Friday Finds & This Week at JSHealth

Health & Lifestyle, Lifestyle

So excited to announce a new segment on the blog this week… Friday Finds!! This is a place for the whole team to get together and brainstorm the things we’ve absolutely LOVED this week. Whether it’s cool new cafés, delicious recipes or a recent health and wellness discovery – we want to share them all! Just click the title of each item to find out more. Enjoy!




  1. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

For sunset Rosé and their trout salad – yum!




  1. Zoodles at Woolworths

I’ve just discovered zoodles at Woolworths – life changing!! Perfect for this recipe.


lentil ragu


  1. Arianna Huffington’s ‘THRIVE’

Loving this book!


  1. Nuzest Pea Protein

Adding it to Greek yoghurt creates this thick ice-cream like texture. Best protein rich snack. I add cinnamon too and then place in the freezer for 10 mins. Top with some homemade JSHealth granola! Heaven.




  1. Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm

I use these every day to remove makeup! Made with a blend of mango seed butter, coconut oil and rosehip oil – it literally melts on to the skin, cleansing and dissolving all traces of make-up. Amazing!!



Olivia, JSHealth Business Development Manager


  1. ‘The Invitation’

Probably one of the most meaningful things on the internet.


  1. Aerial Yoga – Bondi 

I found an aerial yoga studio in Bondi and did a session last weekend – something I’ve always wanted to do, but never tried (scared of heights…). So worth it in the end and a different way to spend Sunday with the girls (or for some me-time). It’s great for your flexibility, circulation and moving toxins out of your lymphatic system. I went to Beach Flow in Bondi – try and go to one of Dee’s classes, if you can… her energy was amazing!





  1. Zero to One, Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel is one of the founders of PayPal – if you’re in any way interested in business or want a different perspective on startups and why big growth companies like Google and Amazon have been so successful (particularly in the tech space), read this.


Sarah, Blog Editor


  1. Could Gratitude be the antidote to Negative Thinking? GOOP Article

Whilst we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving with half the veracity of our American counterparts, I loved this article on GOOP. I know it’s a bit early for New Year resolutions but I’m going to make a conscious effort to be more grateful for the little things – finding this article for starters.



  1. Fried Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Parmesan & Breadcrumbs (

If you haven’t heard of Molly Yeh, you have now. She’s an American food blogger uploading recipes inspired by her Jewish and Asian roots as well as her midwestern surroundings. This Brussels sprouts dish ticks all the JSHealth boxes and looks absolutely delish. Extra grateful for finding this recipe (see above).



Photo by Molly Yeh


  1. South Dowling Sandwiches, Darlinghurst

Ok so it’s not a recent find… But I thought I’d bend the rules a little to feature this local gem. When lines snake out the door every lunch time, you know you’re on to a good thing. They make incredible Schnitzel sandwiches, salads with all the toppings you could imagine (order the caramelised carrots or you haven’t lived) and it’s totally customisable (so you can make it as #glutenfree, #dairyfree, #refinedsugarfree, #vegan etc.), as you like!


No one does lunch like @southdowlingsandwiches. Chili Chicken Salad with extra caramelised carrots, red pesto and loads of other goodness ??

Chilli Chicken Salad with Red Pesto and extra Caramelised carrots #living


Chi, Marketing & Events Co-ordinator


  1. Barre Body

I’m in love with this ballet/pilates style workout!




  1. Nimbus & Co, Bondi Beach

They have an incredible infrared sauna which I’m obsessed with.




  1. LifeIz Yoga Playlist

Have just started to get back into yoga, and am loving practising at home with this playlist.


What were your health & wellness discoveries this week? I’d love to know!


A few more pics from the week… for all your JSHealth needs! 



The Program by JSHealth photoshoot – serious Behind the Scenes you guys!



Loved my makeup from the shoot!



A divine cinnamon roasted pumpkin and carrot salad (recipe on my Insta)



Facebook live with Women’s Health!! Styled by Who What Wear 



A little late to the Thanksgiving party but… Healthy Pumpkin Pie!


Have an amazing weekend you guys!




