his female clients try a low carbohydrate, high protein diet along side training to assist in losing weight. My response
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Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water?

As written for The Vista. Water is essential to life and the reason we all call Mother Earth home. We are made up of 50-65% water, so it is no surprise that adequate water intake is fundamental for normal functioning of every cell, tissue, and organ in our body. Memory, concentration, mood and energy levels
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Choc Mint Slice

Choc Mint Slice

Curb your chocolate craving with one of the easiest desserts i’ve ever whipped up. This choc mint slice is refined sugar, gluten and dairy free and will keep in the freezer for weeks. Healthy fats help keep you fuller for longer, balance blood sugar levels and support skin and heart health. Cacao is one of
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Cacao Oat Cookies

Cacao Oat Cookies

Rainy days call for baking. My 4 year old friend and I baked these cacao oat cookies last week in just 30 minutes – super simple and a great healthy afternoon snack for all ages. The ingredient list can be altered depending on what you have in the cupboard so go wild 🙂 You could
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Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus

This creamy dip is perfect to whip up for a snack with veggie sticks or as a side on wraps, salads or roast veggies. Beetroots contain a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains, which possess powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and liver detoxifying actions. Betalains are heat sensitive, so to ensure optimum levels are kept in the
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Full moon rituals to welcome a new cycle

Full moon rituals to welcome a new cycle

As seen on The Vista When La Luna is at her biggest and brightest she omits a powerful energy that has a profound effect on all of nature. The full moon symbolizes the end of a lunar cycle highlighting the dynamic shifts in nature that are quite often reflected in our own lives. These effects
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Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

My weekly carrot cake craving reared its ravenous head again this weekend, however this time instead of heading out to our beloved corner cafe and buying one (which I know are so darn addictive due to all that refined sugar) I decided to make a healthier batch of muffins for my household. These tasty morsels
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Natural Sleep Remedies

Natural Sleep Remedies

Do you find that you are exhausted in the evenings but by the time your head hits the pillow you are wide-awake? Your diet, lifestyle, perception of stress and pressure, sleep environment or even the phase of your menstruation cycle may be to blame. Here are a few tips to help you get a more
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