• A quick fix: Staple meals to get you through a busy week

    • Apr 08, 2022
    • by Alison McAleese

    Creating a shopping and dinner plan is a great way to ensure you stick to your weekly food budget and eat a variety of healthy foods, but we all have times where schedules go out the window and meal planning gets forgotten. Here are 6 recipes to get you through the week, as well as some helpful tips to make these meals work for you.

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    Making do for dinner

    • Mar 01, 2022
    • by Anne Finch

    The current shortages in WA supermarkets is not only making it difficult to find many of our usual items, it can also mean less chance to shop the specials to keep our food budget down. With many of us feeling the pinch, we're sharing some tips to eat well during these tough times.

  • Night shift nosh

    • Jun 21, 2021
    • by Anne Finch

    Taking care of your health when you regularly work the graveyard shift can be a challenge. Night shift messes with your sleep, metabolism and digestion. Here are some practical tips to help you eat well and be active on shift.

  • Home-cooked microwave meals

    Fast not flash

    • Apr 04, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Cooking healthy and tasty homemade meals doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Here are some of our “real life” tested tips to make mid-week meals that are ready in a flash.

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    Takeaway makeovers

    • Mar 28, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Many takeaway favourites are packed full of cheap ingredients like added sugar, saturated fat and salt. These can leave us hungry and don’t provide the nutrients we need to keep our bodies running smoothly. Skip the junk and enjoy all your fast food faves by giving them a healthy home-cooked twist.

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    20-minute dinners for busy weeknights

    • Mar 15, 2021
    • by Anne Finch

    You’ve just walked in the door after work. The kids are asking about dinner, you’re exhausted, and the clock has just struck 6. While it’s tempting to settle onto the couch, scroll through a menu app and have something delivered, why not bump the junk and choose one of our fast, easy and tasty dinner options instead?

  • leftovers in the fridge

    Love your leftovers

    • Dec 09, 2020
    • by Jenny Atkins

    LiveLighter Nutritionist, Jen Atkins, shares her easy tips on converting festive leftovers into new yummy and healthy dishes.

  • Christmas bauble

    Happy holiday hosting

    • Dec 02, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    Here are a few ways to lighten your Christmas lunch that will fly under the radar. Your guests would thank you if only they knew!

  • Healthy feast

    Banquets on a budget

    • Nov 13, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    Christmas is a time for giving, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are five ways to avoid a Christmas blowout that have the happy side effect of being better for you too!

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    Make your own: red sauce

    • Apr 16, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    This red sauce is a super-versatile and delicious tomato-based sauce. It’s fantastic on its own over pasta or as the base for other dishes.