Positive Birth

When I became pregnant, I dived deep into the world of birthing, positive birth, and hypnobirthing. I already knew prior to my pregnancy, that there are some big problems with the way women birth in the West. For example the WHO advises that the most appropriate C-section rate should be 10-15%; if the rate is … More Positive Birth

Healthiest cooking fats

What are the healthiest fats to cook with? There has been so much misinformation and deception regarding this question (and around fats in general), that it’s still not anywhere near common knowledge which fats are healthiest. Back in the era when fats (especially saturated fats) were vilified, processed vegetable oils became the panacea for health. … More Healthiest cooking fats

Sprouted Granola

I made this healthier granola the other day and it is too good not to share! While I generally avoid grains and legumes due to their anti-nutrients like phytic acid (which reduces absorption of some minerals like Calcium, Iron, Magneisum and Zinc) and lectin (in high amounts also reduce nutrient absorption, and cause damage to … More Sprouted Granola

Thai red curry paste

One thing I’ve learned from cooking over the years, is that sauces (and herbs/spices) are real game-changers when it comes to delicious, healthy food. I used to make very simple dishes with my fresh organic meat and vegetables from the farmers market,  which were tasty, but not *amazing*. I then found the perfect spice blends … More Thai red curry paste