Author Archives: Susie Burrell

Healthy Summer Treats


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Healthy Summer Treats Summer celebrations and catch-ups with those closest to us mean that we are often in search of healthy sweet treats and snacks to share. The good news is that treats do not have to mean a complete calorie overload, rather it can […]

5 healthy snack recipes


If you start the day early, train regularly or have a family of hungry, growing little people you will be very familiar with the struggle of finding tasty and nutritious snacks on the run. While there are some nutritionally sound  packaged options around, if your dietary preference is to make you own snacks, I thought […]

School Holiday Snacking


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. School Holiday Snacking  If the school year has not finished for your family already, the end is only days away and for parents this means many, many hours of time that need to be filled to keep children busy over the next 6 – 8 […]

How much sugar is your child drinking?


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Thermos. How much sugar is your child drinking? As the temperature heats up, so too does our need to drink enough fluid to keep hydrated. Hydration is particularly important for children, as they do not cool their bodies as efficiently as adults, and are less likely […]

The secrets of Summer hydration


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. The secrets of Summer hydration Things are getting hot! And that means we need to start thinking about all things hydration. Not only do our fluid needs increase as the temperature soars but more time spent outdoors, especially if you are a keen exerciser means […]

The issue with high protein yoghurts for kids


The issue with high protein yoghurts for kids Yoghurt is a nutrient rich food – packed full of protein, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, it is a great choice for growing children who need 2-3 serves of dairy each day in order to get the calcium they need for optimal bone development.  The growing range of […]

A banana a day keeps the heart doctor away. It’s World Heart Day


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. September 29th marks a very important day around the world – it’s World Heart Day, a day dedicated to making a promise to do what we can, no matter who we are, to help reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Heart disease is the […]