Warm Salad (with Frittata)

Warm Salad (with Frittata)

This is my go to vegetable concoction. Steamed green beans, baby carrots, zucchini panfried (or baked if the oven is on), chopped tomato, cos, 1/2 pomegranate arils, 1/4 chopped parsley, 1/4 cup chopped coriander or mint. Toss the lot with your favourite homemade...

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Mini Frittata

Mini Frittata

Make a batch of these in large muffin pans: Eggs are a great protein & fat source to keep us full and thinking clearly in the afternoon. This helps prevent sugar cravings too! Steam potato cut into small chunks, slice some cherry tomatoes, add these with around a dsp...

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Crunchy Salad

Crunchy Salad

The addition of fruit makes this different and refreshing in the summer heat: 1 cos lettuce leaves separated, 1 avocado sliced, 6 small radishes & 1 lebanese cucumber halved and thinly sliced. Cut the skin from 1/2-1 large pink grapefruit and slice (or swap with...

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Tahini Satay

Tahini Satay

Great on chicken, fish and vegetables: This is also a way to have satay sauce if there are those in the house that can't eat nuts. Warm 1-2 tsp coconut oil in a pan, finely chop 1 large onion, 4 garlic cloves & 1 small red chilli (optional) and stir into oil. Cook for...

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Baked Falafels

Baked Falafels

200g dried chickpeas, 100g dried split broad beans (Nut shop Fyshwick Markets), 1 bunch coriander leaves picked, 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley leaves picked, 1 small spanish onion roughly chopped, 2 long red chillies seeds removed finely chopped, 4 garlic cloves crushed,...

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Rainbow Slaw with Orange Tahini Dressing

Rainbow Slaw with Orange Tahini Dressing

This website has some good, simple recipes. Finely shred 1/4 wombok & 1/4 red cabbage, thinly slice 1/2 red & 1/2 yellow capsicum, 1 medium carrot grated, 3 green shallots thinly sliced, 2 Tblsp sunflower seeds. Tahini & Orange Dressing: 1/4 cup tahini (unhulled has...

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Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

from the Delicious Mag: 2 very ripe bananas peeled & chopped, 2 ripe avocados flesh scooped, 2 Tbls hazelnut or almond butter, 1/2 cup raw cacao powder, 2 Tblsp coconut milk, 1/4 cup cacao nibs, 2 x 125g punnets raspberries. Whiz banana, avocado, nut butter, cacao...

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Date & Lime Bliss Balls

Date & Lime Bliss Balls

2 cups chopped Dates, soak in hot water for 15 minutes, 1 cup shredded coconut, zest & juice of 1 lime, 1 1/2 cups raw nuts and or seeds (or nut butter), 1 teasp vanilla, toasted sesame seeds. Drain dates & blend to a smooth paste. Blend the coconut with lime zest &...

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Broccoli Fetta Fritters

Broccoli Fetta Fritters

Makes 8: 1 med broccoli, 3 garlic cloves finely chopped, 4 eggs, 1 small bunch parsley chopped, 150g of gluten free flour or buckwheat flour (put an extra 50g aside in case mixture is too wet) 80g feta, 1/2 cup of pine nuts, 1 lemon, salt and pepper, dash of...

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Chopped Salad with Prawns

Chopped Salad with Prawns

Are you getting at least the "Strive for 5" colourful veggies at both lunch at dinner? Preferably you eat more! Here's a quick and tasty option. 2 celery sticks, 2 lebanese cucumbers sliced into quarters lengthways then chopped, 12 mini orange tomatoes chopped, 1...

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Healthy Carrot Cake

Healthy Carrot Cake

This recipe is from Healthy Mind and Body.  It's gluten, dairy free & vegan. You could substitute zucchini or grated beetroot for carrot too.  If you or the kids suffer from eczema please use non-sulphur dried organic fruit and omit the dried fruit on the top.  Cashew...

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Pistachio Pesto

Pistachio Pesto

80g each red & white quinoa, 2 bunches asparagus (or broccolini), 100g frozen peas, 200g baby spinach leaves 1 avocado chopped, 100g feta crumbled, 100g pepitas toasted.  Bring quinoa to boil then simmer on low for 15 minutes or until water absorbed and quinoa soft....

