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This is Queensland. But not as you know it – by Emma Stirling APD

This is Queensland. But not as you know it – by Emma Stirling APD
Sand and surf. Yes, this is Queensland. But just like the hipster bloggers spoke of at the Problogger Training Event, there are riches to be had when you wonder off the well trodden path. Perhaps not always a gold mine.  But rich life rewards.  You see off in the world of blogging or atop a rich...
2 comments | September 2nd, 2014 | Cultured Cuisine | Read More

Give it up for We at Problogger Training Event 2014 – by Emma Stirling APD

Give it up for We at Problogger Training Event 2014 – by Emma Stirling APD
I have something very special for you this week lovelies.  I’m heading to the Problogger conference on the Gold Coast to run a workshop on Social Media for Social Good.  And have decided to hand over this post to you!  Yes you. And me. We. I’m inviting linkups from #pbevent delegates...
6 comments | August 27th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Recipe ReDux: White Mulberry, Date & Sour Cherry Lunchbox Bars – by Emma Stirling APD

Recipe ReDux: White Mulberry, Date & Sour Cherry Lunchbox Bars – by Emma Stirling APD
So this month’s Recipe ReDux challenge is a goodie. Come up with a most excellent new recipe for a lunchbox bar or bite. Sounds simple hey? Well not really, when you factor in the full checklist of what makes the grade at school. That’s nuts? No nuts – In Australia many primary...
16 comments | August 21st, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Orthorexia – the fine line between healthy eating and an unhealthy fixation by Felicity Curtain

Orthorexia – the fine line between healthy eating and an unhealthy fixation by Felicity Curtain
As the debate rages on about what is the RIGHT approach to healthy eating.  We’re here this week to remind you to be careful seeking the one single answer.  There are many RIGHT approaches.  What’s RIGHT  for you may be different to what’s RIGHT for me.  But surely all...
10 comments | August 14th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Staying fracture free? As easy as 1,2,3 this Healthy Bones Action Week – by guest expert Emma Stubbs

Whilst our Athletes having proven to be unbeatable in Glasgow’s sporting arena, it seems this is not the case for our bones. It is estimated that 1.2 million Australians have Osteoporosis, and another 6.3 million are at risk. That’s almost one third of our population. And with our increasingly...
no comments | August 5th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Get prepped and ready for the day with prebiotics – by Emma Stirling APD

Get prepped and ready for the day with prebiotics – by Emma Stirling APD
Now I know our Scoop lovelies are into nutrition and a healthy breakfast.  But do you know your pre from your probitiocs?  And are you doing your best to prep your breaky and your gut for inner wellbeing?  This week I’m very excited to welcome Freedom Foods on board as a Scoop Supporter,...
2 comments | August 4th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

The Mediterranean Diet interview and #giveaway with Dr Catherine Istiopolous APD

The Mediterranean Diet interview and #giveaway with Dr Catherine Istiopolous APD
There’s something oh so familiar to me about the way Catherine Istiopolous, arguably Australia’s leading Mediterranean Diet researcher, gets emotional talking about her family members.  About their overwhelming pride in her achievements. Their hands on support picking horta and cooking...
19 comments | July 28th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

3 reasons why potatoes are like candy: a closer look at Health Star rating system – by guest expert Liz Harburg

3 reasons why potatoes are like candy: a closer look at Health Star rating system – by guest expert Liz Harburg
Did you catch the news?  The new Health Star Rating system that we blogged about back here, has got the green light.  Many companies including some of our major players, have pledged to introduce the system on their products any day now. But like any nutrition selection criteria it’s virtually...
8 comments | July 24th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Best strategies to get you to the finish post with Dry July – by guest Brett Parker

Best strategies to get you to the finish post with Dry July – by guest Brett Parker
Are you doing Dry July? How’s it going? Are you on track? Or are you simply looking for smart tips to curb your alcohol intake for weight loss or good health? This week’s guest is on his 3rd Dry July, so well equipped to bring us the scoop. About our expert: Brett Parker is a passionate Nutrition...
3 comments | July 17th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Is getting into nature and eating shells the next health food fad? by guest expert Katherine Baqleh APD

Is getting into nature and eating shells the next health food fad? by guest expert Katherine Baqleh APD
We are close to the end of a glorious school holiday, winter, beach break with coastal walks, wood fires and nature surrounding us. Getting down the coast is something that Mr Surfer Dude and I love more than anything. And now our kids do too.  We’ve been picking up shells, foraging around and...
no comments | July 10th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More