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…

Superfood Salad!

Its so chilly here in Sydney that I’m spending most of my evenings trying to perfect a way to drape myself over my portable heater in a way that warms me all over at once. To be honest, salad is really low down there on the foods I feel like eating right now. But then…

Ask the Dietitian: Will eating bread make me gain weight?

Will eating bread make me gain weight? This is a questions I hear often. My clients tell me they are specifically avoiding bread as they are trying to lose weight. And it’s not just me who is hearing this; a recent survey by Bakers Delight found that: One in five Australian women feel guilty when eating…

Food trends: Bone broth

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage in 2015. This week we are looking at…Bone Broth What is it? While there is nothing new about broth; bone broth has been gaining popularity recently, mainly with followers of the paleo diet, who have spruiked it into…

Nona’s Gone Crackers! Delicious gluten-free, vegan crackers.

I love Mary’s Gone Crackers, but at $9 a box in Australia they are so expensive. So I got busy in the kitchen this weekend trying to recreate a similar cracker. Nona, my mum, is the genius here, she hit upon an amazing recipe that I actually prefer to the original. I ate about 5 straight from…

Gluten-free Smoky Black Rice Crackers

Gluten-free Smoky Black Rice Crackers I had a surge of energy a few weekends ago which saw me put my kitchen alchemist hat on and get a bit wild in the kitchen. There was music, pots and pans everywhere, ingredients of all kind lined up on the counter and a few hours later, I’d created two successful recipes! (I also had…

Slow Cooked Mediterranean Lamb

There’s been a bit of a chill in the air these past few mornings, so I decided it was high time I dug the slow cooker out and put it to use. I have seen plenty of slow cooker recipes doing the rounds and knowing that I eat best when I have healthy food to…

Garlic Tomatoes and Spinach Toast

Whenever I have a hot breakfast, I try to get at least two serves of vegetables in. Whether is baked beans, garlic mushrooms or a grilled tomato, I like knowing I’ve got the day off to a good start by loading up with a few vegetables. I had the morning off work so I thought I…

What Does a Nutritionist Really Eat?

  What does a nutritionist really eat? Do we eat a perfect diet of whole foods, declining a trip to the dessert bar? Or do we enjoy a slice of pizza and chocolate pudding now and again?  Do I eat healthily and follow my own recommendations? Yes! I do! I love waking up bursting with energy and feeling amazing…