The Cold Hard Truth About Moderation

  What does moderation even mean? Moderation is such an interesting topic. Moderation can be a boring word and associated with not being sexy. To me, moderation is sexy as it encompasses being happy and healthy and eating your cake too! Moderation is a word so freely thrown around in the nutrition space. The word…

Why I love cooking with kids

We asked Jessi Bruns, consultant Dietitian with Kids Dig Food to tell us a little about why she loves delivering workshops for Kids Dig Food… “There are so many reasons why I love delivering Kids Dig Food workshops” says Jessi. They are so much fun! I always have a great time visiting Outside School Hours…

5 foods we think are healthy but aren’t.

The healthy options that are not so healthy Generally speaking we do know healthy foods when we see them – we know that fruit and veges are healthy; we know that wholegrains are healthy and we know that fried food, biscuits and cakes are foods that we should not be consuming every day. Then there…

Are Gluten Free Alternatives Better For You?

If there’s one thing I’ve loved about working in a supermarket over the past five years, it’s that I’ve witnessed our major supermarket’s jumping on board the health food train and widening their scope of products available. In particular, the rise of the ever-so profitable Health Food section. In true ‘keeping up with the trends’…

Is snacking healthy?

The rise of packaged snacks and more sedentary time spent sitting on our bums leaves us thinking about and wanting food between meals. But do we actually need to snack? Is it healthy to snack to keep your body burning fuel between meals or is it better to give it a rest? As a nutritionist,…

red velvet cookies

Ingredients 3 slices of rye bread (darker the better) 1/2 cup (100g) dark choc 2 tablespoons butter 2 large eggs 1/4 cup caster sugar 1/2 medium beetroot (1/2 cup grated) 1/4 cup chia seeds   Directions Makes about 18 cookies Preheat oven to 180 degrees. And line a tray with baking paper Place bread in…

Green Smoothie Ice Pops

I don’t believe that every treat food should be replaced with a clean version BUT making your own healthy treats means you’ve got them in hand for daily treats and you’re having fun with and enjoying healthy food. Green Smoothie Ice Pops These green treats are high in fibre, have no added sugar and actually…

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