21Aug 2018

Flick onto Instagram at any moment of the day and you’ll see picture perfect meals; plates dripping with colourful foods, perfectly proportioned and contrasted against clean, white serving dishes. You would be forgiven for thinking that every second person is a MasterChef competitor in the making. After practising as a dietitian for over seventeen years, […]

20Jul 2018

Dietary nitrates, which are found in large quantities in beetroot, leafy greens and rhubarb, have been shown to reduce the oxygen cost of exercise and improve cycling TT performance. To read more about this please see our blog “Beet your best this season“. (Read it over a cup of tea and a large slice of […]

20Jul 2018

Do you ever feel a hankering for one of those famous Aussie burgers you could get at every milk bar by the beach in summer? You know, the kind that is dripping with tomato sauce and loaded with all the extras including pineapple rings and beetroot? It was one of the quintessential tastes of growing […]

20Jul 2018

Ingredients ½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled and coarsely grated 4 tbsp chopped walnuts 1 medium beetroot peeled and grated 2 tsp mild curry powder 2 x 400g can butter beans, drained and rinsed 2 Tbsp chopped coriander ¼ C quinoa flakes Dressing (Optional) ½ […]

04Jul 2018

A few weeks back I was contacted by David from Coconut Groove about trialling his new product “Clean Energy”. David pitched it as a natural alternative to Red Bull, V, and other energy drinks. He explained that it could be used before, during, or after physical activity, or before a mental task, to help you […]

06Jan 2018

This recipe is the first in a series of 20 min plant-based meals that will appear over the next few months. In an ideal world without training, work, or other family commitments I would grown the produce in my own garden and boiled the blackbeans and quinoa from scratch. Having chosen to run my own […]