Tess Patrick

Tess has brought together her background in journalism and communications and her passion for nutrition to add to the Food Matters team. Her time is spent dreaming up new articles, researching the latest in nutrition news, and engaging with you, our readers. When she’s not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, you’ll find her trying to catch a wave, catching up on her nutrition and naturopathy studies, or hanging out with her cat, Salem.

My Articles

Natural Therapies

My Favorite Adaptogens for Stress & Fatigue

Tess Patrick May 26, 2020

Plant medicines and healing herbs are the future of healing. The funny thing is that they’ve been around for centuries and we’re only just ...

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What We’ve Been Watching In Isolation

Tess Patrick May 23, 2020

Here on the Sunshine Coast we're privileged enough to have spent lockdown in the safety of our own homes. There were times where it ...

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Foods To Support Skin Through Changes In Season

Tess Patrick May 19, 2020

How incredible is our skin? It’s our largest organ and often a wonderful indicator of what may be going on in our insides. Hormonal ...

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5 Health Benefits of Cinnamon and Our Favorite Recipes

Tess Patrick May 18, 2020

Do you have a spice that you can’t get enough of? A pantry staple that you try to find a way to work into ...

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Health Tips

5 Health Benefits of Cashews & Recipes

Tess Patrick May 12, 2020

What are our favorite health benefits of cashews? We’ve pulled them together for you, with some of the best recipes on foodmatters.com so you ...

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Health Tips

Aquafaba: What Is It & What Can You Do With It?

Tess Patrick May 06, 2020

Remember the slightly sweet and sticky chickpea juice you wash down the sink? You might want to rethink that tactic. That’s aquafaba, the miracle ...

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Healthy Home

Natural Cleaners To Use Around The Home

Tess Patrick Apr 28, 2020

We spend so much time detoxing our cupboards, making sure we know everything that’s in our make-up and skincare products and investing in our ...

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Health Tips

Binge-Worthy Podcasts For Slow Days

Tess Patrick Apr 24, 2020

From true crime to pop culture, there are masses to wade through - so we’ve rounded a few of our most binge-worthy podcasts for ...

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The Importance of Maintaining Connection Right Now

Tess Patrick Apr 20, 2020

While all of this is going on, there is one part we don’t want to let go of - and it’s more important now ...

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Health Tips

Plant Protein Combining: What Is It & Should We Do It?

Tess Patrick Apr 18, 2020

“But how do you get your protein!?” Any vegetarian or vegan will have heard it at least once. More often than not, it’s a ...

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My Recipes

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