• Pile of junk food

    An epidemic of junk food marketing

    • May 19, 2020
    • by Ainslie Sartori

    Junk food companies and fast food restaurants have been quick to cash in on the COVID-19 crisis and the advice to stay home by shifting their marketing focus with lightening speed. But is the heavy promotion of junk foods and drinks really the type of messaging we need during this public health crisis?

  • Making pancakes

    Whipping up a Mother’s Day Treat

    • May 06, 2020
    • by Mikala Atkinson

    Whether it’s breakfast in bed, a delicious morning tea or dinner to remember, preparing a home-cooked feast for your mum to enjoy this Mother’s Day is a great way to show her how much you care.

  • Dancing in the loungeroom

    Staying fit while staying at home

    • May 03, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    With gyms closed, your favourite yoga class cancelled and social sports teams on hold, keeping our bodies active at the moment might feel like Mission Impossible. We’ve got some good news though. While you may have to re-think your usual exercise routines, staying active is still within reach.

  • Homemade hot cross buns

    Make your own: hot cross buns

    • Apr 09, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Nothing says Easter quite like biting down into a warm and spicy hot cross bun. What’s even better? Tucking into a homemade bun still hot from the oven!

  • Batter up - Backyard cricket rules

    Batter up! Laying down the rules of backyard cricket

    • Apr 01, 2020
    • by Peter Edwards

    LiveLighter's Senior Physical Activity Advisor, Peter Edwards, shares his family's backyard cricket rules in time for the summer season.

  • Box of pantry staples

    18 easy meals you can make with pantry staples

    • Mar 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    We’ve pulled together our best and most versatile recipes made from (mostly) pantry and freezer staples to keep your tummy filled and your body healthy.

  • Swmming for health

    A swimmingly way to live lighter

    • Feb 15, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    Swimming, be it in the pool, ocean, river, indoors or outdoors, brings a host of health benefits and an opportunity to cool down.

  • Boy eats watermelon with his grandma

    How grandparents can become champions of healthy eating

    • Feb 01, 2020
    • by Michelle Jongenelis

    When it comes to what kids eat, how important are grandparents really?

  • Beef Kofta with Tatziki

    Better BBQs that go beyond the sausage sizzle

    • Feb 01, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    I love taking advantage of the gorgeous summer weather and combining the outdoors with cooking delicious, healthy food.

  • Couple cook dinner

    5 healthy tips that are not weight focused

    • Jan 20, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    We live in a world with endless quick fix diets telling us to cut carbs, turn our back on cooked foods or live off nothing but juice. It’s time to ditch the diets and release ourselves from this dieting mentality.