truffle hunting

Truffle Hunting

Who loves truffles? I was recently lucky enough to spend the day truffle hunting down at Ganyemede Truffle Farm, in the southern tablelands of NSW, less than 2 hours from Sydney. I had the most wonderful experience I just had to share it with you, along with some of the awesome truffle tips I learnt […]

An IBS Webinar

I was recently lucky enough to collaborate with MegaBite Nutrition to produce a webinar all about IBS and managing this condition! The webinar is suitable for people with IBS, or for health professionals wanting to learn more about this condition. Click below for the promo video, or here to head straight to the website to […]

optimum vortex blender

Blending for Savoury Goodness!

Usually when we think of blenders, the first things that comes to mind are smoothies and bliss balls. But obviously, these are not the only things we can make! I recently received the Optimum Vortex Blender G2.1 from Prestige Home Appliances, and have been having loads of fun playing around with all the functions! What are my […]

seductive vegetables

Seduction By Veggie

Most of us have heard time and time again that we need to eat enough veggies on a daily basis for good health, yet stats show that more than 90% of Australians still don’t meet the 5 recommended serves on a daily basis. New research shows the name of your vegetable dish matters. Seductive vegetables, […]

a weekend in the mountains

A Healthy Weekend in the Mountains

They say that getting out of the city into the fresh air is good for the soul. When you get to do it with 5 other health conscious ladies, you know you’re going to be in for a treat. A healthy weekend in the mountains! Last weekend I was super lucky to be invited to […]

Spicing it up to eat more veggies

There are currently four in five Australians not eating enough vegetables on a daily basis. Whilst stats like this aren’t exactly new, it is no less concerning. Given the many wondrous things we know vegetables do for our health. A recent study however has found spicing it up to eat more veggies may be the […]

Label Reading – Checking Food Labels Matters

One of the sessions if find my clients benefit from more than anything else is help with label reading. Yes, on the surface, it may seem simple enough, but checking food labels matters for a number of reasons. Here’s a quick guide to help you navigate the ‘how to’ of label reading, along with some useful resources […]

artificial sweetener

A spoonful of artificial sweetener makes… you forget everything?

Artificial sweetener in soft drinks is commonly marketed as being the ‘healthier’ cousin of sugar sweetened beverages. Whilst there is extensive research linking consumption of artificial sweeteners with obesity, the new study has found an association with development stroke and Alzheimers Disease. This research into consumption of artificial sweeteners has shown some concerning results. Statistical adjustments were made […]

nutrition is part of my training

Why nutrition is part of my training

Ruby cycles for the female Australian pro cycling team Roxsolt Attaquer.  I’ve been lucky enough to work with her over the last few months. Ruby’s been killing it in her races, and is about to head off to the US and Europe for their summer cycling season. Ruby’s been kind enough to write about her experiences […]

A FODMAP Friendly Dinner

On Tuesday night I attended the FODMAP friendly dinner at Nel Restaurant in Sydney, hosted by dietitian Chloe McLeod. I found out about this dinner through my current involvement in The FODMAP Challenge, a 12 week course by Chloe that helps you sort out which foods are triggering your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. As the […]