Retail ‘Therapy’

Shopping was not such a therapeutic experience when I was at my heaviest weight….

The secret ingredient in weight loss

(You need to know this if you want to not just lose weight but also keep it off…) Do you know exactly what to do to lose weight but are feeling frustrated with yourself because you’re not doing it?  You’re not the only one.  This is probably one of the most common things people tell […]

Make lockdown work FOR you and not AGAINST you

When the first lockdown happened in March 2020, my business coach Michelle said something to me that stopped me in my tracks:   “Sheryl, everything happens FOR you and not TO you.  Remember that.” When you are in the midst of a challenging situation it can be hard to accept this, but it is something I […]

Milk alternatives – what’s the best choice?

Cow’s milk has been a staple food for generations and our high-quality dairy products are lauded worldwide.  However, a quick look around the supermarket shows there is a growing demand for non-dairy alternatives.  We have the choice of fresh or UHT-boxed nut milks, soy milk, oat and rice milk, hemp milk and coconut milk.  With […]

Green Velvet Soup

green velvet soup Ingredients 700 gms mixed green veges (silver beet, spinach, celery, broccoli, kale) fresh herbs as desired 1 small onion 1 small potato, coarsley chopped 2.5 cups chicken stock 2 Tbsps butter 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper to finish dash of nutmeg (if desired) method Wash all the veges […]

Low carb pasta and chicken bake

Ingredients 1 packet of low carb pasta elbows (I used the ‘Great low carb bread co’ pasta, available at 700g skinless chicken breast 5 x streaky bacon strips 80g cream cheese 2 cups chopped mushrooms 100g sour cream 1 cup grated parmesan cheese method Heat the oven to 180 degrees C. Bring a pot […]

24kgs down in 10 months: The formula for success

There is nothing more exciting than seeing someone get to their goal weight. (Especially when they have exceeded their own expectations and lost 5kgs more than they originally planned to!) This week I had the privilege of seeing one of my clients get to their goal weight.  She has lost 24kgs in 10 months – […]