Healthy Tips Avocados

Healthy Tips Avocados

The avocado tree (Persea americana) is native to the Southern part of Central Mexico and is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. Avocados are commercially valuable and cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. Avocado production in Australia is widespread with orchards found from the north-east to the south-west…

healthy tips figs

Healthy Tips Figs

Figs are the fruit of the ficus tree, which is part of the mulberry family (Moraceae). Figs have a unique, sweet taste, soft and chewy texture and are littered with slightly crunchy, edible seeds. Fresh figs are delicate and perishable, so are often dried to preserve. One of the world’s oldest trees, the fig tree…

Prevent a cold

Enjoy Winter, Prevent a Cold and Get Healthier

Well we all know winter is upon us here in Sydney. When I see kids with jackets on I know (mercifully) it’s not just me feeling it…it really is cold. I think we should enjoy winter, roasted chestnuts, hot drinks, warm soft blankets, dark (80%) chocolate, red wine – you get the idea. By the time winter gets here I am SOO ready to snuggle in – I may just have been a bear in a previous life 🙂