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Sarah Hopkins

Eating Organic On A Budget

I’ve been talking a lot about the importance of organic food for long-term health so I thought I would share some tips to help you incorporate more into your daily life. Most people are aware that conventionally grown fruit and vegetables have pesticides and other chemicals sprayed on them and

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Sarah Hopkins

Five Steps to Healthier Hormones

In my nearly six years of working as a Nutrition and Lifestyle coach, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a client that didn’t have hormonal imbalances of some sort. If our hormones are out of balance we will feel foggy, tired, moody and struggle with weight loss, especially around the

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Sarah Hopkins

All About Fat

Lately, in my one-on-one client session, I’ve been talking a lot about Macronutrients, so I thought I’d share some of my thoughts with you guys. When we talk about nutrients in relation to food, we typically focus on Micronutrients and Macronutrients. Micronutrients are things like vitamins and minerals found in

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Sarah Hopkins

Chocolate Coconut Squares

  I just made these treats up for a Halloween Party I am attending. What I love about them is that not only are they dairy and gluten-free, but they’re super low in sugar. The best part is they are quick and easy to throw together, don’t require any baking

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Sarah Hopkins

Decadent Vegan Chocolate Frosting

This chocolate frosting is completely dairy and sugar-free. The best bit? It’s filled with vegetables. It’s the perfect accompaniment to my Sweet Potato Brownie. Makes approximately 2.5 cups which will top a double size brownie or standard chocolate layer cake. INGREDIENTS · 1 cup mashed, steamed cauliflower · 1 Tbsp

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Sarah Hopkins

Kale Pesto

This recipe has been requested many many times and to be honest, it’s a long time coming. One of the main reasons for this is because a lot of the food we cook these days is by feel. I’ve noticed that the more time I spend in the kitchen cooking

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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

This peanut butter fudge is so decadent and delicious and it’s relatively healthy. Free from the usual suspects like grains, dairy and of course sugar it’s also SUPER easy to make and if you know me well, you’ll know that’s the most important part. I’ve been making it every week

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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Carrot Cake

I LOVE Carrot Cake. It’s fair to say it’s my favourite type of cake and I often find myself staring longingly at the decadent versions I see at cafes. Despite this, I almost never order it, even if it’s gluten free, because I find the “store bought” versions are super

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Sarah Hopkins

Life with Rafael – First Foods, Sleep and Parenting

It’s been 4 months since I last blogged about my motherhood journey so far and a LOT has changed (obviously) so it feels appropriate to share some of the more significant happenings here. Rafa is over 7 months old so definitely transitioning from a little newborn baby into more of

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Sarah Hopkins

Coconut Vanilla Gummies

So the obsession with gelatin gummies continues! But when searching for a different recipe, I wanted some variation on the fruit theme, partly for aesthetics (look how pretty the red and white look together in the pic!) and partly to see if I could incorporate some healthy fats into the

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