If you follow me on Instagram, you may be aware of my appreciation for pancakes. Particularly midweek. Probably the reason for this inclination is that by tweaking a few ingredients, pancakes can remain just as delicious, but still can make up a nutritious and satisfying breakfast. Often my pancake crusade has ended up a complete mess and thrown straight into the bin, but here are my favourite 5 recipes, that […]
I have a distinct childhood memory that may well have been the spark that ignited my nutrition journey. I was about 8 years old, unpacking the groceries with my mum (which, incidentally, remains one of my favourite chores), when I came across a standard loaf of white bread. Back in the mid-nineties, this was a common staple of most households, and while my mum was usually fairly sensible when it […]
Have you ever wondered why some people love vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts, while others shudder at the thought of them? Turns out the aversion to particular bitter tastes may be more than just a case of fussy eating, and may have something to do with being a so called ‘supertaster’.
Porridge is my go-to breakfast. I love it both for the many delicious and exciting (yep, oats excite me) combinations that can be made, as well as how easy and satisfying it is on a Winter’s morning. (Not to mention oat’s nutritional value). Back in high school I used to set out my porridge ingredients the night before, all measured and cut up so it was ready to go in […]
Anyone who knows me well is probably pretty familiar with my love of substituting not-so-healthy foods for nutritious alternatives. However, not everyone gets as excited as I do at the thought of avocado chocolate mousse… so I thought I’d share some basic food swaps that can spare some kilojoules and add some nutrients.
The search for an easy, sustainable and non-tedious diet is never-ending. The latest weight loss diet to hit our shores is based on the principle that you can eat ‘whatever you want,’ for five days a week, and for the remaining two days, consume around a quarter of your usual calories. This equates to around 500 calories (a bit over 2000 kilojoules) for women, and around 600 calories (2500 kilojoules) […]