Category Archives: Tips

Top tips for cooking with kids


Top tips for cooking with kids This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. When it comes to teaching our kids about healthy eating, one of the most powerful things we can do is involve them in food preparation. Here they have the opportunity to become familiar with different foods and meals, learn […]

Low calorie comfort food


Low calorie comfort food This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. Long days spent at home can mean that we really, really look forward to dinner. And let’s be honest, a salad is just not cutting it at the moment, with many of us seeking out more hearty meals to self soothe […]

How to take control of your eating.


How to stop eating after one Tim Tam! The diet industry is worth millions of dollars but few programs address the biggest issue when it comes to weight control – the ability to say no.  The ability to self-regulate our calorie intake is critical for weight control. If we could all simply eat when we were […]

Take control of mindless eating.


With many of us working from home and the fridge within easily reach, it seems like a great time to talk about how we can take control of mindless eating. Ever since the term “mindless eating” was coined by eating behaviour researcher Brian Wansink there has been more attention paid to not only what we […]

5 unhealthy cooking mistakes you may be making.


The most common unhealthy cooking mistakes that you could be making! While home cooked food is generally more nutritious and lower in calories than take away and restaurant meals, it can also be exceptionally easy to overdo things in the kitchen without even realising it. Take oil for example, the amount we regularly see celebrity chefs use […]

5 ways to be healthier in the evening.


Have a healthier night in front of the TV. For many of us, a day of healthy eating is quickly undone when we arrive home from work, exhausted, unmotivated and with low blood glucose levels. The first thing we grab is a glass of wine or a beer, followed by crackers, dip and anything else […]

4 tips for healthier baking


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. How to bake healthier treats at home. A quick scan of any social media and you are likely to see a number of scrumptious looking, home baked treats, cakes and balls. Generally these tempting delights are also referred to as ‘healthy’ – healthier alternatives to the […]

The most common foods we overeat at work.


The most common foods we overeat at work. The office environment is notorious for weight gain. Not only does an office based job see us spending hours and hours a day sitting, but it is also an opportunity for plenty of eating, and eating foods that are particularly conducive to weight gain. Since we also […]