Category Archives: Food

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 […]

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 […]

Can you eat as much fruit as you like?


How much fruit is too much? Mixed messages about sugar in recent years has caused some confusion about where fruit fits as part of a healthy diet. Some diets ban it altogether, while others remind us that naturally occurring sugars such as fructose (found naturally in fruit) and lactose (found naturally in dairy foods) are […]

Is sushi really healthy?


Is sushi really healthy? One of the most common lunches my clients enjoy is sushi – now the description of ‘sushi’ can mean anything from a few California rolls to a full sashimi plate or even a Bento box. Just as all these foods are different so too is their nutritional profiles and while some […]

The most common foods we overeat


The foods we overeat Over many years of talking to clients and discussing their daily food habits it becomes apparent that there are is a small group of foods that many of us overeat regularly. While we may enjoy pizza or hot chips or a pasta meal occasionally these are not the foods we overeat […]