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6 ways to reduce your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes

Today is World Diabetes Day so I thought I’d take this opportunity to correct one of the biggest misconceptions about Type 2 diabetes that I hear all the time in my work as a dietitian. But first, a few facts: If diabetes was a country it would be the 3rd most populated country in the […]

Kicking off the New Year with a Giveaway!

Happy (belated) New Year to you all! I hope you are all still on track with your New Year resolutions… surely you haven’t given up on them already? For all of you who decided to live a healthier life in 2011 (my hand is up for that one too), I may just have the giveaway […]

Two ways with polenta

I’ve been going well with my weight loss goals at the moment. I’ve lost 1.4kg so far since Good Friday and I am not only feeling and looking great, but I have dramatically decreased my insulin needs and also improved my blood sugar levels, which would make it all worthwhile even if the weight wasn’t […]

Lucky Number 13!

Cookbook Challenge book #13, Lean Food by The Australian Women’s Weekly, has delivered to my table a delicious (I use this word waaay too much don’t I?) AND healthy chicken dish that is full of wonderful flavour. What more could you ask for from a cookbook? Light & fruity desserts? Hell, it’s got them too! […]

Some very deceptive cookies…

They look like your everyday chocolate chip cookies, right? WRONG! These babies have chick peas in them. Yes, you read correctly, chick peas!! INow, I am no stranger to these lovely legumes, having been a vegetarian for a large portion of my life, however you don’t find many children amongst their fan list (or many […]