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
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
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. [tentblogger-youtube 3nqEgvU4kuA] _____________ Botanically, quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is derived from the Chenopodium or goosefoot family - as is spinach, chard and beets. It is native to the Andean region of South America where it is the principal food of the area. Its leaves are similar to those of both the … [Read more...] about Healthtalks – Quinoa, pea, sesame and shiso salad
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? 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 … [Read more...] about Best Spa Food
Why is seaweed healthy? Did you know that by adding seaweed to legumes while they are cooking helps to soften them and also helps to detoxify them? For improved flavour and digestion, more nutrients, and faster cooking, place soaked kombu or kelp seaweed in the bottom of the pot. Add 1 part seaweed to 6 or more parts legumes. Use seaweed soak water to cook grains and vegetables. In 2010 I was lucky enough to train with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods who declares that sea … [Read more...] about Why is seaweed healthy?