Posts by Lisa Snowdon

Fuss Free Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

This simple zucchini fritters dish is a great alternative to toast for breakfast and a delicious way to incorporate a few more veggies into your diet! If there’s one piece of advice I can give to all of my clients, it’s to increase the amount of vegetables in their diet. Getting a portion in at…

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Healthy Food Upgrades

Food upgrades

Healthy Food Upgrades I love to think about improving our diet with food upgrades to our daily choices. No banned foods or deprivation just small improvements made consistently that will help you get healthier and lose weight. Experiment with them and see which ones you’ll stick with. Cauliflower for rice Increase your fibre and nutrients…

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Health Benefits Of Quinoa

Health Benefits of Quinoa

In today’s modern world people are looking to this ancient grain, officially a seed, to get and stay healthy.  Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is easy to make and can be used in a variety of foods. The health benefits of quinoa include that it is high in vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. It is also rich in…

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Non-Toxic Skin Care

non-toxic skin care

Why Choose Non-Toxic Skin Care Products Today more and more people are taking an active role in their health. We have learned that we are surrounded by toxins, not only in the environment but also in food and products we put on our body. Many people have made drastic changes in their diet replacing foods…

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Recipe: Meatballs with Vegetable Ribbons

Vegetable Ribbons

There is nothing like spaghetti and meatballs. Every bite is flavoursome, meaty and the sauce brings everything together. For those on a gluten, sugar and dairy free diet this fun take on the classic spaghetti and meatballs is perfect, using vegetable ribbons instead. Ingredients – Serves 4-6 Meatballs 650g ground beef or turkey ⅔ cup brown…

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Portion Size Guidelines

Portion Control Portion size guidelines are important whether you are trying to lose or maintain your weight or simply want to eat in a way that helps you remain healthy. The size of your portions is one of the keys to maintaining your health and a healthy relationship with food. The Right Portion Starts With…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet

A Low FODMAP diet The low FODMAP diet was developed by Sue Shepherd & Peter Gibson in 1999. It has been proved that the low FODMAP diet works as an effective symptom management for many suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Nowadays, doctors recommend this diet as the dietary therapy for IBS. FODMAPs FODMAP stands for fermentable…

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Recipe: ​Baked Fish with Cannellini Beans

This is a tasty light dinner made more substantial with sweet potato mash. For a lighter dish leave out the sweet potato. It’s a perfect gluten free meal that will keep your blood sugar stable. It can easily be modified to be low FODMAP. Ingredients
 – Serves 4 4 pieces firm white fish (480g total) Ground…

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Recipe: Low FODMAP Quinoa Salad

low fodmap salad

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) you may want to consider a low FODMAP diet. This diet is used to relieve symptoms of IBS by restricting FODMAP intake. For those who do not know, FODMAPs are short-chain carbohydrates that are difficult to digest. These carbs are not absorbed well in the small intestine…

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