If thinking about dinner, or creating a ‘Meal Plan’ is stressful and exhausting, you’re in the right place! I am obsessed with sharing tips and tricks that will help you approach meal planning in a new way – YOUR WAY!

I know there are a lot of women out there like me who like to cook when we have the time, but some days thinking about what’s for dinner and cooking it is a chore, right?

When you don’t have the time or the mental energy to think about food, especially during the week, you just want ‘what’s for dinner’ solved ASAP - with no fuss, healthy foods on the table - Fast. Tasty. Delicious. Easy. And in under 30 minutes MAX!

I love sharing time saving, low cost, quick healthy recipes, easy dinner ideas and tips on how to meal plan that will take the stress out of solving the what’s for dinner challenge.


Louise D'Allura
Consultant Home Economist and Chief Meal Planner
My Meal Planning Personality™ is an Intuitive!

Food Additive: Colour Quinoline Yellow – E104

Comments 0 January 27, 2016 What's In Our Food

Quinoline Yellow (E104) is a food colour you might find in custard, lollies, snacks.  Avoid it if you have asthma or allergies.  Studies have shown it may also be linked to hyperactivity. If you want to learn more – check out: Additive Alert: Your Guide to Safer Shopping Click here to check out the book Community […]

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Food Additive: Disodium 5-guanylate – E627

Comments 0 January 20, 2016 What's In Our Food

Disodium 5-guanylate (E627) is a Flavour Enhancer that you will often find in foods like chips and stock powders. Asthmatics, aspirin-sensitive people and gout sufferers find it helpful to avoid.  It has also been noted by some to contribute to hyperactivity. If you want to learn more – check out: Additive Alert: Your Guide to Safer […]

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Food Additive: Antioxidant Octyl gallate – E311

Comments 0 January 13, 2016 What's In Our Food
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Octyl gallate (E311) is an antioxidant that can be found in dairy blends, edible fats and oils, reduced fat spread, margarine, dripping, and salad oil. It’s best avoided by asthmatics and aspirin-sensitive people.  It may cause gastric and skin irritation, If you want to learn more – check out: Additive Alert: Your Guide to Safer Shopping […]

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Food Additive: Sodium Benzoate – E211

Comments 0 January 6, 2016 What's In Our Food
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Sodium Benzoate (E211) is a preservative you might find in a range of products – from cordial, soft drink, to sauces, relish, baked goods, and lollies.  It may be associated with hyperactivity, nettle rash, allergic reactions and asthmatic attacks.   If you want to learn more – check out: Additive Alert: Your Guide to Safer Shopping […]

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Food Additive: Tartrazine – E102

Comments 0 December 30, 2015 What's In Our Food
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Tartrazine is a food colour you might find in a variety of foods – everything from soft drink to snack foods and bread.  This artificial food colour may be linked to hyperactivity, skin rashes, migraines, behavioural problems and asthmatic attacks. If you want to learn more – check out: Additive Alert: Your Guide to Safer […]

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Food Additives: Diet Products

Comments 0 December 23, 2015 What's In Our Food
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If you have diet products, take a moment to really look at what the ingredients are.  To make a product diet they need to take out fat, sugar and put in all sorts of ‘fake’ things in!! It’s much better to eat better quality real food and you don’t need to eat diet foods full of […]

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