6 Super Easy Swaps for Healthy Eating

6 Super Easy Swap for Healthy Eating Healthy eating can be hard. It’s confusing, time-consuming and some healthy foods are really expensive ($6 for an avocado Australia?) God knows, the times I have been too tired after work to even bother thinking about making a healthy dinner (thank God beans on toast is somewhat nutritious),…

10 Healthy Snack Ideas

When the mid-morning munchies strike, keep healthy snacks on hand to tide you over until your next main meal. Is it ok to snack between meals? A couple of small snacks a day in between main meals provides extra nutrition, stabilises blood sugar levels and stops us getting too hungry (meaning we are less likely to overeat at…

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 milk has surged in the past few years,…

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…

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. Many weird and wonderful myths come from dairy, so here I will debunk 5 of them with you. Disclaimer: Let me be clear I…

Jaffa bliss balls

I have been having some serious chocolate moments lately. It seems I can’t go a day without something sweet passing my lips. It started a couple of weeks ago when someone at work left a cake in the kitchen with an invitation to “help yourself” and all the good snacking habits I had cultivated seemed…

Food trends: Kombucha

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…Kombucha tea What is it? You may have seen this in your local health food shop or supermarket and wondered what it is. Kombucha tea is a fermented tea made…

5 Ways I Stay Healthy While Travelling

Over Easter, I spent ten days in Vietnam with friends. I had a fantastic time, but found it harder to be as healthy as I wanted. From the time spent travelling (six flights in the ten days and hours sat in the car), to the different foods available, and not being able to prepare my own food –…

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Easter

Happy Easter!  With any holiday, it’s likely the events and activities are centered around food, making it harder to stay healthy. Being  faced with so much tempting food is a real test of willpower, I normally manage an hour or two before I am digging into the sausage rolls with gusto. But this holiday season,…