Marvellous Mushroom Recipes!

Marvellous Mushroom Recipes Did you know that mushrooms contain vitamin D. Most vitamin D in our bodies is made in our skin when we go out into the sunlight but mushrooms are one of the few foods sources of vitamin D. Try out some of these mushroom recipes to get a little more vitamin D […]

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 […]

Magnesium- what is it and how can I get enough in my diet?

What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral that you need every day for good health. Magnesium helps you take energy from food and make new proteins. It is also an important part of your bones, and helps keep your muscles and nerves healthy. Some people find that magnesium-rich foods or supplements help to reduce their cramping […]

Diet Culture and Kids.

  How ‘dieting’ might be affecting your kids. The phrase ‘diet culture’ has been gaining a lot of interest in the past few years. It’s used to describe any words, phrases, products or activities that encourage eating according to strict rules. Here are some signs that you might be a part of ‘diet culture’: You […]

‘Bring A Plate’ Salad Options

It is coming into the Christmas season, and with many parties coming up, you may be asked to bring a salad or plate of food to share. Why not try one of these yummy dietitian-approved salads! Green Bean Salad with Basil and Balsamic From simplyrecipes.com and endorsed by our dietitian Cass Prep time: 10 minutesCook […]

Healthy Breakfast Options

Looking for something yummy to mix up your breakfast routine but also want something healthy? We have you covered with these dietitian endorsed recipes below. AVOCADO TOAST WITH LEMON AND KALE TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes Serves 2-4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup shredded kale (no stems) 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 slices multigrain bread 1 small […]

Summer Salad Recipes

As the weather warms up, nobody wants to be slaving away over a hot stove. Try these easy summer salad recipes for a quick lunch or speedy dinner idea! BLACKENED CHICKEN FIESTA SALAD TOTAL TIME: 25 minutes Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: For the Fiesta Salad: 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon extra […]