G’day. I’m Tansy.
I’m an author, university-qualified nutritionist and mindfulness blogger inspiring you to break free from food rules and diet mentality to experience the joy of eating without overthinking, guilt or shame.
On this site, I share my books, food philosophy and recipes. Enjoy!
Personal reflections and deep dives to help us break free from food rules and diet mentality so that we can experience the joy of eating (and life) without the self-doubt, limiting beliefs, guilt or shame.
The health halo effect occurs when our perception of food products leads to underestimating how much we are eating or...Read More
In this blog, I share how my journey as a childless, not by choice woman infuses my novel writing and...Read More
Here I share an excerpt from my book Joyful Eating of my food and body story. In Joyful Eating, one...Read More
Joy differs from pleasure in that pleasure is derived from an external source, while joy arises from within when we...Read More
How do we stop the cycle of emotional eating when it feels out of control? What is emotional eating? Emotional...Read More
Recipes to nourish and comfort with an awareness of how your body responds to the food you eat and what brings you joy and satisfaction.
A zesty salsa, delicious with BBQ meats, tempeh or salmon. Kiwifruit salsa is a quick and easy side dish that...Read More
A vibrantly coloured, easy and versatile stewed rhubarb recipe that can be enjoyed with yogurt, custard or ice cream. Or...Read More
A moist flourless chocolate beetroot brownies recipe that begs the question as to whether a food can be healthy and...Read More
A light potato salad with a satisfying creamy tanginess from the combination of olive oil, vinegar and herbs. Potato salad...Read More
Brown rice is one of the food characters in the book, The Superheroes on Your Plate, illustrated as a bear...Read More