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The scoop on discretionary foods – by guest expert Nicole Senior APD AN

How many treats is it ok to eat? And what counts as a treat? Despite recommendations to limit extra foods like chocolate, chips and fast food, the fact is surveys show we eat 35% of our total daily kilojoules as these ‘discretionary foods’ (including 13% as alcoholic drinks). So a recent seminar...
2 comments | October 20th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Scoop Subs wrap up & new Summer Intern – by Emma Stirling APD

I’m hijacking today’s Friday foodie post to update you on all things Scoop Subs.  If you have an interest in our social media mentoring program, then this post is for you.  And if you want to find out about the awesome content our subs are creating we have something for you too. Sorry...
2 comments | October 17th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Dreaming of enough for all this World Food Day – by Emma Stirling APD

I wish there was….enough for all. There really is if you balance it up on a world scale.  We do produce (and waste) a huge amount of food.  But with all the technology in the world, we have not figured out the answers to getting good food to all people on our planet at the times of need....
no comments | October 16th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

The scoop on new Coconut Milk & divine Mango Pops recipe – by Emma Stirling APD

Just as Melbourne baristas get used to serving up almond milk lattes, there’s a new dairy alternative to learn how to froth and foam.  A brand new form of Coconut Milk is now available with a cow’s milk consistency, plus calcium and kilojoule counts that make it a contender as a dairy replacement...
one comment | October 10th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Why thinking you’re ugly is bad for you – by Emma Stirling APD

Why thinking you’re ugly is bad for you – by Emma Stirling APD
You may have noticed we had a little break last week?  I hope you missed us? But we just felt the need to have an unplugged week to refresh our mojo for all things social media and nutrition.  And having a beach house with crappy 3G coverage helped this along. I highly recommend you take a step...
no comments | October 9th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Food Babies Love Moussaka Recipe and #giveaway – by Emma Stirling APD

Food Babies Love Moussaka Recipe and #giveaway – by Emma Stirling APD
Don’t you love it when the planets align? I was getting set to teach food chemistry pracs this week and our key recipe is traditional moussaka plus a vegan, gluten free version too.  And as I got the raw cashews ready to soak to make vegan cheese, it got me thinking about our recent #eatkit...
6 comments | September 25th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Turn your meals into a shared table and boost your wellbeing – by Christina Glitsos APD

Turn your meals into a shared table and boost your wellbeing – by Christina Glitsos APD
The word companion comes from the Latin companio, which means ‘the one you eat bread with’. From Latin to science, we can now appreciate how a shared meal and shared table nourishes our physical health, as well as our sense of belonging, community and togetherness.  But how much evidence do...
one comment | September 23rd, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Spring into asparagus and health – by Emma Stirling APD

Oh I am loving the warmer weather. Are you? The cherry blossom is out and asparagus is back. So for this week’s foodie Friday we are going to round up some creative and nutritious ideas for your spears. Let’s kick off with breaky.  Not typically a meal to clock up a serve of veg, but...
3 comments | September 19th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

The scoop on new breakfast cereal and health research – by guest expert Dr Peter Williams

The scoop on new breakfast cereal and health research – by guest expert Dr Peter Williams
Is your Instagram feed filled with yummy breakfast options? I suspect most of our lovely Scoop readers have already woken up to the benefits of breakfast.  But a significant number of Aussies still need a shake up.  Today in Sydney brand new research was released on breakfast cereal and health. ...
no comments | September 16th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Om roasted almond & banana soft serve – by Emma Stirling APD

Om roasted almond & banana soft serve – by Emma Stirling APD
Now you know we love our nuts at Scoop Nutrition. But when Australian Almonds told me they wanted to be a Scoop Supporter, we did a double big woot woot. You see, I’ve been testing a new recipe that is an absolutely blissful fit. It’s inspired by my new #scoopvintage, the New York Times...
9 comments | September 12th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More