Is a calorie a calorie?

Is a calorie a calorie?

In the lab, a calorie might be a calorie but it’s rarely the case in real life.For example, think about 240 calories of Coke (600ml) compared to 240 calories of carrots. One you can down in a few seconds… The other will take you 2 ½ hours of continual chewing - yep...

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Will a ‘little bit’ hurt your weight loss efforts?

Will a ‘little bit’ hurt your weight loss efforts?

Will a ‘little bit hurt’?

Let’s look at what we mean by ‘hurt’.

We are generally saying a little bit of that food (and it’s NEVER broccoli!) won’t sabotage our weight loss efforts or to be more blunt…a little piece of brownie won’t make you fat.

No it won’t, but that’s not what we’re talking about is it?

We’re talking about the slippery slope that the one teensy tiny bit of brownie is going to take us on.

That ‘little bit’ for many of us will open up the floodgates.

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Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

Embracing a plant-based lifestyle means finding healthy versions of your favourite comfort foods, and these black bean brownies tick all the boxes!

They use dates as the sweetener and a can of black beans.

They are also gluten free!

They are my go-to plant-based treat.

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Plant-based recipes #10 Zucchini

Plant-based recipes #10 Zucchini

This vegetable shot to fame when it was caught masquerading as a spaghetti. Today you’ll meet Zucchini in the buff and see how versatile it really can be. Discover how to quickly create easy and delicious meals in minutes with a plant based diet that builds immunity and releases weight.

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Plant-based recipes #9 Kale

Plant-based recipes #9 Kale

All hale Kale, the underrated champion of the cruciferous family. Discover sneaky ways to hide kale in your meals and reap the health benefits. Learn how to create quick and easy meals with a delicious plant based diet that builds immunity and releases weight.

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Plant-based recipes #6 beetroot

Plant-based recipes #6 beetroot

Don’t judge a book by it’s cover, because this week’s veggie is an unsung hero, meet beetroot. Roasted, chipped or blended into hommus, learn easy ways to eat more! Discover how to quickly create easy and delicious meals in minutes with a plant-based diet that builds immunity and releases weight.

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Plant-based recipes #4 Spinach

Plant-based recipes #4 Spinach

Are you ready to get up close and personal with Spinach? Dark leafy greens are a daily must, so be enticed to tantalise your taste buds with some fresh ideas. Discover how to create quick and easy meals with a delicious plant based diet that builds immunity and releases weight.

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Plant-based recipes #3 Capsicum

Plant-based recipes #3 Capsicum

Meet the bold and beautiful capsicum, flaunting vibrant colours and brimming with vitamins & antioxidants. It’s time to discover the wonders of roasted capsicum and expand its salad only repertoire. Make these delicious capsicum plant-based recipes that will help you build your immunity and release weight.

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Plant-based recipes #2 Broccoli

Plant-based recipes #2 Broccoli

Introducing you to the cruciferous king, broccoli, who wears the crown for it’s health promoting super powers. AND if you haven’t tried broccoli tabouli you haven’t lived! Discover how to create quick and easy meals with these delicious plant-based recipes that build immunity and release weight.

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Plant-based recipes #1 Cauliflower

Plant-based recipes #1 Cauliflower

Plant-based eating…let’s do this ONE meal at a time. This week’s superstar is cauliflower. Mash it, sauce it, or marinate it, cauliflower is your new best friend. Discover how to quickly create easy and delicious meal in minutes with these plant-based recipes that build immunity and release weight.

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It’s Okay to Insist

It’s Okay to Insist

When you think about turning down a piece of cake to someone you're close to, or telling your family you want to eat less meat, or going on a girls night out and just ordering a mineral water… What thought or emotion comes next?   .  Do you cringe at the thought of...

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