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...

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...