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Pancetta Wrapped Chicken

Pancetta Wrapped Chicken

Start the day before. This is also great as leftovers for lunches.  2 Tblsp organic extra virgin olive oil (plus extra for cooking) 3 garlic cloves crushed, 1 Tblsp chopped thyme leaves, 4 skinless organic or free range chicken breasts, 12 slices flat pancetta....

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Wild Salmon Quinoa Salad

Wild Salmon Quinoa Salad

Wild Salmon is brain food due to the omega 3 fats. Farmed salmon doesn't contain these beneficial fats, instead it is fed pellets and dyes to be pink.  Mix 200g with 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (I used red & white), 1/2 cup chopped parsley, 1/4 cup chopped mint, 1/2...

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Raw Healthy Nutella

Raw Healthy Nutella

Raw Nutella, and it's Healthy! Nuts & coconut oil are a good fats for our brains. Organic cacao is packed full of antioxidants and also good for our brains, just remember it has caffeine so don't eat too much of this, especially at night.  2/3 cup hazelnuts, 1 cup...

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Roasted Beetroot Soup

Roasted Beetroot Soup

This delicious, antioxidant packed, inflammation reducing soup is packed full of antioxidants for heart, brain & hormonal health. Roast 2 red and 2 golden beetroots cut into 4 wedges skin on, with 8 Brussels sprouts halved, 4 garlic cloves & 4 golden shallots skin on,...

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Bone Broth (Beef stock)

Bone Broth (Beef stock)

This is based on the Weston Price recipe. The vinegar pulls more minerals and nutrients from the bones About 1.8 kg beef marrow and knuckle bones 1 calves foot, cut into pieces (optional) 1 ½ kg meaty rib or neck bones 3L or more cold filtered water 1/2 cup vinegar 3...

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Bone Broth (Chicken stock)

Bone Broth (Chicken stock)

This is based on the Weston Price recipe 1 whole free-range chicken or 1 ½ kg of bony chicken parts, such as necks, backs, breastbones and wings* gizzards from one chicken (optional) 2-4 chicken feet (optional) 4 L cold filtered water 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 large...

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Winter Vegetable Salad

Winter Vegetable Salad

Roast at 180C 2 red beetroot & 2 golden beetroot both cut into wedges with 4 golden shallots skin on, 4 or more whole garlic cloves skin on, 4 baby carrots (or 2 large cut in half), 8 brussels sprouts halved, 1/2 lemon, 1 cup rocket or baby spinach, 1 tablesp feta (or...

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Italian Chicken Hotpot

Italian Chicken Hotpot

Set oven to 180C. 4 chicken thighs with bones (remove fat from around skin) 4 golden shallots or (1 large spanish onion), 2 garlic cloves chopped. Finely chop 1/2 cauliflower, 2 carrots, 1 handful of green beans, 1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes, 2 celery stalks, 1/2 litre...

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Shakshouka

Shakshouka

This is warming at breakfast, lunch and dinner! It's packed full of the free radical clearing antioxidant lycopene that will keep the bloke's prostates healthy. Great for women too. Lycopene is best sourced from food rather than tablets as the other components of...

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Cauliflower Chowder

Cauliflower Chowder

Brrr, it's soup weather! How about something that has loads of Vitamin C for the immunity and helps the liver detoxify, oh and it's yummy! Alright then... Cauliflower Chowder it is. 1 cauliflower roughly chopped including stems, 1 onion diced, 2 carrots diced, 2...

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Abla’s Fish

Abla’s Fish

Delicious walnut & tahini sauce: Sorry the photo isn't great, it was night time... Anyway, it's worth trying as it's currently my favourite fish recipe! 4 fillets of white fish like snapper, ling or other wild, Australian, < 10kg originally fish. Topping: (or filling...

