What do you think about lasagna? Is healthy is it unhealthy? Is it "bad" and makes you gain weight because it contains pasta? All foods can fit into a healthy diet and eating pasta with meals is not going to magically gain weight. Forget the fear around pasta. Nourishing our bodies is all about balance and giving our bodies the nutrients our bodies need to work. Below is my take on a lasagna where I use low fat creamed cottage cheese rather than a traditional white sauce whic
You may have noticed that sugarcane juice is starting to become more and more popular, with it popping up at food truck festivals, farmers markets and even in some specialty supermarkets. It is also increasingly becoming added to the marketing of popular drinks in an attempt to make them appear ‘healthier’. But what is sugarcane juice? And is it actually good for you? Sugarcane juice is the juice extracted from the sugarcane plant. Sugar cane is most commonly processed into t
Yes, it’s that time of the year again! A well-loved festival by all where you can find colourfully painted eggs, creatively designed confectionery and of course, the highlight of this festival – chocolate! With Easter just around the corner, various sizes of bunny shaped chocolates, hollow chocolate eggs and all sorts of coated flavored chocolate eggs with vibrant wrappings can be found in most supermarkets and stores. It is also the time of the year where chocolate manufactu
With Easter holidays just around the corner! Stores have been fully stocked with all the bunny-shaped chocolate you could imagine, while the bakery continues to pull hot cross buns from the oven. But for some people, the special food around the holidays can be a source of stress and anxiety. People become concerned about what will happen if they including these treat foods in their diets. Some people choose to say no to those foods and replace it with foods they think they "s
Pasta salad gets a bad wrap but can be made in a way that nourishes and helps your body to feel good. So I thought lets take a break from the traditional creamy dressings and go for something simple, made from things that most of us have in the cupboard. Don't have all the ingredients? Don't worry, just add what ever crunchy veg you need to use up. Enjoy! Recipe Ingredients Salad 125g pasta 250 g cherry tomatoes 1 avocado, diced 1 green capsicum, diced 1 large cucumber, diced
Orthorexia nervosa in not currently seen as a clinical psychological diagnosis, however, there are many people suffering from it's characteristic symptoms. Are you one of them? What is Orthorexia Nervosa? Orthorexia nervosa is characterised by an obsession with eating foods that are clean, righteous, or pure. It is being fixated on only eating foods that meet a certain set of food rules, and this can be seen to impact on psychological and nutritional health. Detecting Orthore
Check out this super smooth, creamy and tangy avocado salad dressing! Recipe Ingredients 1 avocado 1/2 cup of greek yoghurt 1/2 lemon 1/4 cup of white wine vinegar Pepper 1 cup of corriander Method Place all ingredients in a blender Blend until smooth Add to salad and enjoy! Yum Yum Yum Yum Want to see more recipes? Let me know below. xx Belinda #Avocado #Salad
Hi everyone! I'm Belinda, the Dietitian and Nutritionist from Flex and Feed (BB Nutrition and Dietetics). Stay posted for all things nutrition and don't forget to let me know what you think. Happy eating!