• Lorna

Here's a delicious Spring recipe taking advantage of beautiful Australian spring pears. This is perfect for my SIBO clients.


  • 100g rocket

  • 50g piece parmesan, shaved

  • 40g walnut pieces

  • 2 tbsp chopped chives (omit during Phase 1 SIBO)

  • 1 ripe pear

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar

  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Make the dressing by combining the oil, cider vinegar, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small jar and shake to combine.

  2. Place the rocket, walnuts and chives in a salad bowl

  3. Quarter the pear and divide each quarter into four slices. Immediately add to the salad bowl and add the dressing. Toss to combine and serve immediately.

  • Lorna

This recipe has some fantastic adrenal benefits. The nuts in this recipe are rich in magnesium – nature’s chill pill. Selenium, a necessary component in the production of hormones, is also abundant in this snack. Finally, this granola is rich in healthy omega and coconut fats, which boost healthy brain, hormone, and cell function.


2/3 cup Brazil nuts

2/3 cup pecans

1/3 cup pumpkin seeds

1/3 cup ground flaxseeds

1/3 cup raisins

1/4 cup coconut flakes

5 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

4 tablespoons maple syrup/honey for my SIBO clients

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

  • Chop Brazil nuts and pecans in a food processor. Mix in a bowl with all the other nuts, seeds, and coconut flakes.

  • Combine melted coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Pour into the dry ingredients and mix until everything is well-coated.

  • Place in the oven to cook for 30 minutes, stirring halfway through using a wooden spoon to break up any large chunks of nuts and seeds.

  • Allow to cool fully before serving/storing.

  • Lorna

The following vegetable soup recipe has proved helpful in adrenal support. It is rich in minerals and alkalising to help balance the acidity that usually occurs in people experiencing adrenal fatigue and stress. It has a calming, settling effect.

This soup, called “Taz,” comes from Dolores S. Downey’s “Balancing Body Chemistry with Nutrition” seminars.


16 oz. green beans

1 cup chopped celery

1 zucchini, sliced

1 medium onion, chopped

1 cup tomato juice

1 cup spring water

2 tbsp. raw honey

1 tsp. paprika

1 cup chicken stock


In a heavy bottom saucepan, combine ingredients and simmer for one hour until vegetables are tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.