Soups to keep you feeling full!

In the cooler months soups can be a great way to warm up. Here are some soup recipes that are high in protein so they’ll fill you up for longer. Broccoli Soup: Takes: 20 mins Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 clove of garlic 2 sticks of celery 400 g broccoli ½ a bunch of fresh mint […]

A day on a plate of a Dietitian

A day on a plate of a Dietitian I work every day with people who are trying to change their eating to improve their health, feel more energy and manage hunger and cravings. I love to offer people time saving tips, places to look for recipes and ways to make sure their food is nutritious […]

Have FUN with fruit!

Have FUN with fruit! Fruit is a great natural source of vitamins, fibre and energy. The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating recommends that most people eat 2 servings of fruit every day. Try out the recipes for some new and different ways to eat fruit. Strawberry and Kiwifruit Popsicles Takes 5min + freezing time Makes […]

Healthy Eating on a Vegan Diet

Plant-based and vegan diets are becoming more and more popular each day. In fact, according to Google Trends, searches on the word ‘vegan’ have increased by almost 200% in the past 5 years. Some of the reasons are the rise in the awareness of animal welfare and the impact of our food on the environment […]

Heart Health and Cholesterol Management

Eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of heart disease. If you have high cholesterol levels you can improve them by following a healthy eating pattern. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood that is made by the liver. A small amount of cholesterol in the blood is important […]

Diabetes Management

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition where there is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. Glucose is the main source of energy for the body and comes from carbohydrate foods we eat. Carbohydrate foods include bread, pasta, rice, cereals, fruits, starchy vegetables, legumes, and milk and yoghurt. The body breaks carbohydrates down to […]

Warm up with a hearty bowl of Bean and Kale soup

Recipe adapted from Good Taste magazine via Body & Soul Serves 4 (prep 20 mins + 8 hours soaking time, cooking 1 hr 20) 1 cup dried beans – any type; black beans or borlotti work well 1 tbs olive oil 1 large brown onion finely chopped 2 carrots finely chopped 2 celery sticks finely […]

Diabetes and the foot

Diabetes is a condition in which the body’s method of converting glucose into energy is not working as it should; meaning the amount of glucose in the blood is elevated. There are two common types of diabetes being: Type 1, also known as insulin dependent diabetes. This usually affects children and young adults.  People with […]

Grains and weight loss – the whole story!

It is no secret that most Australians would like to shed some unwanted kilos, however, with all of the mixed messages within the media these days how does one decipher what is the best approach to weight loss? One particular theme within the media that is also generally spruiked by personal trainers at gyms all […]

Satisfying the munchies

Snacks are an important inclusion to the daily dietary intake to help top up your energy stores and keep you going throughout the day. In today’s society we are quite time poor and resort to quick and readily available foods which tend to be nutrient poor and high in energy such as chips and chocolate. […]