• When I see those “Gifts for the hard-to-please” guides this is what I do… These articles are popping up in my feed with increasing ferocity right now. For the “hard to please”. For “the person who has everything”.  You, too? Sometimes I look at their list of gift solutions. It’s all Shit No One Wants. Shit That Takes Up Room in Miscellaneous Kitchen Drawers and Precious Resources On The Planet. Like more
  • The best sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free desserts! A round up of some of your favourite sugar, gluten and dairy-free desserts I’ve posted in the last few years. For your indulgently healthy pleasures. For all I Quit Sugar digital eBooks head to the online store here. Find my print books here.  1. My Sugar-Free Raspberry Ripe. The most popular dessert recipe on the blog! Simple, moorish, more
  • The ultimate wellness gift: an 8 week program voucher! Thought I’d grab you as gift-buying tension hits fever pitch and suggest a smooth idea. The next round of the I Quit Sugar 8 Week Program kicks off January 22… and gift vouchers are now available! I’m betting Uncle Bob is gagging for a trimmer waistline. Maybe your sister is after a fresh start to more
  • The Sarah Wilson mindful xmas gift guide. ‘Cos you asked for it. My family doesn’t do Christmas gifts. Each year we pitch in for a crappy, wood-veneered, chenille-bedspreaded holiday house down the coast. We wrestle, eat, attempt to play board games (none of us are good at sitting very still), go for bike rides and try not to step on each other’s toes (especially those of the more
  • the most sustainable prawns to buy this christmas I’m not sure if you’re aware but prawns – or shrimp – are an ecological and ethical disaster waiting for a barbie to be thrown atop. I wasn’t…until recently. My uncle Pete was a trawler. We ate them every Christmas. And in fried rice when Mum made it for one of my brother’s birthdays most more
  • The I Quit Sugar Christmas Cookbook is here! Ready for your simplest and healthiest sugar-free Christmas ever? I’m excited to share my UPDATED I Quit Sugar Christmas Cookbook with you today – hot off the press, with six meal plans designed specifically to help you enjoy a simple, joyful, and healthy, nutritious sugar-free Christmas. Plus, a bonus Thanksgiving meal plan (just in time for Thanksgiving this Thursday!). more
  • 24 ways to have a sustainable christmas Allow me to climb upon my favourite soapbox once again. Food waste. It’s a terrible thing. Let me bullet it out… * Food wastage is the biggest environmental issue facing the planet today. * We consumers are responsible for 50 per cent of all food wastage. * The average Australian tosses out 20 per cent more
  • My 12 days of Christmas giveaway! It’s exactly twelve days to Christmas. And so: a twelve days of Christmas giveaway seems entirely appropriate. Also, I’ve had a great year with everyone here. And it would be nice to share around a bunch of special prizes as a thank you. Feel free to spread them around as Christmas gifts for your friends more
  • my christmas gift guide This year Jo and I ummed and ahhed about how to do our Christmas gift guide. We get a lot of products thrown at us at Christmas time, and sometimes things can get grubby, with folk wanting to pay me to have their product in the list and sending me guff I don’t need to more
  • A Christmas gift idea! The I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon! Looking for a nifty Christmas gift for your friend/boss/colleague/Dad/grandmother/goldfish? Refuse to traipse around a mall? Scared you’ll wind up resorting to a novelty tie and a 2013 horse calendar after the effort? Why not give the gift of an I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon – the I Quit Sugar 8-week Program, and the I Quit more
  • an early bird offer: Pre-order the I Quit Sugar Christmas Meal Plan now! Because so many of you have been asking, I’ve put together a Christmas Meal Plan to help you through the Silly Season! The Christmas Meal Plan includes three meal plans. You can choose one plan and follow it strictly. Or mix and match recipes: Let’s Do Brunch: a fresh morning buffet menu The Summer Barbeque: a more
  • Join my I Quit Sugar pre-Christmas program! To join, simply:
  • this is how my Christmas goes (boxing bags and bob-sleds). yours? This week in Sunday Life I anti-Christmas Christmas is like cheap pizza – all cheesy, intoxicating promise, but somehow (so disappointingly!) winds up tasting like cardboard. Actually, correction. Christmas is like cheap pizza to the violently lactose and gluten-intolerant – something everyone else seems to enjoy, while you get…tofu. Why all the bah humbuggery? At more
  • some Christmas food gifts (and how to pickle daikon) I’ve been cooking a little lately. Experimenting. And I’ve found a few things that I reckon will make very nice Christmas gifts. I’ve got some friends coming around over the weekend to whip up some of the below to hand to Good People Who’ve Done Good Things By Me in 2011. And boy have there more
  • the art of actively doing less (+ a Women’s Weekly shoot) Shall I share some sweet irony with you? Or perhaps you’ll call it muddled, unfocused hypocrisy? Recently I flew to Sydney to appear in this Australian Women’s Weekly Christmas shoot below. Myself and a bunch of other (too?) oft-photographed ladies were asked “what’s the perfect gift that money can’t buy”. I said: “rest”. As usual, more
  • a christmas gift guide (plus some special offers for readers) Oh goodness, it’s a month to Christmas. I have the smell of pine needles in my nose, the taste of prawns and cherries in my being (both staples at our Christmas lunch), and I’m priming myself for the after-lunch delirious wrestle with my brothers.  image via Shannon Martin cards I’m not a big fan of more
  • thank you Dearest Readers of this Blog, A little note to say this: I’ve so appreciated all the care and engagement you’ve extended to me (virtually) over the year. I’ve loved the way we humans have found a new way to “have the chat over the back fence” our grandmothers used to have. Mostly, most of us more
  • a few generous things to do cos it’s Christmas! Christmas time, right. Time to care, really. In my family, we don’t do presents…which leaves a gaping hole for giving in other ways. Below are a few ideas, based mostly on some projects I’m working on… 1. give $2 to the homeless in your ‘hood. I’m an ambassador for StreetSmart. So, is Stephen Fry! In more
  • a cheerful* christmas to you all I just needed an excuse to post this snap courtesy of awkwardfamilyphotos.com: * and just a little reminder for anyone finding themselves reading this because they’re feeling overwhelmed by family and Christmas and expectations, you don’t have to be having a “happy” Christmas. Last night I slept on a foam mattress. 
  • sunday life: in which I plan to cope with my mad family at Christmas This week I cheerfully lower the tone of Christmas. When, in a few weeks, I arrive into my hometown after a sweaty four-hour crawl up the highway, I’ll be pulling over in a truck stop, breathing deeply and repeating the following mantra: I aim only for cheer. I will then calmly continue on to Mum more
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