Category Archives: Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

What is Shape Me and how can it help me?


I am often asked if I see clients privately and while I do see clients ½ a day a week, more often now I communicate with clients via telephone consultations or more and more frequently via Shape Me by Susie Burrell, my online program. Shape Me was developed 2 years ago after more and more […]

Packaged snacks for kids


If there is one topic sure to cause heated debate it is kids processed snack foods and their inclusion in school lunch boxes. While some parents talk about processed snacks as pure evil to be avoided at all costs, the fact is that with an ever expanding snack food section in the supermarket, plenty of parents […]

Are you feeling extra tired?


Chances are at this time of year you are already feeling pretty exhausted. While many women often feel this way, the truth is there’s a lot more to extreme fatigue than just a busy schedule. Low iron levels can leave you feeling lousy with 1 in 3 women not getting enough iron – pretty alarming stats […]

Easy Christmas swaps


Try these easy Christmas swaps this year and minimise the excess calories. Swap: 10 feta stuffed peppers (1010kJ / 20g fat) for 4 marinated artichoke hearts (338kJ /6g fat) 1 tablespoon Kraft French onion dip with 6 Jatz crackers (811kJ/ 11.4g fat) for 1 tablespoon Light Philadelphia Sweet Chili Pour over with 6 wafer thins […]

Family Food Efficiency


Last week I sat with one of my clients, a young mum with 3 small children, juggling full time work; her relationship and three busy, demanding little people and listened to her describe her busy, frantic world. The mum had come for advice on ways to feed her family better, especially since she had noticed […]

Sneak peak: The Healthy Chef: Purely Delicious Cookbook By Teresa Cutter. Try her Green Pea + Spinach Risotto


Green Pea + Spinach Risotto Serve 2 This makes for a perfect pre-workout meal that nourishes your body without weighing you down. Rich in antioxidants and packed with protein and iron for sustained energy. Ingredients 60 g (2 oz) raw carnaroli rice 2 cups good-quality vegetable or chicken stock, hot 250 g (8 oz) peas […]