Category Archives: Recipes

Festive drinks

This is a sponsored post. Good hydration is crucial at this time of year and the warmer weather means we need to drink more. With celebratory end of year drinks frequenting your social diary, it can be challenging to drink enough fluids. So if you want to enjoy the festive season, here are some healthier […]

Healthy halloween recipes to make with the kids.

Mummy Pizzas Recipe makes 8 Ingredients Packet of 8 mini wholemeal pita pockets 140g tub of Leggo’s pizza sauce (1.5g sugar per tablespoon) 3 tomatoes, thinly sliced 8 button mushrooms, thinly sliced 16 thin slices of unprocessed ham 8 slices of light tasty cheese 1 jar of sliced kalamata olives Method 1. Preheat oven to […]

Healthy lunches

How to boost the nutrition in your lunch We often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – that it sets us up for a day of heathy eating; provides essential nutrients including fibre, vitamins and minerals and supports weight control. As we have this discussion though, let’s not forget about […]

Nutrition for women

This is a sponsored post. Men and women are different. Clearly. And as such they naturally have different nutritional needs on a daily basis. Women in particular want great skin, they want their weight to be controlled and they often need help balancing the hormones that can dictate their lives if they are not careful. […]

My top supermarket soups this Winter

With a sudden drop in temperature we start to think of all things warm and nurturing and is there anything better than a filling, nourishing soup on a chilly Winter day. There are literally hundreds of soups out there, ranging from fresh pots to the good old Cup a Soup, which you can buy for […]

Make a super start to your day

This is a sponsored post The way we start our day is the way we will finish our day. So when it comes to committing to a healthy lifestyle that allows us to be at our best, we want to start the day right. Unfortunately, as we get older, ongoing tummy discomfort can become a […]

Building a healthy gut

*This is a sponsored post* Is there anything worse than feeling clogged up, bloated and heavy? For many of us not feeling the best we can on the inside can make or break our day. Whether it is constipation, bloating or just feeling sluggish and lacking energy, digestive discomfort is far more common on a […]

Snacks for kids

*Susie is currently a brand ambassador for Australian Bananas. To learn more about the partnership, click here. This is a sponsored post. Any busy parent is well aware of the challenges that can present when trying to find healthy, nutritious and appealing snacks for kids. Not only can it be a juggling act to track down […]

Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is one of the most challenging medical conditions to manage when it comes to weight loss. Not only do high levels of insulin circulating in the blood stream actively block fat metabolism meaning you physically cannot burn fat no matter how much you move or how little you eat but the cravings and […]

Why I create simple recipes.

It may surprise you to hear that the meals I generally put together for my family contain 5 or less ingredients and literally take 10 minutes to prepare and that is why I have developed Shape Me Cooks. Few would disagree that on some nights the thought of whipping up another appealing and nutritious meal […]