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Quinoa Muffins

Quinoa Muffins

These are savoury Red Quinoa Corn Muffins and are great with soup or eggs instead of toast. Not just for those who are gluten & yeast free! This makes 4, so just double the recipe if you want 8. 1/2 cup organic fine cornmeal, 1/8 cup organic cornflour, 1/2 cup cooked...

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Chickpea Tabouli

Chickpea Tabouli

So how about a nice Happy Hormone Chickpea Tabouli with some extras? 2 cups chopped parsley, 1/2 cup coriander or mint leaves, 1 stick celery sliced, 1/4 spanish onion finely chopped, 1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts, 3/4 cup cooked chickpeas, 1/2 cup cooked coarse burghul or...

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Salmon Nicoise

Salmon Nicoise

Wild Salmon is what you're after. Unfortunately the fresh salmon is farmed so it doesn't contain good fats for our brains, joints and cancer prevention. We're avoiding the traditional tuna due to high mercury levels. Wild Salmon (80-120g per person), 1 cos lettuce...

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Orange & Fennel Chicken

Orange & Fennel Chicken

This is based on a recipe from my favourite cookbook - Jerusalem. 1 orange, 1 dstsp honey, 1/4 teasp saffron threats, 1 tblsp white wine vinegar, about 300ml water, 1kg skinless chicken breast, 2 small fennel bulbs thinly sliced, 1 cup coriander leaves, 1 cup basil...

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Pizza with Walnut Pesto

Pizza with Walnut Pesto

Fig Mozzarella Tomato. This is making the most of what's in season. (see Walnut Pesto). Healthy Wraps (some wholegrains & no preservatives), fresh tomatoes, a fig per person, torn buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil, prosciutto optional (check it's preservative free,...

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Walnut Pesto

Walnut Pesto

Brain Food!  This is also great to have after a migraine to clear the woolly head feeling.   2 cups freshly picked basil, 1/2 cup walnuts (I bought Australian from the health food store), 1 clove of crushed garlic, 1 Tblsp parmesan, 1 Dstsp olive oil. Whizz in the...

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Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted Chickpeas

These are a great snack and much healthier than chippies!  They have plenty of fibre and are beneficial for those who need to lose belly fat, have hormone issues, high cholesterol and diabetes. They are also tasty and easy to make. Just soak chickpeas overnight and...

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Seasonal Brekky or Snack

Seasonal Brekky or Snack

Fruit is a great addition to breakfast or as a snack.  Make the most of what's in season.  These freshly picked figs were cut in half and baked.  I had them with my coconut chia pudding and granola.  You could have them on top of porridge or black rice pudding.  You...

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Banana Almond Muffin

Banana Almond Muffin

Here's a delicious Muffin treat my friend Jo (we've known each other since we were 12) made with her Thermomix. Yum. It was delicious with a cup of organic tea on Saturday afternoon. 3 organic banana's (mashed), 3 free range eggs, 1 cup of sultanas (non sulphur...

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Granola

Granola

I love a heaped dessertspoon of this sprinkled on fruit, yogurt & soaked chia or oats at breakfast.  It's great for a nutritious high fibre snack too. 1 Tablespoon sprinkled on poached fruit & coconut yogurt or banana 'icecream' makes a healthy dessert. 1/2 cup...

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Whole Grain Veggie Salad

Whole Grain Veggie Salad

1/2 cup coarse burghul, 1/2 cup black & red rice, & 1/2 cup quinoa for some variety. Cover the coarse burghul with boiling water until it soaks in. Then boil the rice (20 minutes ish) with the burghul steaming on the top. Ten minutes before rice is cooked add the...

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Poached Chicken

Poached Chicken

Have you every tried to poach chicken? It's super healthy and easy. I had it sliced on a whole grain salad with tahini yogurt dressing. To keep an eye on portion size it was dinner on a side plate, 1 palm size protein, 1 1/2 palms of whole grain veggie salad & a...

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Chicken Meatballs with Kale

Chicken Meatballs with Kale

This is a simple, nourishing dish. You'll need 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock, 1 dsp olive or coconut oil, 1 onion finely chopped, 3 cloves garlic crushed, 800g home cooked cannelini beans (these freeze well so cook up batches and freeze for recipes like this), 2...

