10 Healthier alternatives to alcohol and soft drink by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

We need to keep well hydrated to keep our body working well. It is important to choose water instead of drinks with added sugars, such as soft drinks and cordials, fruit drinks, vitamin waters, energy and sports drinks or alcohol. These drinks contain lots of sugar and extra energy that can impact on health, weight and blood glucose control.   Sometimes we … Read More

A Happier, Healthier Christmas by Tania Logan, Dietitian & Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and I am looking forward to slowing down, spending time with my family and friends, and enjoying the special foods that we associate with Christmas.  For many people it can be a time filled with socialising, but it doesn’t have to be associated with overeating or drinking too much.  If you are working toward … Read More

Beyond COVID-19 – Healthy Eating Tips by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19, Dietetics & Diabetes Education

With the beginning of spring, and life in Queensland beginning to return to something resembling normal after the COVID-19 lockdown, it is a great time to reflect on our eating behaviours.  Many people have developed unhealthy eating behaviours over the past few months.  People have been experiencing increased snacking, emotional eating and an increase in alcohol intake.  Is this relevant to … Read More

Apple Crumble by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

4 apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1½ cups rolled oats 2 tbsp self raising flour 80 g butter ¼ cup maple syrup Preheat oven to 180oC.  Place the apple slices in an ovenproof dish.  Stir through 1 tbsp of maple syrup. Place the butter in a small saucepan. Cook over a low heat until the butter is melted.  Stir in the … Read More

Overnight Oats (serves 4) by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

2 cups rolled oats  1½ cups milk 1 granny smith apple, coarsely grated  ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted  1 cup plain, Greek style yoghurt  1 cup fresh berries 1 tablespoon honey 1.   Place the oats in a large bowl. Pour the milk into the bowl to cover the oats. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight.  2.   Just before serving, grate the … Read More

Muffins by Tania Logan, Dietitian

Ilze GroblerDietetics

Muffins are a quick and easy snack option. This recipe is a useful basic recipe that can accommodate different additions to provide variety. 2 cups self-raising flour ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup sunflower oil 1 cup milk Preheat the oven to 180oC.  Line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper cases. Sift the flour into a … Read More

Parenting During COVID-19 by Petronella Grobbelaar (Psychologist)

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19, Parenting

Parenting during this time of social isolation, uncertainty and online schooling is hard. It is natural to look for advice and information. Finding helpful information on parenting during this time on the internet can be challenging and overwhelming. So, we wanted to make it easy for parents and share all our favourite resources with you:  The World Health Organisation has a … Read More