What’s for dinner? It must be one of the most common questions asked. I asked my mum this everyday! Knowing what to prepare each night can be a chore. Making a nutritious evening meal doesn’t mean it needs to be chef standard or take hours to prepare but making one is likely to result in a healthier diet so let's take a look at how we get it together easily.
There are many beautiful parts of the world and I have discovered one here on Long Island in the Whitsundays. My 14 year old daughter was searching the internet for places to go on holidays and she discovered this gem. There is one resort open here, Palm Bay with a maximum of 60 guests, around 40 when we visited, with villas that overlook the beach.
There are many things to attract you to this place, so what attracts a dietitian?
Recently at a conference I discovered a trade display with this great tasting hummus dip and was told it was made with lupins. I had heard of lupins but didn't really know what they were or why I would want to eat them. I did know I wanted to make the dip so I thought I should find out a little more!
Lupins are a legume as chickpeas are however they are:
Click on the picture of Simone to see her making these delicious biscuits!
My most used cook book is one my very dear friend Janice and I put together as a school fund raiser when our children were in their first year of primary school (they are now in their final year of high school).
It has everyone's classics they submitted including a chocolate chip biscuit recipe I often vary. This macadamia nut and extra virgin olive oil recipe is one of the many variations.
Cooking together has so many more health benefits than just the nutrition it provides. I want to share a little about what I have recently observed about benefits of cooking together.
To start it makes me think about other cultures and how they eat and prepare food. What is it about the Mediterranean diet that makes it so healthy? What is it about the Japanese culture? We know the food is part of the equation in the Mediterranean diet with
Simone likes to share her expert nutrition advice. Read more