5 Healthy Snack Ideas

When running supermarket tours I often find that people tell me that they have no idea what to choose as a snack to prevent them from overeating during the day. They find it hard to tell the healthy products from the unhealthy ones. There is so much “healthy looking” packaging on the shelf as well as confusing claims such as “low…

Blueberry Spelt Pancakes

I made these ones over Easter for my partners family. They all said that they were very filling compared to normal pancakes. I found I could only eat 1 1/2 and I was full for hours! (must be all that fibre) 1 1/4 cups of whole meal spelt flour 1 cup of natural rolled oats…

It’s cold season: what is the down low on Vitamin C supplements?

It is that time again…muscle aches and pains, sniffles, sore throats and fevers…yes it is cold season. Each year I have friends and family tell me that they are taking Vitamin C supplements to prevent the common cold. I am not a believer in supplements and would rather everyone get their nutrients from whole foods….

5 amazing (healthier) chocolate recipes for Easter

If you are like me then there is no way you wont be eating chocolate this Easter and that’s fine! By now you will know that I am a firm believer in everything in moderation and I don’t think anyone should have to miss out on the Easter fun (as long as Easter for you doesn’t…

Hearty Shepherd’s Pie with golden mash

It’s that time of the year again, the weather is starting to get cooler and as a result the cravings for hearty comfort foods come. This is one of my favorite comfort foods and it is really easy to freeze to have handy for a lazy winters night. Ingredients 1 bunch of rosemary, leaves removed…

Why comparing yourself to others doesn’t make sense.

I went to a private all girl school growing up and I feel like it has made me incredibly aware of how we as women come in many different shapes and sizes. In saying that, often throughout my life I have felt the pressure to look like the ideal woman portrayed to us by the media and…

Buckwheat grain salad

This is a protein and fibre filled salad that is sure to keep you full throughout the work day. Ingredients 1 cup of buckwheat 1 cos lettuce, sliced thinly 1 cup of beansprouts 1 red chilli, chopped finely 2 carrots, grated 2/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped finely 2 tbs sesame seeds 2 tbs pepitas Dressing…

There is not such thing as “good” or “bad” foods!

Are there some foods that you feel out of control around?  I bet this out of control feeling grows stronger when you tell yourself these foods are bad or that they aren’t allowed to be eaten. I know for one thing if someone tells me I can’t have something I suddenly want it a whole…

Cous Cous Salad

This is a great healthy FODMAP friendly meal that takes about 20 minutes to whip up! Ingredients 1 cup gluten free cous-cous Half pumpkin, roasted (if tolerated) 1/2 cup macadamias, chopped 2 cups of vegetables, chopped (I choose cucumber, tomato, carrot and spinach) 60 grams of danish fetta Method 1. Cook cous-cous according to packet…