• Snack plate dinners

    Snack plate dinners for those days you don’t feel like cooking

    • Feb 05, 2024
    • by Gael Myers

    Sometimes, life happens, and we don’t always have the energy or time to make a capital m ‘Meal’. While the dinner purists may turn up their nose at the idea of an odds and ends snack plate, I would like to sing its praises.

  • Business colleagues walk up the stairs

    Just four minutes of movement a day to live a healthier, longer life

    • Sep 21, 2023
    • by Monique D'Souza

    There’s great news for those of us who don’t like the gym or struggle to find the time for scheduled exercise. Just four to five minutes of vigorous movement a day, in one-to-two-minute intervals, can massively benefit our health and lead to a longer life.

  • woman shopping at the supermarket

    How supermarkets are designed to make you spend more

    • Jun 21, 2023
    • by Emma Groves

    Most of us have the best intentions when food shopping - to fill our trolley with a variety of healthy, enjoyable food that our family will eat, without spending too much money. But there's a lot working against us and these goals!

  • Cost of sandwiches for a week

    How to eat well on the cheap

    • Jun 05, 2023
    • by Anne Finch

    Cooking at home is a great way to save money, and can be really simple! We’ve put together some of our team favourites, and have costed them out to share our brekkie basics for around $1.50 per serving, and low-cost lunches for around $2.50.

  • Cost of chicken fried rice recipe

    Eat well for less: Tasty dinner recipes for less than $3 a plate

    • Jun 02, 2023
    • by Gael Myers

    Help your food budget go further with these tasty meal ideas that come in at under $3 per person.

  • Grocery staples

    Grocery staples for cheap and cheerful meals

    • May 28, 2023
    • by Gael Myers

    Reduce your food bills and avoid extra trips to the supermarket with our cheap and cheerful meal ideas using grocery staples. Most of what you already have in the pantry and fridge, with a few simple additions, will get you through for longer than you think!

  • Shakshuka

    The best eggs you'll eat this Easter

    • Mar 27, 2023
    • by Anne Finch

    As Easter chocolate starts to find its way into our homes and workplaces, LiveLighter dietitian Anne Finch recommends we embrace a different sort of egg – the chicken kind.

  • Christmas lunch

    Cheap and cheerful holiday tips

    • Dec 14, 2022
    • by LiveLighter

    We’ve put together our top ideas for hosting a no-fuss and healthy celebration in your local park that’s budget-friendly and suitable for guests of all ages.

  • Christmas Lunch for $10 per person (and it’s healthy!)

    • Dec 14, 2022
    • by LiveLighter

    We all love inviting friends and family to our homes during the festive season to share a meal. But the cost can get out of hand and we’re all feeling the pinch this year with the rising cost of living. To help keep enjoying nutritious meals with our loved ones these holidays, we’ve created a delicious and budget-friendly Christmas lunch menu for less than $10 per person.

  • Orange slices and cinnamon

    Christmas gift ideas that won’t break the bank

    • Dec 01, 2022
    • by Gael Myers

    We’ve put together a bumper list of our favourite budget-friendly and healthy present ideas to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list – from foodie friends, to plant loving colleagues, to the aunt who has everything.