Yoghurt: The best and worst

You may have noticed a heavy presence of dairy-related topics in my blog. Many of my posts centre around it in some form: I love all things dairy, whether it’s milk, yoghurt or cheese. My favourite snack currently is yoghurt and being the nutrition nerd I am, I compared over sixty yoghurts currently available in…

Food trends: Pea Milk

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage this year. This week the spotlight is on Pea Milk What is it? Almond milk latte, quinoa milk porridge, or a refreshing coconut milk on ice. The market for plant milks have surged in the past few years,…

A guide to: Yoghurt

Pot set, Greek or natural?  Australians love their yoghurt: for breakfast, as a quick snack, or added into dressings and sauces – with the average person eating around seven kilograms each year. And there’s a good reason for its popularity. “Yoghurt is a nutritious dairy food that provides us with calcium for strong bones and teeth,…

What’s the difference between dairy-free milks?

From soy to almond to quinoa, there’s a wealth of non-dairy milk alternatives to choose from and it can get confusing knowing which one to buy. Medibank be. magazine recently shared my article on comparing the top 6 in terms of taste and nutrition.  If you need some guidance in choosing a dairy-free milk Check it…

5 Dairy Myths Explained

Dairy is a topic that consistently comes up when I talk to clients. In a full day of health assessments, I am asked more about dairy foods than any other topic. I have heard some weird and wonderful myths around dairy, so I thought I’d share and debunk 5 of them with you. Disclaimer: Let…

Tzatziki (Yoghurt Dip) with a Hint of Mint

One of my pet topics is calcium (I know, I’m such a nerd). I always try to get the recommended serves of dairy in every day. The best source of calcium is from dairy foods such as milk, yoghurt and cheese. I normally have milk and yoghurt as part of my morning foods and in the…

The Ultimate Guide to Dairy-Free Milks

If you have decided to skip cow’s milk either due to allergies or other dietary reasons, finding a new alternative can be a bit confusing. There is a plethora of milk alternatives to choose from, each seeming to boast different health benefits. The most important thing you need to ensure is that your new milk…