Feeling a bit naughty? Want to treat yourself after that high intensity pilates class? Go on, you deserve it. Just don’t go reaching for that Chunky Kit Kat! These whole grain bars are just the thing to kill that craving. We don’t recommend eating more than one at a time… but then again, who’s watching? … Continue reading
Who brings wafer crackers to a picnic? I know when we’re eating a cheese board, we want our crackers to pack as much of a nutrition punch as we can (let’s be honest, we have to balance out that triple brie!). These crackers are not only so easy to make, they’re absolutely choc full of … Continue reading
These high-fibre bliss balls are the perfect snack for when you are on the go. With just a few simple ingredients you can roll these little delights out in no time! Perfect for a quick snack on your commute, they’re a perfect snack on the go. Servings: 22 Cooking time: 10-15 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup Natural Fibre Seeds … Continue reading
We all know the benefits of a Mediterranean diet. This one-tray fish bake provides all the flavors and health benefits of an Italian plate, with the added benefit of added Omega-3 ALA, wholemeal and chia. With tomatoes, olives, capers and bread chunks what’s not to love? This recipe has a great hit of nutrients, including … Continue reading
Pack these soft and chewy bars as an on-the-go snack. Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30-45 minutes Makes: approximately 20 bars Ingredients 1 cup chia seeds 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup sultanas 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or essence 100g BARLEYmax® flakes … Continue reading
by Anna Debenham & Alex Parker, The Biting Truth Tired of diets promising health wonders and miracle cures that fail to eventuate? It’s time to say goodbye to the era of ‘low-everything’ diets and make room for the plant-based lifestyle! There is growing evidence of the powers of plant-based diets (i.e. high in fibre, vitamins … Continue reading
by Eden Barrett, Accredited Practising Dietitian and PhD candidate from the University of Wollongong When we think about the benefits of fibre, we typically think about its role in digestive health and staying regular. While this is certainly one of fibre’s great benefits, there are many more you may be less familiar with. For example, … Continue reading
We recently conducted an analysis of snack bar products on-shelf in major supermarkets in Sydney – the encouraging results showed that almost 3/4 of muesli bars are at least a source of fibre and a source of whole grain! Download our fact sheet and handy tips on choosing the right snack bar here.
In the first study of its kind, it’s been revealed that Australians are getting just half the grain based fibre needed for good health! The research highlights an opportunity for Australians to boost their health, simply by increasing fibre intake from grains. Read more here.
By Jennifer Zhang Why is toddler nutrition important? The current Australian Dietary Guidelines and Infant Feeding Guidelines lack recommendations for whole grains and legumes for toddlers (a toddler is defined as a child aged between 1-3 years in this instance). This is also an issue amongst international guidelines where very few recommendations for whole grains … Continue reading