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Recipe ReDux Autumn Spiced Baked Farm Apples – by Emma Stirling APD

I hope by now you’re in the warm afterglow of a deliciously slow and relaxing Easter break.  We are just back from the farm.  Where apples grow on trees and kids play outdoors til dark.  For a city girl I have the country in my heart.   In my veins.  And in my genes. Uncle Eddie is the fourth...
3 comments | April 21st, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Food and fitness fusions for better health – by guest expert Rachelle Lacroix Mallik RD

Food and fitness fusions for better health – by guest expert Rachelle Lacroix Mallik RD
I’m a big fan of pushing the culinary nutrition boundaries with new flavour fusions. No one likes to get flavour fatigue and shaking it up keeps healthy foods, interesting foods.  The same goes with fitness. So a recent invite to a food and fitness fusion event in Sydney had me excited.  Have...
no comments | April 16th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic, Nutrition News | Read More

Breaking news: Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Day & Scoop Subs – by Emma Stirling APD

Breaking news: Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Day & Scoop Subs – by Emma Stirling APD
There’s a little too much happening in life at the mo, which makes me miss hanging out with you. So this early morning, I’ve stolen a few minutes to chat to you lovelies. Ahhh yes. I feel better already. There’s also too much to update you on, so it warranted this news update post....
2 comments | April 9th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Top 11 Nutrition Tips to Boost Fertility – by guest expert Rachelle LaCroix Mallik RD

Top 11 Nutrition Tips to Boost Fertility – by guest expert Rachelle LaCroix Mallik RD
Fertility problems were not something I faced personally, but something I have seen have a devastating effect on friends.  And just one of those things we don’t talk about openly, nearly enough.  So when I found out that my new Registered Dietitian crush used to work  in a specialist fertility...
one comment | March 27th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Sustainable seafood. Setting the story straight – by guest expert Ali Hardie APD

Sustainable seafood. Setting the story straight – by guest expert Ali Hardie APD
When our lucky last Sub of the Month said she wanted to write about her experiences with sustainable seafood after travelling in the USA I said, bring it. There’s about as much confusion in this area as the current debate on dietary saturated fat.  And then snap. I got a lovely invite to attend...
no comments | March 20th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Cutting salt: innovative approaches that shake it up – by Emma Stirling APD

Cutting salt: innovative approaches that shake it up – by Emma Stirling APD
Salt. Sodium Chloride. NaCl. We all love it.  The basic liking for saltiness is innate in humans. But the preference for a certain level of saltiness is learned through repeated eating experiences.  And as salt masks bitter flavours and enhances other aromatics, it takes clever strategies to change...
5 comments | March 9th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Surprising new facts about fibre under the health research microscope – by guest expert Shane Landon APD

Surprising new facts about fibre under the health research microscope – by guest expert Shane Landon APD
When you think about buzz words in nutrition, I’m guessing fibre is not top of mind?  But we all know that getting the fibre formula right, is one of the biggest boosts we can make to health and errrr, well yes, regularity.  But what does a dietitian find when they dig a little deeper and look...
no comments | March 7th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Hip, hip hooray it’s our Scoop Nutrition 4th blog birthday – by Emma Stirling APD

Gosh. What a week. It’s times like this, when we celebrate and reflect, that I really see and feel the power of keeping on blogging. And especially the power of growing a blog community, that is YOU. Please indulge me a little in this anniversary issue, as we celebrate, give thanks and announce...
9 comments | February 28th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

#RecipeReDux: Turmeric Tomato Tonic – by Emma Stirling APD

Whew. Just made it with this month’s Recipe ReDux challenge to design a healthier beverage. After seeing Sandor Katz talk on The Art of Fermentation this Friday night in Melbourne, I had high hopes of bringing you kefir. But I kinda forgot that the main ingredient in fermenting is something...
4 comments | February 23rd, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

What’s hot in chocolate and health? – by Emma Stirling APD

As we approach the day of lovers tomorrow, the florists are filled with long stem roses and shops choc full of treats.  We’ve already written about how to have a healthy chocolate love affair last year.  I admitted that I am actually not one of those women. But there’s a whole lot...
3 comments | February 13th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More