Have you heard the term “Postnatal Depletion”? It’s fairly new but the condition is not. We all laugh about it and joke around about “Baby Brain”. But it is actually a serious condition that needs to be recognised! Note** “Pregnancy brain” can also be called Baby Brain. However, in this article what I refer to as “baby brain” is the end result of “Pregnancy brain”. Pregnancy Brain is a genuine, measurable phenomenon in which the mother’s brain actually reduces it’s grey matter volume and re-programs itself to be in… Read more 7 Steps to Combat Postnatal Depletion →
When I was pregnant I never doubted that I would be able to breastfeed. My mum and my sister never had any problems and I just kind of… Read more Mamma’s Milk – tips for successful breastfeeding →
Hello! In response to the many comments I received on Instagram regarding my thyroid essential oil blend, I put together a little post below for all of you wishing to know more and start receiving the amazing benefits of essential oils in supporting your thyroid function. However! First thing first- I am not a Dr. or a naturopath. Please take a look at this site all on thyroid diseases before considering essential oils! http://www.outsmartdisease.com Second – one of the number one things that keeps popping up regarding preventing autoimmune disease… Read more Thyroid Support & DoTERRA Essential Oils →
The perfect mum snack! Dairy free, fructose free (except for the Choc chips), gluten free, crap free. Essential for the busy mum, toddler and chocoholic. They are so much better than store bought junk! These are wholesome and natural and nutritious. There’s no way you will ever catch me feeding my kids packets of well, anything really! ✌️👊 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond meal 1 cup almond butter 1/2 cup rice malt syrup 1-2 pinches stevia leaf powder 1/2 teaspoon Celtic salt 1 tablespoon cacao or cocoa powder 1-2… Read more Salted & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies →
These babies are Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Sugar Free. I used to make them without lemon oil. Then I discovered DoTERRA essential oils. Lemon oil is pressed from the… Read more Recipe: Chewy Salted Almond Butter Cookies with Lemon Essential Oil →
If you are new to essential oils here is a quick guide to help you get the most out of using them. The best way to achieve results using the essential oils is through daily use. Think ‘Little and Often’! This daily use will also help lessen the severity of sickness when it does arise and is the best way to prevent illness in the first place.
I was hesitant to post again because I recently found out that approximately half of my posts have been permanently deleted which included all the posts from 2014!! But when life gives you lemons, make banana ice cream……? Also my thermo-cook super duper Aldi brand Thermomix recently broke down, for the third time… Actually this is replacement number 3 so from now I am going to give Aldi brand electrical appliances the boot. Anyway I am actually using my magimix food processor to blend the frozen bananas, which is working… Read more SuperFood Ice – Cream for Breakfast →
I decided to make these one morning after running out of fresh fruit, normally I must eat a piece of fruit as soon as I get out of bed to avoid low blood sugars and morning sickness. The weather is warming and an ice block before breakfast is just what the baby needs! It is a very simple recipe, the hardest part is waiting for them to freeze. This will take approximately 4-6 hours. I make them after dinner and freeze overnight. We lick the bowls and spoons and sometimes… Read more Raspberry & Coconut Icy Pops Recipe and Cravings →