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A good MS diet is vital to keeping your MS symptoms in check. I’d love to share your journey as we tackle MS together!

Green Vegetable Salad & Basil Dressing

By : | 0 Comments | On : May 20, 2015 | Category : Healing Foods

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Green, green and more green! That’s what this salad is all about. No, it’s not your traditional green salad of lettuce leaves and tomatoes. It embraces three, nutrient dense, green veggies. Introducing (drum roll please):

The long stemmed broccoli

The thinly sliced courgette/zucchini

The melt in your mouth asparagus

These veggies are cooked and cooled and then smothered in a rather delicious basil, olive oil and garlic dressing. I just love the flavours contained in this dish. They are fragrant and clean.

The thing about eating green veggies is that they contain chlorophyll which actually increases the oxygen level in your blood. This gives you more energy and helps your body to function more efficiently. More healing and toxin removal can also take place. (more…)


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My Progress. My MS Diet

By : | 7 Comments | On : May 8, 2015 | Category : My Progress

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I have recently returned from a four week stint in sunny South Africa. What a unique and special part of the world! I hadn’t seen my family in two years and it was time for a much needed catch up. It was an incredible time of special family moments and soaking up loads of vitamin D. The kids rolled down grassy slopes, swam in outside pools, played with their cousins and were read to by their enthusiastic Uncle Dan. Pure bliss. I had hoped to write a few posts while I was away but time eluded me. I did, however, discover and try out some amazing recipes – all of which will be making an appearance on the blog very soon. My favourite was Roasted Veggies tossed in sun-dried tomato pesto on a bed of brown rice. So tasty! I also fell in love with a Brown Rice Moussaka that I discovered at a vegan restaurant called Leafy Greens. It’s basically just brown rice with stir-fried, grated carrot and onion, topped with a coconut cream sauce. Full recipes will be posted soon, I promise! I also had some delicious strawberry cheese cake at Leafy Greens – dairy, gluten and sugar-free). Wow, what a treat.

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Episode 4: Interview with Matt Embry

By : | 5 Comments | On : March 28, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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I’m super excited to introduce Matt Embry – founder of MS Hope. I recently had the privilege of chatting to Matt about his MS and the way he has eradicated the illness from his body and life. Food, exercise and supplements have been his treatment and today he can proudly say that he is symptom free. He leads a busy and fulfilled life and starts each day in the gym!

His dynamic and informative website, MS Hope was launched a couple of months ago and is achieving huge attention worldwide. Matt uses four short, but meaty videos to communicate the keys to staying well with MS. He brings this way of living down to earth, making it practical and achievable.

I hope you enjoy listening!


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Spinach & Wild Rice Soup

By : | 4 Comments | On : March 24, 2015 | Category : Healing Foods

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I am continually amazed at the versatility of spinach. I eat it in salads, throw huge handfuls in my smoothie and steam it as a side for my salmon. It’s also great in a soup with delicious wild rice! It is one of the most plentiful sources of plant protein which is surprising but true! Does anyone remember good old ‘Popeye the Sailor-man’? He was kinda weedy and skinny in his cartoon but when it came to saving his lady, Olive Oyl, he would pull out the big guns … a tin of spinach! After glugging down the spinach, his muscles would suddenly triple in size and he would be able to knock over the naughty Bluto (who was a lot bigger than Popeye) with one blow! Astonishing.

Even though this is a slight exaggeration, there is definitely some truth to it. Spinach will make your body stronger and healthier – there is no doubt about that! And, it will help you to defeat the Bluto in your life – MS. (more…)


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The Healing of Heather Garden – An Interview with Judith Morrow

By : | 0 Comments | On : March 22, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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In keeping with our theme of inspiring stories of hope and healing for MS awareness month, I have a treat for you! This past weekend, I had the pleasure and honour of interviewing Canadian filmmaker Judith Morrow.

Judith has recently finished producing a documentary about one courageous woman’s recovery from Secondary Progressive MS. It’s called, ‘The Healing of Heather Garden’. It’s amazing! Heather’s symptoms were dire and debilitating to say the least. She needed help with everything including just moving around and feeding herself. Yet, if you look at the fit, able and confident woman she is today, you would never say that she was once so debilitated. The trailer of the film shows her running on the beach and darting off to work in her car. There is no denying that she has found a way to heal herself. (more…)


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The MS Diet Explained – Podcast Episode 2

By : | 2 Comments | On : March 13, 2015 | Category : Uncategorized

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As promised, Episode 2 of my podcast is all about the foods to avoid and embrace on the MS diet. I discuss each food group that needs to be eradicated from your kitchen and body. I also look at some of the reasons why these foods are MS diet no no’s. Foods to include in your MS diet are up next! This is the exciting part because it opens up a whole new world of delicious, nutritious and healing foods. Just listening back, I realised that I forgot to mention that sweet potato and avocado are my go-to foods. They are full of amazing vitamins and they make me feel full and happy. So, I’ll often add sweet potato, avocado or both to a salad to make it a filling meal. (more…)


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