Author Archives: Susie Burrell

My top ideas for a more nutritious Easter, whilst still being delicious!


Celebrating Easter with nutritious meals packed with super nutrients. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. After the rather intense past few weeks’ chances are you like me are counting down until the Easter break arrives. Although many of us will be socially isolated during this time, many of us will still […]

Take control of mindless eating.


With many of us working from home and the fridge within easily reach, it seems like a great time to talk about how we can take control of mindless eating. Ever since the term “mindless eating” was coined by eating behaviour researcher Brian Wansink there has been more attention paid to not only what we […]

Managing your late night munchies.


Managing the late night munchies. Long days and nights spent indoors at the moment can mean plenty of late night lounge snacking. The issue with this is that eating too much late at night will predispose us to weight gain over time. So if you do find yourself looking for snacks come 9 or 10pm, […]

8 foods that will drain your energy


Energy depleting foods When we find ourselves tired and run down, grabbing a sugar hit or our favourite snack for a quick energy hit is a common habit. And while our favourite treats and sweet delights may seem to give us the energy we are looking for, in more cases than not we are likely […]

5 unhealthy cooking mistakes you may be making.


The most common unhealthy cooking mistakes that you could be making! While home cooked food is generally more nutritious and lower in calories than take away and restaurant meals, it can also be exceptionally easy to overdo things in the kitchen without even realising it. Take oil for example, the amount we regularly see celebrity chefs use […]

5 ways to be healthier in the evening.


Have a healthier night in front of the TV. For many of us, a day of healthy eating is quickly undone when we arrive home from work, exhausted, unmotivated and with low blood glucose levels. The first thing we grab is a glass of wine or a beer, followed by crackers, dip and anything else […]

4 tips for healthier baking


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. How to bake healthier treats at home. A quick scan of any social media and you are likely to see a number of scrumptious looking, home baked treats, cakes and balls. Generally these tempting delights are also referred to as ‘healthy’ – healthier alternatives to the […]

The most common foods we overeat at work.


The most common foods we overeat at work. The office environment is notorious for weight gain. Not only does an office based job see us spending hours and hours a day sitting, but it is also an opportunity for plenty of eating, and eating foods that are particularly conducive to weight gain. Since we also […]

How to meal prep your way into 2020.


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. How to meal prep your way into 2020. A New Year means a fresh new start and for many of us this translates into a number of health and fitness resolutions, including preparing more meals at home. Taking control of your nutrition and enjoying more […]

Lunches for weight loss.


Lunches for weight loss. We are often told about the mistakes we are making with our diet and nutrition choices but less frequently are we given any real direction on what we should actually be eating in order to achieve the weight loss results we are looking for. Lunch is a classic example of this […]