What is our HPA Axis? Behind the scenes of work, social and family life our poor bodies are struggling to keep up with this exciting and busy life we all lead. Particularly at this time of year, we keep battling one busy day after another and don’t give our bodies the chance to rest and rejuvenate. Unfortunately remaining…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Our lymphatic system needs to be stimulated by movement and is an essential route to clear our waste products. Our bodies contain far more lymph than blood, yet the lymph is dependent upon outside forces for its circulation around the body – lymph has no heart to pump it.…

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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 1/2 cauliflower head, chopped into small florets 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 bunch baby spinach 1/2 cup feta or goats cheese, chopped roughly 1/2 cup almonds Olive Oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 180 degrees and place cauliflower, cumin seeds and olive oil in a tray…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Ingredients 500g of soaked almonds (or your nut of choice, you could even mix them) 1/2 tsp of Himalayan or pink salt 4 cups spring or filtered water Equipment 1 x Fine muslin cloth, nut milk bag or a thin kitchen towel 1 x Blender 1 x Jug 1…

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By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist 1 cup of organic rolled oats 1/2 cup nut meal 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 egg 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup dried dates/figs 1/2 cup pistachio nuts Combine all ingredients then press into a small slice tray lined with baking paper. Bake in…

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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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