• 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.

  • 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?

  • 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’s five ways to avoid a Christmas blowout that have the happy side effect of being better for you too!

  • Woman cooking

    Making do for dinner

    • May 26, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    We can all do our bit to limit the spread of coronavirus by staying home. This means visiting the shops less, and making do with what you already have. Here are my top tips on how to cook healthy, tasty meals without having to duck out to the shops.

  • pot of red sauce

    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.

  • 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.

  • Cooking up a storm

    Top 5 tips for a healthier you

    • Jan 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    To celebrate the start the new year we've put together our top tips to help kick start your way to a healthier you.

  • Cooking magazines

    Super foods or super dud cuisine - what’s cooking in your favourite mags?

    • Feb 22, 2019
    • by Guest Author

    Many of us get inspiration for what to eat from recipes in magazines. But, are these recipes actually any good for us? We crunched the numbers on the recipes found in five leading Australian titles to see how well they match up to LiveLighter’s nutrition guidelines for total fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt.