My Birth Story

It’s been almost 5 years since I wrote this birth story for Rockstar Birth magazine. What an honour that was! I thought I’d share it here on my blog as well as it was such a good birth and I was so blessed to be able to experience that…( this was unfortunately not the case for my second birth, but …

10 Uses For Frankincense

So let’s talk about Frankincense…my personal FAVE! 1. Add a drop to your moisturiser every morning to minimize fine lines, wrinkles and keep your skin supple and soft. 2. Use as an eczema treatment, just add a drop (can use with lavender as well) to your moisturiser or to a carrier oil and apply to the eczema/dry skin a few …

Pregnancy: A Few Of My Favourite Things

I have been finishing studying my subject nutrition for fertility, pregnancy and lactation and am about to embark on my very last subject for the course I’m doing (which will be meal planning!) With that all fresh in my mind and me being 22 weeks pregnant I thought I would share some of my favourite things for pregnancy, birth and …

Acai Berry Bowl Recipe

How good is the Melbourne weather this week! It feels like spring, not autumn and that calls for a yummy brekky recipe you can enjoy on the warmer mornings. (or even as a snack or brunch really…) I actually tried my very first acai bowl 2 weeks ago and fell madly in love. So friggin yummy. What is ACAI you …

Greek Lentil Soup

Lentils increase steady, slow-burning energy due their fibre content and complex carbohydrates. They are also a great source of iron, very important to the health of our red blood cells. This is a great baby and toddler food as well and one of my 18 month old’s favourite dishes! INGREDIENTS 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 cup lentils (pre-soaked for 6 hours*) …