Raw Food Information

Green Vegetables

Why Rotate Your Leafy Greens?

by Leisa on January 8, 2016

Leafy greens are loaded with phytonutrients, protein, vitamins, antioxidants and are an wonderful addition to your daily diet. Yet it is worth noting that all raw leafy greens carry a small amount of toxins, known as alkaloids, that protect plants from being entirely consumed by other animals and wiping out the plant species. As humans,
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The “Original” Superfoods

by Leisa on January 5, 2016

Superfoods have indeed taken the Western world by storm. Almost every month a new product hits the shelves that claims to increase your energy, boost your immune system, offer you increased longevity or supply you with a days worth of nutrients in a single serve. I am not immune to these tempting products and my
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Delicious (& Healthy!) Christmas Recipes

by Leisa on December 21, 2015

Christmas can be a time of stress or anxiety when it comes to work commitments, family obligations, financial stress or the general hectic nature of this time of the year. Added to these external pressures, heavy holiday food and alcohol can mean that the festive season isn’t always a very healthy time of the year!
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Retreat $500 Gift Voucher Offer!

by Leisa on December 15, 2015

Bring a friend with you to the February 2016 Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat, and you will receive a $500 Gift Voucher! Simple conditions apply: The deposit for both yourself & a friend must be paid by 31st Dec, 2015 Your are welcome to use the gift voucher towards the retreat price
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Why Should I Cleanse?

by Leisa on November 10, 2015

I have just released the next dates for my next Embracing Health Detox Retreat! In February you can join our 8 days superior program that combines cleansing raw foods, supported fasting, high quality nutrition and supplements, daily yoga, massage, infrared sauna, health lectures, raw food demonstrations, beach walks, sound healings and more! You may be
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Healthy vegan chocolate chia pudding

Spicy Cacao Chia Pudding

by Leisa on October 29, 2015

I love my chia puddings and this morning I was looking for something a little different. Normally I make them with mango, banana & coconut, but I was feeling like a little chocolate today. I remembered this recipe from The Sun Kitchen and looked it up! It’s very quick and easy to make and is
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Official Retreat Launch! Byron Bay Feb 2016

by Leisa on October 27, 2015

2016 is not that far away! What better way to kick off the new year and establish a solid foundation for your health goals, than by joining me at the next Embracing Health, Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat in February 2016. This will be a summer retreat not to be missed! The weather will
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The “New Boom” – Cattle As A Commodity

by Leisa on October 18, 2015

From Sixty Minutes: “There’s a new boom sweeping across Australia and it’s attracting the shrewdest brains and fattest wallets in the land. It’s beef – it has been branded the new iron ore, and it’s big business. Where mining was the only show in town, now, the cattle industry is riding high. After years of
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An Irrational Fear Of Sugar

by Leisa on October 14, 2015

Over the past few months I’ve noticed a worrying trend in many of my naturopathic patients – and that is an irrational fear of sugar – any type of sugar. In my blogpost “Secret Sugar” I wrote about the issues of eating refined white sugar, and the problems with foods that contain high amounts of
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The Art Of Stillness

by Leisa on October 7, 2015

I’m back! I’ve just taken a rare two week holiday and have been completely out of connection for pretty much that whole time – and it was a rare and beautiful opportunity to disengage from from the internet world and immerse in the real one My husband, step-son and I ventured out into beautiful Hervey
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