strawberry cheesecake smoothie

smoothie

This is an absolutely luscious smoothie that tastes just like a strawberry cheesecake! Nut-free, dairy-free and vegan. It’s the perfect go-to sweet and creamy smoothie combo.

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paleo lemon cake with smashed raspberries

raspberry-hero

It was a baking kind of weekend last week and instead of making another raw cake or something chocolatey (which I often tend to do), the Sydney winter chill called for something nourishing and baked.

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solar springs health retreat, bundanoon

Morning workout: stretch class overlooking this amazing view!

Morning workout: stretch class overlooking this amazing view!

If your idea of relaxing is doing stretch classes, bushwalks, facials and sipping herbal teas in front of an open fire, then Solar Springs Health Retreat, Bundanoon (just a 2 hour drive from Sydney’s CBD) is THE place to go.

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what is spiritual nutrition?

Image via favim.com

Image via favim.com

It might seem a little strange linking food to spirituality. Perhaps it’s even a totally foreign concept to you; food is often reduced to the nutrients they contain, or seen as fuel for the body. Hey, you probably just eat for your taste buds! I was that person, too – until a few health issues made me re-evaluate what I was putting into my body.

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my favourite spa recipes from the farm, san benito

Image via The Farm, San Benito

Image via The Farm, San Benito

Ever heard of The Farm? It’s one of the most amazing ‘paradise-on-earth’ eco-spa / raw food retreat places I’ve experienced (and would def go again!).

This was me earlier this year – in their outdoor garden COFFEE BATH! – said to be a great detoxifier 🙂

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what is an epsom salt bath?

Bathing essentials

Bathing essentials

Want to know a great way to unwind after a busy day and relieve sore muscles? Soak in an Epsom salt bath (magnesium sulfate found in most health food stores) infused with some essential oils for a very “I feel like a million bucks” budget at-home spa experience.

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a yummy green smoothie recipe and q&a with bannie williams

Image via Bannie Williams Image via Bannie Williams

Ah, the green smoothie. If you’re not yet converted, you might be interested in reading this post about how supremely good they are for you.

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zen ki yoga and q & a with janie larmour

A Zen Ki yoga move to strengthen the pelvic floor, your lower back and bladder. Image via Facebook/@Zen Ki Yoga.

A Zen Ki yoga move to strengthen the pelvic floor, your lower back and bladder. Image via Facebook/@Zen Ki Yoga.

With so many different types of yoga these days, it’s easy to get confused on which kind to do. But I find it fun experimenting and trialing different forms and seeing what affect (if any) they have on the body and mind.

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