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This blog started as a way for me to share my recipes + culinary adventures, tips for vibrant health + happiness, thoughts on the latest developments in nutritional medicine + the low down on the Sydney wholefoods scene and beyond...

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Brisbane 25th May Healthy Homes / Healthy Swaps / Essential Oils gathering 

Becca Crawford

 
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My recent talk on the Gold Coast in mid April on swapping out the toxins in our home was fully booked with many disappointed to not have secured a spot. I’m delighted to announce that I’m heeding to your requests to run another identical talk in QLD – this time in Brisbane on 25th May (1PM - 4:30PM in Toowong).

If you have already been to one of my Healthy Home talks please come again and bring friends to help them onto a less toxic, more nourishing path. After all, it all starts with a friend helping a friend, who helps another friend, and so on. My journey started over 20 years on the grassy knoll of Bondi with a friend telling me that conventional apples were sprayed. I was so shocked, disgusted and outraged that the “food” that I thought was healthy was actually covered in a toxic film. This then sparked a journey that radically altered the course of my life. And of course one door opened another door and from an exploration of our food system the path then lead to an investigation of the ingredients found in personal care products, household cleaning products, pharmaceuticals and everything in between. Chemical Sh%tstorm is how I would sum up what I discovered. Is it any wonder why we have this epidemic of chronic illness and degenerative disease when so much of what we ingest, touch, inhale, and slather on our skin, hair and scalp is questionable at best or toxic at worse. 

In my next Healthy Home talk I’ll show you how simple, easy and cost effective it can be to rid your house of all hormone-disruptive toxic chemicals and healthy swap to all-natural, super powerful products. In this no nonsense, comprehensive 3.5 hour talk I’ll explain how you can use therapeutic-grade essential oils and oil infused products to:

  • healthy swap ALL your conventional personal care products and household cleaning products to create a toxic-free home environment for your family;

  • turbo charge or enhance the fundamental pillars of health to take your and your family’s health to a whole new level; and 

  • healthy swap conventional pharmaceuticals with safe, yet powerfully effective, alternatives (this is very empowering as a parent!);

  • add a beautiful energy and spirit to your home making it a safe, inviting and comforting sanctuary. 

There’s no time like the present to start kicking toxic chemicals to the curb in the ONE and only environment you can control! 

Learn More, or Book Here.


I can’t wait to see you in Brissie!!!


Hi Soulla, a huge thank you for the amazing session last night. It was such an eye opener and I am feeling so inspired and ready to dive in. I was up til after midnight checking my existing personal care products only to find many of the “clean” options I have been using are scoring really high in the toxic category. Perfect time to start swapping them out! Thank you for sharing such a wealth of information and being so generous with your time. I so deeply appreciate it 🙏 
— Kate
Thank you so much for such a fantastic morning talking everything oils! Your session was brilliant and covered everything I could have hoped for. Your beautiful energy, integrity, knowledge and lovely, relaxed way of educating and sharing information was infectious (in the very best way!). Thank you again as I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. I’m really looking forward to seeing you again in Melbourne as you’re like a breath of fresh air and really motivated me to up my oils game. Absolutely love Young Living!! 
— Tracie
Soulla, I would have been lost if we hadn’t crossed paths. I am so different than everyone over here. You and our Young Living tribe have given me so much love and support. Without that I’m sure the stress would have taken over! 
— Kelly
Hi Soulla, I just wanted to reach out and tell you how much I appreciated today. Thank you. This is the start of my journey, yet after today’s workshop, I walked away feeling:
* empowered by the knowledge you shared
* clear on the direction I wanted to take; and
* motivated to change
The first thing I did when I got home was run all my favourite household products through the EWG website. I’m now scared to touch some of them but I’m grateful that I now know what is really inside them. I can’t wait for my Young Living Healthy Homes kit to arrive. Thanks again!
— Fabiana
 

'Good For You' Chocolate Workshop 2019

Becca Crawford

 
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I am excited to be running a round of Chocolate workshops limited to 10 people each. 

Everyone loves to indulge in something sweet and chocolately every now and again – and why not? We eat for pleasure just as much as for nourishment and sustenance. But the key to sweet treat consumption is maximising quality and limiting quantity! What I have observed and personally experienced over the past 20 years is that if we dial up quality to the max, the quantity consumed naturally decreases. A little goes a long way when you eat the real deal as your body gets its fix and fill super fast.  

