Yoghurt: The best and worst

You may have noticed a heavy presence of dairy-related topics on 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…

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

Will eating bread make me gain weight? This is a question I hear often. My clients tell me they are specifically avoiding bread to help them 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 bread 40%…

Food trends: Bone broth

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage this year. 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…

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. Eating well,…