Monthly Archives: October 2013

A super summer sorbet

Today was a gorgeous spring day in Tasmania. It was a much needed taste of summer as we’ve had very cold, windy weather up until now!

So when I got this lovely message and photo from one of my Thermomix customers I thought I should share!!!

Citrus sorbet! My first sorbet attempt and its divine!

Grapefruit, orange and mandarin.

I added a bit of extra sugar and also a pinch of salt to try to combat the bitterness of the grapefruit.

What are your favourite fruit combinations for your sorbet?



The benefits of oil pulling, and a “how to” guide.

Here is a blog post by Amy over at The Holistic Ingredient about oil pulling. Organic coconut oil can be purchased online and sent anywhere in Australia from

The Holistic Ingredient

As you know, this week The Holistic Ingredient herself has surrendered to the bliss that is the Gwinganna Health Retreat, a very well deserved break I need not add. So in Amy’s absence I would love to share with you a little about my own holistic health journey thus far. Thank you for welcoming me into your inbox. ~Sarah x

In January of this year I viewed a TED Talk detailing the concept of the 30 Day Challenge. As it happens, 30 days is just about the right amount of time to add a positive habit (or subtract a bad habit) to your life. Not being one for new year resolutions I decided that this would be a fun and interesting way to qualify some goals and mark 2013. And honestly, I may have started my “30 Day Challenge Challenge” with the idea that the journey would provide…

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My light lunch

Today I needed a quick lunch before a meeting…so this is what I had! A salad with organic baby cos from Tasmanian company York Town Organics, organic cucumber, egg, slivered almonds, sesame seeds, tuna in spring water (unfortunately not certified organic), gorgeous organic olives and a grated carrot and all topped with a dressing if organic toasted sesame oil, lemon juice and some Himalayan rock salt and pepper. Delicious!