All Posts tagged healthy eating

Superfoods, some newcomers …

Super foods, some newcomers to the scene.

Yes, you know I have some reservations about using the term superfood.  However if I can use the term to catch your interest to talk to you about some new great tasting and nutrient packed foods, you will see me use the term superfood. :-))

So, here for your enjoyment are some new superfood kids on the bloack.


Winter health tips

Winter health tips? How can you help prevent bugs from knocking you out for the count?

It is that time of year, when because we are indoors more we can be at risk of coming into contact with more bugs.

Three questions I am commonly asked are:

  1. How do I limit or avoid my contact with bugs?
  2. How do I help fortify my your immune system?
  3. What are some key nutrients I need to ensure are in my diet?

You know the drill, read on.


Love healthy food but no kale in my brownie please

Love healthy food but no kale in my brownie please.

You will know from having read or heard anything from me that I am passionate about healthy food and mindful-living.

You also know a mantra of mine is “I believe the principles of fresh food, quality, moderation and variety are synonymous with healthy balanced eating”.

I believe aiming to create balance is important in all that we do.

However I am concerned at times that in our pursuit to eat healthy and live mindfully we are losing our focus on balance.

What has this got to do with kale and a brownie?  Read on.


Workshop – How to make vegies your friend?

How to eat a balanced diet rich in veg that includes healthier amounts of meat?

We know optimal health is best achieved and maintained through balanced eating and living.

Did you know the average Australian is eating too much meat, in fact twice that which is recommended in our dietary guidelines and almost three times the world average.

Do you also know that the 2012 Health Report indicated that only one in 10 Australians aged 14yrs+ eat their 5 serves of daily veg.

How much veg are you eating?  Do you understand the pros and cons of reducing meat consumption.

Read on for info on a practical and thought-provoking workshop on the ‘how to’ of creating a balanced diet that is rich in veg and includes healthier amounts of meat.


Workshop – How to Eat Healthy

How to eat healthy.

Health, food and nutrition are the new ‘hot it topics’ of our modern-day life.

It is almost impossible to open a magazine, listen to the radio or watch television without receiving the latest of advice on what we should or should not be eating.

Are you confused or feeling a little over-whelmed with how you gain clarity on the fundamentals of healthy eating?

Come along to the workshop for practical, insightful and clear information on how to eat healthy.