Category Archives: Planning

Eating when you are super stressed


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Eating when you are super stressed Stress is an unfortunate side effect of busy lives. The rushing, scrambling and pressure we put on ourselves means most people are dealing with some sort of stress in their day-to-day lives. While we can dream of a stress-free […]

Meal plan like a pro!


Meal plan like a pro! If you are a regular user of social media, chances are that at some point you have been intimidated by the increasing number of images which detail fit looking peoples meal planning – the impressive images of perfectly packed lunch boxes, chopped vegetables and pre-prepared dinners which puts your fridge […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 easy ways to stick to your diet


The easy ways to stick to your diet While many of us may have the goal of weight loss, far fewer of us are successful when it comes to losing a few kilos and keeping them off. The reasons for this are varied and complex – often life gets in the way; we are stressed, […]

What we can learn from the Italians


What we can learn from the Italians A week spent in Italy recently was a stark reminder of how much we can still learn from the Italian when it comes to food and nutrition. No, I am not talking about the amazing pasta, gelato and pizza which we already do pretty well but rather the […]

The best breakfast for weight loss


What is the best breakfast for weight loss? The benefits of eating breakfast are well documented – improved concentration, fewer cravings and fewer calories consumed for the remainder of the day. Which is the best breakfast options has not been so clear. For some time we have known that a protein rich breakfast helps to […]