Recipes & Cooking
We’re all busy and sometimes don’t have time to fully prep and cook all our own meals. And even if we do, we can run out of ideas for how to make them both appealing and healthy too. But if you’re after a short-cut to achieving a higher nutrient hit for the meals you do eat (whether bought or home-made), I’ve got a secret to share with you. Toppers.
If you haven’t yet embraced soup and salad toppings as a way of adding extra nutrients to improve health, this article will help. If you have, then I’m here to give you some extra inspiration.Read more...
Here’s a statement I’ve heard a number of times – ‘meal prepping’s not for me’. If you’re a person with loads of time on your hands, then I’d probably agree. You may not need to meal prep. But most of us don’t have that luxury. Instead we’re juggling jobs, home, learning, partners, parents, kids, recreation and an overflowing email inbox! Unless you’re super woman, being busy and eating well don’t usually go hand in hand. So that’s where meal planning and prepping comes to the rescue.Read more...
Cheers! Enjoy these instant Summer cocktails using smoothies from the Dietlicious range.
Ready in a minute, all you need is a cocktail shaker or protein shaker and you’ll be in business!
- Add a small scoop of ice to cocktail shaker
- Add remaining ingredients
- Shake for a few seconds
- Pour into a cocktail glass
This dish shows the versatility of our Salmon Chermoula with Lemon Oil. Not just a complete meal for one, it can easily be turned into a scrumptious healthy salmon salad for two. The beauty of this salad is that the hard work has already been done for you! It’s also completely flexible - you can easily substitute any ingredients you don’t have and add the optional extras as you see fit.Read more...
If you’re wondering what direction food and health is going in this year, wonder no more. Here are some key trends you can expect in 2020 so you can get ahead of the curve. Want to buck the trends? Great, this article is for you too! I’ll finish off with some no-nonsense advice to help you experience great health in the year ahead, regardless of whether you buy into the fad products or not.Read more...
These yummy cookies will satisfy your Anzac cravings and leave you feeling gratified and better yet, guilt-free!
Anzac biscuits have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) which was established in World War I. The biscuits were initially known as ‘soldier biscuits’ and were sold at fetes and public events to raise money to support the war effort. Later they were included in parcels that loved ones and charities sent to the troops, as the biscuits tended to last well.Read more...
Marketers do a great job making products more appealing to consumers, especially on the shelves of your local supermarket. Thankfully it’s my job as a nutritionist to help you cut through the hype and sort fact from fiction.
These days, choosing healthy options is a minefield of competing product claims, making it virtually impossible for anyone without a Food Science degree to make sense of it all. But not anymore.Read more...
If you’re trying to stick to a diet or healthy eating plan, you need to know what you’re actually eating and sometimes the supermarket labels can be deceiving. You need to be able to navigate the sometimes wildly exaggerated health claims of product labels to know if a product is truly healthy or is it just a marketing hype. So if you’re searching ‘how to read food labels’, now is the perfect time to learn your way around a food label and it’s easy with our guidance.
Lucky for us, food labelling in Australia is governed by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) which means we have a consistent set of information that must be contained on every label. So really, those healthy choices are right in front of you, you just need to be able to make sense of it all. And that’s where we come in.Read more...
For most keto dieters, eggs are the go-to breakfast staple – scrambled, fried, poached, boiled or as an omelette – anyhow you like them is fine. You can also freely eat your fill of bacon, avocado, cold cuts, olives, nuts, smoked salmon and cheese as well as adding any healthy fats such as olive oil, coconut oil, butter, mayonnaise and coconut cream. Keto friendly vegetables include leafy greens, zucchini, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus and eggplant to name a few.Read more...
There are so many benefits to meal planning, it’s a wonder that more people don’t do it. I have found that some are reluctant to give it a go as they think it’s too hard or they doubt themselves in the kitchen. Others find excuses like “I don’t know what I’ll feel like eating on Thursday” or they try it but don’t keep it going long term. In this article I want to show you just how easy it can be. Once you’ve got the hang of it, I promise, you will be confidently meal planning in just 5 minutes per week!Read more...