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Spinach & Feta Pie

Spinach & Feta Pie

Sometimes lunch has to be warm with a bit of pastry! Just a few sheets of filo on top can do it, or if gluten or wheat are a problem omit it. It's a frittata if you omit the pastry. This is so easy and tasty. Preheat oven to 200C. Heat olive oil and add 1 spanish...

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Minestrone

Minestrone

This is hearty & tasty, serves 10-12 so great to freeze and have in the thermos for work: 1 cup dried borlotti or cannelini beans, 2 bay leaves, 6 cloves garlic minced, 4 celery stalks chopped, 2 medium red onions finely chopped, 4 carrots chopped, 2 potatoes diced, 1...

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Kuwait Fish Stew

Kuwait Fish Stew

This is really easy: Found this recipe on the back of Herbie's Spices Black Limes packet (deli, or just use fresh limes). I made a couple of small changes. 2 teasp each of cumin, black pepper (reduce if children eating this), ground cardamom, turmeric. 2 black limes...

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Date Walnut Chia Cookies

Date Walnut Chia Cookies

Date Walnut Chia & Rosemary Cookies: with thanks from Cook Republic 1 1/2 cups wholewheat flour 1/4 cup almond meal 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup dates, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds pre soaked 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons...

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Roast Veg & Feta Pizza

Roast Veg & Feta Pizza

Choose your base, I have Roti (yeast free) flat bread. It freezes well. Roast your vegies until cooked (around 20 minutes on 200C), this was jap pumpkin chunks (you could do orange sweet potato for extra tryptophan), cauliflower florets with lemon squeezed over,...

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Eggs & Avo

Eggs & Avo

Poach, boil, scramble! Eggs are an easy tryptophan & protein rich brain food and have B12 for vegetarians. These were fresh from a colleague's chooks, delicious and poach really well. They need to be older for boiling. This was breakfast on gluten & yeast free toast...

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Mocha

Mocha

This is healthier than the usual version! Water extraction decaf gives the flavour without the chemicals of regular decaf & no kick to the poor liver that cops it too often! I still don't like regular coffee after my detox... Brew your espresso from freshly ground...

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Meatballs

Meatballs

I don't usually use pork, but I decided to try it for a change. 500g free range pork mince, 500g veal mince, 1/4 cup sulphur free sultanas, 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts, 2 Tblsp grated parmesan, 1Tblsp chopped marjoram or oregano leaves, 1/2 cup chopped parsley, large...

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Chia Bircher Muesli

Chia Bircher Muesli

This is full of fibre from the whole grains, nuts and seeds to keep your gut flora healthy and digesting well for you. Cover chia seeds in 3x the volume of water in a glass jar in the fridge so it turns jelly-like. If you like also soak some oats or bircher muesli in...

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Almond Satay Sauce

Almond Satay Sauce

Time for some new food inspiration! How about Satay Sauce without peanuts? I adapted this recipe from MindFood, serves 4. Satay Sauce: 200ml coconut milk, 5 Tblsp almond butter, 1 Tblsp tamari, 1 teasp fresh grated ginger, 1 garlic clove crushed, 1 lime juiced, pinch...

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“It’s incredible, after 4 years of constant, drenching hot flushes, relief at last. Michelle’s herbs worked within the first month so no need for HRT”.

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2016-04-20T05:08:19+00:00

Jacqie Kuiters

“It’s incredible, after 4 years of constant, drenching hot flushes, relief at last. Michelle’s herbs worked within the first month so no need for HRT”.

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I went to see Michelle, as I wanted advice on how to address my constant sinus pain and headaches. I also wanted to reduce my reliance on medication and increase my energy levels in the afternoon.

