When we became ‘empty nesters’ some years ago, we had to make a few changes. There are many bonuses to having the house to ourselves and not having to cater for the crowd. With just the two of us at home we get to cook what we want, not what the kids want, and watch
If you’re finding that your life is a little hectic, watch that it doesn’t derail your healthy eating plan. One of the first things that happens is we start to skip breakfast because we feel that there isn’t enough time. Here’s three reasons not to skip breakfast – 1) it kick-starts your metabolism, 2) it
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
Emotions can play havoc with your healthy lifestyle, let’s look at some of the ways to overcome some common feelings. When you think about losing weight do you feel overwhelmed, stuck, or confused? Let me help you find out what’s hindering your weight loss. Feeling overwhelmed? Looking at the big picture and seeing all the
This is a fantastic time of year. The longer days make it the perfect time to pack a healthy picnic and get the family outside.
Shedding the extra layers of clothing from winter can reveal a multitude of sins and trigger action to lose the extra kilos. Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and wish there was an easier way? If you want to lose weight in spring and not find it again, I’m here to help. When I weighed
A boring routine is a recipe for disaster when wanting to stick with a weight loss plan long-term. Recharge your enthusiasm with my tips for adding variety. I remember back in my dieting days, diet food was boring, bland and uninspiring so even with the best intentions I could never stick with the plan long-term.
Take the pressure off putting a healthy meal on the table by keeping a few staples in the pantry and fridge. If you want a meal in a hurry it’s unlikely you’ll cook a fancy dinner. Which means you’re left with two options, grab a takeaway or make a quick easy meal. Quick dinners can still
Lifestyle related diseases are on the rise – are you at risk? Poor food choices are posing a very real threat to our lives and are a recipe for lifestyle-related illnesses. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in Australia and is a factor in 10 per