Anger - Spring Wood Element

Anger - Spring Wood Element

Oh Spring how we love you! The promise of warmer brighter days after the hibernation of winter. New...

Why An Attitude Of Gratitude Will Change Your Life – 5 Easy Steps To Getting There

Why An Attitude Of Gratitude Will Change Your Life – 5 Easy Steps To Getting There

You’ve heard the expression ‘Count your blessings’ and when tragedy strikes we do recall what we are grateful for.

Self Care Tips for Busy Working Women

Self Care Tips for Busy Working Women

This week we are joined by Vicky Shilling from The Flourishing Pantry. Vicky is a coach...

Fear - Winter Water Element

Fear - Winter Water Element

We are now well and truly in the depths of Winter, rugged up and hibernating. Eating warmer and more dense...

Busy is the New Black

Busy is the New Black

Ask someone these days how they are and the universal answer is "busy". There are variations on this...

Grief - Autumn Metal Element

Grief - Autumn Metal Element

As the weather turns colder and the leaves drop from the trees, we move out of Late Summer...

The 3pm Slump

The 3pm Slump

You had a decent sleep, you started your day well - perhaps with some exercise, a healthy breakfast....

Ripen and Transform - Late Summer Earth Element

Ripen and Transform - Late Summer Earth Element

Late Summer. That little season in between Summer and Autumn. It's an unnamed season by some, whilst others call it...

Summer - the Season of Abundance and Harvest

Summer - the Season of Abundance and Harvest

Summer. Just that one simple name conjures memories of waterslides in the garden, jumping through the sprinkler, cicadas screeching and long...

5 Ingredients to Avoid

5 Ingredients to Avoid

Deciphering the ingredients on our food is hard enough but when it comes to our beauty skin care products, some...

3 Reasons to Use Oils for Your Skin

3 Reasons to Use Oils for Your Skin

Long gone are the days where people baulked at the idea that oils would make your skin oily. Or do...

10 Ideas for Radical Self Care

10 Ideas for Radical Self Care

Does ‘radical self care’ mean upside down yoga poses, spirulina-spiked smoothies and meditating for an hour before the sun comes...

5 Benefits of Sweet Almond Oil

5 Benefits of Sweet Almond Oil

There are so many beautiful carrier oils available, each with its own characteristics and benefits, and Sweet Almond Oil is...

Three ways to prevent Sarcopenia

Three ways to prevent Sarcopenia

Muscle wastage. It's a part of aging that we all know exists but think it happens to other people and...

Behind Freya's Nourishment

Behind Freya's Nourishment

Freya’s Nourishment is the perfect culmination of my studies and life experience

I am often asked why I create recipes and post them on social media, what is the connection of food with the business? For me it's very simple. Look after the inside and the outside will glow. My backgrounds in both health and food are brought together in this beautiful business

The Importance of Hibernation in Winter

The Importance of Hibernation in Winter

Since we were kids, we have heard about winter hibernation, how the bears crawl into their caves and sleep for...

Five Ways to Winter Wellness

Five Ways to Winter Wellness

The first day of winter, Melbournites woke to a cloudless sky with frost on the ground, steam exuding from our...

5 Ways to use Bath Salts without putting a toe near a tub

5 Ways to use Bath Salts without putting a toe near a tub

At the mention of bath salts, I find you generally get one of three responses... Ooooh bath salts!!!...

3 Ways with our Coffee & Coconut Scrub

3 Ways with our Coffee & Coconut Scrub

Whether you use our Coffee Coconut Scrub as a body scrub on a regular basis, as a face scrub a few...

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Epsom Salts

Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Epsom Salts

For many generations we have enjoyed the therapeutic benefits of Epsom salts. Back in the good old days we indulged...

PART TWO: 14 natural cleaning recipes using essential oils

PART TWO: 14 natural cleaning recipes using essential oils

Last week, I wrote about four of my favourite essential oils and...

