Category Archive: food

Jun 02

Recommended Grocery List

If we fail to plan, we plan to fail. Eating healthy begins with a good grocery list and having an idea of what meals to make for the week ahead. More tips and advice below. Produce – focusing on seasonal produce and organic if possible Veggies – lots and lots! Sweet potatoes – great for sweet potato …

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Apr 09

5 Ways to Build a Better Salad

Salads can get boring and if we do not rotate our ingredients, we can ambush the success of enjoying such healthy nutrients. If you are guilty, like me, I used to buy the exact same ingredients, week after week. Not only did this put me at risk for nutritional gaps, but my taste-buds got bored …

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Nov 28

A Few Gifts For Christmas

I adore gifts that involve health and this December I have come up with the following ideas to assist with your seasonal shopping. SERVICES Nutrition Counseling – It would be (silly) hard not to list the idea of buying a voucher for a loved one to visit with a dietitian, such as myself. Depending on their current health …

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Aug 04

5 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

If you have been following my tweets you may well know my recent love for pumpkin. It. Is.Amazing. Certainly satisfies any taste and easy on the blood sugars. A few ideas for pumpkin include: 1.Pumpkin Soup  – First peel an pumpkin, cube and then roast in the oven. Once tender blend together ingredients such as cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, …

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Jul 18

See You Later Hypertension

Last fortnight I was asked to participate in an online interview (article originally published on: http://www.bloodpressurecharts.net/kelly-o-connell-interview.html) about natural ways to manage high blood pressure. Not only was this request interesting but it is a topic that needs more coverage. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a silent killer. I hate to be so blunt but there is no way …

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Jul 01

Monday Movers – Journaling

If you frequent my site, you may be aware of some of the food logs I have posted, predominately in the beginning of 2012. Since sharing my meals on my blog, I often track my food intake and health goals with traditional pencil and paper. What have I realized with both methods? Keeping track of …

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Jun 06

Mashed Cauliflower

As of June 1 it turned winter here in Melbourne and with cold weather I am craving comfort food. Let health remain on the horizon with some out-of-the-box ideas for meals. Mashed cauliflower hit the spot tonight and it was so so easy to make. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, chopped Himalayan sea salt, to taste …

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Feb 08

Pesto Prawns

Boy did we have a sexy dinner tonight. I have been craving to put together a meal from scratch and came up with a homemade pesto sauce, vegetables, including some of our homegrown chilis and prawns (shrimp). The recipe was too easy. Pesto Sauce: – 1 bushel of fresh basil, washed, dried – Himalayan sea salt …

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Dec 01

Dear Food Diary – 1/12/11

Today, Thursday, I ate: Breakfast: 8:30PM Coconut eggs – 2 eggs, 3 ounces of coconut cream, tablespoon of coconut oil, tablespoon of coconut flour, fresh minced ginger, cinnamon, sea salt. Large spoonful of sunbutter on top of sweet eggs (Crazy, yes! But so yum!) Water Fish oil Probiotic Selenium CoQ10 Exercise: Clean house & gardening …

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Nov 30

Dear Food Diary – 30/11/11

Today, Wednesday, I ate: Breakfast: 8AM 2 poached eggs, free range 2 mushrooms, large, button, raw 1 spoonful of mashed avocado Water Probiotics Fish oil Chromium Lunch: 1:45PM 1/2 kangaroo burger Spinach, raw Sauteed onions Water Snack: 4PM Coconut cream, organic 15 blueberries, fresh 1 spoonful of sunbutter Exercise: 5 mile walk Dinner: 7:15PM Salmon, …

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