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31Dec
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Gut Buster Protein Smoothie

Here’s a favourite protein smoothie to kick start your New Year resolutions. Packed full of protein, fresh berries and abundant superfoods, this ol’ smoothie is always a hit anytime of the day. If you’re wanting to restore your gut health or lose weight in January, then I recommend you do not use frozen berries or […]

26Sep
2013
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Paleo salad of king prawn and spanner crab with nam jim dressing

Here’s a tasty paleo salad created by popular demand. This recipe is a staple on my table at home in Byron Bay where I have enjoyed a prolonged sabbatical for a few months. I ‘ve used green king prawns from Tweed Heads – I reckon they’re the best in the world! Serves four as part of […]

25Jun
2013
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Tasty Teriyaki Salmon

Many moons ago when I was still a wayward, moped riding teenager I managed a great Japanese restaurant in Melbourne. A glamourous izakaya bar with plush tatami rooms and serious table cooking that I would perform on a nightly basis strapped inside a glorious orange and silver silk kimono – sadly no photos were ever […]

08Apr
2013
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Exclusive Raw and Paleo Masterclass – April 27th Melbourne

Just pulled this one out from my hat as the planets have aligned to bring me to Melbourne at the end of the month so there’s never been a better time to host an exclusive masterclass in two of the most talked about diets to date - Raw Food and Paleo. I’ll be sharing my knowledge of both […]

06Apr
2013
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More Heathtalks Quinoa

Since it’s quinoa week on Healthtalks TV here’s another recipe that Jess and I have thrown together for you. Click the image below to watch A quick and healthy alkalising quinoa recipe 1 cup cooked white quinoa 3 fresh shitake, finely sliced 2 stalks celery, finely sliced 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon Brookfarm macadamia nut […]

02Apr
2013
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Healthtalks – Quinoa, pea, sesame and shiso salad

In today’s episode of Healthtalks TV Mel and I get green and seedy with quinoa. You can read the full quinoa story here and watch the clip by clicking the image below. _____________ Botanically, quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is derived from the Chenopodium or goosefoot family – as is spinach, chard and beets.  It is native to […]

19Mar
2013
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San Choi Bao of turkey with quinoa with a zucchini, avocado ‘raw’ terrine

I reckon that turkey is one of the underestimated sources of protein packed, lean meat. I’ve always loved Christmas for the big bird feast, so when I met Ewart and Suzanne Sylvester from the heights of the Darling Downs, owners of Green Ag Turkey at Sustain- Organic Expo at Darling Harbour last year I was instantly […]

09Mar
2013
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Best Spa Food

In today’s Age and Sydney Morning Herald my Surf Spa Food was chosen as Australia’s best Spa Food destination. Food Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat, NSW A stay at this boutique, ocean-side, health-spa retreat is almost worth it for the cuisine alone: who knew food could be so seriously delicious and healthy? Cabarita’s food philosophy is SLOW — seasonal, […]

30Jan
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Vika Bull

It is often said that food, music and friendship are synonymous, so to celebrate Bitter Sweet Sour’s first Rockin’ Women Wednesday post, I asked my mate Vika Bull to hit us up with a gluten free recipe. Now VB and me go back a long way – we’ve been best buddies since we were about 20. […]

05Apr
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Terrific Turmeric Tonic

This special tonic is the perfect pick-me-up to keep your immunity in tiptop shape before a cold or flu unfolds. Its rich golden yellow hue comes from the beta-carotene turmeric contains. Inspired by the great Jamu kunyit at Bali Janet’s Casa Luna, this is my version with the fresh stuff. Like its little sister ginger, turmeric […]

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