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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...
2 comments | September 12th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Tricks and research to serve up healthy menus – by guest expert Jo Mirtschin APD

Tricks and research to serve up healthy menus – by guest expert Jo Mirtschin APD
Did you know there is fascinating evidence to show that if you label a meal or menu item “healthy choice”, people often think it’s “tasteless” too?  Dr Brian Wansink has shown that just the tweak of a few words in the dish descriptor can turn something drab to fab!...
no comments | September 8th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Mushroom Ravioli & Spinach, Macadamia Pesto: Tamborine Mountain Cooking School – by Emma Stirling APD

Mushroom Ravioli & Spinach, Macadamia Pesto: Tamborine Mountain Cooking School – by Emma Stirling APD
Can you imagine going to Queensland and not getting sand between your toes?  Mr Surfer Dude would certainly not allow it.  But after the Problogger Training Event last weekend on the Gold Coast I travelled inland, rather than heading straight to the beach.  And atop an extinct volcano fell...
10 comments | September 5th, 2014 | Cultured Cuisine, Kitchen Klinic | Read More

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...
3 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...
7 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...
17 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