eat colourful

eat colourful

FOOST promotes an “Eat Colourful” message, inspiring Australians to include more colourful fruit and vegetables in meals and snacks. If Australians could do one thing to be healthier, nutritionally, it would be to eat more fruit and vegetables! We believe food should be enjoyed, not restricted. Cooking should be achievable, not complicated. Vegetables should be…..

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winter salads

Who says salads are just for winter? Here is a delicious collection of warm salads using lovely winter ingredients like pears and citrus.

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back to meal planning for me

I usually plan out my meals for the week, but for a while I stopped. I found not planning my meals made me more stressed and that I didn’t eat as well. Now I really see the value in meal planning.

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“kate, how would you change this recipe?”

Are you a recipe follower or recipe changer? I am a notorious recipe modifier. Im always looking for ways that I can make a recipe healthier.

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rotation, rotation, rotation

Meal planning makes my week run so much more smoothly but sometimes I find that its easier to make sure I know what protein I’m having and build a meal around that.

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lunchbox – easy as 1,2,3 + go (to work or school)

If you’re looking for a really simple guide to pack a healthy lunchbox – the kind your kids will actually want to eat – then try this easy “3,2,1-go” method. It goes something like this…

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i am a dietitian, not the food police

I became a dietitian for one reason – because I love food!

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colourful eating in five simple steps…

When it comes to colourful eating I think there are two main tips to remember; planning and not leaving eating colourful fruits and especially veggies till the end of the day. Read our five top tips of eating colourfully.

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the list – top 5 foods that tops it all!

Magazines and news stories are brimming with tips promising this and that: Top foods for being happy; Top foods for reducing cholesterol; Top foods for slowing aging; Top foods for mental agility; Top foods to lose weight ETC So here is our “top 5” list of foods for everything!

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anything salad

Need salad inspiration? Well design your own anything salad with this list of great ingredients and dressing ideas.

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warm pear salad

Kate’s absolute favourite salad! Something a little bit sophisticated yet so easy to make.

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cooking veggies

A few of our favourite and simple ways to cook vegetables include steaming, stir-frying and roasting. Here’s some handy hints.

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a change of focus

At Foost we believe food is more than a pile of nutrients. It’s something to give us energy, something to feed our bodies and our soul, it’s social and it’s damn delicious!

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why we can all use a little more colour in our lives

This morning I had three. Just now I devoured four. I’m probably going to have another three for dinner tonight …
What on earth are you talking about, you ask?

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food rules

I recently read Michael Pollan’s ‘Food Rules’. Michael is a journalist and penned the quote; “Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much.”

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eat a traffic light everyday

Bringing it back to basics with this helpful blog about colourful eating

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the essential veg: snacking edition

Our top 5 veggies for snacking on or in salads, as they are colourful, full of flavour and super easy.

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the essential veg : fresh for cooking edition

Our top 5 veggies for cooking, as they are colourful, full of flavour and super easy.

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the essential veg : canned edition

Our top 5 canned veggies, as they are colourful, great to have on hand and super easy.

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the essential veg: freezer edition

Our top 5 veggies to have in the freezer, as they are colourful, super handy and taste fantastic.

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food and mood

Did you know that diet can improve your concentration, memory, mood and energy levels?

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give something different this Easter

Read this for some Easter inspiration that doesnt just include chocolate

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language swaps for happy mealtimes

Language swaps for happy, stress free mealtimes and to raise adventurous and colourful eaters

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food sustainability

Hot off the heals of the ABC series War on Waste- let’s chat food sustainability.

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how to inspire others to eat more colourfully?

The key to inspiring others is to ENGAGE them (without judging, preaching or pressuring).

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  • What if I told you I had found a delicious recipe for Brussel sprouts that took this vegetable from foe to friend for me (my mum agrees and one out of four of my kids agree)

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B) give me the recipe 
C) it can't be better than my Brussel sprout recipe (share details please)
D) who cares, broccoli is the one and only true king of the greens 
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