HPA Axis Dysfunction

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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Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Makes 4 serves 1 Pumpkin – QLD blue or butternut cut in to rough cubes (about 4cm) 4 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds Sea salt Pepper Olive Oil 1 cup Red lentils, rinsed thoroughly 1 Onion, finely diced 3 celery sticks finely diced 1 bay leaf Parsley or coriander to…

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Luxton Immune Boosting Juice

By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist With the colder months fast approaching, our immune systems need a bit of a boost! We are loving refreshing juices this Autumn filled with gut healing ingredients and fibre to repair the gut and pack our bodies with prebiotics. This creates a good bacterial balance in the body which…

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Banana & Nut Loaf

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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The Mind-Gut Connection: What is it?

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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Luxton Almond Milk

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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Coconut Red Lentil Dahl

By Naturopath & Nutritionist Sarah Nankervis (Stevens) Serves: 2 1 teaspoon teaspoon coconut oil 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled, minced 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder 1 cup red lentils, uncooked 1 can coconut milk 1.5 cups water 1/2 bunch coriander Cook…

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Sweet Potato & Salmon Patties

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 Bliss Balls

By Sarah Nankervis, Naturopath & Nutritionist Makes 12 1/2 cup of raw, whole almonds, soaked overnight 1/2 cup of raw, hazelnuts, soaked overnight 4 Large dried figs (sulphite free), soaked overnight 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (we use black sesame) 1 tablespoon nut butter (almond/ABC/Cashew) 3 tablespoon coconut oil 3 tablespoon raw organic cacao powder Pinch…

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