Monthly Archives: July 2015


Raw Spaghetti Marinara

I’m a massive fan of meat, but every now and again I like to give my body and digestive system a bit of a break. This raw spaghetti marinara is so tasty and filling you won’t leave you feeling like you’re missing out. In fact, you’ll feel so satisfied and energised you’ll be wondering how you didn’t get on this raw food thing earlier! Fresh, raw foods are the most nutritious foods you can feed your body. The premise is that heating food destroys its nutrients and natural enzymes, which is bad because enzymes boost digestion and fight chronic disease. In […]

raw spaghetti bolognese

avocado face mask recipe

Edible Beauty: Avocado Face Masks

We know avocado is great for us – it’s full of vitamin E, healthy fats and antioxidants. But have you tried applying it directly to your skin? Many all natural skincare lines use avocado in the form of avocado oil. It’s used as a moisturizer and all natural source of free radical damage fighting vitamin A, E, and vitamin C. The fruit contains a lot of minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, sodium, copper, magnesium, etc. It also contains vitamins A, E, B and K. The result of that special cocktail is that the avocado face mask reaches the deepest […]


Beauty Review: 100% Pure Maracuja Oil Mascara

So Nourished Life was all sold out of my favourite 100% Pure Black Tea Mascara, so rather than cry about it (I had no mascara to waste on tears) I bought 100% Pure’s newest mascara, Maracuja Oil Mascara, and hoped for the best. Like most 100% Pure products, I was not disappointed! 100% Pure Maracuja Black Tea Mascara What I love about all 100% Pure products is that they combine really gorgeous ingredients that nourish your body/skin/hair at the same time as being highly effective. Check this out: Natural colours from black tea + powdered coffee beans and cacao! Nourishing […]

Maracuja Mascara

belle gibson

Lessons from the Belle Gibson saga

No doubt you’ve all heard about the infamous creator of the very popular wellness app, The Whole Pantry, and its associated cookbook. From wellness guru to most hated woman in Australia, Belle Gibson leaves me with a tonne more questions than answers. Belle amassed thousands of followers on Instagram after sharing her story of being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer then turning to a holistic lifestyle curing herself. Off her social media popularity, she then launched TWP and is companion cookbook. She was incredible successful and we’ll known.  So what went wrong? Well she lied about basically everything. From the […]


What’s so good about Rosehip Oil?

If you are looking for a brighter complexion, reduce the impact of scarring or acne or you want a natural product for shinier and healthier hair, then it is worthwhile investigating some of the benefits of rosehip oil. FYI – Princess Kate, Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham all use it! Where does it come from?  Rosehip oil is normally extracted from the wild rose, “Rosa Mosqueta”, which is found in the southern part of Chile. The “hip” is the fruit of the rose plant and continues a multitude of fatty acids and other components that are responsible for the wonderful properties […]

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