Life with Rafael; Eats, Sleeps and More.

They say the first few months of baby’s life are the final trimester so it seems appropriate to share the first three months of Rafael’s life here on the blog. And who knows, perhaps I’ll keep making regular updates. I’ve … Read More

Baby Rafael’s Entry Into the World

Rafael’s Birth Story As I write this final chapter in the journey of my pregnancy, I am looking down upon my beautiful little baby boy, wriggling and squirming on his little play mat on the floor….such an image of adorable … Read More

My Third Trimester – Preparation for Birth and More

As I sit and write this final blog post before bub comes, I have to confess that I really can’t be bothered! And I feel that that really sums up how I may feel in these remaining weeks. I am … Read More

My Favourite Toxin Free Makeup

Toxins are an inevitable part of our lifestyle today. They can be found hiding in our air, water and just about every other manufactured product we use in and around our home. In my experience as a health coach, it … Read More

My Second Trimester – Food, Moves and a Medical Scare

As I write this second instalment, I cannot believe how fast this journey is progressing. I have to confess to being a little clueless when it comes to counting weeks and knowing which week represents which trimester. A typical pregnancy … Read More

Sarah Hopkins

Before you pop that weight loss pill….. read this…..

Earlier this year, I had the privilege of being interviewed by the lovely Melinda Trinder from Burn and Learn I thought I would share this interview with you all here. Nutrition has to be one of the most complex subjects … Read More

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 … Read More

Cleansing juice fast

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Amazing stuffed lamb rack

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. … Read More