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Eating healthy on a budget It’s no secret that sustaining a nutritious diet can be challenging when on a budget. As a busy student it is especially important to make food choices that support brain function while ensuring these food choices are as stress-free as possible. It is easy to get caught up on food…

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  Toddler Nutrition: Common questions and hurdles around feeding your growing kids Feeding your toddler can be both a fun and a stressful event as they gain more independence, are able to eat meals resembling more what you put your own plate, but as they also start to challenge you as a parent. We tackle…

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  Common tips and myths about first foods  I have teamed up with Emily Parks from Nutrition Notebook, a fellow mama and Associate Registered Nutritionist to answer some of the common questions we get about starting solids and toddler nutrition. We have created two articles covering as much as we could, starting here with infant…

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The benefit of having a hubby who is away more than he’s home lately, is that every now and again, I can jump on a plane and head to where he is. I booked a flight to San Fran and then onto Vancouver 3 days before I met him in this awesome city, and the last minute…

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Okay amazing mamas and papas! Let’s get a nutrition session for toddlers underway! My disclaimer first and foremost. I am a foster mama, an aunty and god-parent, and I have had plenty of fussy kids stay with me. I’m speaking from both the view point of a professional who has been trained and educated in…

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Progesterone!   I’ve had heaps of questions around a post on insta regarding progesterone testing and fertility as I was checking my own blood levels of progesterone post-ovulation. I thought now is just as good a time as any to give you an overview on what you need to know about progesterone, why it’s important and…

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Credit has to be given where it’s due and for the first time since they made free fruit bins available to kids, Countdown Supermarkets have another major positive I’m willing to support – their Macro range! It is made up of healthy whole foods in the green pack and organic options in the purple, and…

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So I make banana bread almost every couple of weeks. Usually it’s so we don’t waste the ripening banana bunch I always seem to have left over from our organic veg box, and also because my man absolutely loves it toasted up with butter for morning tea while working on the house. If you leave the…

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The basic idea behind lactation cookies is to offer ingredients that will promote milk production and let down, called galactagogues. Oats, fennel, flaxseed and brewer’s yeast are all considered galactagogues so have been included in this recipe. If you wanted a completely gluten free option, you could swap the 3 cups of oats for 1…

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Spiced carrot and pumpkin soup Soup really does happen to be one of my favourite ways to include extra vegetables, add bone broth, and warm up on cold evenings. It’s forever been a soul food for me, and on nights where I want to just curl up and take a break, soup is the only…