• A guide to Byron Bay I first wrote this guide in 2012 when I was living just outside Byron in an old army shed in the forest. I put it together as a rundown of Things to Do as recommended by me and bunch of rad locals I met so that when you – my mates here on this blog – more
  • Here’s a trick: use your body to make decisions As many of you know, I can get very indecisive. I can be walking down the street to do something nice and languid, like have a tea in the sun. And I suddenly stall in my tracks. Where to go? What cafe? What tea? Sunny or cosy cafe? Such painfully indulged innocuousness can render me more
  • a capricorn’s guide to storing food This is a really daggy post, but helpful. Stay with me. I’ve also shared some clever food storage ideas here, and how to freeze things here. Apples Store on the counter. Move any uneaten apples to the refrigerator after seven days. In the fridge or out, don’t store near most other uncovered fruits or vegetables more
  • what would it take for you to finish work at 5:30? I read recently about how Facebook’s incredibly talented and respected CFO Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30. Gobsmacked. How cool. Bloody good on her…. I thought all these things. And I loved that she’d spoken out on it. This is important. I also liked that it appears not to have affected her career trajectory: “I walk more
  • check out these truly clever kitchen tips Recently I chatted with Sally Fallon, author of Nourishing Traditions. You can catch the podcast here where we talk about how to get more enzymes into your body and how to look younger longer. It’s a rippa chat. I thought I’d share some of her ingenious household tips. I’ve been collecting them for a while…the more
  • Avocado + coconut water popsicles. With a video recipe! First. A big thank you to everyone who’s already bought my I Quit Sugar Cookbook, released last week. Loved getting instagram pics of the dishes you made from it over the weekend…keep them coming. I’ll re-insta them as they come in. Second. If you’re curious about what kind of recipes I share, I thought I’d more
  • Hip hooray! The I Quit Sugar Cookbook is available, like, *now*… It’s here! And I’m so glad you’ve been patient. As you might have gathered I’ve written (and whisked, flipped, baked and roasted) up a sugar-free ecookbook, to follow on from I Quit Sugar: A Sweet 8-Week Program. It’s a behemoth of a book: more than 108 recipes of nutritious, easy, sweet, whole-food eating ideas. It’s more
  • I’m a modern-day nomad Lovely Jo sent this quote to me the other day as a sort of “hey, it’s you” alert. It’s from Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman, an American woman who, at 48, took off to discover the world. She sold her possessions and became a nomad, living in a Zapotec village in more
  • How to make bacon + egg cupcakes Oooh, it’s so close! My I Quit Sugar Cookbook is almost here. And so I figure I might share this recipe from the book: bacon and egg cupcakes! Yes. Two ingredients + some clever assembling = fun breakfast. Astonishing stuff! You can watch the video below, which was shot by my good mate Faustina (you more
  • 13 fun paleo ideas for kids (and parents!) Let’s continue with this Paleo series I started a few weeks back. I’ve written about eating Paleo here and here…. with more recipes for breakfasts here… But I’ve had a few requests for kid’s meals, so here you go: some paleo school lunches, and a CLEVER flower power egg invention! It’s really not that faddish more