Finding high quality treats without any artificial ingredients and empty fillers can be tricky business which is why I started my own range for my children over 10 years ago.  It’s comforting to be able to offer my loved ones the occasional treat that’s naturally sweetened and made with only nutrient-dense ingredients without feeling overridden with guilt that I’m messing up their health. I want this for every household! Which is why I want to share some of my favourite chocolate recipes and culinary tips with you in this intensive workshop, so that you too can make chocolate treats and desserts for yourself, your family and friends that not only taste delicious, are quick and super simple to make, but are also good for you!


IN THIS WORKSHOP I WILL BE SHOWCASING:

  1. Mexican chilli hot chocolate 

  2. “sokolata” chocolate block/slab of various flavours including carob

  3. chocolate hazelnut spread (the real “nutella”)

  4. chocolate ice-cream

  5. hot chocolate pudding

  6. chocolate hazelnut slice

  7. chocolate mousse


We will be using unprocessed fermented raw cacao powder.

We will not be using any refined sweeteners – only natural unprocessed sweeteners or whole fruit.

All recipes are grain-free, but 3 contain dairy.


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COST IS $140 PER PERSON AND INCLUDES:  

  • Detailed workshop booklet (30 pages) including comprehensive theory and recipes

  • nutritional theory discussion on raw cacao powder, raw cacao butter, carob, chocolate and sweeteners

  • Practical demonstrations

  • Hands-on experience

  • Food tasting (and lots of it!)

  • Opportunity to ask questions


THIS WORKSHOP IS IDEAL FOR: 

  • Those who are grain-free or gluten-free

  • Chocolate lovers who want to learn how to make their own nutrient-dense healthy chocolate sweets and desserts using only unprocessed nutritious ingredients

  • Those who want to transition off processed chocolate and want a healthy substitute for themselves or their family members

  • Those who want to take their health and well-being to the next level by understanding the role of sugars, and raw cacao versus cocoa versus carob in the body

  • Those who want to try new things and immerse yourself in a tribe of like-minded people!


WHEn and where:


When: From 6:30PM to around 9:30 (3 hours)

MAY 8
MAY 14
MAY 20
MAY 28

Where: 23 KENT STREET WAVERLEY (PRIVATE HOUSE, FREE STREET PARKING)

Please select your preferred date from the drop down list in the online store. Places are strictly limited to 10 people each. Places will book quickly so book fast to avoid disappointment. 


Please bring:


As you will be making your own sokolata to take home please bring a small rectangular glass container lined with baking paper (15cm x 10cm or thereabouts). As we will be flavouring our sokolata and other chocolate treats and drinks with Young Living essential oils I encourage you to take the opportunity to set up a Young Living account in my team prior to the workshops so we can provide you with all of the support you need on the oils. To organise this, have a read of the Essential Oils page of my website and complete the contact form and one of my team will promptly contact you to discuss. 


TO BOOK:

CLICK HERE TO BOOK, AND FOLLOW THE STEPS TO CHECKOUT


I look forward to seeing you at one of my chocolate workshops soon! If all  workshops book out, I will run another workshop. 


CANCELLATION POLICY:


Due to limited spaces, once payment has been made your place is non-refundable and non transferable to another date. If you can not make it due to last minute unforeseen circumstances, feel free to gift your place to a friend and let me know. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Food as Medicine tour coming to country NSW!!! 

Becca Crawford

 

You kept asking for it and now we are doing it. I am thrilled to announce that my Food as Medicine Australian  tour is coming to Bathurst on Saturday 6 July

This FULL DAY event for $150pp consists of a morning Food as Medicine talk and an afternoon Healthy Homes/Healthy Swaps/ Essential Oils talk with a free organic wholefoods lunch provided in between.

> Book your place here

Spending the past 2 weeks with my mama who is quickly slipping away with dementia and witnessing the devastating effect that this has had on not only her life but the lives of those around her, has made me more determined than ever in my mission to empower people with the education, tools and resources they need to reclaim their health and to live less toxic, more nourishing lives before it is too little too late. By turning ignorance into education, we can raise conscious awareness about the effect of what we put in and on our body.

