The strawberry is one of the most popular berry fruits in the world and has been hailed "the queen of fruits" because of its rich nutritional value. Strawberries are an excellent source of...
Salt - Yes or No?
Salt has been used to flavour food and used in preserving food for pretty much as long as humans have been on this earth. Salt is a mineral compound that is essential for life, but we hear a lot...
Eat Nuts For A Healthy Heart
Nuts are a powerhouse of tasty nutrients. Nuts contain protein, fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Many new clinical studies have highlighted heart-related benefits when eating 30 - 50g of...
How To Make Delicious Dairy-Free 'Milk'
Many people have lactose or dairy intolerances. Nut, seed and coconut milks are an excellent alternative to dairy and can be made easily at home.
Cinnamon - One of the healthiest spices in the world!
The use of cinnamon goes back to ancient Egypt. It was used as a medicine, a spice and as an embalming agent. The potential health benefits of cinnamon are nothing short of astonishing.
You Can't Beat 'Beetroot'
This common root vegetable is a superfood, it has a wide range of health benefits. Beetroot are packed with health promoting anitioxidants and nutrients such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, betaine,...
My New Favourite Vegetable - Swede. Why Should We Be Eating Them?
There seems to be lots of confusion about my favourite vegetable, swede. I've found there's plenty of people who get it confused with a turnip or parsnip. I use swede in place of white...
Benefits of Eating Avocado Daily & Some Yummy Avo Recipes!
Avocados are a wonderful nutrient dense fruit containing a big range of vital nutrients. Check out the health benefits, best ways to store your avocados, and some delicious recipes.
ANZAC Biscuits and Gallipoli
ANZAC biscuits have long been associated with the “Australian and New Zealand Army Corps”. They go back to World War 1, when our troops were stationed on the shores of Gallipoli. The mothers and...
Balancing your Macronutrients and Sensible Snacking
What are macronutrients? They are the building blocks for a healthy diet. There are 3 macronutrients: protein, fats and carbohydrates. Balancing your macronutrients will help you be satisfied during...