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 www.lowcarbhaven.co.nz 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 – […]

Weight loss: What’s love got to do with it?

Tracy Manu is a woman on a mission: to help you fall madly in love with your life. Self love and self belief have such a strong impact on a weight loss journey, but how do we even start the process of acknowledging where we are at and knowing how to move forward? This is […]

Slow down to speed things up

If you are a fast eater, it could be preventing you from losing weight. Here are some simple strategies I use with clients to help slow eating down and speed up results.

Low Carb Cool Down

If you are craving dessert on these hot summer evenings, here are some great low carb options.

Beating the Bloat

Losing weight can be a frustrating journey of ups and downs on the scale.  You can make an effort with nutrition, cut back on sugary treats, hit the gym three times a week; only to find that one morning you get on the scales and find you’ve gained 2kgs overnight for no apparent reason.  If […]