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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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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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Enjoy this Brekky Smoothie

Enjoy this Brekky Smoothie

A quick delicious Breakfast idea for you. Fabulous Mango Smoothie. Soak 2 desertspoons chia seeds in water (about 1/4 cup) and stir. Should take around 10 minutes to absorb, stir again. Then add to blender with a mango (or whatever fruit in season…

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Another tasty, quick picnic idea!

Another tasty, quick picnic idea!

You could do this with leftover turkey, free range chicken or chickpea patties. Chicken Pomegranate & Walnuts: This was a hit at our picnic by the lake last Sunday. Lots of vitamin rich greens, crunch and healthy fats from walnuts and the secret i…

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Refreshing Picnic Fare not Stodgy!

Refreshing Picnic Fare not Stodgy!

What’s your fall back picnic food? Bread? Salami? Pizza? Well how about this delicious Chicken Mango Salad? I was very lucky to enjoy this at the Voices in the Forest outdoor concert the other night. Mum made it for us! Yay Mum!!XX So here’s now t…

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New Muesli Recipe. Yum!

New Muesli Recipe. Yum!

New Muesli Recipe! Yum. 500g organic rolled oats, 1 cup LSA, 1 cup pumpkin seeds, 1/3 cup organic dried mulberries, 1/3 cup walnuts crumbled a bit, chia seeds. Mix together everything except the chia. Put 1 desertspoon chia into your bowl t he nig…

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Prawns & Corn – fresh & tasty!

Prawns & Corn – fresh & tasty!

Prawns & Corn Salsa for 2. Fresh and spicy. This was dinner Monday night and lunch at work yesterday. Those of you who saw me in the morning were tantalised by it when I showed you. The principles of a good energy producing and vitamin supp lying …

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Which is bad? Hot Chocolate or Hot Cocoa?

Which is bad? Hot Chocolate or Hot Cocoa?

I don’t know about you but when I was growing up mum used to brew up delicious hot cocoa on a cold winters day. At some stage clever marketers came up with ‘hot chocolate’ and added sugar, milk powder and other stuff you don’t want. Improve your a…

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Are tinned Baked Beans good or bad?

Are tinned Baked Beans good or bad?

The problem with tinned baked beans is the white lining is BPA plastic. This is banned in a lot of other countries because it interferes with everyone’s hormones including children. BPA in our food supply as well as baby’s plastic bottles is contr…

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Super Soup or Hearty Shanks?

Super Soup or Hearty Shanks?

MMMmmm, I’m loving the aromas from this pesto infused soup. Followed by the hearty lamb shanks. I’m in a phase of cooking a vego soup and meat casserole on weekends to get through at least half the week for lunch and dinner. Sure beats cooking eve…

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Lunch in 15 minutes! Fast & Filling soup

Lunch in 15 minutes! Fast & Filling soup

Chop 1 head & stem of organic broccoli, 1 leek sliced, 1 cup peas, 3 Tsp cashews, 1 teasp cumin, 1 L vegie stock, mint to serve. Saute leeks in a little olive oil, sprinkle cumin over and stir for a minute. Add other ingredients, simmer until cook…

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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

Caroline Nichols

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

Maria

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

Maria

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

Maria

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

Laura J

I don’t think I’ll be needing to buy the anti anxiety tea. I’ve had a few doses of your magic potion, and wow!. Hello mellow. Thankyou!

Laura J

2016-04-20T05:06:01+00:00

Laura J

I don’t think I’ll be needing to buy the anti anxiety tea. I’ve had a few doses of your magic potion, and wow!. Hello mellow. Thankyou!

Sonia

"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

Sonia

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

Sonia

"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

Amanda

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,

Amanda

2016-04-20T05:05:11+00:00

Amanda

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,

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”.

Jacqie Kuiters

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”.

Jess

"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

Jess

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

Jess

"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

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”.

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”.

Maya B

Two months after starting to see Michelle for my skin problems, exhaustion and for a little help loosing weight, I am amazed at the results. Not only am I no longer exhausted in the afternoons but my rashes have cleared up and I have dropped a few kilos. Everyone is telling me how great I look and I feel fabulous as well!

Maya B

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

Maya B

Two months after starting to see Michelle for my skin problems, exhaustion and for a little help loosing weight, I am amazed at the results. Not only am I no longer exhausted in the afternoons but my rashes have cleared up and I have dropped a few kilos. Everyone is telling me how great I look and I feel fabulous as well!

Elarny L

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.

Elarny L

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

Elarny L

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.

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

Anna

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

Leanne

“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.”

Leanne

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

Leanne

“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.”

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.

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.
Michelle Kirby

Michelle Kirby
NATUROPATH
Gut & Energy Restoration Specialist
Adv Dip Nat HM ATMS ACNEM

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