You’ve just gotta move!! Start by walking!

I (Sharon) really got serious about walking for exercise late last year. What happened? At that time in my life I was watching Dr Oz and getting a lot out of it, and being a little depressed about my health all at the same time. I know, I know! I can hear some people thinking, […]

Rushing Woman’s Syndrome

Rushing Woman's Syndrome by Libby Weaver

Rushing Woman’s Syndrome by Dr Libby Weaver is a book I wanted to `rush’ through. A friend brought home the book for me earlier this year after hearing her speak at a conference. As soon as I started reading, I knew this was a book I wanted to get everything I could from – immediately!! So […]

Coconut energisers

Two weeks after we decided to adopt a paleo lifestyle we got a Thermomix. The connection? In this case the connection is to coconut butter. What is it….apart from yummy? Coconut butter that is made from dried coconut flesh – the desiccated coconut we get in the supermarket and use in baking. I had probably […]

Are you getting enough sleep for health & well-being?

Many times people ask me (Judith) about what to do for certain health issues they have. Of course they are looking for me to tell them to take this vitamin, or eat some specific food, in order to fix their problem. There’s a basic problem with this thinking. It is a prescriptive, or treatment, mentality […]

Chunky Monkey Muffins

Chunky Monkey muffins

In the early stages of our change to paleo / primal eating my hubby wanted `something’ to snack on mid afternoon. the deal was that it didn’t spike his blood sugar levels. He was asking for some of those `healthy’ muffins I used to make…..the ones with `healthy whole wheat’!  I (Judith) don’t know where […]

Paleo / Primal breakfasts for all the family

bacon and eggs

`What do I have for breakfast now that I’m doing this paleo thing?’ Such a common question. For the past fifty years (or even more) we have been conditioned to a breakfast based on grains, if indeed we ate breakfast. Packaged cereals (or rolled oats porridge if you’re doing it the really `healthy’ way), toast, […]