• One Size Fits All?

    There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to diets or one single eating pattern that is best for everyone. They key to achieving a healthy diet is getting the basics right and then individualizing it to suit your own needs and lifestyle. If you have the basics of healthy eating right by… Continue Reading

  • Eat Food, Not Nutrients

    What did you have for dinner last night? I had protein, omega 3’s, a side of carbs, oh and there was a nice dash of B vitamins, vitamin A and zinc and a little iron a calcium to top it off… said no one ever…and no one has ever said that because we eat food… Continue Reading

  • The Forgotten Food

    Why have we forgotten about white vegetables? Maybe it is due to the misguided, nutritional advice such as ‘avoid all white foods’, ‘only eat green vegetables’ and ‘the more colourful the food the more nutritious’. But white vegetables are just as nutritious as their colourful friends. Each vegetable contains its own set of specific vitamins,… Continue Reading

  • Quinoa Stuffed Capsicum

    Quinoa Stuffed Capsicum What you’ll need: (serves 4) 1 cup quinoa 1 onion, finely chopped 1 medium zucchini, trimmed, grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed 2 tomatoes, diced 75g fresh ricotta cheese 4 large capsicums, halved lengthwise, seeded

  • Food Fads

    Foodie – n.Slang ‘A person that spends a keen amount of attention and energy on knowing the ingredients of food, the proper preparation of food, and finds great enjoyment in top-notch ingredients and exemplary preparation.’ Foodies are all over the latest buzz foods but should you be stocking up on them? When I consider incorporating… Continue Reading

  • Eating for Energy

    Feeling tired and exhausted? Time to grab a coffee and a sugar hit to perk you up? Think again… Eating the right foods and providing your body with the right nutrition can really help lift your energy levels, help you get you through the day and put a spring back in your step. Here are… Continue Reading