Have you noticed how many recipes nowadays have coconut oil and coconut milk and coconut flakes and desiccated coconut and coconut strings. What the heck is going on with coconut? Am I the only one who is sick to death of this coconut situation?Read More
When you set a goal, like eating a healthier diet or exercising more, that's the conscious part of your brain working. Wahoo, yippee, yep you're feeling great about that goal! But if you have limiting beliefs like: I’m not good enough or smart enough or don’t know how to achieve the goal; then your subconscious mind will sabotage your efforts...Read More
When we're happier, we're more focused on the future and healthy food choices come more naturally. So rather than focusing on which foods to snack on, we need to ask ourselves a more important question...
Our menstrual cycle totally screws up our digestion for one week every month. Nope, nature is not kind to woman. I totally love trees, birds, butterflies and all the other woo-woo nature stuff, but by golly we got handed the bum-ticket when it comes to PMS, menstruation, menopause and all the associated “lady problems” that go with it – like bloating and gut problems. But here are 7 tips to fix that bloat...Read More
I could tell you which carbs are best for your health... but if you hate your body, eat food on the run all the time, and work and live in a community where junk food is the norm, you're probably not going to see real change to your health and wellbeing. We need to address the real problems in our life, and it's usually not about which carbs are best...
“I think bad things all the time about the food I eat...” OR “I feel so guilty when I eat chocolate, like all my hard work to eat healthy has been wasted…” OR “I feel so bad when I eat bad!” Food guilt is real, but we can learn to let it go...
You’ve got to take care of yourself, a job, children, pets, a house... I totaaally get it. Life is so busy. You’re looking for quick and easy ideas for healthier eating, right?! Well here’s a thought for your busy day...
Do you know what you should be eating but you just don’t do it? Is it hard for you to find the time to cook something healthy and yummy? Are you trying not to eat junk food as snacks? Well here’s a thought for your day…Read More
If you like chocolate - you're going to love these! And whether you like apricots or not - you're going to love these too! With just 3 ingredients these Choco-Nut Bites are super fast to make! And yet your family and friends will be super-impressed (if?) when you share them....Read More
If we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, is it okay to judge a food by its carb content? Let's face it, carbs are getting some seriously bad rap lately. It used to be dietary fats that were apparently the root of all evil – but nowadays it's carbs. So is the bad reputation justified? Should we all be eating a low-carb diet?Read More
You want to eat healthier, you have goals – fitting into that favourite dress, getting in shape, feeling better - but some days you get hungry and THAT happens. Yes THAT. The crappy snack habit! So how do we stick with our healthy eating goals on THOSE days?Read More
How are you feeling today? a) Relaxed, like life is a walk in the park. Or b) Rushed, tired, overwhelmed and stressed out. Your answer to that question could go a long way to explaining your snack choices...Read More
Healthy eating advice has become really complicated thanks to the pile of loud-shouty voices out there yelling about nutrition and food and confusing us all. Some say eat this, other voices say eat that. So what should we do?Read More
Do you like a good snack? Need the energy to get from one main meal to the next? But wondering if you're doing the old snack thing 'right', so to speak? If you're going to snack - then here is the #1 sign of a damn-fine healthy snack habit...Read More
What have Batman and Robin, or Han Solo and Chewbacca got in common? They're totally rocking the same team - fighting the forces of evil. When it comes to healthy eating, having yourself a Robin or Chewbacca to team up with makes the healthy eating journey so much easier...Read More
Food cravings are down right annoying. There you are, diligently getting on with your day when the thought of a chocolate bar (or potato chips, or other high-fat/sugar treat) pops into your head. You can't stop thinking about that chocolate bar, and before long those thoughts are so consuming you can't focus on anything else... argh!Read More
If you don't have time to buy special ingredients, prep exotic dishes and decorate the dining table - I've got a solution for you! Yes, you still want to spend time with your loved ones and show them how much you care, by creating a delicious meal for them to enjoy. So how do you do that? Use my golden motto for entertaining...Read More
Why do some people consistently lose weight every week on a diet but other people hit a plateau?
In this blog you’ll discover 10 important truths about weighing ourselves. Once you understand these points, you’ll start experiencing more confidence in your healthy eating efforts and more happily get to a healthy body weight...
You know that moment when you meet someone new and discover you’re interested in some of the same things, whether it’s your fave television show, a love of shoe shopping or a fascination with Peruvian pottery? BOOM – a connection is made! Well healthy eating is just like that...Read More
Everything’s going along swimmingly until one night the post-dinner “snacking” goes a bit far, or a workmate brings a pile of baking to work, or you go shopping on an empty stomach and find yourself the proud owner of the chocolate aisle... “I’ve fallen off the wagon,” is often the sorrowful conclusion. But what wagon is that exactly?Read More