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November 22, 2016

The Christmas holiday season is that one special time of the year for families to get together, to feast on delicious foods and to give gifts to loved ones. It is meant to be a time of joy, laughter and happy memories. However for someone with an eating disorder, Chris...

September 20, 2016

What do to during the school holidays with your kids? And how to get them interested in healthy foods? Well, research tells us that children who play games with food, and help with the cooking and preparing in the kitchen, are more likely to eat healthier foods and the...

August 25, 2016

What is Green Matcha Tea and what are the health benefits?

Matcha Tea is a special kind of green powdered tea that has been traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies for over 800 years. Matcha contains an amino acid called L-theanine.  L-theanine is an amino acid th...

July 8, 2016

How much protein do you need? Good question.

Well, it depends. How active are you? How inflamed are you?

‘Protein requirement in healthy young and old individuals is traditionally defined as the lowest protein intake sufficient to achieve neutral body protein balance. Th...

April 4, 2014

I'm writing this blog, sparked by some misinformation I heard on the radio yesterday, on "better alternatives to white sugar".  Agave was promoted to be the best of the bunch by the nutritionist, but as you read below, the science and the facts tells us that it's not a...

March 19, 2014

When it comes to eating healthy, one of the easiest things you can do to motivate yourself is to have a well organised kitchen.  A kitchen that has functional equipment and a good layout makes the idea of "cooking a healthy meal" all the more enjoyable. On top of that,...

January 6, 2014

Got to say that this is one of the best motivating songs I've heard in a long time (nice to dance along to as well).  You ARE unique and special. Believe in yourself and try! And when it comes to your health ... you should put yourself first. Afterall, there's only one...

December 16, 2013

A few months ago I had my sister's baby shower and decided to make a watermelon cradle as one of the 'fruit platters'.

 

It turned out to be quite a feature at the table!!

 

What you'll need:

1 whole watermelon

1/2 rockmelon

Large knife

Small paring knife

ice cream scoop

small m...

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