Green smoothie recipe – you have to try this!

Posted by Emily on 6 Feb 2019 at 13:28
We have been enjoying plenty of green smoothies on these hot summer’s days.  I love green smoothies as a way to sneak extra spinach into our diet. Yes, I believe it’s important to eat veg in their whole form too (like salad and cooked veg with meals). But, if you can sneak some greens into a s...

The Best Trail Mix

Posted by Emily on 15 Dec 2018 at 13:52
Let's be honest...it's not always easy to make healthy eating choices at this time of year. What, with Christmas mince pies, Quality Streets, year-end functions and Christmas parties...sweet treats seem to abound at Christmas and New Year. And, of course it is great to enjoy some of these treats. Bu...

Chicken and Roast Vegetable Salad

Posted by Emily on 25 Oct 2018 at 14:07
I was at the beach with a friend this week, and she whipped out a delicious salad. I caught a whiff of the dressing and saw she had put roasted veg in her salad. Now, I don’t usually bother with dressings on my salad, and I don’t usually put roasted veg in my salad. But, I was inspired and so de...

Smoothies – What you need to know about them

Posted by Emily on 13 Apr 2018 at 13:00
By: Lauren Moore  Smoothies have become a very popular addition to many people’s eating routines lately.  Smoothies, when made correctly, can make a great and balanced snack or meal. However, it is easy to pack a smoothie with excessive carbohydrates and calories, which can significantly increa...

Couscous and chickpea magic

Posted by Emily on 26 Mar 2018 at 13:34
Need some meat-free Monday inspiration? Me too! So I conjured up this dish, and my oh my…it is DELISH!   Ingredients: 1 cup of whole-wheat couscous 1 small pack of baby marrows, chopped into rounds 1 red onion, diced A few handfuls of baby spinach 3 teaspoons of cumin A dash o...

The Argus Cycle Tour – Tips for Recovery

Posted by Emily on 10 Mar 2018 at 20:47
By: Lauren Moore   Biokineticist Jaime Valadao, from Valadao and Fourie Biokineticists, helped me compile the tips below to assist with all round post-race recovery. Remember, it is important to focus on physiological recovery from both a physical and nutritional perspective. Being mindful of nou...

Delicious fish dish

Posted by Emily on 14 Dec 2017 at 22:03
People are very interesting in how they manage fish in their diets. Firstly, fish is something that people very definitively do or do not like...there isn't really a middle ground. Out of those who DO like fish, I find that most of my clients say that while they enjoy fish and would like to include...

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...