STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

Recently I was invited to do a Facebook Live video presentation for a local group - What's On In Our Backyard. The topic was "STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact your weight - and what we can do about it!" It got the attention of over 2000 people on Facebook, and I've been contacted by a … Continue reading STRESS & HORMONES! How they impact our weight – and what we can do about it!

The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

It's easy to lose weight (and maintain a healthy weight!) IF you follow the 10 Commandments of Weight Loss... 1. Keep a food journal.  I know, I know....BORING - but it will give you clues to which foods you should keep eating and which ones might not be suited for your body. Here's what to include in your … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

The term “food porn” is a relatively new concept/term that is the focus of a recent article in Women’s Health Magazine by Teresa O’Rourke. While there are many different definitions of food porn, it can generally be considered glamorised photos of food.  The example below is NOT the kind of Food Porn I'm referring to in … Continue reading FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

What’s on My Plate?

A lot of people ask me what I eat, how I lost 20kg (about 40% of my body weight) AND MAINTAINED IT FOR 2 YEARS! So here's the secret (and it's not really rocket science). I eat to FUEL MY BODY, I eat to NOURISH MY BODY, and I eat to BUILD LEAN MUSCLE....and it works for … Continue reading What’s on My Plate?

Eating More = Losing More?

Q: TRUE OR FALSE? The less you eat, the more you lose? A: FALSE! The human body is not so simple. It's built for the complicated work of survival. It kills foreign invaders, digests all kinds of things that we throw into it. It tries to make sure that we have the energy we need … Continue reading Eating More = Losing More?

Kick Start your Weight Loss Today

Put your hand up if you suffer from the dreaded BELLY BLOAT! Come on, be honest...most of us girls suffer from it at some point in time, and often on a regular basis - we all have our "fat days"! There are many reasons why we become bloated, including diet, stress, a build up of … Continue reading Kick Start your Weight Loss Today

Chicken Choy Bow

Needing some Lunchtime inspiration? Then check out this baby from my friend Kate who kindly introduced me to it's yumminess - ♥♥♥ Ingredients - 1 x Red Apple 1-2 Celery Stalks 250 g Shredded Chicken 4 Iceberg Lettuce Leaves Low Fat/No Fat Mayonnaise Directions - Finely chop the apple and celery Place shredded chicken in … Continue reading Chicken Choy Bow