Customising Your Salad

  Now, we’ve all heard that people can either be salad lovers or haters. I believe anyone can be a salad lover, if they customise the ingredients based on their own personal tastes. I’m not saying for those chocolate addicts out there to put a mars bar or two amongst their leafy greens, but salads […]

More healthy meals that kill the cravings

Top left: Breakfast- organic oats, honey, soy milk, chia seeds, apples, strawberries, blueberries and a handful of Pepita seeds. Top right: Dinner- homemade rissoles with salad (tomato, potato, carrot, avocado, feta, olives, spinach leaves and cucumber. Bottom left: Lunch- homemade dumplings with chicken and herb filling. Super easy and quick to cook! Bottom right: Lunch- […]

Breaking the Overnight Fast

Smoothie Ingredients: – 1 banana – a handful of pepital & sunflower seeds – 1 cup of skim/almond milk – a handful of shredded coconut Omelette Ingredients: – 1/3 diced tomato – 2 diced mushrooms – cooked chicken breast – 2 eggs (2 egg white, 1 yolk) – pepper, basil & parsley – M

Nuts about PB & H

Lately, I’ve noticed that stress seems to by the trigger of my sugar cravings. After spending the past two weeks in and out of the house with work and uni, I have come home each night ready for some relax time on the couch with my roommates and a packet of Double Coat Tim Tams. […]

Colourful, protein-packed lunch

I cured my cravings today by having a protein-packed lunch to keep me sustained throughout a big afternoon of study. This colourful salad has pink salmon, purple cabbage, cucumber, rocket, baby spinach, snow peas, carrot, tomato, capsicum, and cayenne pepper. Yum! – L

A Taste of my Heritage

Growing up with an Italian background allowed me to experience the wonderful culinary sensations that my Nonna would create for us. She was quite experimental with new recipes and would often use meals as a way of bringing the family together, or even learn by helping cook. We would often gather the family once a […]

An easy bircher muesli recipe

I began the day with a delicious breakfast free from both sugar and dairy. I made a less luxurious version of the bircher muesli recipe from the My New Roots blog.  Serves 1Ingredients:2/3 cup oats1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of your choice)2 Tbsp. chia seeds Directions:1. Mix oats, milk and chia seeds together in a jar or […]