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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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Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

Yoga Alchemy

I have to confess, I am somewhat of a sporadic Yogi. I was once a dedicated Ashtanga Yoga practitioner, rising religiously at 5am to ensure I was on my mat and ready for my daily practice at 6am.  I did this for close to 2 years in my 20s, inspired

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Slow cooked Brisket
Food
Sarah Hopkins

6 Hour Braised Brisket

I love nutrient dense food that’s easy to prepare. That’s why I absolutely love my slow cooker.  The benefits of slow cooked foods are becoming more widely acknowledged and this is particularly true in relation to meat.  Eating meat that has been cooked at high temperatures can create a toxic

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Jezza's banana bread
Food
Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Banana Bread

This banana bread has been a staple in my life for years now and I enjoy it as a healthy snack or even sometimes for breakfast. The best bit about it is that it’s sugar, grain, gluten and dairy free but still tastes amazing. You will need to take the

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Chicken Liver Pâté
Food
Sarah Hopkins

Chicken Liver Pâté

Organ meats are one of the healthiest foods available for us to eat and yet they are not often on the menu these days.  Our ancestors intuitively understood the importance of this nutrient dense food with most indigenous tribes prizing the organ meats of animals over all other parts, ensuring

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Yummy Raw Carrot Cakes

  I’ve been lusting after raw carrot cake for about 2 years now…ever since I first tried the most delicious one ever at Samudra in Dunsborough.  I spent quite a bit of time scouring the internet for recipes but could never quite bring myself to attempt to replicate it (I’ve

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