May 15, 2020

If you've ever made "My New Roots Life Changing Loaf" you will know that it is super easy and you get delicious and nutritious bread fast.

People are into Keto these days, whether they're already on the keto plan, planning to try the new craze or keen to learn what they...

April 29, 2020

We had so much pumpkin!  We got creative with pumpkin bread and pumpkin curry but is there anything better than pumpkin soup?  


  • 1 whole pumpkin (you can do with a cut piece, baking for less time)

  • 2 cloves of garlic, rough chopped

  • 1 la...

April 23, 2020

Jess Burke makes a mean smoothie bowl.  The photo is amazing and the ingredients cover a lot of needs, both for the taste buds and nutritionally ;-) 

1 cup of frozen things like:

* kale

* baby spinach

* cucumber

* blueberries

2 tablespoons each of

* rolled oats

* bare ble...

September 13, 2019

This granola recipe starts with the Nutty Seeds recipe

1 cup almonds

1 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup pepitas

1 tbs coconut oil

1 tbs maple syrup

1 tsp himalayan salt

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)

1 cup oats

1/2 cup of shredded coconut

1/2 cup of dried fr...

September 13, 2019

Some of you will know Manuela from Fitness Junction or around the neighbourhood!  Here, Manuela tells us about her journey from being sick, stuck and overweight to feeling light, happy and actually looking forward to her cardio workouts!

When I w...

September 13, 2019

Do you know Rick?  Otherwise known as Ricky Martin, Ricky Ponting, Ricky Lake and Bella's Dad.  

Rick joined us two years ago on a mission to improve his health and wellbeing.  He made progress and stayed with it and then 4 months ag...

July 1, 2019

Where did you grow up?

I lived in Newcastle until I was 4 and then Mum and Dad decided to relocate our family to Stroud (where my dad is originally from). This rural change meant I was lucky enough to grow up on an 18 acre hobby farm where I was able to roam the paddock...

May 27, 2019

This vegetarian pho (noodle soup) is easy to make and super popular, even with the carnivores.  Loaded with flavour from the spices and the shiitake mushroom.

Serves 6

Ingredients - Soup

2 cinnamon sticks

3 whole cloves

2 star anise

1 large white onion peeled and quartered


May 24, 2019

Set up this base salad of greens and then you can easily make variations to suit accompanying dishes.  Although, this alone is a delicious meal.  Just make sure to make yourself a great big bowl of it :)

Base Ingredients

2 big handfuls of baby spinach

2 big handfuls...

May 9, 2019


1 cup quinoa

1 large carrot

1 large sweet potato

1 cup butternut pumpkin

1.5 tsp himilayan salt

1/3 cup fresh parsley chopped 

1 cup of Seedy Nuts a Roastin' (recipe on this blog)


1/4 cup olive oil

3 Tbs apple cider vinegar

1 Tbs maple syrup

1 tsp ground cinna...

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