Healthy Cheese Snacks and My Botched Bake Off.

Sponsored Post.When I was on the World Cruise it was so easy to pop to the buffet for a healthy snack, all nicely prepared for me, and I could pick and choose exactly what I wanted.Let me tell you it’s been hellish getting back into the hunting, gathering and cooking frame of mind, so I’ve … [Read more...]

How to lose weight in a sustainable way when you’re over 50

When I was younger all it took to lose a little weight was to cut down on portion size, cut out alcohol and do a little more exercise for a short period of time. Now I'm over 50 it takes much longer to lose weight in a sustainable way, and it's much harder to shed the blubber, so most of the time … [Read more...]

How to Keep Fit Without Stressing

If you’re like me, you’d far rather be reading, writing, watching a  great movie or drinking wine with friends than exercising.The thought of getting all hot and sweaty and going for a jog, doesn’t really set my fires alight. So I’m constantly trying to trick myself into getting the exercise I … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Use Strawberries as part of your Health and Beauty Regime

Too often we complain about things going up up and up in price, but I don't know if it's the same where you live but strawberries are crazy inexpensive with us in Perth right now. Which means I keep on buying packs of them, and getting ever more inventive with them, and I'm going to end up looking … [Read more...]

How to Create a Perfect Party Cheeseboard

Sponsored Post.It was my daughter’s birthday at the weekend. She turned 25 years old.  My gosh, I was rummaging through old photos and dug out the one above of when she turned 6 and just had to post it! (Sorry Em!) Oh my - where did the time go?In days gone by, when she was small, her … [Read more...]

Fit, Fab and 50 Challenge Review

Sponsored Post. What a week it’s been, not only have we visited Peru and Santiago on the cruise, but I’ve been paying attention to my bones - and I think (and hope) that many of you reading this will have also been involved too.Involved in what, I can hear some of you asking?The Healthy … [Read more...]

Healthy Bones Action Week Challenge

Sponsored Post. Bones Bones Bones! I’ve been invited by Dairy Australia to be a Healthy Bones Action Week Champion which is really exciting and will focus my thoughts on not only making sure that I get enough calcium to support my aging bones but to encourage you to do the same.Although I’m no … [Read more...]

Dairy Facts – Setting the Record Straight

Sponsored by Dairy Australia.For quite a few years I have to admit that dairy foods have not been top of my mind when it comes to healthy eating.Why is this, when there is so much evidence to support the benefits of dairy foods?I guess it’s because there are so many fad diets around … [Read more...]

How Much Dairy Food do Women Over 50 Really Need?

Sponsored Post.Do any of you remember the days of the milkman? Can you recall the jingle jangle of the milk cart as it pulled up outside your front door, very early in the morning, and the milkman (often with a jolly whistle) would deposit fresh milk at the doorstep?"One pint or two, … [Read more...]

The Importance of Dairy Foods in Your Diet after 50

Sponsored Post.Did you know that it’s estimated that the average woman loses up to 10 per cent of her bone mass in the first five years after menopause?I didn’t. But sometimes when I stand next to my grown up children I do get the distinct feeling that I might be shrinking in height, so I’m … [Read more...]