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, […]

Foods for Great Skin

Taking care of our skin, the largest organ in the body, is paramount to many of us. Having great skin is linked to health and vitality, and a bad skin day can reduce in lower confidence and self esteem.

What we eat has a big impact on the health of our skin. As food is digested, it is broken down into polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are then used to build healthy skin. If you eat highly processed foods, low nutrients foods, or deprive yourself of good nutrition, your skin won’t be as healthy as it could be.

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Chocolate for Sports Performance

With Easter recently passing by, many of you may be feeling like chocolate is the last thing on your mind… however recent findings show that those eggs over easter may in fact help improve your sports performance. The benefits of chocolate milk for recovery have long been known and acknowledged, however recent findings have shown that […]

These Easter Buns are my Pic!

I am a huge fan of easter buns, and have recently stumbled upon this recipe that I just had to share! The recipe has been created by Ruby from Little Spice Co., in collaboration with Pic’s Peanut Butter – my absolute favourite. I hope you enjoy this delicious treat as much as me! Spelt, Peanut Butter […]

Alcohol and Sports Performance

Alcohol and Sports Performance Alcohol seems to be an ingrained part of not just our culture, but within sports themselves in many games in Australia. A beer after the match, or a few drinks for team bonding is something we regularly hear about. Whilst I am all for having a good time, there are a […]

Fuelling For Training

Fuelling up for long training sessions Regardless of your sport, if you’re an endurance athlete heading out for a big session (ie, longer than 90mins), eating appropriately before hand can be the key to if you have a great training session or not. But why is it so important? Our muscles contain a substance called […]

New York Eats

Eating My Way Around The Big Apple! I was recently lucky enough to spend a week in New York with three of my best friends. In a place like this, there is never going to be enough time to explore everything, no matter how long you spend there! We were lucky enough to have some […]

Marvellous Madrid

Recently I was lucky enough to take some time off work to go on a holiday, and eat some absolutely amazing meals. If you are anything like me, when you are going on holidays, you ask people you know who have been there what they recommend… So I thought that I would share some of […]

48 Hours In Hong Kong

In a recent post I spoke about some of my favourite places to eat in Madrid. On the way, we were lucky enough to stop off in Hong Kong. Thanks to some wonderful friends and family members, we already had quite a few recommendations. So where to start?! Breakfast: There’s no place like it for […]

Nutrition for the Travelling Athlete

Eating well on holidays can sometimes be difficult. Finding the right foods to fuel physical activity, and ensure optimal performance can be even more challenging! On our recent holiday, I experienced this first hand, with my partner planning 3 days of cycling in the Pyrenees, and me planning on some long trail-runs there, and a […]