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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
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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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Amazing stuffed lamb rack
Food
Sarah Hopkins

Amazing Stuffed Lamb Rack

I love lamb…it is definitely one my favourite protein sources, especially on the bone.  It’s so rich, tasty and easy to work with. This recipe was adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe so you know it’s going to be good.  It’s decadent enough to serve for a dinner party but

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Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

Post Cleanse – My results

It has been nearly a week since I finished my 60 day cleanse so I thought it was time I shared a summary of my experience.  What seemed to be quite a challenging exercise has proven to be not only easy but also thoroughly successful (in my opinion). Here’s the

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Healthy baked custard
Food
Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Baked Custard

  This recipe is from one of my all time favourite books Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon.  A good friend of mine made it a year ago and although I loved it, it tasted so amazing and delicious I assumed that it was more challenging recipe. Turns out it is simple,

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Sarah Hopkins

Yoga & Wellness Retreat in Ubud, Bali

Everyone who knows me knows I love a good health retreat, whether it be a juice cleanse, healthy mini-break or a detox retreat, there is nothing more regenerative than having a break to focus 100% on your body, mind and health. I’m blessed to have some amazingly talented and inspiring

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Warming Apple Crumble

As you know, I am on a sugar free, grain free cleanse which means there are a lot of sweet things that I cannot eat. Although the cleanse is mainly sugar free I can eat green apples and some berries. So with that in mind, I decided to tinker with

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