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Peanut allergy breakthrough & back to school lunchbox rules – by Emma Stirling APD

It’s a big day in our family.  Miss 12 has downed her Lucy Out and About YouTuber hat and headed off to her very first day at high school on the bus. Master 10 and the cousins have been walked to school.  And I’m back to packing lunch boxes and sorting through the nut free policies....
4 comments | January 29th, 2015 | Nutrition News | Read More

Australian Wild Native Bush Spice Mix and polenta crusted whiting bites – by Lauren Sedger and Laura Ford Summer Sub

Australia Day. It’s all about the BBQs, backyard cricket,  Triple J Hottest 100, lamingtons and yet another welcome long weekend. To celebrate, our Summer Subs Laura and Lauren have played around with stunning food samples we received in the Scoop press office.  It’s the perfect fit...
one comment | January 23rd, 2015 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Is alkalising the trend of 2015? – by guest expert Felicity Curtain

Are you tracking the new 2015 food and health trends?  We are always amazed to see how something can start off small and spread like wild fire.  One hot trend on our summer radar is alkalising or the alkaline diet, so we asked our regular reporter Felicity Curtain to investigate. About our expert: Felicity...
one comment | January 21st, 2015 | Nutrition News | Read More

Do small changes really add up? – by guest expert Milena Katz APD

Do small changes really add up? – by guest expert Milena Katz APD
Following on from last week’s look at the #moderationmovement we ease you safely into January with another popular concept for weight management and healthy habits – small changes.  A recent Nutrition Society of Australia symposium covered this very same topic with esteemed international...
no comments | January 15th, 2015 | Nutrition News | Read More

Pear cider, watermelon and basil fizz – by Emma Stirling APD

Pear cider, watermelon and basil fizz – by Emma Stirling APD
We are sneaking in our Friday Foodie post very early this week for a very special reason.  It’s a surprise birthday blogging celebration for a very special person – US dietitian Regan Miller Jones.  I am so honoured to be included as one of her forty friends to celebrate the big 40....
6 comments | January 6th, 2015 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Embracing the Moderation Movement in 2015 – by Zoe Nicholson APD

Embracing the Moderation Movement in 2015 – by Zoe Nicholson APD
Hello again lovelies. I’m back recharged and revived after a digital detox between Christmas and New Year.  Ok, so it wasn’t really a hard core detox, as you know that I’m not really into extremes. But more a temporary switch off from social media and blogging to help me recalibrate to...
3 comments | January 5th, 2015 | Nutrition News | Read More

Recipe Redux: Lemon and garlic yogurt sauce – by Scoop Sub Lauren Sedger

Recipe Redux: Lemon and garlic yogurt sauce – by Scoop Sub Lauren Sedger
It’s Recipe ReDux time again and as I’m off getting the Christmas table ready, I’ve handed to our second Summer Sub Lauren Sedger.  I absolutely LOVE this month’s theme!  You will love all the healthy recipe inspiration too, for the festive table or a healthy, happy New...
3 comments | December 22nd, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Christmas Cherries at CherryHill Orchards – by Laura Ford & Lauren Sedger

Are you getting set for the Christmas shared table? We are winding down to the big day, saying thanks to you, our lovely readers and supporters this year and spreading the word about our favourite silly season fruit – cherries. Summer Subs Laura and Lauren set off to investigate a local orchard...
no comments | December 20th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

A food lovers weekend guide to Hobart, Tasmania – by Emma Stirling APD

A food lovers weekend guide to Hobart, Tasmania – by Emma Stirling APD
Last week I was teaching cooking and nutrition at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston and then snuck away for a girls weekend in Hobart, with my Sydney BFF Jane.  And it was divine. From the Launceston CWA shop selling home made wares to that meal at Garagistes, Tassie served up more...
one comment | December 12th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Everything you need to know about Health Star Ratings – by guest expert Trish Guy APD

Everything you need to know about Health Star Ratings – by guest expert Trish Guy APD
Have you noticed something different on the front of some food products lately? You’re not the only one! We brought you the scoop on the Health Star Rating System in this post last year.  But now we are lucky enough to have a dietitian working with one of our iconic food brands update us on...
2 comments | December 10th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More