How to enjoy a Low FODMAP Christmas

Following a low FODMAP eating plan can often limit food options. This should not impact yourย enjoyment over the festive period. With endless parties, gatherings and ultimately Christmas day, it would be nice to have a list of “safe” foods that you know are not going to send you to the bathroom or leave you doubled…

Meatless Monday -Pesto ‘Zucchetti’

If you are yet to get on the meat free Monday train, today you can try it out. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a succulent piece of lamb at the best of times, however here in Australia we are one of the biggest consumers of red meat in the world. We eat too…

A Dietitian’s Lunch

Today I’m off on a picnic to catch up with fellow Dietitian friends. We are all bringing a plate of food to share. I am usually a sweet person, so I often bring muffins or other variety of (healthy) baked goods. To shake things up a little I thought I would try a savoury option….

Vietnamese Poached Chicken Salad

This salad is a family favourite, we have been known to make this on camping trips it’s that easy. Personally I love the opposing textures, the crispness of the finely cut vegetables, the crunch of the peanuts and chicken so soft it almost melts in your mouth. The zesty dressing just tops if off perfectly….

Australia Day 2013

Australia Day in our family is always celebrated as my Dad is lucky enough to have his birthday on the 26th January. This year was no different, however in Brisbane we had a weekend of wild winds and storms that brought flooding to many areas throughout Queensland. Again. Thankfully there was no damage to the…

Lunchbox Ideas

It’s hard to believe that we are now into February, with Summer holidays now a distant memory. The working year has well and truly begun; children have returned to school and uni students are squeezing the last out of their freedom in the next few weeks. While this reality sets in, the question of what…