• Early bird offer: pre-order the I Quit Sugar Chocolate Cookbook! Update: The 500 Vital Vanilla Protein Powder sachets mentioned below have all been snapped up! Hello. How’s your day? Mine’s good, thanks. Onto other matters…the I Quit Sugar Chocolate Cookbook: 74 Sugar-Free Cakes, Fudges, Truffles + Barks is almost here.  Since so many of you are rather keen to get in early, we’re taking pre-orders from more
  • My sugar-free ANZAC biscuits + 50% off sale This post has been updated. I’m getting older and more sentimental and this year’s ANZAC day is piquing some emotional spots. For readers outside Australia and New Zealand, ANZAC day is a national day of remembrance to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli during World War I. (Today more
  • 10 beefy reads for vegans + meat lovers I want to get to a point straight up today. I’ve been travelling around learning about meat production and reading more and more on the subject. A few weeks back I shared how I eat my meat, which prompted debate and more questions. I’ve read some more…and more…and figured y’all might like to do the more
  • 13 very nifty things to do with chia seeds Chia seeds are the new quinoa. The new ingredient to wriggle its way into the mainstream after a few decades as the fibrous, whole-mealy staple of the granola belt. I know many of you out there are still trying to work out what to do with the damn things once you’ve bought a packet. And more
  • My Crispy Roast Chicken: 5 reasons why it’s the smartest way to eat a chook The past few weeks I’ve been digging around for the cleverest, tastiest most sustainable, healthiest and most economical way to eat chicken. You know, I get obsessed… I’m personally fatigued by the competing messages when it comes to weighing up the ethical v eco v health v hip pocket considerations and wanted to find a more
  • refining your quirks I sometimes see my personality quirks as highly expressive boils on the face of life. Too loud, too swollen, too festy. I’ve been feeling this way lately and have been backing away from things a little…to give the world a break from my boils. I could probably put this prettier. But it’s the picture that more
  • My response to the anti-vax twit storm * This post has been updated, 18th July 2014. Each week I get asked to join Seven’s Sunrise panel to discuss various topical issues of the morning. This morning I was asked to comment on a news item that reported parents in Sydney’s wealthy suburbs were putting their kids’ lives at risk by choosing not more
  • my 20 best productivity tips I’m not a productivity fiend. Flaying about in chaos can be exhilarating. But I do like the sport of finding a smarter way to do things. And I love it when people share what they do. Is it a chick thing? I mean, it’s the secret to women’s magazines – sharing the kind of information more
  • Gwyneth Paltrow shares her favourite wintery recipes with us! Oh, today we’re in for a treat! Gwyneth Paltrow this week releases her latest cookbook It’s All Good in Australia and – hoorah for us – I’ve been very lucky to be granted a sneak peak and an extract. Gwyneth and I are very much on the same page with food and lifestyle stuff and more
  • 7 tips my dentist wasn’t meant to tell me I have a dentist. His name is Dr. Ron Ehrlich from the Sydney Holistic Dental Centre. He gets it. He doesn’t eat sugar. He does exercise in the same way I do. He is actively engaged in the wholefood movement and shares more than just a fill-in with his patients. Over the years he’s shared more