This recipe is one of my staple food as medicine must haves. It is so easy to make and so very good for you. The rich, red colour of this tea helps to tonify the blood and cleanse the liver. Because beets have strong detoxifying properties, as they are high in chlorine, this little tonic will assist in the cleansing of the liver, kidneys and bloodstream. It is also rich in potassium which may help to balance the metabolism. The image was shot on location at Kahanda Kanda Galle, Sri Lanka as … [Read more...] about Gowings Famous Beet Top Tea
After a whirlwind book tour that took us to Bali, Melbourne (twice!) onto Sydney and home to Byron, "The little red book that could" has been well received across land and sea. Here's a few snaps and snippets of local media, radio and the Byron Bay book launch at St. Elmo last week. Stock up for Chrissy gifts here Tune into Melbourne radio 3RRR ON DEMAND and get The Healing Feeling and some spring detox tips here You can download this tasty little the Byron Shire News review here: Read … [Read more...] about The Little Red Book That Could
Can healthy food be fun? Great to chat with Dani Valent who rounded up fellow food-lovers to find the fun side of eating well for The Age, Epicure 24/9/13. Original article here. Feature Photo: Steven Stewart. Obviously, I want to be healthy. If I'm sick, how am I going to get to restaurants, sit up straight for hours and heave the dessert spoon to my mouth? But I don't believe healthy eating should be too complicated. I don't want to count anything, weigh stuff (especially myself) or … [Read more...] about The sceptic’s guide to healthy eating
SWB 2013 SPEAKERS' PODCAST SERIES SWB 2013 CONFERENCE 30-31 October, Sydney. Known as the Dr Seuss of Health and Nutrition Sam Gowing is an award winning Chef and passionate socialpreneur, with a journey that’s taken her from a Front Bar on the gritty streets of Collingwood to the Sand and Surf of Byron Bay. Like so many of us Sam has had her fair share of twists and turns in her journey. With over 30 years in hospitality, she started out changing ashtrays and pouring water in her family’s … [Read more...] about The 80/20 Rule and other break throughs to Whole Happiness™
Media Release: September 2013 Australia’s leading spa chef Samantha Gowing has worked for the past 15 years with people all over the world on improving their health and wellbeing. This year Samantha is thrilled to launch her first book ‘The Healing Feeling’, it represents her life work and passion for spreading the health and wellness word in a way that’s fun and accessible. Across 143 beautifully designed pages Samantha shares her health-giving recipes and remedies, combined with her … [Read more...] about Australia’s leading spa chef hangs up her apron to find Whole Happiness™
RAW FOOD: Is it an emerging cuisine, or should it be seen as another diet fad? Here's a snippet of the paper delivered about Raw Food as a trend. The paper was placed amongst the session entitled "Food Fads". It drew great interest from the discerning esteemed academia panel. Take a look at POPCAANZ 2013 for yourself The Naked Truth about Raw Food - Samantha Gowing Dip. Hlth. Sci. - Nut; ATMS; MGT The Raw Food diet maybe more than a trend but is it good for everyone? Food fads come and go … [Read more...] about The Naked Truth About Raw Food
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 styles and also revealing some well guarded secrets from my Surf Spa Food tuckerbox. Be quick as this class will sell out within days. Exclusive Raw & Paleo Masterclass Raw Food & Paleo Interactive … [Read more...] about Exclusive Raw and Paleo Masterclass – April 27th Melbourne
I was first introduced to quinoa when I commenced my nutritional studies at the Melbourne College of Natural Medicine (now Endeavour College) in 1999. It was terribly hard to source then and even harder to pronounce! I was fascinated by its health claims and spent many a month experimenting with it. Much to my delight I discovered back then that it lends itself well as a salad ingredient, a warm accompaniment and is delicious as a warm pudding in winter with quince or … [Read more...] about Quinoa – The Queen of Seeds
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So my great mate Jess aka The Wellness Warrior and co-host at Healthtalks TV asked me, well a few poignant and heavy questions the other day. One is so hardcore I had to share it with you and I'm sure she won't mind me re-posting them. You can read more of the "WHY" as I just published my first book which you can buy here. Foodie Friday: Samantha Gowing by The Wellness Warrior Today’s Foodie Friday is someone I love, admire and have so much respect for. Sam Gowing is a therapeutic chef, an … [Read more...] about Why I am a Wellness Warrior?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ7-kld0Z6w A few weeks ago we aired the first probiotic segment Love Your Guts which catapulted up the YouTube charts faster than you can acidophilus. Well this week we bring you more gore from the Trupp Cooking School - and a little bit of Walter Wizardry too - check him out below conjuring up the magic! Now Walter Trupp and I go back a long way. He was once the Head Chef at the Melbourne fine diner Langtons - which is now Cecconis Cantina - and then … [Read more...] about Coming Up Trupps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXgY23a8KDE Here's our final segment for 2012 and what a hoot it is! 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. HT Totes Amazeballs Deluxe These luxurious superfood balls will have you … [Read more...] about Healthtalks Totes Amazeballs
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?