PART ONE: Four essential oils for your home cleaning kit

PART ONE: Four essential oils for your home cleaning kit

You love a clean home, but you’re not crazy about chemical-laden products. Sound familiar? The great news is, there are...

3 simple pantry ingredients to use for pampering

3 simple pantry ingredients to use for pampering

Yes, it’s true – you DO have a day spa waiting to happen in your kitchen! Here are some common...

8 great ways to use coconut oil on your face and body

8 great ways to use coconut oil on your face and body

Coconut oil just for cooking? Think again! Here's a heap of ways you can use this pantry staple for everything from fixing dry, brittle hair to keeping skin baby-soft.

Getting through Cold and Flu Season without the Bozo features

Getting through Cold and Flu Season without the Bozo features

Getting sick in any way is never pretty. The body, normally such an inspiration of strength and durability, suddenly becomes...

Rose Hand Scrub

Rose Hand Scrub

Quite a few years ago I was given a hand scrub as a gift I loved the idea of it,...

Freya's Nourishment Market Dates

Freya's Nourishment Market Dates

Meet us at the Market!  Come and meet us in person, talk to us about our products and try them...

Gratitude Essential Oil Blend

Gratitude Essential Oil Blend

How grateful are you? Are you aware of your blessings or do you need to count them when things go wrong as...

Three Natural DIY Facial Steams

Three Natural DIY Facial Steams

There is something quite satisfying about walking into your kitchen, putting a few things in a bowl and creating a...

Matcha Face Mask

Matcha Face Mask

There's nothing more satisfying than walking into your kitchen, taking a few things out of the cupboard and/or fridge,...

What on Earth is Mesquite Anyway?!

What on Earth is Mesquite Anyway?!

When you start to dabble in raw desserts, you feel like you need to learn a whole new language.  Ingredients...

Green Tart with Charred Vegetables

Green Tart with Charred Vegetables

Do you have a favourite season? I can never decide! I love each season when we're in it, but then...

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake

I have been trying to decide for a while what sort of birthday cake I would like...

Black Bean and Buckwheat Soup

Black Bean and Buckwheat Soup

Winter is all about slowing down not only our lifestyle but also our bodies. It's a time...

Wattleseed Chocolate Chai

Wattleseed Chocolate Chai

You may have noticed a theme with the Journal posts, maybe not. I tend to alternate a health & wellbeing...

Skin Glowing Soup

Skin Glowing Soup

Autumn, the season of the Metal Element - a theory that originated in Chinese and Taoism philosophy. As Amanda from...

Easter Celebration Tart

Easter Celebration Tart

There are so many celebrations throughout the year. Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, housewarming, engagements, weddings....And that's before we even get started on...

Coconut & Cacao Bliss Balls

Coconut & Cacao Bliss Balls

What's your go to snack when your energy starts lagging? When you can feel your eyelids getting heavier, you still...

Wilted Watercress Salad

Wilted Watercress Salad

Just when you think summer is coming to an end, it coughs and splutters and the Melbourne...

Chocolate Lovers

Chocolate Lovers

Valentine's Day is approaching. It's a day where people show their affection for someone else by sending cards,...

Pimped Up Water

Pimped Up Water

For some, drinking enough water can be a chore. Some can find plain water so boring, my mum always said she would...

Salted Caramel Fudge

Salted Caramel Fudge

Now doesn't that name just conjure up memories of childhood, a bygone era, a time where you never thought about...

Spring Detox Smoothie

Spring Detox Smoothie

Winter well and truly is a distant memory, and Spring is starting to gain the hint of heat of that Summer...

Strawberry Granola Tart

Strawberry Granola Tart

It's been sad and frustrating watching the events of the past week to say the least. The actions of a few people...

Kale, Broccoli & Berry Salad

Kale, Broccoli & Berry Salad

Ah Spring is definitely here! The sun is warming, the bulbs are going crazy. As much as I love the...

