Nutrition for Menopause

Menopause brings about many changes. With the decline of the hormone’s including insulin, testosterone, oestrogen and progesterone women may experience centralised weight gain. During this time, Accredited Practising Dietitian’s can support and guide women to maintain a healthy body weight and prevent chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. The Mediterranean diet has […]

Salmon and Sweet Potato Fish Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1/2 cup frozen green peas 400g fresh salmon mince (could most likely use tinned salmon as well) 1/2 bunch dill 2 spring onions 1 lemon rind 1/2 lemon juice 1 cup plain flour 2 eggs 1-2 cups breadcrumbs Method: Peel and cut sweet potato into small chunks. Add to a […]

Chia Seed Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of black chia seeds 1/4 cups milk 2 tablespoons honey 1 Orange 3/4 cup wholemeal flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup crushed pistachio 1 cup raspberries Olive oil spray Ricotta cheese Method: Soak chia seeds in milk and 1 tablespoon of honey until seeds swell Grate the zest from the orange […]

Intuitive Eating Practices for Easter

Since December 26th, we have been exposed to Easter chocolates and hot cross buns with every shopping trip we make. Now with 1 week for the Easter weekend, the temptation to eat the gifted chocolates or buy the reduced hot cross buns is high. This Easter, try to look at Easter indulgences differently. Here, Dietitian […]

Salmon Tacos With Garlic Dressing & Avocado Salsa

Are you looking for a fun way to get the family on board with eating some fish?  Here is our favourite Salmon Tacos recipe that are simple to make and delicious!  Ingredients Spray olive oil 1 tbsp smoked paprika 2 tsp of cumin Red chilli flakes Salt and pepper 500g raw salmon (~4 thinly cut […]

Easy One-Pan Salmon With Veggies

Are you a busy professional, working full-time as well as looking after the family and finding it hard to make a balanced meal for yourself? Here’s a simple recipe for a one-pan salmon with veggies meal that might be just what you are looking for! One-pan salmon with veggies Serves 2 What you need: 2 […]

Healthy Bites: Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Looking for a creative snack idea for everyone in the family? Try this classic healthy cookie recipe that will surely make everyone smile and ask for seconds! Ingredients 1 cup plus 2 tbsp almond meal 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup coconut sugar or maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla […]

How to balance nutrition and food enjoyment this easter

With Easter just around the corner, the temptation of chocolates and baked sweets like hot cross buns are everywhere. As part of the Armenian tradition, my family have already started making baked sweets that are eaten around the Easter season so coming home to what smells like a bakery most days is hard! If you find […]

Thai Noodle Salad

INGREDIENTS  ·      200g Umami Edamame beans, peeled, frozen  ·      200g Pandaroo Brown Rice Vermicelli  ·      ¼ red cabbage, thinly sliced  ·      100g snow peas, cut into 2 cm pieces ·      1 small red capsicum, thinly sliced  ·      2 medium carrots, grated  ·      1 spring onion, chopped  ·      Bunch of parsley, chopped finely  ·      Bunch of mint, chopped finely  ·      250g bag bean sprouts  ·      ¼ cup […]

Gut Health and Mood

Over the years of research, the chemistry of food has shown to directly impact mental health. Amongst other lifestyle factors, diet is now recognised as a “non-negotiable” factor in the prevention and treatment of mental illness (Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ clinical practice guidelines).  Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates said “All disease begins in the […]