Plan a Food Shop (And Actually Live Of It!)

The difference between buying a food shop once a month and a couple times a week will make a very noticeable to your bank account. You can also make healthier choices, as you’ll be pre-planning your budget (and calories). Check out the tips below to ensure you’re doing everything possible to have a affordable but healthy and home-cooked lifestyle…

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3 Ways to Lose Weight When Travelling

A lot of people will see a holiday as a time to switch off from the ‘diet’. But pretend all you might, calories still count and if you travel regularly or are simply truly committed you maybe find yourself trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle no matter your location… Here is how to do it easily –

How To Structure An Everyday Healthy One-Pot Dinner

So you’ve decided to ditch the takeaways and cook nutritious healthy meals BUT you’re lost on how to actually put together the meals so they have decent mixes. This guide is intended to help beginners who want to get healthy but don’t know how to start. It’s really basic and can be done with just a few pans – great for your budget, your housekeeping and your weight!

One Big Healthy Food Shop

Going into the supermarket or ordering online can be a daunting task at the start of your healthy journey. Well I’ve put together a very basic shopping list that should be the bones for your food shop. It’s full of healthy food that should start you off on the right path…

10 Ways to Avoid The Office Temptations

Working in an office environment is hard on your healthy lifestyle. It’s always someones birthday – which means cake. Or the Office Mum has baked cookies for everyone just cause. Or perhaps the boss has brought in some cupcakes to say thank you for staying late last week. Here are my top tips for avoiding those office temptations….

Why You’re Failing On Your ‘Diet’

Most people perceive diets as short-term ways to drop a dress size before an event. I’ve done these before and they are 100% a diet – which is both it’s success and it’s failure. Read below for my thoughts and feelings for why diet’s suck…

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Like so many of you, the PSL has captured my heart. It’s sugary, delicious and expensive so goes against everything I believe in but I love it. Starbucks first introduced the drink in 2003 and it’s hard to ignore the desire, so I’ve put together a post on how you can get the yummy taste at cheaper prices and lower calorie options…

My Favourite Low Calorie Snacks When Travelling

Staying on the diet when travelling is very hard. For the most part I just do my best by packing low-calorie snacks when I’m on the move and reaching for these before I reach for something from the shop. Below are my highly recommended low-cal snacks for travelling…

Are You Hungry? But Really, Are You…?

How can you stop yourself snacking? It seems like every time I used to pass by the kitchen to go to the bathroom I bring something back to snack on. That would be 100cals a pop minimum. I try to drink 2L of water a day so that’s a lot of bathroom breaks and a lot of snacks! Well it all changed when I heard about something called The Apple Test…

Let’s Talk About Water

Water is a very valuable thing for our bodies. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to work properly. Water gets rid of wastes through urination, perspiration and bowel movements, keeps your temperature normal, lubricates and cushions joints and protects sensitive tissues – MayoClinic Are You Actually Thirsty When You’re ‘Hungry’? The body…

Fresh and Frugal – Seasonality Table

Besides being the freshest and tastiest fruit and vegetables, why should you buy our produce in season? Well when you buy what’s in season, your buying food that’s at the peak of its supply, and costs less to farmers and distribution companies to harvest and get to your grocery store…