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Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies

I love sweet potato and have been thinking for a while now that I want to start experimenting with them for dessert. So when a friend invited me over for dinner I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try adding this decadently healthy starchy veg to something sweet. The

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Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

How Anxiety Affects Your Eating Habits

How Anxiety Affects Your Eating Habits Maintaining a healthy relationship with food can be difficult when anxiety gets in the way, but it is also one of the most important things you can do to keep your anxiety at a minimum. While the bad eating habits anxiety can encourage can

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Cleansing juice fast
Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

All About Detox and Why I Did a Juice Fast

Like most people, my Christmas was pretty indulgent.  It was so much fun spending time with family and friends and with that amazing social experience comes lots of delicious food and of course, booze.  I’m not normally a teetotaller, in fact, I would have to say my main vice/weakness is

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Superfood Salad

This is a recipe that my partner Jeremy came up with last summer and it’s now a summer time staple for us.  It’s great to have for dinner on a really hot night or if you don’t feel like eating too much protein.  What’s great about it is that it

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

My Healthy Christmas Lunch – Dessert

This dessert is slightly less “healthy” than I would normally advocate but hey, it’s Christmas! Sometimes you have to live a little!! I will provide some alternatives to the conventional recipe which comes from Delicious magazine.  I had to post the front cover of this mag because the slice is

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

My Healthy Christmas Lunch – Main Course

Main – Turkey Roulades with Sage Stuffing   This turkey recipe is great if you are time poor plus who wants to spend all of Christmas day in the kitchen? Ingredients 4 x 180g free range or organic turkey or chicken breast or thigh fillets 2 tbs chopped sage plus

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Sarah Hopkins

My Healthy Christmas Lunch – Entree

Last Christmas I invited everyone to come to lunch at my place.  We were a smaller group than normal as my brother and his wife decided to stay in Sydney.  For me, it was an opportunity to entertain (which I love to do) but also an opportunity to design a

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Guest Post by Jeremy Princi – Coconut Yoghurt

My partner is the BEST at fermenting foods, actually he’s pretty amazing in all aspects of the kitchen which is good news for me.  I’ve been enjoying the fruits of his labour for some time but my absolute favourite is his home made coconut yoghurt. It’s dairy free and filled

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Home Made Aioli

Fat is such a contentious issue these days!  For a long time, we thought we needed to minimise the consumption of all fats, more recently we discovered certain fats were good and others were bad.  Even more recently it turns out we were mostly wrong, our ancestors had it right

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Sarah Hopkins

Food Rotation for Long Term Health and Weight Loss

As a health and nutrition coach I spend a lot of time analysing my client’s food diaries to see where they may be derailing their health goals.  Probably one of the most common red flags I see when reading these diaries is the regularity that people eat certain foods.  It

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