• BBQ options

    Beware the sausage fizzle

    • Jan 23, 2018
    • by Amelia Harray

    The humble snag may not be so humble after all. LiveLighter's recent Sausage Fizzle Survey highlights just what's in a sausage. Just in time for BBQ season.

  • puppies enjoying watermelon

    How to cool down without the sugar

    • Jan 11, 2018
    • by Alison McAleese

    At first glimpse a frozen drink can seem like a cheap and innocent way to cool down on a scorching day. However, we looked beyond the price tag and found they’re packed with added sugar!

  • pantry essentials

    The busy people's guide to pantry essentials

    • Jan 08, 2018
    • by Anne Finch

    In an ideal world, our meals would be planned, our groceries shopped, and we’d get to sit at the table and relax at meal times. But when life happens, my 9 pantry staples will keep you fed and happy with minimum fuss.

  • Fridge

    5 ways to curb late night cravings

    • Dec 11, 2017
    • by Guest Author

    How often have you found yourself searching for a snack only an hour or so after finishing dinner? You’re not alone. Late night eating is a struggle for many of us, but it can be overcome! Keep reading for 5 tips on how you can stop your late-night frolics in the fridge.

  • A healthier catering alternative

    Catering to avoid the post-lunch slump

    • Oct 25, 2017
    • by Jenny Atkins

    End of year office and home parties often showcase an array of sweet and savoury foods often not too friendly for those wanting healthy options. Here's our healthy twist.

  • Andrea walking

    Andrea is resisting unhealthy snacks, making old faves healthy and not giving up

    • Sep 28, 2017
    • by Shannon Crane

    Three weeks ago we introduced you to our healthy lifestyle champion, Andrea. Read on to find out how she’s tracking!

  • 5 Foods to Stop Avoiding

    5 foods you can stop avoiding

    • Aug 08, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    One day we’re told eggs are good for us, the next day they’re not. This week you might read that carbs are out, until next week when an article says they’re back in. We get it. Knowing what is truly healthy can be confusing! We want to clear the air once and for all on five foods many people think are unhealthy.

  • sandwich stack

    Work lunches that pull their weight

    • Jun 27, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    What’s for lunch? If you work outside your house, it’s likely that you’re buying your lunch at least a few time a week. Homemade is almost always cheaper and healthier – but can be a bit of a hassle to get right. Check out our guide to simple, satisfying work lunches that won’t break the bank.

  • lamb and barley soup

    Make your own: stock

    • Jun 19, 2017
    • by Anne Finch

    With soup season (aka winter) upon us we’re using a lot more stock in the kitchen! Making your own stock saves money, reduces food waste, and makes for delicious dishes.

  • Health Food Aisle Alternatives

    How healthy is the "health food" aisle?

    • May 31, 2017
    • by Alison McAleese

    Paleo, superfoods, activated, raw – the health food section of the supermarket is full of snacks which claim to be healthy. But are they worth the extra cost?