Rachael talks to Dr. Tom O'Bryan, author of "You Can Fix Your Brain". Listen as they discuss how you can make an immediate difference in your brain's vitality, clarity, and energy. Can you improve your memory with just 1 hour's practice per week? Which environmental triggers are impacting brain function? How can I prepare healthy, brain-boosting meals and snacks? Which foods should we be eating more of to improve brain health? And loads more! To learn more about Dr. Tom O’ Bryan and his book, visit his website here: http://thedr.com To learn more about Ditch the Diet Academy, visit here: https://ditchthedietacademy.com/dtd-academy/ Get in touch with Rachael: Email: rachael@ditchthedietacademy.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ditchthedietacademy Instagram: @ditchthedietacademy

Cauliflower & Celeriac Soup A deliciously warming soup packed full of autumn nutrients. 1 whole cauliflower1/2 celeriac600 ml vegetable stock2 sticks celery1 whole onion (diced)2 cloves garlic (minced)1 tsp smoked paprika1 tbsp olive oil Preheat the oven to 220°C / Gas Mark 6.Chop the whole cauliflower and celeriac roughly and spread it out in a roasting tin. (discard any bad looking leaves).Sprinkle with the smoked paprika and roast for 15-20 minutes in the oven. In the meantime, heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat, add the onion, turn the heat down low and sauté for 8-10 minutes.Add the garlic and stir constantly for another 2-3 minutes. Then add the celery and the vegetable stock.Take the cauliflower and celeriac from the oven and place it into the saucepan. Add extra water/stock if need be at this stage and simmer for 20 minutes.Using a stick blender,

  Combine squash, corn and beans and you have 'Three Sisters', according to North American food legends. Add a little bit of spice and you have the perfect September warmer for when the days start getting a little bit chilly! Enjoy. 500 g butternut squash (diced into 1cm cubes)1 red pepper (capsicum) (diced)4 tomatoes (roughly chopped)1 onion (diced)4 cloves garlic (minced)2 tsp paprika1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp ground coriander140 g sweetcorn ((tinned is fine))1 tin cannelini beans (440g tin)300 ml vegetable stock1 tsp dried chilli flakes ((optional))2 tbsp olive oil Heat a large pot on a medium heat and heat the olive oil. Slowly cook the onions for around 3-4 minutes until they become see-through and slightly browned. Add the garlic and keep stirring for another 1-2 minutes. Keeping the heat low, add the spices and pepper and heat

In this week’s episode, Rachael welcomes mindset coach Dave Cottrell back to another episode the Podcast. If you feel stuck right now, then this episode is perfect for you! Listen as they talk about how changing the way you think can play a huge role in weight loss and eating disorders, and why they prefer to educate people and encourage behavior change than telling them what food to eat.   Listen to Dave’s weight loss transformation from this episode: https://ditchthedietacademy.com/podcast10/   To learn more about Dave, visit the following links: Website: http://www.mindsetbydave.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mindsetbydave/ CoFit Personal Training: https://www.facebook.com/cofitpt/   The Ditch the Diet Academy just finished its launch a week ago and will re-open on October so don’t miss that chance!   Get in touch with Rachael: Email: rachael@ditchthedietacademy.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ditchthedietacademy Instagram: @ditchthedietacademy

In today's episode, Rachael talks about making the transition from Walk the Talk Life to Ditch the Diet. Rachael tells the brief story of how she decided to change the business from Walk the Talk to Ditch the Diet and WHY she did it. Join the waiting list for The Academy here: www.ditchthedietacademy.com Find Ditch the Diet on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/ditchthedietacademy Find Rachael in Instagram here: www.instagram.com/ditchthedietacademy

I was a skinny child and it wasn’t until I hit my thirties that I suddenly started putting on weight. Before I discovered The Ditch the Diet Academy, I did my own diet plan - which was basically starvation, and of course, that didn’t work. "I tried Herbalife and I cringe when I think back to that, I also bought tablets that were supposed to 'grab the fat out of you'. They cost me a fortune and also didn’t work." Then, I joined a 'clean eating' group and actually, I did lose a lot of weight, but it was so restrictive and I hated every moment of it.  I couldn’t wait for those days to be over. Then, when it was over I went back to normal, I put the pounds that I had lost back on again and was back to

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