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Bone Broth: The 7 best recipes to try

by admin on July 24, 2018 No comments

Bone Broth. If you’re a client of mine, you know how much I talk about the benefits of Bone Broth. Not because I’m riding the Paleo diet bandwagon, but because the Traditions of Chinese Medicine use it. A woman after giving birth is often given chicken bone broth for weeks sometimes months during her confinement. I apply this Qi & Blood building strategy to couples trying to conceive as well. Let’s look at some great recipes to get you prepared.

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How to be a Vegetarian and Stay Healthy

by admin on July 10, 2018 No comments

Being Vegetarian doesn’t mean being just meat-free. I loathe menus that state they have Vegetarian options only to discover it’s a meatless dish, with no excitement, personality or thought put into it.

To do Vegetarianism properly you need to follow these ideas to maximise your protein intake.

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5 Veggie Burgers you should eat before you die

by admin on July 10, 2018 No comments

With my recent posts on Traditional Chinese Medicine approach to Vegan and Vegetarian dishes, I’ve come across a lot of new ideas on the Veggie Burgers. This is the Vegetarian staple on many menus, but how about trying some of these recipes at home for yourself. Full of protein, a combined protein with your bun, Veggie Burgers can be a quick mid-week meal that ticks a lot of boxes.

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How to Nourish your Qi & Blood if you’re Vegan

by admin on July 4, 2018 No comments

Being Vegan and trying to conceive isn’t impossible. However, from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective relying on a diet solely of raw food and smoothies is a big NO-NO and not helpful to conception.

Instead foods that nourish Qi and Blood become paramount for Vegans. Here I share some recipes that have great ideas when it comes to nourishing Qi and Blood when you’re Vegan.

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Why can’t I fall pregnant after miscarriage?

by admin on March 5, 2017 No comments

The loss of a Pregnancy is heart breaking. There’s no doubt the emotional & mental stress is heightened after hearing such news. Let’s look at a step by step approach to getting yourself back on track after Miscarriage or a non-viable Pregnancy.

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Yin Building for Fertility – Recipes

by admin on July 23, 2016 No comments

Building your yin is very important to fertility for both men and women. In women, their yin is reflected in their oestrogen levels, egg quality and cervical mucus. In men, yin relates to their sperm quality. Without Yin, fertility can be of poor quality. We’ve already discussed Yin & Fertility, in this article here. Now we’ll show some recipes that can help build Yin in the body through food & nutrition.

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Spring Fertility Chicken Bone Broth

by admin on July 2, 2016 No comments

Chicken Bone Broth for a stockpot
1 Organic Chicken
2cm knob ginger chopped, 2 cloves garlic
2 carrots, 4 celery sticks chopped
1 red onion (optional)
6 cups water
Parsley, Chilli (optional)
Pepper & salt to season
Lemon juice
 Brown the onion, carrots, and celery in a pan until onion is soft.
 Place Organic chicken whole into a stockpot. Cover with the Water & throw in ginger, garlic, celery, carrots & onion.
 Bring to the boil and low the heat to a simmer for 1hr.
 It’s ready when you pick up a leg that the meat pulls away from the bone. Please make sure the meat is cooked properly.
 De-bone & de-skin the chicken. Put the meat back into the soup.
 Season with Salt, pepper, a small handful of parsley and Chilli if desired, for more of a punch.
 Just before serving squeeze fresh lemon juice into the pot. Serve with sourdough bread.

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35 Tips Towards Better Fertility

by admin on May 23, 2016 No comments

For those who want a checklist to scan through for ideas they might not have considered or tried to improve their fertility, this blogpost is for you. Its not an exhaustive list, nor in any particular order. Look at this a good beginning for some fertility basics that look at managing your stress & lifestyle as well as nutrition and balancing your hormones.

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Pregnancy Nutrition App – Poppyseed to Pumpkin

by admin on April 3, 2016 No comments

Following the 37 weeks over a Pregnancy, this Pregnancy Nutrition App, Poppyseed to Pumpkin provides recipes for each week of the journey in the convenient format on your tablet or smartphone.

Reviewed by a nutritionist, these recipes use healthy wholefoods to give you the best nutrition during such an important time for you and baby.

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Feed your family with Mamabake

by admin on March 17, 2016 No comments

This is for the new mums. The exhausted parents. The time-poor with children. If you haven’t heard of Mamabake, it’s something you should know about – whether you’ve recently had your first child or are parents to a tribe of kids of various ages, Are a bit tired of your own cooking repertoire, need some inspiration or the excitement of something new for dinner.

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