What to eat and not to eat has become so confusing. First it is low fat, then high fat and so now most of us are not sure what to do. Here I try to make it a little easier and explain how fat and what type of fat can be incorporated into your diet, to not only make your food taste good but also to benefit your health. The tips I share should help make it easy.
We all want to choose nutritious snacks more often but sometimes it is easier said than done when those chocolate bars are staring you at the supermarket check out. Let's see what we can do about it to help.
1. Surround yourself with nutritious appealing food choices . A wrinkly apple or an orange needing to be peeled in the lunchbox are not going to win over your favourite chocolate biscuit. Buy in season, quality fruit if you want to eat more of it.
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.
It can be hard to find a nourishing snack, to go with a coffee or cup of tea or to have for recovery after exercise. Here is one a friend shared with me. Her family look forward to this muesli slice in their lunches. If dark chocolate is added to the bottom, it is like a delicious Florentine. read on for the recipe and to see why this is so nutritious!
Sick of buying almonds and they go stale before you finish them? Keep your almonds fresh in the freezer!
Nuts are great for protein, healthy fats, fibre and a range of vitamins and minerals but when they go soft or stale it doesn’t matter how much nutrition punch they have I wont eat them. I was reading in my local newspaper about Riverland almonds in South Australia and how they are the ‘best in the world’ the gentleman interviewed says. His suggestion was never keep nuts in a jar in the pantry,
Simone likes to share her expert nutrition advice. Read more