Matcha ice cream fingers

Matcha ice cream fingers

I love nothing more than being in the kitchen, it's my happy place. With the right contributing factors I could...

Roasted Cauliflower & White Bean Soup

Roasted Cauliflower & White Bean Soup

Winter has been long and cold this year! Even now as I write this, the wind is blowing and the...

Chickpea and Avocado Guacamole

Chickpea and Avocado Guacamole

I was on the search for an egg free high protein breakfast. I have always loved eggs, but they don't love...

Beetroot & Black Bean Burger

Beetroot & Black Bean Burger

It's the middle of winter in the Southern Hemisphere and root vegetables are gloriously abundant! What better way to celebrate...

Decadent Hot Chocolate

Decadent Hot Chocolate

As a kid on a cold and wet day I used run all the way home from school hoping to...

Buckwheat Bread

Buckwheat Bread

This bread is nutty, full of texture and although it's dense it has a lightness to it. And it's my saviour! I...

Spiced Granola

Spiced Granola

Granola is one American term I love! It sounds so much more enticing than muesli doesn't it? And so much...

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Is there anything more deliciously decadent than a soft, billowy chocolate mousse?  There are possibly as many chocolate mousse recipes...

Peanut Butter Caramel Crunch

Peanut Butter Caramel Crunch

The last few posts have been health and beauty related...essential oils, cleaning, natural beauty tips...which have all been great. But...

Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake

Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake

My raw cheesecakes are usually made with fresh seasonal fruits. There's nothing better than enjoying fruit when it's at its...

Seedy Berry Bites

Seedy Berry Bites

I made these delicious morsels for the first time about 18 months ago. I fell in love. They are delicious,...

Warm Chia Pudding

Warm Chia Pudding

The chia pudding. Hands down, my all time favourite breakfast. I have to stop myself ordering it when I'm out...

Warm Apple Pie Smoothie

Warm Apple Pie Smoothie

Winter breakfasts can be challenging when you are not only gluten free but also intolerant to starches. So even gluten...

Raw Bounty Donuts

Raw Bounty Donuts

If you read my interview last month, you will know I have had a life...

Peanut Butter Seeded Cookies

Peanut Butter Seeded Cookies

The lid on my food processor broke. Completely. I picked it up after being washed and it fell...

Blue Majik Sea Foam Raw Cheesecakes

Blue Majik Sea Foam Raw Cheesecakes

Raw cheesecakes are a constant in my house. Different flavours, some on repeat and some on demand. When I started...

Raw Snickers Cheesecake

Raw Snickers Cheesecake

Since I made this cheesecake a few weeks ago, I have not been allowed to make any other flavour. This...

Blueberry Chia Pudding

Blueberry Chia Pudding

    This is my favourite breakfast by far!  I love the ease, the...

Golden Gaytime Raw Cheesecake

Golden Gaytime Raw Cheesecake

I decided that my birthday this year was the perfect excuse to make a cheesecake with my favourite...

Raw Pronuts

Raw Pronuts

We’ve had Cronuts - croissant-donut and we’ve had Cruffins -a croissant-muffin hybrid. PLEASE LET ME INTRODUCE YOU...

Smoky Baked Beans

Smoky Baked Beans

THIS RECIPE WAS INSPIRED BY ONE INGREDIENT....

Blueberry Coconut Raw Cheesecake

Blueberry Coconut Raw Cheesecake

Raw cheesecake was the first raw dessert I came across. I was in Combi...

My Favourite Smoothie

My Favourite Smoothie

There are so many different and wonderful smoothie recipes out there. And sometimes if you (meaning me!) make...

Raw Salted Caramel Slice

Raw Salted Caramel Slice

Who doesn’t love caramel slice?! Caramel slice has been floating around since before time began. The original slice...

Nachos Dip

Nachos Dip

The first time I tried a Mexican dip at a party I was hooked. It...