Words of Well-being - Lotus Centre

CHRISTMAS SUGAR FREE MANGO PAVLOVA MESS

Everybody loves a pavlova at Christmas, and this no sugar version in adapted from Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar for Life”. The meringue is actually half way between meringue and a macaroon and for the fruit I have used the luscious combination of mango and passion fruit. You can of course use any fruit you

MACADAMIA BLISS BALLS

MACADAMIA BLISS BALLS   These bliss balls are full of healthy fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and are a great source of fibre. The tahini and linseeds give an added boost of phytoestrogens which are great for women with low oestrogen levels……. HELLO MENOPAUSE!!!!   One of these bliss balls per day will help boost

What’s the secret to success?

As a business owner and coach I’m often asked by new practitioners “What do I need to do to succeed?” Of course you need to be good at what you do, but there’s many people who are fantastic practitioners yet struggle to earn enough income. Why is that? Practitioners need to consistently have the right

Is fear holding you back?

What is fear? A collection of physical sensations experienced from an emotional response to a perceived threat. The collection of physical sensations we label as fear or anxiety are often labelled as unpleasant signalling an immediate threat of harm, pain or danger. Fear tells us to pay attention, and prepares us for or induces the

Thai Fish Pie

THAI FISH PIE This recipe combines the goodness of fish with sweet potato in a winter warming, comfort dish. It’s always a hit at my place! Salmon is a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids which are great for your heart and mental health, reducing inflammation and a whole heap of other things. Sweet

BROCCOLI SOUP

BROCCOLI SOUP Broccoli is a nutrient powerhouse. It is packed with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that make it a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It also helps the normal processes of your liver and supports your digestive system. This is a super easy recipe that I have adapted from Jessica Sepel’s book “the Healthy Life” 2

Winter Health Tips

During winter it’s time to change our cooking habits to ones that optimise our body heat and provide more energy. Root vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin, parsnip and carrots are great additions to a meal as they are denser and more ‘warming’. Using cooking methods that require longer times, such as baking  and pressure cooking

BASIL PESTO

Pesto is packed full of goodness – high in antioxidants and protective for your heart. It is a fabulous addition to many meals and snacks. Use a spoon or two to flavour your Bolognese, soup, scrambled eggs or mushrooms. Making your own pesto is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done it before.

The compassionate art and practice of Self Care

  What is Self Care? The art of self-care is deciding to take personal responsibility for your own physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being. Practising self-care is preventative, not selfish. Why is it important? Lack of self-care can lead to a build-up of stress, resentment and dissatisfaction with life. The stress hormone cortisol builds up

Lobster Tail in Tamarind Sauce

    This tasty and easy-to-prepare dish has the flavour of Asia. The tangy tamarind and sweet palm sugar make a stunning combination. You’ll look like a professional when you serve up this yummy meal. 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 6 Spring onions whites sliced thinly 1-2 fresh chilis deseeded and sliced 2 small lobster tails

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