From what we eat and drink, the personal care products we put on our skin, the household cleaning products we unwittingly inhale, how we move, sleep, breathe, and play, how much time we spend in nature, whether we have a strong reason for living, our inner dialogue and our ability to manage our stress… all these pillars or lifestyle choices profoundly influence our health, and switch our genes on and off for better or for worse. Modern science tells us that chronic illness is not, as we previously thought, primarily driven by our hard coded genes but by the expression of our genes which in turn is driven by OUR lifestyle choices. This is a message of hope as we are in the driver’s seat! But as a society and individually we need to urgently shift gears and change lanes in order to change the trajectory of our health and arrest the epidemic of chronic illness and degenerative disease.

In our lap lies an awesome and empowering responsibility as we control to a very large degree these lifestyle choices! Join me in stepping up to that responsibility for the sake of our health, our children’s health and the planet’s health. This is why I do the work that I do and why I shout this message from the rooftops of houses across Australia in my Australian Food as Medicine tour. 

It’s a simple message but there’s much work to be done. 

Last year I started my Australian tour with pre-eminent holistic dietician, gut health expert and GAPS practitioner Marieke Rodenstein to spread this important message to make a greater impact on people’s lives. We have had SOLD OUT events and brilliant responses from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, and South East Queensland to date. I’m delighted that we can now also spread this message in country NSW. 


Here is more information on the talks to be provided:

1. FOOD AS MEDICINE TALK: 9am – 1pm Saturday 6th July Perthville, Bathurst 


In this comprehensive 1/2 day presentation, I dive deep into the Fundamentals of Robust Nutrition and provide you with a comprehensive How To manual that sets you up for life. While health is mulifactoral and influenced by a number of different pillars or foundations of health, nourishing your body with the very nutrient-rich whole unprocessed foods that we as a species are biologically designed to eat is, I believe, the fastest and easiest way of reclaiming and maintaining spectacular health with the most profound impact. I spend time explaining the most nutrient dense foods on the planet and how to incorporate them into your diet, the 3 main buckets of dietary toxins and I bust mainstream myths that have led to an epidemic of chronic illness and degenerative disease. What you will hear and receive is exactly the same information that I provide in my one on one health coaching sessions but at a fraction of the price in these group Food as Medicine talks.

Marieke Rodenstein will hone in on the fundamentals of robust gut health. Our collective forte is to combine the wisdom of ancestral diets with the latest developments in nutritional medicine and robust science, to provide you with all the tools and resources you need on how to nourish your body and optimise your health. 

Health issues, pharmaceutical band-aids, and confusion and stress over what, when and how to eat might be considered “normal” in today’s society, but this is not a natural state of being and you don’t have to settle to live that way.  

By the end of our presentation, our mission is to make you feel empowered that you have all the information, tools and resources you need to reclaim and maintain your and your family’s health and wellbeing so that you can be the best possible version of yourself and live the full and vibrant life that you so truly deserve.

> To book or to learn more about our presentation click here!


2. HEALTHY HOMES / HEALTHY SWAPS / ESSENTIAL OILS: 2pm- 5:30pm Saturday 6th July Perthville, Bathurst


While the focus of the Food as Medicine talk is helping you to recognise and eliminate DIETARY toxins (and nourishing our bodies with the nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory whole unprocessed foods), the focus of my HEALTHY HOMES talk is to help you become aware of and eliminate ENVIRONMENTAL toxins lurking in conventional personal care products, household cleaning products, make up and perfumes  (and to healthy swap to all-natural, yet super-powerful, cost-effective versions). For what we put on our skin and breathe into our lungs is just as, if not more, important than the food we eat as our skin and lungs have no digestive filters!

This gathering is free to all Food As Medicine attendees as my mission is to help you kick toxins in ALL areas of your life! So if you are booked into the Food As Medicine talk you will receive automatic entry to the Healthy Homes talk as we want you to make a whole day transforming your health in ALL areas of your life. 

To book or to learn more about our presentation click here!


I can’t wait to see you in Bathurst  in July for this full day event. This will be our last time to tour in this region. Please forward this email to your friends and family. These could be the talks that could change the course of their life!

Together let’s spread this powerful message that food can be the most powerful medicine, our genes are not our destiny and that our health and our planet’s health lies in our hands. 

After Bathurst, we are headed to Melbourne (July), Tasmania (Aug), ACT  (Sept), Bunbury (Oct), Perth (Oct), and finishing the tour in Sydney in November. Places are booking fast to all these cities so please secure your tickets quickly to avoid disappointment. To book into other Australian cities on the Food as Medicine tour click here and select the relevant city from the drop down menu.