5 Minute Miracles

A Healthy Happy Christmas!

By |December 16th, 2017|

 

Who doesn’t love a little Christmas CHEERS to go with the Christmas CHEER! So, here’s to you and here’s to your family with this delicious Strawberry cocktail.

The recipe is a mocktail (alcohol free) but if you want to add some jazz to it I will look the other way 🙂

This makes enough for 2 drinks so if you’re making it for the whole party, I would make 10 batches and put it in a jug with 2 whole sprigs of mint as a garnish.

Merry Christmas and CHEERS!
Ingredients
¾ cup coconut water
¼ [...]

To heal faster and feel better!

By |December 14th, 2017|

Recently, I had a beautiful woman reach out to me for advice for her daughter who will be undergoing surgery soon.
I love when people ask what they can do to prepare their skin and help wound healing as sometimes food is overlooked with all the technicalities and medications surrounding surgical intervention.
Here are a few quick and delicious tips that can dramatically improve reactions to anesthesia, x-rays, ultrasound, pain medication and reduce stress related to surgery.

Topical Remedies

Prepping the skin with cold pressed coconut oil twice per day [...]

Without giving up your To-Do list

By |October 19th, 2017|

When I first moved to the islands (“paradise” right?), I had high expectations of my perfect life. I was going to indulge in more self care, take more ‘me time’ and learn to slow down. Well, I did all of those things (eventually), however it wasn’t quite as easy as I had imagined.

Finding out that ‘my time-limitations’ were inevitably just the same here as they had been in the city, was not exactly self satisfying.
When I got real with myself, it turned out that I was stuck in old habits [...]

Raw Chocolate Ice-cream Cake

By |April 27th, 2017|

Growing up in Australia, the weather was hot and we played in the street straight after school until our parents called us in for dinner.
We used to be so creative in putting together our own outdoor games. We made home to just about every area of the street and yard possible. From holding running races up and and down mounds of sand my Dad was using (or hoping to use) for renovations, to filling our tiny row boat with water and pretending it was an olympic size swimming pool, to climbing high and [...]