homemade pre- and pro-biotics masterclass: about life rozelle

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A few weeks ago I got to go on About Life‘s masterclass on pro- and pre-biotics hosted by nutritionist and founder of Fitness Food, Patrica Rufus.

It was an eye-opener for me because I thought that making these probiotic foods, meaning foods containing “good bacteria” that promote healthy intestinal flora, were really hard to make. But, as I discovered, most of the work is all in the prepping.

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thai salmon with cucumber relish

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How epic does this salmon dish look? It can easily become a weekly go-to meal because it takes literally less than 20 minutes to make. Also, it’s amazingly refreshing because of the herbs and salmon is a superfood; packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals (including potassium, selenium and vitamin B12). Best thing, it’s just absolutely yummy 🙂

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pineapple stir-fry

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I love pineapple but while it’s great on its own, this tropical and sweet fruit adds a delicious addition to a stir-fry. I just used a whole lot of veggies I had in my fridge and a bit of ham for a meal that’s packed with fibre, protein and antioxidants. You can replace ham with beef or anything else you like, or you can just have this as a vegetarian dish.

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easy-peasy capsicum cups

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So there’s lots of versions of this meal idea, but I figured out a quick and easy paleo and dairy-free combo that took me less than 40 minutes to make. It’s packed with natural, wholefood ingredients and because it’s mostly made up of veggies, you’ll be getting plenty of fibre, antioxidants and phytonutrients.

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w8less challenge review: week one

Leftover baked fish with greens, parsley and lemon!

Leftover baked fish with greens, parsley and lemon!

As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been given the opportunity to do the W8less holistic health challenge by Sydney-based naturopath and nutritionist of 20 years Kate Troup.

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