Spring has sprung!

Spring is upon us and already our activity levels are increasing. It is the time to shake off the dormancy of winter and make like a little spring seed, unfurling, unfolding and growing new foliage. I mean this physically, mentally and spiritually. Our activity levels naturally increase. Our connection with nature grows as we start [...]

Lemon Sorbet Recipe

Now that the sun is out and shining there isn't a better way to cool down than lemon sorbet! This version from Medical Medium doesn't contain any nasties! This sorbet is so easy to bring together and keeps well in the freezer for up to three weeks. Enjoy it as an after-dinner treat or a [...]

Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

Sugar sugar sugar

Most of us don’t really consciously think about Diabetes. However the way that the Western diet has developed following the rise of agriculture really has many of us moving steadily in that direction.   Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic health condition in Australia. Almost 5% of all Australians already have Diabetes, and that number [...]

Food and Fertility

Wherever you are at in your fertility journey, it is really important that you take a really good look at your diet. Thankfully, most medical professionals at least now recommend supplemental nutrients (for example folate or iron), however most of them do not talk about the intricacies of nutrition, which is why so many women [...]

Watermelon & Chunky Fruit Icy Pole

These beautiful icy poles will have you falling in love with summer over and over again!! 3 cups watermelon puree (about 1/2 a watermelon) 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced 1 nectarine, sliced handful fresh cherries, pitted and chopped Set out about 12 icy pole molds. [...]

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Cauliflower Turmeric Burger Buns Cauliflower is one of our favourite vegetables in Chinese Medicine as it can help remove stagnancy from the liver, improve mood and brighten the eyes. It also enhances energy levels, clears heat from the lungs and warms the body, especially the lower body and limbs. It is also a great replacement [...]

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RECIPE: Sausage and Cannelloni Bean Stew

Fran & Jo from Franjos share one of their favourite recipes. Smuggling vegetables into your meals can be tricky, especially when little ones are onto you! By offering your child a variety of options you'll be more likely to grow a true vegetable lover. This dish is a winner for the entire family,  is super [...]

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Avoid These 5 Foods To Help You fall Pregnant

In Traditional Chinese Medicine we believe that at conception vital Essence known as Jing is passed on to the fetus from the mother and father. From the moment conception occurs, this forms the blueprint for your child.  This Essence determines the basic constitution (DNA) of the fetus including its strength (Qi)  and vitality (Jing).  To create healthy [...]

  • Organic Ghee


Butter makes everything taste better and it gets a lot of love from Amanda in her "Get Your Body Baby Ready" book and particularly Ghee. Ghee is butter but made by being simmered into a concentrate. Ghee contains primarily fats, but the good fats that contain omega-3s, a form of monounsaturated fats, which is a necessary element in fertility [...]