The Skinny On…. Skinny Sausages

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I LOVE sausages. Love. Them. The epitome of comfort food, don’t you think?. Warm tasty sausies, served on mash with gravy? Or whacked in bread slathered with tomato sauce?  Oh my, so good. But you know what I’m gonna say don’t you? The fat? The kilojoules? The salt? Yep, yep and yep. So I’m here … [Read more...]


In the mood for Healthy Chicken Pot Pie

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5 Secrets to a Healthy Low Fat Chicken Pie Healthy creamy chicken pie? Oh yes indeedy! I have so many low fat secrets to share with you about how to do that but before I do, just take a look. Mmmmmmm...       Wanna cook it? Oh yeah, but before you do take a look at … [Read more...]


Compare It – Sausage Rolls

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New recipe – healthy, low fat sausage rolls Welcome to the first of my Compare It posts where I take something that’s traditionally unhealthy and make it healthily good for you. Big (Un)Fat Bonus! And we’re starting with sausage rolls. Of course we are, those big juicy rolls of beef and pastry … [Read more...]


How to cook moist chicken breast every time

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I love a good chicken breast, oh yes I do. But in my quest to keep things light, I cook and eat it without the skin (well, most of the time). And here’s why: 120g of chicken breast without the skin: 526 kilojoules (126 calories) 1.9 grams total fat 120g of chicken breast with the … [Read more...]


Snack Swaps – 10 healthy swaps to keep you satisfied

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Snacking, we all do it and not usually because we’re hungry. Stress, boredom and habit are all major contributors to why we snack. But sometimes we’ve just got to, don’t we? And who and I to tell you not to snack? I’m a snacker too. But I try to keep it healthy most of the time and am always … [Read more...]


The Low Carb Lovers Guide to Pasta and Rice + 6 recipes to get you started

Cauliflower Pizza

I LOVE carbs and you’ll never catch me removing entire food groups from my diet. It smacks too much of deprivation for one thing, but carbohydrates also play a vital role in good nutrition and I’m all about that. But as I said in my last post I’m an uber Carb Queen at the moment and something’s … [Read more...]


My Survival Guide for a Diet-Friendly Christmas

Survival Guide for a Diet Friendly Christmas

As I write this survival guide for Christmas I’m talking to myself as much as you because although I make it my business to find new and interesting ways to keep things light, I ADORE Christmas and tend to go a little crazy and OTT. All good habits (and intentions that haven’t made it to habits yet) … [Read more...]


Portion Size Guide – Too much, too little or just right?

Portion size guide

You know me, I LOVE food and think you should be able to eat what you feel like – it’s the moodie way. But even if you’re a relatively healthy eater, you may be eating too much of a good thing. Upsizing meals, bigger plates, mucho amazing choice and years of our Mum’s telling us to finish our dinner … [Read more...]


12 Ways to Cut Fat and Calories

12 ways to cut the fat and cals

We all love to eat. I’m not talking about eating to survive here, I’m talking about eating for pure pleasure - lip smacking, eye rolling, finger licking pleasure. But we should also keep it as healthy as we can to fit into those clothes that make us feel good about ourselves, right? To make sure … [Read more...]



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In the mood for THE Best Breakfast Smoothie EVER

My girls don’t always feel like breakfast and it can be grind to get them to eat something that will

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In the mood for Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spag Bol. It’s a dish I grew up on. It’s the first recipe I learnt to cook by myself. It’s been my

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