Susie Burrell

‘your food, your body, your life’

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Why salmon is a better choice than tuna

Why salmon is a better choice than tuna. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. Whether it is enjoyed on a sandwich; with brown rice or in a salad, tuna is a popular lunch choice. Known for its high protein content, tuna is especially popular on...

Exciting news. Announcing my partnership with Lean Cuisine.

Exciting news. Announcing my partnership with Lean Cuisine. This post is sponsored by Lean Cuisine. I am very excited to share with you a project I have been working on for more than 12 months! Today we launch a reformulated, and new range of Lean Cuisine - the...

How many calories do you need?

How many calories do you need? Many of us know that we eat calories, and we know that we burn them off when we exercise yet knowing exactly how many calories we need each day can be a complicated calculation. In saying that, having some knowledge about your daily...

The baby feeding secrets for healthy food habits – tricks from a kid’s nutritionist.

The baby feeding secrets for healthy food habits - tricks from a kid’s nutritionist This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. The early experiences babies and toddlers have with food plays a powerful role in shaping their food habits long term....

The fats we don’t get enough of.

The fats we do not get enough of. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Mayver’s. If you take some time to consider what you ate yesterday, and more specifically ran through a checklist in your head of how many good fats made their way into your diet - nuts,...

How to get kids to eat more fish.

How to get your kids to eat more fish. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. With recent data from the Tassal Switch up your Diet Report showing that just 25% of Aussies eat two or more serves of fish each week and 9 out of 10 Aussie parents...

Simple food swaps to 1/2 your calories

Simple food swaps to 1/2 your calories While we generally seek out major dietary changes in an attempt to drop the kilos quickly, much can be said for adopting small dietary changes that can be maintained long term for big results. Not only do these types of changes...

The Power of Magnesium

The Power of Magnesium This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Bananas are known as a nutrient rich superfood - packed full of Vitamin B, dietary fibre and potassium, bananas are frequently referred to as ‘natures energy food’. One nutrient...

What To Feed Your Teen At Exam Time

What To Feed Your Teen At Exam Time This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. With exams front of mind for thousands of Aussie teens (and their families) who are about to complete their final year of school, there is no better time to focus on...

Simple supermarket swaps to save you hundreds of calories.

The supermarket swaps that will save you hundreds of calories. Let’s be honest, very few of us have any interest in calorie counting yet being aware of the number of calories in particular foods is actually important when you consider that we tend to be burning fewer...
The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now.

The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now.

The 5 easy ways to improve your diet right now. Every day we are inundated with diet tips and tricks yet few if any of these are practical or sustainable. So if you do not have the time, energy or interest in following strict diets or jumping on board with the latest...

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Keep an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter.

Keep an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter.

Keeping an eye on your Vitamin D this Winter. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. As we near the middle of Winter, you could be forgiven for feeling less than your best. It is pretty chilly out, the days are short and with plenty of us spending...

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Meal prep ideas for your return to the office

Meal prep ideas for your return to the office

Meal Prep Ideas for your return to the office This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. There are pros and cons that come with working from home. On the pro side there is no commute eating into precious time each day, however a big con for many...

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How to lose weight the right way this Winter

How to lose weight the right way this Winter

How to lose weight the right way this Winter The Winter months are notorious for weight gain with long hours spent indoors eating and watching TV generally to blame for a few unwanted kilos, especially post COVID. So if you would prefer to take control now and use the...

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Top tips for cooking with kids

Top tips for cooking with kids

Top tips for cooking with kids This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. When it comes to teaching our kids about healthy eating, one of the most powerful things we can do is involve them in food preparation. Here they have the opportunity to become...

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Recipes you can make with the items in your pantry.

Recipes you can make with the items in your pantry.

Recipes you can make with the items in your pantry. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. After a long period in isolation, it’s likely that you’re in need of a little cooking inspiration. Your go-to recipes have been made several times...

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Are you sabotaging your own diet in ISO?

Are you sabotaging your own diet in ISO?

Are you sabotaging your own diet in ISO? As we move into our third month of living largely in ISO, many of us feeling the result of a few too many trips to the fridge. So if you feel as if you are doing your best when it comes to your food and exercise, here are the...

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Low calorie comfort food

Low calorie comfort food

Low calorie comfort food This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon.Long days spent at home can mean that we really, really look forward to dinner. And let’s be honest, a salad is just not cutting it at the moment, with many of us seeking out more...

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A perfect food day in ISO.

A perfect food day in ISO.

A perfect food day in ISO. As the weeks in ISO start to add up, it is safe to say that the novelty of being at home 24/7 is starting to wear off. It is also likely that the belt or waistband is starting a feel a little tighter after weeks of constant snacking and...

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How to take control of your eating.

How to take control of your eating.

How to stop eating after one Tim Tam! The diet industry is worth millions of dollars but few programs address the biggest issue when it comes to weight control – the ability to say no. The ability to self-regulate our calorie intake is critical for weight control. If...

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Take control of mindless eating.

Take control of mindless eating.

With many of us working from home and the fridge within easily reach, it seems like a great time to talk about how we can take control of mindless eating. Ever since the term “mindless eating” was coined by eating behaviour researcher Brian Wansink there has been more...

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Managing your late night munchies.

Managing your late night munchies.

Managing the late night munchies. Long days and nights spent indoors at the moment can mean plenty of late night lounge snacking. The issue with this is that eating too much late at night will predispose us to weight gain over time. So if you do find yourself looking...

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Making healthy breakfasts at home.

Making healthy breakfasts at home.

Making healthy breakfasts at home. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. With the recent changes to day to day life, for those of us who would usually pick up brekkie on the way to work, routines have been altered significantly, with our...

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How your nutrition can help with fighting the flu.

How your nutrition can help with fighting the flu.

Flu fighters With current conversations completely focused on colds and flu and what we can do to help avoid them. Indeed the term ‘survival of the fittest’ can take on a whole new meaning once the temperature drops, as those susceptible to bugs and flu’s drop like...

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Why we should all be eating salmon skin.

Why we should all be eating salmon skin.

Why we should all be eating the salmon skin. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Tassal Salmon. If you think about the nutritional benefits of salmon, chances are that omega 3’s would quickly come to mind. The long chain, powerful anti-inflammatory fats found...

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