• Meal planning tips for working parents

    • Aug 23, 2021
    • by Tina Tedeschi

    After a year off on parental leave, it was time to get back to the office. Juggling family life and a career comes with many challenges, and I realised very quickly that it really pays to plan ahead.

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    Fast and fresh work lunches

    • Jul 12, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Convenient work lunches to help you bump the junk

  • 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?

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    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!

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    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

    Looking for a small gift for a friend, or something to take for a dinner party host? We've got a bunch of lovely home-made gift ideas that tick all the boxes.

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    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.

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    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!