Luk Beautifood


Birkenhead House, Hermanus


PURE Papaya Care


The Healthy Life


JSHealth Vegan Meal Plan


JSHealth Travel Plan




14 Day Slim Down Plan - 2 weeks to a leaner you!


The JSHealth Shopping List - Stock up on these foods for a healthier household


Nutrition 101 - A step by step nutrition guide to optimal health


Emotional Eating Guide - Learn how to rebuild your relationship with food and your body


The Clean Life - An Expert Guide To Health From The Inside Out


Restart Plan - Cleanse your system in 2 - 4 weeks & reveal a slimmer, healthier you


JSHealth Partners


Hi Jessica, I believe in synchronicity so when I was guided to you .on FB I was intrigued and inspired. I turned 46 last week and my husband bought me your book. I wanted to thank you for sharing your wisdom in such a beautifully presented way. My  copy is now filled with tabs and post it notes with actual notes throughout. I am dairy intolerant since having my gallbladder removed 15+ years ago, I don't eat meat, very minimal gluten and was told 12 months ago my gut was not digesting my food properly so I wasn't receiving sufficient nutrients and taking supplements would be a waste of time.  My weight fluctuates tending to gain rather than lose but now I believe I have a tool to help me bring my body back into balance that I need for my health and longevity of life - so again thank you. The first few steps to creating a stronger path forward for my health has found its foundation in your beautiful book, The Healthy Life.

With kindest regards Samantha

I'm writing this email because I wanted to tell you how much I love your blog and how you really helped me in my health journey. Thank you for sharing all your advices and experiences.

When I started my studies, I was drinking lots of coffee and I was eaten the wrong foods, and feel bad about it, I wasn't at my best. So I had done some research on the net but at first I didn't found advices that are for me, and then I found your blog. It was exactly what I was looking for, good advices and healthy recipes. Now I'm following your advices on rest more, and snacks between meals and prep the meals and take time for myself to reconnect with my body and let go my anxiety, etc, and I have a more balanced life and have a new relationship with food thanks to you.

I bought your book and it's honestly the best book I have ever bought. I suffer from IBS and anxiety. I have paid so much money seeing naturopaths however after reading your book and all of your tips I'm noticing so much of a difference, so simple and easy to follow. And symptoms have dramatically decreased. Also you have helped me to relax. Currently drinking the protein health smoothie! Thankyou your amazing.


Hey Jessica!
I haven’t yet brought ‘The Healthy Life’, but I do have the clean life and your slim down plan! I would like to thank you so much for the knowledge your share and the message you put across about health and wellness. I’m studying Nutritional Medicine in Melbourne and absolutely love the philosophy that you share with your JSHealth community. The work you’ve done to show people that leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t boring, tasteless, difficult or depriving is amazing and hope to share the message myself one day. You’ve inspired me to start my own blog , to share the message and have taught me so many things about my own health! You should be proud of your achievements! Thank you again

- Jacinta

I searched for help and tips through the Internet and found Jessica Sepel. This is seriously not exaggerated, but she was the reason why I have dared myself to eat again, to have snacks in between, to nourish my body. I could slowly improve my negative thoughts about my body image and my stupid anxiety of gaining weight. Besides, The Cleanest Gut was awesome too! A huge thank you! Especially from my mum. Seriously, without you I wouldn’t be where I am now!


Congratulations on your new book! It looks absolutely gorgeous. I’ve been following you on Instagram for a few years and you’ve inspired me to slowly but surely eat healthier without giving myself a hard time when I don’t. It made me so happy (and weirdly proud) to see the Daily Mail article on The Healthy Life. I remember trying out your recipes before you even had your eBook out! I can’t wait to get my hands on the book. Keep up the great work.

– Sophie

Cooking in this way truly brought out the foodie in me and has instilled a huge passion for health and wellness! Life throws you hard and frustrating things sometimes but I truly believe that this is where we learn more about ourselves and what our passions in life are! Thank you for inspiring me on my journey to health and wellness!


I am a yoga teacher in Johannesburg and am thrilled to have bought your book today. I love making healthy, nutritious food for my family, friends and fellow yogis! Thank you for this book and your inspiration (had to share a pic of my book on my recipe stand in the kitchen).

– Helene

I bought your beautiful book during the week and told my bestie to go out and buy it also! I love love love it. It is the book I would give to my younger self if I could (I am 41 years old). Everything is just so sensible and informative and is definitely a book all teenagers should have. This should be a text book for girls becoming teens. I will love going back and re-reading it many many times and can't wait to make more of the recipes. Thank you Jess - you are an incredibly inspiring woman and you should feel so proud

Michelle Curtis

My fiancé bought your book and we have cooked some of your meals. Amazing! I love your outlook on a healthy lifestyle and your hints and tips with preparing tasty meals are fantastic. Thanks for reviving us to live a healthier lifestyle and get our bodies wedding ready.