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Sarah Hopkins

Warm Winter Shepherd’s Pie

It’s been cold and rainy for the last few days and a friend brought over the biggest cauliflower you have ever seen…so I decided to make Shepherd’s Pie – my way!   Cauliflower mash/puree is one of my staples, especially in the cooler months.  It’s a fantastic substitute of mash.

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Sarah Hopkins

Date Macadamia Cacao Balls

I’m going hiking in the Stirling Ranges this weekend.  It’s going to be cold and we will be expending a lot of energy climbing as many of the peaks as we can manage over 3 days.  One of my hiking partners is a real carb kid.  He’s an endurance athlete

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Sarah Hopkins

Savoury Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

I have to confess to being somewhat a creature of habit, I like my routine and usually adhere to it fairly strictly.  So when it comes to food and recipes, when I’m on to a good thing I tend to stick to it.  Luckily for me my flatmate is a

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Sarah Hopkins

Making Sauerkraut

The mention of Sauerkraut evokes some interesting reactions in people and I have to confess that when I first learnt about the benefits of fermented foods making Sauerkraut out of cabbage was not high on my agenda.  In a previous post I have written  about the necessity for probiotics in

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Sarah Hopkins

Rich and Delicious Chocolate Mousse

This recipe is similar to the Healthy Chocolate Mousse Tarts I posted a month or so but I made this chocolate mousse based on a recipe given to me by Jenny from Living Synergy.  It looked so amazing and delicious so I posted it on Instagram and had an instant

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Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

Gracetown Rock Stack

  I have just returned from an amazing weekend down in one of my favourite places in the world, Gracetown.  Turns out that Gracetown is the perfect place to do a functional and invigorating work out, you see one of the beaches there South Point has an abundance of rocks

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Lifestyle
Sarah Hopkins

The Most Enjoyable Way to be Super Healthy and Vital

We’re all so busy these days with hectic schedules and the demands of daily modern life that we often overlook the most simple things when it comes to our health and wellbeing. I have mentioned this before and will no doubt mention it again in future blog posts, maintaining health

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Food
Sarah Hopkins

Healthy Chocolate Mousse Tarts

I am currently addicted to chocolate, or more specifically raw cacao.  The great thing about raw cacao is that it is an amazing super food which is high in magnesium, chromium, tryptophan and many other anti oxidants which makes it a great alternative to processed chocolate (even the 70%+ ones).

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A Great Weekend

Weekends for me are sacred.  When life is super busy with lots of commitments, the weekends are an opportunity to wind down and also focus on all of the things that I love to do. A few close friends and I recently had an amazing weekend which involved all of

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Sarah Hopkins

Caffeine and Meditation

I was in Sydney recently for work and was fortunate enough to spend some quality time with some of my favourite people.  One such person is my sister in law and over a delicious wholesome dinner we started talking about the addictive nature of caffeine. Although I love having the

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