Category Archives: Recipes

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 […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Eyeballs


*This is a sponsored post* With Halloween just a few days away there are many children very excited at the thought of trick or treating and dressing up to celebrate this event which is gaining more interest in Australia. Naturally for parents this poses the question of how many ‘treats’ are too many, and should […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Scary Spiders


With Halloween just a few days away there are many children very excited at the thought of trick or treating and dressing up to celebrate this event which is gaining more interest in Australia. Naturally for parents this poses the question of how many ‘treats’ are too many, and should we encourage Halloween indulgences? My […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes


With Halloween just a few days away there are many children very excited at the thought of trick or treating and dressing up to celebrate this event which is gaining more interest in Australia. Naturally for parents this poses the question of how many ‘treats’ are too many, and should we encourage Halloween indulgences? My […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Banana Ghosts


With Halloween just a few days away there are many children very excited at the thought of trick or treating and dressing up to celebrate this event which is gaining more interest in Australia. Naturally for parents this poses the question of how many ‘treats’ are too many, and should we encourage Halloween indulgences? My […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Mummy Pizzas


With Halloween just a few days away there are many children very excited at the thought of trick or treating and dressing up to celebrate this event which is gaining more interest in Australia. Naturally for parents this poses the question of how many ‘treats’ are too many, and should we encourage Halloween indulgences? My […]

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 […]

Introducing Shape Me Cooks.


Today I have another exciting development from Shape Me to share with you all. For those of you who are not familiar with Shape Me, Shape me is an online weight loss program that offers direct access to a dietitian and caters to a number of key dietary requirements including gluten free, PCOS, low FODMAPS […]