Being Balanced In Spring

Courtesy of my graduate Lilian Kluviers from the Pure Cook’s Training and founder of the Do-In Academy is this essential book for balancing your life with the season.  Filled with ancient wisdom, modern application, exercise techniques and special recipes.

I encourage you to read this special book and check out my featured recipes.

(26MB download)

Thank you […]

By |May 28th, 2017|Living, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

5 Paths To Spring Cleanse

Spring has arrived!  The new warmth brings a spring in our steps, a lightness in our bodies and a smile on our faces.  Feeling the sun again has such a remarkable effect.

The animals too come out of hibernation and the trees turn green again.

How can we harness the mighty energy of the sun and […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living|0 Comments

I’m So Excited!

I am so excited about the online Pure Cook’s Training beginning this Saturday 30th January!
Here you will receive a winning repertoire of video recipes, learning and support, and you can travel through the training at your own time and pace.Graduates are taking charge of their health and nourishing their children, partners, family and friends with delicious, […]

By |January 28th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living, Macrobiotics, Recipes|0 Comments

Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick

Excited intentions fill the new year air.  I wonder how your resolutions are faring now come the middle of January?

Cooking, eating, selecting food, sitting down to eat, all are daily practices.  Just like any stretching, yoga or meditation practice.  You are probably eating at least 3 times a day, so that’s already 21 opportunities to practice […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Healthy Eating, Living|1 Comment

Whole Foods Healed My Life Back

By Guestblogger Ana Muriel
Student of the Pure Cook’s Training 2015.
I am delighted to welcome guestblogger Ana.  Here, she shares her very personal story of how whole foods healed and brought her life back.  Ana runs fantastic yoga and nutritional programmes, visit her site for next events;
The art of taking care of my body started long time ago as […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Living, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

Welcoming Winter

By Guestblogger Carlota Ribeiro Sanches,
Graduate of the Pure Cook’s Training 2014

Seasons not only have a great impact on soil and crops but they also have a profound impact in our minds and bodies.

Chinese ancient traditions say that we are greatly influenced by the changes in climate and therefore should respect and live according to […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Living, Macrobiotics, Seasons|0 Comments

E-Course Lift Off!

Get ready for the Wholefood Cook’s Training E-Course launch and begin training in January 2015!

I’m really excited about launching this E-Course and have have been super busy filming the cookery demonstrations and teaching lessons for this dynamic course.

Plus I am putting together all the course material across a wealth of areas:  Creative Cookery, Food & […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Healthy Eating, Living, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

Yoga Workshop Plus Lunch!

Treat yourself to a half day workshop including an in-depth  yoga practice focusing on  postures , breathing, relaxation and meditation to restore and stimulate the flow of energy throughout the body and organs . This will be followed by a  delicious, freshly prepared  2-course lunch  made from high quality  organic, natural, vegan and sugar free ingredients  including […]

By |June 1st, 2014|Living, Workshops|0 Comments

Store-Bought Baby Food Offers Little Benefit to Homemade Purees

Great article about homemade baby food vs supermarket jars.  Very pleased to see the evidence here!


Commercial baby foods offer little nutritional benefit over breast milk and infants would get more from homemade purees than from a jar when transitioning to a solid food diet, a study found.

Researchers looked at more than 450 products for […]

By |September 18th, 2013|Healthy Eating, Living, Parenting|0 Comments

The Dalai Lama’s Dialogue

Change Happens In The Heart

I was privileged to join over 7000 people in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama this week at the Royal Albert Hall.  I was really touched to be among such a crowd and moved by the true respect and admiration for the Dalai Lama overflowing the room.

He spoke […]

By |June 21st, 2012|Living|0 Comments