ThinkFood30 MOTW challenge

To all the survivors of the festive season. Completely knackered or in the need of a proper detox? No need to book in into a fancy rehab resort in Knysna, ThinkFood! Together with the The V&A Market on the Wharf (MOTW) we’ll get you back on your feet, ready to face another year:

New Years Resolution ThinkFood30 Challenge

We all know how frustrating it is to face another year, realising that your New Year Resolutions havn’t actually changed much. It seems as if trapped in a continuum with a slight downhill slope, which most of us just perceive as getting old. A few more aches and pains, a bigger pair of pants and more stress at work. ThinkFood30 combats a lot of apparently age, stress, chronic condition related symptoms by alleviating the causal factors: food – which you can’t just stomach anymore.

Exclude the usual suspects involved in allergic or gut-disrupting reactions.

These inflammatory food-groups unbalance your hormones and disrupt your bodily homeostasis – in other words – you are way off balance and your body will show you that it’s not doing all that well by getting bigger, being sore and clouding up your head. If you’ve ever had one of those days when getting out of bed already needs convincing, getting your limbs into gear without pain takes about half an hour, your eyes won’t open up widely enough to spot the most recent pimple and it’s hard to remember where you’ve put your cup of coffee, try ThinkFood30 instead of waiting on unfulfilled New Years Resolutions. Eliminating certain food-groups will allow your body to heal, recovering from the otherwise constant fire you were feeding: systemic inflammation.

Combating systemic inflammation will change your life.

Your metabolism isn’t slower than somebody else’s or you weren’t genetically blessed with a faster one, everyone can optimize their metabolism according to their own needs. This will change your relationship to food, your own body, your habits, your sleeping patterns and your mood-states – not just because you look all ripped and pimple-free, but because your brain chemistry is set on positive, high volume capacity again.

Paleo Gourmet sessions and kick-off talks

ThinkFood and MOTW challenges the market community to a New Years Resolution that will work– and you don’t have to do on your own. Are you a staff member, a vendor or a friend of the market? Let us help you lead a healthier life, enabling you to actually fulfill those resolutions instead of just thinking about them. You are welcome to join us for one of the two kick-off talks in January.

ThinkFood30 kick-off info talk will give you all the details. We will explain the What and How and Why:

14th Jan 2013, 10:00, Mezzanine Level at the V&A Market on the Wharf or

22nd Jan 2013, 17:30, Mezzanine Level at the V&A Market on the Wharf

For those of you who think they’ll suffer deprivation… fear not! The Sue-Ann and the MOTW demo kitchen have Paleo Gourmet sessions lined up for you so you can ease into it, learn a bit about the Paleo diet, while Sue-Ann will prepare a 3 course meal in true primal manner for you:

Sat 12th January, 12:00-13:00 at the MOTW demo kitchen,

Sat 19th January, 12:00-13:00 at the MOTW demo kitchen,

Sat 26th January, 12:00-13:00 at the MOTW demo kitchen

Please contact Sue-Ann for more details on the Paleo Gourmet sessions and Chris for the info talks.

Some celebrities of the market community are already committed and can’t wait to get cracking!
Check out our Facebook page for the latest gossip.

UPDATE 12th Jan 2013:

Today Sue-Ann announced her ThinkFood30 Challenge officially during our first Paleo Gourmet session at the Demo Kitchen… have a look what you have missed and join us next Saturday for another hands-on Paleo Gourmet session. You will learn a lot about the “Paleo diet” and Chris will answer all the questions you might have!

Spinach and lots of eggs in our Kitchen Aid Mixer


Sue-Ann A!llen Hands-on in her demo kitchen
— at Market On The Wharf.


Seared Tuna


Dressing the plate…
— at Market On The Wharf.


Seared Tuna Salad with Avo and Bacon. I can testify it’s even more addictive than carbs 😉
Tuna: Fish on the Wharf
Bacon: Angus Meat
Avo: Bossini Brothers
— at Market On The Wharf.


Bacon topped frittata… yummy?
— at Market On The Wharf.

See Sue-Ann Allen growing while we are feeding her the Paleo way during the ThinkFood30 challenge
— at Market On The Wharf.

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