Red Lentil Dahl

Posted by Emily on 1 Oct 2017 at 23:07
Let me start this by saying that I don’t like lentils. There you have it. Well ok…I didn’t like lentils, until I made this red lentil dahl, that is. As a dietitian, I know full well all the fantastic benefits of eating legumes. I love chickpeas and am happy to eat them often. In fact, you can...

Healthy Chicken Soup Recipe

Posted by Emily on 5 Jul 2017 at 21:20
I have always wanted to be able to cook a good pot of chicken soup. There is just something so comforting about a warm bowl of chicken soup in the middle of winter.  So, when we went to friends for lunch this past Saturday and I saw that she had a big pot of chicken soup bubbling on the stove for u...

Healthy Eating on Holiday Road Trips

Posted by Emily on 12 Apr 2017 at 21:42
By: Lauren Moore, Registered Dietitian It’s time for school holidays!  Time with family and friends, time to relax, time to squeeze in some extra exercise, and maybe even time to go on an adventure.  As exciting as travelling can be, it can often present a few challenges.  Maintaining a healt...

Healthy, Happy New Years Habits

Posted by Emily on 6 Jan 2017 at 15:01
By: Lauren Moore   I’ve never been a big fan of New Years resolutions.  They seem to come with a lot of pressure attached, and in my mind there is no better way to set yourself up for failure than to put unnecessary pressure on yourself.  I am a fan of aiming to make positive changes thou...

Tips for healthy eating when time is limited

Posted by Emily on 24 Aug 2016 at 15:16
By: Lauren Moore Moving home, be it to another suburb, city or country, can be the catalyst for a rollercoaster of emotions.  Although moving can be extremely exciting and fun, it can often lead to many stresses due to the change in environment and routine.  After spending five years in Durban (a...

Healthy, yummy banana pancake recipe

Posted by Emily on 17 Aug 2016 at 13:15
Banana pancakes. Need I say more. Who doesn’t love a good banana pancake?! Well, now…how about a HEALTHY banana pancake?! Now we are really talking!   I simply LOVE having this banana pancake as one of my healthy breakfast options. It is so super easy to make. Here we go:   INGREDI...

Sizzling summer salad

Posted by Emily on 16 Dec 2015 at 11:43
I am not a fan of tomatoes. Its really sad, I know, to be a dietitian and not eat tomatoes.  I mean they look SOOO stunning in a salad as they add such a beautiful burst of colour. Not to mention how many important nutrients they contain.Being a tomato despiser myself, you may wonder why I’ve pos...

The best breakfast recipe: Jamie Oliver’s Granola Dust

Posted by Emily on 19 Nov 2015 at 10:50
This week I tried Jamie Oliver’s granola dust for the first time…and…oh my word…I thought that I had arrived in foodie heaven! It is truly glorious. I don’t advocate eating processed breakfast cereals, as they are often loaded with refined sugar and other nonsense.  If I am going to...