Category: Diet & Food

How To Master Your Meal Prep

We all know what a healthy meal should look like, but after a long day the last thing you feel like doing is sourcing and cooking all the right stuff for a meal that’s actually wholesome and good for you. How are you even expected to find the time on a Monday night in between

Vegan Mixed Seedy Bars Topped With Raw Chocolate

These nutritious bars are great for kids’ lunches or your own lunchtime treats. I’m in love with the texture and taste of these little beauties. Crunching into the raw cacao nibs is texture heaven! The bitter nibs among the sweet fruity flavours of goji and sultanas are delightful. The smooth, rich antioxidant packed raw chocolate

What Aussie Model Elyse Taylor Eats In A Day

After fronting campaigns for Victoria’s Secret, Bonds and Tommy Hilfiger, Aussie Model Elyse Taylor knows a thing or two about keeping in shape. Now the 30-year-old has landed a gig as the face of cosmetics brand Nude by Nature. She gave us the scoop on her exercise and nutrition regime. Luckily for us, it’s pretty

7 High-Protein Snacks That Will Help You Build Muscle

If you want stronger muscles, lifting weights is a good place to start—but your diet makes a huge impact on your gains, too. That’s where protein comes in: the essential macronutrient helps repair the tiny tears strength training creates in your muscles, helping them grow faster. But while loading up on eggs at breakfast and chowing down on chicken

Healthy Homemade Nutella You Can Make In Under 5 Minutes

If you’ve ever read the label on a Nutella jar you know it is something that you really should give up…. But it is just so hard. This recipe is a sugar-free version uses some nature’s superfood to create a healthy alternative. Use as a spread or the foundation for smoothie or ice cream. Ingredients

The Common Eating Habit That's Secretly Doubling Your Calories

Apart from a few indulgences—let’s face it, holiday parties and willpower don’t play well together—you might think you’re on track with your daily calorie amount. Even if you don’t count calories, you probably have a good idea of how close you’re coming to the recommended weight maintenance levels—which, according to the USDA, is between 2,400 and 3,000 calories

The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods You Should Add To Your Diet

Cutting back on Ben & Jerry’s and Tostitos = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and burn fat – if you’re focusing on the right foods. “People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups,” says nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D., “or be really intense

The Surprising Health Benefit Hiding In Turmeric

Turmeric — an Asian spice that gives curry its signature color — has made its mark as a “superfood.” Research has linked the ancient spice to a slew of health benefits, like reducing your risk of prostate cancer and heart disease, fighting bacteria and viruses, and even relieving pain. Most of these benefits are tied back to

6 Signs You Are Not Consuming Enough Fat In Your Daily Diet

From weight loss, to improved health and longevity, the benefits of the keto diet are endless (not to mention, pretty darn impressive.) But to achieve a state of ketosis we must significantly reduce the amount of sugar and carbohydrates we consume while upping our intake of good quality proteins, natural fats and vegetables – and

5 Ways Hemp Can Benefit Your Health

ICYMI, Hemp was recently legalised and recognised as a ‘food’ in Australia – long overdue since much of the world has been consuming hemp for decades. It comes from the same species as cannabis but is a totally different variety that yields tiny, nutritious and edible seeds. And coz it contains no psychoactive THC, the only

These 7 Foods Will Wake You Up Better Than Coffee

There are some days when you just can’t stop yawning, even after a full night’s rest. But coffee may not solve the problem, and it could actually make things worse—especially if you’re adding a bunch of fake sweetener to stay within your recommended sugar intake. Sure, you’ll feel energised for a while, but you’re going

Everything You Need To Know About Taking Supplements

Let’s talk about supplements – they’re something I get so many questions about from my clients and 28ers and I get it, there’s plenty of confusion surrounding them. So today, I’m here to clear the air and reveal the truth about supplements. Before I go any further, it’s so important to understand that the purpose

Three Ways To Make Healthy Sweet Potato Hummus

Ahh, hummus – a staple of the dip world. Here are three different ways you can make your own hummus, out of sweet potatoes.  Base recipe Makes: 3 cups Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 25 minutes Ingredients 400g Sweet Potato, peeled, cubed 1 tablespoon olive oil 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons lemon

This Carb Is a Weight-Loss Game Changer

Of course you’ve heard of rice and barley. Even quinoa and millet are a part of your healthy-eating vocabulary. But farro? Now that’s one grain that doesn’t get much of the spotlight, but it should. Though this grain isn’t gluten-free, the nutty-tasting carb is still a healthy whole-grain option for those without celiac disease looking to lose

Is Goat Milk the New Cow’s Milk?

Cow’s milk is still America’s most common choice, but if you’re one of the 65% of the population that has trouble digesting lactose, it’s good to have an alternative! You’ve likely noticed that soy and almond milk are popular substitute options offered in most grocery stores, but now goat’s milk is throwing itself in the ring