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 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 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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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 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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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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