Latest book out now!

How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium

“I’m passionate about helping people find energy for life. My latest book aims to do just that by offering nutritional guidelines and practical sports nutrition information for parents, caregivers, teachers and coaches working with active children 5–18 years of age.”
– Lea

Available in bookstores nationwide.

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Food, beverage and fitness trends for 2023

Globally there is disruption to supply chains, inflation, changes in technology and war in many regions. Food systems are experiencing instability which is changing the trends in our choice of food, beverages and fitness. Read more »

Low fat white sauce

This Low fat cheese sauce is quick and easy to make in a microwave and is a great way to combine flavours in vegetable, pasta or white meat dishes with much lower levels of salt, fat and carbohydrate than traditional recipes. Read more »

How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium on RNZ

It’s finally out Lea’s latest sports nutrition book for children How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium is available to buy from booksellers around New Zealand. To learn more listen to Lea’s interview with RNZ Read more »

Are you blending rather than chewing your food?

With families on the go every day it’s often easier to down a smoothie for breakfast than to sit down and eat. While this is certainly better than not eating at all we really do need to take the time to chew our food. Find out why?.. Read more »

Berry yoghurt cassata

If you are looking for a simple Christmassy dessert this year try my Berry Yoghurt Cassata. It’s best made the day before and then whisked out when needed. There’s heaps of variations so kids can create their own signature dish Read more »

5 good reasons to eat breakfast

Thinking of skipping breakfast? If you think you’ll be saving time, money and calories then think again. Research finds you are more likely to miss vital nutrients peculiar to breakfast foods and to snack on more calories later on. Read more »

Cauliflower cheese

Cauliflower cheese is a great standby dish if you have heaps of vegetables in the garden and when served along with fresh salad and wholegrain bread is also a good source of dietary fibre, Read more »

Milk is a valuable sports nutrition supplement

Whether you are an athlete wanting to improve your performance or just keen to improve your level of fitness, interest is growing in the use of milk as a sports supplement that is good for your health at any age. Read more »

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