vegan

IMG_5800

Fun At The Food Prep Retreat!

by Leisa on February 8, 2014

When it comes to increasing the amounts of raw vegan foods and wholefoods in the diet, it can be quite daunting! Knowing how to prepare raw foods so that they are tasty, what equipment to use and how to put it all together so that your family will enjoy it, is a huge learning curve
Continue Reading

Prevention

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

by Rhianna on February 5, 2014

A news report on the ABC on Tuesday morning, highlighted the fact that cancer has now become the number one cause of death around the world. The World Health Organisation published a report revealing that cancer has surpassed heart disease as the biggest killer in Australia in 2012. 40,000 Australians past away from cancer in
Continue Reading

Raw vegan quiche pizza

Think Well, Love Well, Sleep Well

by Rhianna on January 20, 2014

Virginia Woolf once said, “One cannot think well, love well or sleep well if one has not dined well.” This simple quote holds so much truth! So many people these days get caught up in feeling bad and end up reaching for medications, or natural supplements to ‘fix’ the problem. But what about taking it
Continue Reading

Beautiful Girl With White Scarf Jumping on The Beach

2014 Retreat Launch!

by Leisa on December 11, 2013

2013 has been a huge year! If you’re anything like me, it seems that this year has rushed by WAY too fast and I’m stumped as to how we ended up this close to Christmas when really, shouldn’t we still only be in about – oh – July? I’ve put in a fantastic retreat schedule
Continue Reading

Cacao cover

The Wholefood Masterclass Video Series!

by Leisa on November 20, 2013

The Wholefoods Masterclass Video Series is a collaboration between Leisa Wheeler, Cat Cannizzaro and Rhianna Smith. Each month featuring a special whole food! We promise you won’t want to miss out on a single episode! Check out the promo video below with highlights from the series!   For just $9.90 per month, subscribers will receive a
Continue Reading

IMG_5350

Raw Food Preparation Intensive Retreat

by Leisa on October 9, 2013

Learn the essentials of preparing gourmet raw and whole foods recipes with executive chef Cat Cannizzaro and naturopath Leisa Wheeler. Friday 7th February, 2014 to Tuesday 11th February, 2014 This Raw Food Preparation Intensive is a four night / three full day retreat, where you will learn kitchen skills and preparation techniques for creating fantastic,
Continue Reading

passion fruit drink

The Best Drink You Will Ever Have!

by Leisa on July 23, 2011

Yesterday we had a bit of a party at Noniland and one of the wonderful people working there, Koda, made a juice / smoothie and it was so heavenly I had to ask for the recipe. It is my new favourite drink ever! Passionfruit Love Drink ingredients: Passionfruit Coconut water Fresh Noni fruit Fresh Aloe
Continue Reading

Nina

The Pet Dog Dilemma

by Leisa on January 17, 2011

For quite a long time I’ve been living in apartments without pets – which makes me wonder what I’ve been doing – as I am a huge animal lover and grew up with a menagerie. My plan by the end of the year is to be on an acreage again and to start building up
Continue Reading

Raw-Diet

Why The Angst?

by Leisa on January 11, 2011

It’s quite interesting that recently I’ve received some pretty strong anti-David-Wolfe messages via email and it always surprises me, the amount of vitriol that his message produces in the raw food and vegan communities. I’ve written on this topic before – Raw Vegan Obsessions – because it is a subject that I am very passionate about. If someone
Continue Reading

Unbearable-Lightness-book

Unbearable Lightness – Book Review

by Leisa on January 3, 2011

Over the Christmas holidays, I read several books, and Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi was one of them.  The book was an intimate journey through Portia’s battle with anorexia, and provided a chilling insight into the thought patterns that shape and inform this tragic disorder. Having always been interested in food and health, which
Continue Reading