Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day! This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With National Banana Day almost upon us, it seems like the perfect time to share some of my all-time favourite banana recipes! Bananas are regularly referred to as nature’s...

The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Helga’s. With the bread and wrap section of the supermarket seeming to grow by the day, it can be challenging to work through all the different varieties on offer. As a dietitian, there...

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. Opinions on breakfast cereal have changed significantly in recent years. People are much more aware of the sugar content of breakfast cereal, and there are now...

Nutrition synergy – how nutrients work together to optimise gut health.

Why your daily bread is so important? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Helga’s. Gut health and its impact on our overall health and wellbeing has received plenty of attention in recent years. Linked to a range of health outcomes including mood regulation,...

Platter swaps.

Platter swaps. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Easter - a special time for reflection, celebration and relaxation and a time when many a party platter will be put together. Whilst platters packed full of delicious food look gorgeous with their...

Processed vs. ultra-processed foods. What you need to know

Processed vs. ultra-processed foods. What you need to know. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. Chances are you are aware that ‘processed foods’ are less than ideal nutritionally and it is a pretty standard recommendation to seek out fresh, natural...

Women’s Nutritional Requirements

Women’s Nutritional Requirements This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. It goes without saying that women have different nutritional requirements to men. More specifically, different nutritional requirements depending on different ages and...

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021 This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Chances are if you are reading this you know that fish, and oily fish such as Tassal Atlantic salmon in particular, is an exceptionally healthy choice and most of us should be eating...

Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of.

 Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. It may come as a surprise to hear that despite living in a country in which great quality food is readily available, Aussie women are still at risk of several...

How to get the right mix of meat, chicken and fish into your weekly meal plan.

How to get the right mix of meat, chicken and fish into your weekly meal plan. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Any mother or the chief cook will be familiar with the rather painful question of what’s for dinner? And while we often hear of the...
It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day!

It’s National Banana Day! This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With National Banana Day almost upon us, it seems like the perfect time to share some of my all-time favourite banana recipes! Bananas are regularly referred to as nature’s...

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The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why?

The best bread for your gut and why? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Helga’s. With the bread and wrap section of the supermarket seeming to grow by the day, it can be challenging to work through all the different varieties on offer. As a dietitian, there...

read more
How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal?

How do you choose a healthy breakfast cereal? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. Opinions on breakfast cereal have changed significantly in recent years. People are much more aware of the sugar content of breakfast cereal, and there are now...

read more
Platter swaps.

Platter swaps.

Platter swaps. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Easter - a special time for reflection, celebration and relaxation and a time when many a party platter will be put together. Whilst platters packed full of delicious food look gorgeous with their...

read more
Women’s Nutritional Requirements

Women’s Nutritional Requirements

Women’s Nutritional Requirements This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. It goes without saying that women have different nutritional requirements to men. More specifically, different nutritional requirements depending on different ages and...

read more
Sustainable Seafood Week 2021

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021

Sustainable Seafood Week 2021 This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. Chances are if you are reading this you know that fish, and oily fish such as Tassal Atlantic salmon in particular, is an exceptionally healthy choice and most of us should be eating...

read more
Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of.

Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of.

 Nutrients Aussie women are not getting enough of. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. It may come as a surprise to hear that despite living in a country in which great quality food is readily available, Aussie women are still at risk of several...

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Which banana for what?

Which banana for what?

Which banana for what? This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. When you think of a banana, chances are you think of a regular yellow banana enjoyed as a nutritious snack on the run, chopped into cereal or your favourite smoothie, or tucked into...

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Are you really in ketosis?

Are you really in ketosis?

Are you really in ketosis? Chances are you know someone who is, or claims to be following a keto diet. The low carb approach to dieting that shifts energy metabolism from burning glucose as its primary fuel to instead breaking down fat stores into ketones and using...

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8 energy depleting foods

8 energy depleting foods

Energy depleting foods When we find ourselves tired and run down, grabbing a sugar hit or our favourite snack for a quick energy hit is a common habit. And while our favourite treats and sweet delights may seem to give us the energy we are looking for, in more cases...

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Getting the school lunchboxes right.

Getting the school lunchboxes right.

Another January almost over and with it the need for many parents to think about what they can pack in the school lunchbox to strike a balance between good nutrition and a lunchbox filled with foods kids will actually eat. So here are some simple tricks and tips to...

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Can Macca’s ever be healthy?

Can Macca’s ever be healthy?

Recently it came to my attention that my almost 5 year old twins have been eating fast food, specifically McDonalds, far more frequently than their dietitian mother would like. When their father was questioned about this, his nonchalant reply was but I choose the...

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How to build a healthy entertaining platter

How to build a healthy entertaining platter

How to build a healthy entertaining platter This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal. If you spend any time on Instagram chances are you would have noticed the growing interest in beautiful entertaining platters - not only are these platters chock full of...

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How to effectively shop healthy for a large family

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family

How to effectively shop healthy for a large family This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. While there’s plenty nutrition information available for individuals, there is far less that’s family friendly. When you need to consider the food...

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Kefir – what you need to know

Kefir – what you need to know

Kefir - what you need to know This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Table of Plenty. If there is one area of nutritional science that has exploded in the past few years, it would have to be gut health and more specifically the foods known to help and hinder it....

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