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July 26, 2017

Where do I start with GAPS?

One of the questions we are frequently asked is, “Where do I start with GAPS? It feels so overwhelming, I don’t know where to begin!”. There seems to be both a knowledge barrier and an emotional barrier when GAPS is considered, and many are overwhelmed just at the thought. Our belief is that just by considering GAPS, you’ve already started your GAPS journey. In other words, GAPS begins when you start exploring the diet, getting educated on gut health, and when you start making little changes to the way you eat to be more in line with the GAPS principals. This is a guide for you to make the transition to GAPS as easy as possible.
June 27, 2017
Fat Bomb Jellies, Quirky Cooking

Fat Bomb Jellies

Only a few years ago, it seemed like the entire world was certain that fat was going to kill us. From the perspective of a population that was suffering from extreme weight issues, soaring cholesterol levels and an epidemic of heart disease, cutting out fat seemed to be the logical thing to do. If ever there was a usual suspect, fat had to be it: it was energy dense (all those calories in a single tablespoon!), full of cholesterol (the stuff we see in clogged arteries), and it tasted really good (tasty things have to be bad for you)!
May 11, 2017

Naturally Healthy Skin (and a Weleda Giveaway!)

This post is sponsored by Weleda. A big thank you to Weleda for creating beautiful, organic skin care products that our family love to use, and that don’t irritate our skin. Read to the end to find out how to enter our Weleda giveaway! Growing up, I always struggled with skin issues. The acne started in my early teens, and by my late teens my skin was so bad […]
April 7, 2017

Life-Changing Food: The New Cookbook from Quirky Cooking

It’s a little over a year from when we started, and Fouad and I are proud to say that Life-Changing Food, the new cookbook from Quirky Cooking, […]
March 20, 2017
Honey Sweetened, All Natural Marshmallows

Easy Marshmallows: Honey Sweetened & All Natural

Gluten free, dairy free, egg free, nut free, additive free, naturally sweetened marshmallows!  The other day I decided I really should work out a Thermomix version of honey-sweetened […]
January 22, 2017
Caramel Macadamia Cupcakes, Quirky Cooking

Caramel Macadamia Cupcakes

Caramel Macadamia Cupcakes – recipe below! How awesome are summer holidays? We’ve had a great time with family and friends – swimming, bushwalking, star-gazing and waterfall exploring; having […]
December 23, 2016
Christmas Cookies - Love, Joy, Peace, Stress

Simplifying Christmas

“Tis the Season – Keeping it Real” (photo by Veronica Sherman) Christmas can be a stressful time of the year. There’s the pressure of finding the perfect […]
October 28, 2016
Gut Health Has Gone Mainstream!

Top 6 Foods for Gut Health

October 14, 2016
Pumpkin Brownie Pudding with Peanut Butter Sauce - www.quirkycooking.com.au

Pumpkin Brownie Pudding with Peanut Butter Sauce

Sometimes I come up with really wacky interesting ideas for recipes. This one got me a few weird looks from my friends and family, but I’m used to that. Once […]
September 23, 2016
Jo Whitton & Fouad Kassab podcast awards

Podcast Awards, and an Interview with Kim Morrison

Fouad Kassab and Jo Whitton of “A Quirky Journey” podcast – photo by Total Capture Photography Hey guys, have you been listening to our podcasts over […]