Carrots, more than meets the eye

Carrots are one of our staple vegetables, just like our potato, and would probably be used in cooking in every household at least a few times a week. Carrots can be grown all year round in temperate climates, so this is a food that is quite synergistic with our body at any time of the…

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Oregano Paste

Here is a healthy winter drizzle! Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a really prized herb that I have growing in my garden. It is very easy to grow and is a perennial, so you have access to it all year. Great on pizza and in any italian dishes. It has  powerful anti-bacterial, anti-fungal  and anti-parasitic properties…

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Mango lassi

One of the sure signs that summer is with us here in Sydney is the appearance of cars and trucks parked on the roadside selling trays of mangoes. This delicious fruit is one of the tastes of summer in Australia and can be used in so many ways. The mango is also rich in vitamins…

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Appetising avocados

Avocado is a very nutritious and thankfully common food in most households today. Growing up in country Australia, I hadn’t even seen an avocado up until about thirty years ago. Avocado was not a common food for us. That’s not to say it wasn’t around, just that it wasn’t a typical food in our diet,…

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Popular potatoes

This week we are going to look at potatoes. The humble, and very common potato. It is a staple food for most households. We steam them, we mash them, we bake and we roast them. A very popular, nutritious and delicious comfort food. In fact a very healthy food. It is what we put on…

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Herpes Virus

The herpes virus is incredibly small. So small in fact that around 100 million of them could fit onto the head of a pin. Isn’t that amazing? Around 90% of our population will have contracted one of the  herpes viruses by the time we reach adulthood. Very few people miss out on getting this virus.…

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Molly talks about minerals & enzymes 5Jul12

Molly explains the roles of minerals and enzymes in our body and some tips on maintaining a balance in your body. This was broadcast on Alive 90.5 FM as part of Molly’s program, Balance Your Health, on 5th July 2012. Please click on the play button below to listen. [powerpress]  

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Our Humble Cabbage

Our ever humble cabbage! There they are in the vegetable shop, always available and cheap to buy. Did you know there are amazing health benefits to be gained by eating the humble cabbage? In fact that little round cabbage can work miracles in the human body! Cabbage has long been known for it’s health benefits.…

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Lemons – the magic fruit

The ever humble lemon. They are cheap to buy, and always available. We use them extensively with food or as a garnishing for our food. We use lemons for cooking in cakes, in chicken dishes and with fish of course. We can make lemonade or have it in hot water, or with tea or herbal…

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