By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1. What are adrenals? And what systems of the body do they control? The adrenal glands sit on our Kidneys and produce cortisol in response to stress and they play an important protective role against stressors and surviving ‘fight or flight’ situations such as running away from a tiger…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients (Serves 4): 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed, drained (see note) 1 1/2 cups nut milk 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/3 cup pistachio kernels, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon of honey Method: Combine quinoa and 4 cups cold water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil.…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1 cup organic rolled oats (or quinoa flakes for gluten free) 1/2 cup LSA 1 cup almond meal 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 ripe banana, mashed 1 egg 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup pinch Pink Murray River salt Pre-heat…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 2 cups rolled oats 2 cups raw almonds 1/2 cup pistachio nuts (unsalted) 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Zest from 1 orange 1/2 cup orange juice Seeds of one vanilla bean 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 tablespoon raw…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Have you ever had a “gut-wrenching” experience? Do certain situations make you “feel nauseous”? Have you ever felt “butterflies” in your stomach? We use these expressions for a reason. Our gut is sensitive to emotion; anger, anxiety, sadness, happiness – all of these feelings (and others) can trigger symptoms…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Serves 2 1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potato 1 x 250g tinned salmon 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind 2 tbs coarsely chopped parsley (optional) 1/2 cup almond meal 2 eggs, lightly whisked Coconut oil, to shallow-fry Roughly chop sweet potato and steam until soft, mash. Add the salmon,…

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Spring Cleanse Smoothie By Naturopath & Nutritionist Sarah Stevens (Serves 2) 1 Kiwi fruit, diced 1 cup spinach leaves 1/4 cup parsley leaves 1/4 continental cucumber 1 stalk celery, roughly chopped 1/2 cup coconut/natural yogurt 1 cup cold water 2 tablespoon LSA (linseed, sunflower, almond meal) Add all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1/2 Fresh beetroot 1 stick celery 1/3 cucumber 1 large carrot 2 cm peeled fresh 1/4 lemon or orange 1 teaspoon spirulina (optional) Juice all ingredients together and stir in spirulina. Pour into glass and Enjoy!

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Makes 16 large cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 cup whole rolled oat ½ cup flaxseed meal 1/2 cup almond meal 2 ½ level tablespoon Brewers yeast 4 tablespoon chopped pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 1/4 cup stewed apples 1 cup desiccated coconut (sugar free) 2 tablespoon coconut oil melted 2 eggs Add…

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