We had a cracker of a time shooting season two of HeathtalksTV in Melbourne this month. Graciously hosted by organically minded friends (whom I have known since my Collingwood days) Walter and Dorota Trupp from Trupp Cooking School who let us use their fab kitchen located near the Prahran Market in Melbourne. Here's our final segment for 2012 and what a hoot it is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXgY23a8KDE Get the superfood deluxe Totes Amazeballs recipe here … [Read more...] about Healthtalks TV Happy Christmas
The wait is over, here's the healthiest thing you'll see all day! Welcome to healthtalks TV http://youtu.be/j-mLLv1AyU0 Since we first mentioned our plans a few weeks back, on all of our blogs and on the Face Book page, there’s been a lot of speculation and comment from many of you about where we might be seen, which Channel we might be on and at what time? [tentblogger-youtube M9CqTElKEfY&w=560&h=315] Well, the fact is that we’re not launching on TV - although who knows, … [Read more...] about healthtalks TV
The Queen of Seeds - Who makes an ingredient popular? The popularity of an ingredient may be steeped in a plethora of origins – economical, agricultural, seasonal - often it’s a social or health trend that is dictated by chefs, the media and consumer demand. Quinoa, an ancient native seed originally from South America is a case of all of the above. A decade ago this alkalising cereal was just beginning to show her face on less than a handful of Australian menus and would only be found in … [Read more...] about Quinoa – the Queen of Seeds
Thrilled to find this great initiative to keep the dry month of OcSober interesting! Just hooked up online with Andrew and this is what he has to say: In October of 2009, I was struck by a simple idea: What would happen if I went for an entire month without eating any processed foods? Read more … [Read more...] about October Unprocessed
Replacing nature's produce with processed food is asking for health problems, writes Lisa Mitchell for the Melbourne Age. Former restaurateur turned food and health consultant Samantha Gowing says about 75% of her clients present with general malaise. "They have this cycle of erratic nutritional intake - they're not getting enough sleep, drinking too much coffee, skipping breakfast, overeating at lunch, having too much sugar at 3pm because they haven't had enough breakfast to maintain their … [Read more...] about Food is the new medicine
This article was first published in the Byron Bay Echo, November 2008 ©2012SamanthaGowing The natural procession of organic foods swelling our national shelves has given rise to a new breed of health-hungry consumers. Gone are the peace-loving hippy associations once hyper linked with healthy food. This neutralised carbon copy offsets the once guilt-racked minds of inner urban supermarket mums as they wade through a sea of processed, nutrient enriched consumables with magical … [Read more...] about Are Organics the New Prada?