WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MYLK + DARK NAKED CHOCOLAT?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MYLK + DARK NAKED CHOCOLAT? We receive many emails at The Healthy Chef regarding the difference between our Mylk and Dark Naked Chocolat powders. This is a great question as many of our customers love chocolate but don’t know what flavour they will enjoy the most. If you’ve read my recent post about The Healing Power Of Chocolate, you will know that I’ve used only the highest grade of premium cocoa for Naked Chocolat. This means that you’re... Read More

THE HEALING POWER OF CHOCOLATE

When I became a chef, most of my time was spent working in the pastry kitchen. We had an exclusive temperature controlled chocolate room with marble bench tops for tempering and chocolate making. I took pleasure in creating treats such as red velvet chocolate cake and decadent chocolate soufflé for the fine dining restaurant, and it would always wow anyone eating it. My love affair with chocolate didn’t stop there. I love nothing more than indulging in a little chocolate... Read More

INTRODUCING THE MATCHA TEA SET + HOW TO CREATE THE ULTIMATE MATCHA LATTE

Throughout history monks, samurai warriors, and Japanese royalty have enjoyed matcha green tea as part of their daily routines. Buddhist monks, for example, have used matcha for centuries to help keep them mentally focused, and to give them a mild, long-lasting energy boost during long periods of meditation. This revitalising drink has also been used in Southeast Asia and Korea for centuries because it was believed to be a precious medicine and provided long life. I love matcha... Read More

PROVEN REMEDIES TO FIGHT COLDS + FLU NATURALLY

Last week when I was hosting our Digestive Health Masterclasses here in Sydney, I mentioned my long battle with my own gut issues, dealing with a suppressed immune system and healing from bouts of pneumonia. My personal health issues were the catalyst that started my own functional foods range, and during this time I began to really understand the power of certain foods and nutrients to help my immune system function properly. While winter may be a time we seriously consider... Read More

My 5-Day Gut Health Cleanse

TRY MY 5-DAY GUT HEALTH CLEANSE Reduce Bloating – Get More Energy – Promote Regularity – Feel Amazing!  Welcome to my personal gut health cleanse that I try to do once a month to support my digestive system and help it function at its best. ABOUT THE CLEANSE This cleanse is based on the 2-week eating plan I wrote for my book Perfect Digestive Health and is a way of cleaning up my diet and getting in touch with my individual needs. Throughout the last few weeks,... Read More

MY DIET FOR AGELESS GLOWING SKIN

MY DIET FOR AGELESS GLOWING SKIN Many people ask me about my skin and what I use to keep it looking glowing and healthy. So I thought in this post, I’ll go through a few key rituals that I practice every day which supports my health and in turn keeps my skin glowing. BEAUTY COMES FROM THE FOOD YOU EAT Your skin is the largest organ in the body. It protects and provides a barrier to prevent pathogens from entering the body. Prevention is the key when it comes to slowing down... Read More

MY ANTI-INFLAMMATORY MACADAMIA NUT MILK

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LIFE-CHANGING GOLDEN MYLK

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What To Do When Your Kids Don’t Like Veggies

Parents provide the environment in which eating behaviours are set. It makes me sad when I’m at the supermarket and see some parents shopping with their children, loading up the trolley with soft drinks, packets of chips and processed foods. Childhood obesity is an issue that hits home The number of overweight children is increasing each year. According to the latest NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS), 1 in 4 –  27% of Australian children aged... Read More

INTRODUCING THE HEALTHY CHEF TURMERIC LATTE!

Looking for a delicious drink to fight inflammation, boost immunity and support digestion? Turmeric Latte or “golden milk/turmeric milk” is the ultimate blend of organic turmeric, cinnamon, ginger and wild vanilla bean with incredible anti-inflammatory properties, which means this soothing elixir is really good for you! Turmeric Latte is my absolute favourite drink other than a hot tea. It’s comforting, relaxing, and soothing, especially if you’re highly stressed... Read More

MY TOP IMMUNE-BOOSTING FOODS TO FIGHT COLDS AND FLU THIS WINTER

When I moved to Sydney from Perth about 15 years ago, I was so run down from stress and adrenal fatigue that my immunologist recommended an immune-boosting dietary plan to help me get back on track. Food is one of the most powerful tools we have to help prevent disease. A healthy body begins with a healthy immune system. It maintains homoeostasis by defending against viruses and bacteria, which can cause inflammation, illness and disease. Our bodies also produce antibodies that... Read More

FLOURLESS BANANA MUFFINS

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What’s The Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics?

Gut health is paramount to your overall health and wellbeing. The balance between the good and bad bacteria in your digestive system determines how well you can absorb the nutrients from the food, and influences your ability to fight off infection and illness. Not having a healthy gut flora has been linked to bloating, constipation, stomach complaints, as well as inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes. For me, a lifelong issue of gut flora from when I was very young has... Read More

TAKE OUR GREEN SMOOTHIE BREAKFAST CHALLENGE AND WIN!

WINNER ANNOUNCED! CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah from Vicotria who has won our Green Smoothie pack! The Healthy Chef Team and I simply love the vibrant smoothie creations she has made using our new Healthy Chef Green Smoothie blend!   ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ARE YOU READY TO ADOPT A SIMPLE HABIT THAT WILL SUPERCHARGE YOUR HEALTH? If you are like most people who fall short of getting... Read More

EXCITING NEWS! I’M COMING TO MELBOURNE + PERTH, MAY 2017

Come and meet me in-store at Kitchen Warehouse MELBOURNE + PERTH for a book signing and COOKING MASTERCLASS!   I’ll be demonstrating a selection of recipes from my recently launched cookbook, HEALTHY BAKING as well as my best selling book PURELY DELICIOUS. I’ll also be using my favourite kitchen appliance the VITAMIX ! You’ll also get to taste some of my creations like my graham cracker biscuits and buckwheat olive oil scones served with blueberry chia jam... Read More