• 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!

  • Christmas tree

    Tips to LiveLighter through Christmas

    • Dec 17, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    It’s Christmas - a time to eat, drink and be merry! While you might be looking forward to munching on some delicious food over the festive season, chances are you’re not so thrilled by the prospect of the post-meal food coma. We’ve put together our top six tips to help you get the balance right.

  • Homemade dukkah

    Ditch the box of choccies and try homemade treats

    • Dec 13, 2020
    • by Anne Finch

    Instead of stocking up on wine or boxes of chocolates to take to your host, why not try something a little different this year?

  • Choc berry chia pudding

    Sweet treats for Christmas

    • Dec 07, 2020
    • by Guest Author

    With Christmas nearly upon us, the season of festive entertaining has well and truly begun! Have you been given the task of preparing dessert for your Christmas catch-up? LiveLighter have you covered with some healthy and delicious festive recipe ideas.

  • 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!

  • Poolside Percy

    Cheers! 6 refreshing alcohol-free options to wet your whistle

    • Nov 27, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    Have you ever been to an event where there are endless choices of beer, wine and cocktails but the alcohol-free options are limited to fizzy water and soft drink? Me too. All the time.

  • 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.

  • Fruity ice cream

    Make your own: fruity ice-cream

    • Jun 29, 2020
    • by Abbie-Clare Vidler

    Making your own healthy ice-cream at home is a great way to make use of any fruit still sitting in your fruit bowl or hidden at the back of your freezer. And you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to whip up a tasty treat that will knock the socks off those expensive alternatives you find in the freezer aisle! Pair this delicious fruity ice-cream with one of our winter warmer desserts for a match made in heaven.

  • Lamb shanks

    6 slow cooker tips and tricks

    • Jun 19, 2020
    • by Alison McAleese

    The weather is cooling down. We’re going to the shops less (so we’re buying lots of long-lasting root vegies) and many of us are finding ourselves unusually at home in the middle of the day. What a perfect combination of reasons to get the slow-cooker out!

  • 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.