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2016-04-20T05:07:24+00:00

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I went to see Michelle, as I wanted advice on how to address my constant sinus pain and headaches. I also wanted to reduce my reliance on medication and increase my energy levels in the afternoon. Michelle was able to confirm the foods that weakened my immune system. By eliminating these foods and taking a course of vitamins & herbs, my headaches vanished within a week. Read Full Success Story

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2016-04-20T05:04:45+00:00

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"Michelle's Awesomeness!" When my body started to reflect my anxiety, I sought out Michelle to give me a hand. Originally a bit of a naturopath-skeptic, I have been completely converted. Michelle's tips (strict instructions) and remedies had me back on track in days. Within two weeks I had all-day energy levels, I slept better, became regular and started to feel like the old me. Read Full Success Story

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I have suffered with bloating and cramping for many years and after no success with my doctor I decided to see Michelle. She assessed my symptoms and suggested a program to detoxify my body and "reset" the intestinal tract with a variety of specialised supplements.

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2016-04-27T01:52:57+00:00

Anna

I have suffered with bloating and cramping for many years and after no success with my doctor I decided to see Michelle. She assessed my symptoms and suggested a program to detoxify my body and "reset" the intestinal tract with a variety of specialised supplements. Now 8 weeks later I’ve lost 6 kgs and hubby has lost 11 kgs just by eating the same foods as me. I am full of energy and am well on the way to a flat tummy! Read Full Success Story

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2016-04-20T05:06:56+00:00

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"After seeing a friend’s amazing health achievements realised with the help of Michelle Kirby, I decided to seek her out for my own wellbeing. em>Michelle analysed the major cause of my problem and within 48 hours of taking her primary advice from that first consultation, I felt miraculous…. Some advice which was so obvious but which I needed a “professional” to tell me the cold hard truth... Read Full Success Story

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2016-04-20T05:05:40+00:00

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It was a while ago but I saw you on a couple of occassions to discuss natural ways to favour a boy conception after having had two beautiful daughters. I followed your suggestions and conceived late July last year. I wanted to send you a quick update email to let you know that on 1 April 2011 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy.
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2016-04-20T05:05:11+00:00

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It was a while ago but I saw you on a couple of occassions to discuss natural ways to favour a boy conception after having had two beautiful daughters. I followed your suggestions and conceived late July last year. I wanted to send you a quick update email to let you know that on 1 April 2011 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Thanks for your assistance. Our family is now completed! Thanks again,

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2016-04-20T05:07:45+00:00

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“Since starting the 4 month Detox Energy Restoration Program I’ve gone down a dress size, feel fantastic, sleeping better and my itchy allergy skin has gone. Looking forward to the next step.”

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Michelle assessed my diet, and I no longer have problems with digestion,bloating, sluggishness or feeling fat and frumpy. Not only am I feeling better with more energy, but I have also lost body fat and feel healthier and happier. Michelle used her 6 week detox program and herbs specified to my needs as well identifying which foods I have an intolerance to.

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2016-04-20T05:03:45+00:00

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Michelle assessed my diet, and I no longer have problems with digestion,bloating, sluggishness or feeling fat and frumpy. Not only am I feeling better with more energy, but I have also lost body fat and feel healthier and happier. Michelle used her 6 week detox program and herbs specified to my needs as well identifying which foods I have an intolerance to.

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2016-04-20T05:06:24+00:00

Caroline Nichols

Since seeing Michelle and through a combination of diet and exercise I lost 8kgs in 8 weeks. Amazing results in such a short period of time. I was absolutely ecstatic with the results, my whole body changed. I dropped a dress size and had a flat stomach for the first time in years. And I was actually enjoying exercising as I wasn’t carrying around so much weight. Read Full Success Story

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Megan

2016-04-20T04:57:17+00:00

Megan

Dear Michelle, I am so pleased that you were recommended to me. I am feeling so much better since I have been avoiding the foods I am sensitive to and taking the vitamins I have been lacking. Previously I had constant gut pain and bloating but now I am feeling and looking great. Thank you for helping me on my wellness journey.

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Peita Chappell

2016-04-20T05:03:05+00:00

Peita Chappell

“After being diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome at aged 16yrs and suffering with serve symptoms the past 12 months, Michelle was able to control, stabilise and rid my body of all toxins and parasites, alleviating me of all pain. Michelle provided me with an eating plan and all natural vitamins to get me back on track with enormous success. For the past 4 months I have felt healthy, happy and back in control of my body”.
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