Being empty nesters has many pluses. We love having the house to ourselves and don’t miss having to cater for a crowd. When we became ‘empty nesters’ some years ago, we had to make a few changes. Some changes were easy – like getting to cook what we wanted, not what the kids wanted, and
Lifestyle related diseases are on the rise but you can reduce the likelihood of falling victim. The saying “you are what you eat” is proving to be more fact than fiction with poor food choices posing a very real threat to our lives and are a recipe for lifestyle-related illnesses. My mission is to help
Much of the traditional Christmas fare is laden with fat. Here’s my guide to healthy Christmas feasting to take the guesswork out of Christmas meal choices.
Home cooked meals are becoming a casualty of modern fast-paced lifestyles. Read my tips for putting healthy meals on the table and recipe suggestions.
Every once in a while, I like to put a call out to find out what recipes you are loving. There’s a few recipes that always rate high in your favourite recipes, in fact I think the top three recipes have been that same for the past five years, just in different order. So this
A survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* revealed that only 87 percent of Australians drank water on the day surveyed; with females aged 31-70 averaging just over a litre of water a day. So, according to the survey even if you are drinking water, chances are, you’re not drinking enough. I hear lots of
It is possible to have healthy meals on the road – making good food choices will help you arrive at your destination feeling fresh and ready to dive into your holiday. Let’s face it, no one wants to arrive at their holiday destination feeling weighed down by heavy food choices. A typical highway roadhouse menu
As a parent it can be hard to encourage kids to eat healthy food, especially when unhealthy choices are so blatantly marketed directly to them. It may seem easier to just give in when kids ask for the unhealthy food advertised, but as with everything in life there are consequences if you take the easy
The aroma of a delicious soup bubbling away on the stove in winter is sure to tempt the taste buds It’s no secret I love soup, in fact, I enjoy it all year round. Homemade soups can use up the limp veggies in the bottom of the fridge to make an economical meal and it’s
13 – 19 May is Food Allergy Week. Did you know that Australia has one of the highest incidences of food allergies in the world? A lot of confusion surrounds food allergy and intolerance with many people thinking it’s the same thing. Let’s look at the difference. To put it simply, food allergies are an