10 Healthy Holiday Appetisers

10 Healthy Holiday Appetisers

December is by far my favourite month of the year because not only is it the start of Summer here in Australia but also, CHRISTMAS. Give me Will Ferrel dressed as an elf, Michael Bublé, some sticky date pudding, and I am one very happy gal. And what better way to start off the festiveness than by sharing 10 healthy holiday appetisers that I can’t wait to make this season!

Cheesy Spinach Balls by Sweet as Honey

When I said I couldn’t wait to make these recipes, I wasn’t kidding – I’ve already cooked these cheesy spinach balls! Now, I’m not typically a fan of spinach, but I think these need a permanent name change to ‘amazeballs’. They tasted so. damn. good. Plus they contain a whole bunch of spinach so they’re loaded with Vitamin A and K.

Tip: pair this with a homemade tomato sauce because not only will it taste amazing, but the vitamin C from the tomatoes will increase the absorption of iron from the spinach!

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10 Healthy Holiday Appetisers

December is by far my favourite month of the year because not only is it the start of Summer here in Australia but also, CHRISTMAS. Give me Will Ferrel dressed as an elf, Michael Bublé, some sticky date pudding, and I am one very happy gal. And what better way to start off the festiveness than by sharing 10 healthy holiday appetisers that I can’t wait to make this season!

Cheesy Spinach Balls by Sweet as Honey

When I said I couldn’t wait to make these recipes, I wasn’t kidding – I’ve already cooked these cheesy spinach balls! Now, I’m not typically a fan of spinach, but I think these need a permanent name change to ‘amazeballs’. They tasted so. damn. good. Plus they contain a whole bunch of spinach so they’re loaded with Vitamin A and K.

Tip: pair this with a homemade tomato sauce because not only will it taste amazing, but the vitamin C from the tomatoes will increase the absorption of iron from the spinach!

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Life Update: Graduation & Masters of Dietetics

Life Update: Graduation & Masters of Dietetics

Guys, I have news… BIG news. (pssst, pretend the title didn’t give it away)

If you read my latest post you would know that these past few weeks have been preeeeeetty tough, but despite this a couple of super exciting things have happened.

Firstly, I PASSED MY FINAL EXAMS!! I’m honestly still in shock seeing as I had so much going on in my personal life throughout the exam period. Oh and not only did I pass, I somehow got distinctions! So, you’re now looking at an almost-official (just have to wait a week and a half until graduation ha) nutrition and exercise scientist. So freakin’ excited. 

Secondly, I received an offer into the MASTERS OF DIETETICS!! It was only two months I ago I was sitting here telling you guys about how nervous I was to put in my application and here I now am with an offer. Um, what?! It still feels so surreal! 

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Life Update: Graduation & Masters of Dietetics

Guys, I have news… BIG news. (pssst, pretend the title didn’t give it away)

If you read my latest post you would know that these past few weeks have been preeeeeetty tough, but despite this a couple of super exciting things have happened.

Firstly, I PASSED MY FINAL EXAMS!! I’m honestly still in shock seeing as I had so much going on in my personal life throughout the exam period. Oh and not only did I pass, I somehow got distinctions! So, you’re now looking at an almost-official (just have to wait a week and a half until graduation ha) nutrition and exercise scientist. So freakin’ excited. 

Secondly, I received an offer into the MASTERS OF DIETETICS!! It was only two months I ago I was sitting here telling you guys about how nervous I was to put in my application and here I now am with an offer. Um, what?! It still feels so surreal! 

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How To Deal With An Unexpected Breakup

How To Deal With An Unexpected Breakup

Breakups suck. Especially when they’re unexpected, out-of-character and done via one measly little text. No conversation, no coherent reasoning, no nothing.

You’re left wondering what happened. Where did it all go wrong? It felt like it was only yesterday that we were talking in future tense and exchanging ‘I love you’.

And now this.

The person you loved and who supposedly loved you for all these years is nothing but a stranger.

Until two weeks ago, I never truly knew what heartbreak felt like. I can’t say I’m a fan. But I’m determined to take this pain and channel it into something useful, hence why you’re reading this. I may not understand what leads someone to do a Jekyll and Hyde, but I’ve learnt a lot of lessons along the way; lessons that might hopefully help one of you if you’re going through heartbreak.

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Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Spring/Summer

Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Spring/Summer

Days by the sea. The sunshine on your skin. Impromptu outdoor barbecues. Christmas songs on repeat. I don’t know about you, but I am SO excited for the warmer seasons. And one of my favourite things of all? The food. With the changing seasons comes fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables to experiment with. So, with that said, today I’m sharing with you all my favourite easy-to-make, healthy breakfast recipes to get you in the mood for Spring/Summer.

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Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Spring/Summer

Days by the sea. The sunshine on your skin. Impromptu outdoor barbecues. Christmas songs on repeat. I don’t know about you, but I am SO excited for the warmer seasons. And one of my favourite things of all? The food. With the changing seasons comes fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables to experiment with. So, with that said, today I’m sharing with you all my favourite easy-to-make, healthy breakfast recipes to get you in the mood for Spring/Summer.

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My 10 Favourite Instagram Foodies

My 10 Favourite Instagram Foodies

Hello friends! (said in >>Ava Ryan’s voice<< at about 1:40 into the video - but you have to watch the whole thing cause this little girl is so freakin' cute) One of my favourite types of accounts to follow on Instagram is foodie accounts. ....Because, well, it’s food. Do I really need to say more?! Foodie accounts are THE BEST for meal ideas, particularly when they’re healthy, and they always get me in the mood to do a little cooking and experimenting with new recipes. Aaaand while I'm in awe of meals that look like works of art, I find myself most inspired by foodies who share simpler every day meals - you know, recipes you could actually make on a day-to-day basis. So, I thought I'd share ten of my favourite insta foodies so they can give you guys as much inspiration as they do me!

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My 10 Favourite Instagram Foodies
Chocolate Bliss Balls

Chocolate Bliss Balls

Recently I have been craving chocolate SO badly; for me it always seems to be something that comes with uni assessment ha! I’m not one to deprive myself of any food, buuuut more often than not I want a chocolate treat that doesn’t come with a sugar rush. So I dug up this old recipe I adapted from a book called ‘The Blender Girl’ by Tess Masters (you should definitely check it out) and I can’t believe I hadn’t made them in forever because they’re actually the best.

What I particularly love about these is that they’re high in fibre and healthy fats, two things which a lot of us don’t get enough of! Oh and if you’re scared about eating healthy fats, you should totally check out these two scientific articles on why they’re so good for your health >> here and here.

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Chocolate Bliss Balls