• junk food in a lab

    Kitchen confidential: fast food industry tactics exposed

    • Apr 13, 2021
    • by Anne Finch

    If you’ve ever peeled open a burger to shove shreds of limp lettuce back into a puddle of semi-transparent mayonnaise and wondered… “why am I eating this again?”, we might have some answers for you.

  • 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.

  • Fish and chips

    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.

  • Junk food pile

    Taking a stand on junk food

    • Mar 22, 2021
    • by Gael Myers, Ainslie Sartori

    We know that families are trying to stay healthy and eat well. But the world around us doesn’t make this easy, especially when the junk food industry is allowed to market their products to kids, and build their unhealthy outlets anywhere they want.

  • Creamy pasta

    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?

  • sun orange

    No-cook summer meals

    • Jan 22, 2021
    • by Jenny Atkins

    When it’s hot outside, I’m looking for ways to keep my house cool. No-cook recipes sound like the perfect solution for summer meals. So, get ready to step away from the microwave, stove and oven and try these ten meal ideas that are perfect all summer long!

  • 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.

  • Cherry creaming soda

    Sweet nothings: 7 tasty drinks to help you break up with soft drinks

    • Nov 20, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Let’s face it; we all know that water is the healthiest drink. But sometimes that just doesn’t cut it when you’re struggling to resist the temptation of a soft drink.

  • Piglet

    Your ultimate guide to bringing the Royal Show home this school holidays

    • Sep 28, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    With the school holidays fast approaching, you might be left wondering how you’ll entertain your family without the drawcard of a visit to the Royal Show. These extraordinary times call for an extraordinary approach, so this year, we’re bringing the Royal Show straight to your backyard.

  • harvest

    What to grow?

    • Aug 17, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    What a big decision! Here are some of the things to take into account when deciding what to grow.