For the love of Olive Oil

For the love of Olive Oil

There is plenty of conflicting information out there when it comes to dietary fats.  What’s ‘healthy’ and ‘unhealthy’; what fats are best to cook with and more. Here’s my professional & clinical view about the best fat of the bunch. I’m talking Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO); why it’s a good oil to cook with and why its safe and beneficial..

Healthy Meat Pie

Healthy Meat Pie

Healthy pie! It’s a pie that’s been ‘healthified’ and you won’t ever look back. Most unhealthy meals can be tweaked to bring out their healthy side, often all it takes is a few small changes to the recipe. When it comes to ‘healthifying’ a meat pie, here are a few tips and a family favourite recipe to follow : First tip, make your own. The pre packaged, take – away meat pie options can’t be ‘healthifyied’...

Baked Egg & Sweet Potato Cups

Baked Egg & Sweet Potato Cups

Eggs. Sweet Potato. Easy Bake. Delicious. Nutritious. I recently came across a baked breakfast egg cup recipe and it sparked a warm foodie flame inside. My hunt for more information was ON! But all the recipes I came across were either unhealthy and suggested too many ingredients for my morning-routine liking.  Soon discovered when whipping the recipe below, using a lot of ingredients is totally unnecessary. Fresh and less is always best 🙂..

Undertanding Food Ingredients Lists

Undertanding Food Ingredients Lists

Understanding Food Labels and Food Ingredients Lists is a powerful tool when it comes to choosing the healthiest, best quality and best value for money packaged -food options. With so many food options to compare and with so much information displayed on food packets, it can seem overwhelming and confusing to know what to look for to make the best choices. Here are some..

Tips To Get More Vitamin D During Winter

Tips To Get More Vitamin D During Winter

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin for good health; in particular bone health, immune health and mental health. Many studies have shown that a deficiency in Vitamin D contributes to many unwanted physical and mental symptoms. The best source of Vitamin D is widely available and free of charge -it’s sunlight. When our skin in exposed to sunlight, it converts..

Cinnamon Bun Muffins with Chai

Cinnamon Bun Muffins with Chai

This cinnamon bun recipe, made into a muffin (for ease of preparation) is gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, delicious and takes less than 15 minutes to make. I was hooked when I saw it, and sold on the first bite. What I love about these muffins is that they use every – day ingredients; they take no time at all to prep,..

Sweet Carrot Cake Muffins

Sweet Carrot Cake Muffins

If there’s one thing you’ll always find in our fridge and freezer, it’s homemade healthy muffins.  Since having our daughter, returning to work and basically being busier than ever before – they’re a daily ‘on the run’ staple. This Sweet Carrot Cake Muffin is a favourite – full of vegetables, nuts and seeds and a hint of sweet that makes them really satisfying, nutritious and tasty. It’s also a very..

Pumpkin Quinoa & Bacon Bites

Pumpkin Quinoa & Bacon Bites

These bites are very easy to make and a great high protein, wholesome alternative to pikelets or muffins as snacks. Perfect with salad or cozy in a wrap! They’re gluten, grain free and delicious –  what’s not to love about the main 3 ingredients pumpkin, quinoa & bacon?! 🙂 Pumpkin and Quinoa are highly nutritious ingredients; high in protein, Vitamin A, C and minerals,..

Perfect Paleo Porridge

Perfect Paleo Porridge

When you’re looking for a healthy, light but very satisfying breakfast before a busy day or morning work – out, give this baby a whirl and you’ll never be sorry! It’s the perfect combination of filling- yet – light, gluten- free quinoa flakes, also high in protein, plus a good serving of mineral -rich seeds,  a touch of healthy sweetness and essential fats..

Pregnancy Health and Nutrition

Pregnancy Health and Nutrition

Join us for the next information event on Saturday May 23rd in Brisbane, where we’ll be discussing everything relating to pregnancy and nutrition. Your chance to speak direct to a Nutritionist in a small group setting and have your questions answered. Topics discussed will include: Meal suggestions for each trimester – how much is enough? Foods to enjoy & foods..

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