Have you seen the new Healthy Eating Pyramid?

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Earlier this week, Nutrition Australia released their new Healthy Eating Pyramid! The older healthy pyramid was reaching almost 15 years old. It was time for an update.

What is the Healthy Eating Pyramid?

The pyramid shows you how to eat healthily.  With all the fad diets around, its exciting to have a clear picture of what a healthy eating is. Continue reading…

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Why I took a break

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How did I spend my Easter Holidays and week off from uni? Road-tripping and visiting family (and far less study then I planned). It’s so nice to have a break from my usual life!

Over the Easter long weekend, I traveled to a country town – Camperdown, Victoria (a few hours out from Melbourne) to visit my husband’s grandparents and family. We spent countless hours in the car, explored the classic tourist attractions, ate heaps of food, listened to random songs and just hung out. Continue reading…

Easter, Eggs and Expanding Waistlines

hot cross buns

It’s already April and Easter long weekend is tomorrow! There are so many things I love about Easter – the 4 day long weekend, celebrating Jesus’ death and resurrection, the hot cross buns, feasts and the family get together  – it’s fantastic!

With long weekends and holidays, there is an abundance of all sorts of food! Anyone who knows me, knows I love food. But while there is amazing food during Easter, there is an overload of chocolate and hot cross buns (which contain a lot of kilojoules). Continue reading…

Autumn – Eat Seasonally!

Goodbye Summer and hello Autumn!

There is so much I love about summer – stone fruits, the sun and the beach.

But Autumn brings a drop in temperature, the end of daylight savings, the changing colours of leaves and different seasonal fruits & vegetables!

The sayings ‘eat seasonally’ or ‘eat what is in season’ are often tossed around the ‘nutrition world’ to encourage people to consume a variety of a food. But what do they actually mean? Continue reading…