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!

How to Organise a Pantry

Comments 0 January 1, 2018 Get Organized

In this post I wanted to share a video on how to organise your pantry.   It’s a video I worked on in collaboration with Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils – SSROC to address food waste.  If you waste a lot of food you’ll discover some great tips to save money and time! DIY Organise […]

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Struggle with Meal Planning: A 4-part series of tips

Comments 0 March 17, 2017 Get Organized
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​Are you like most of my clients who find that their struggles are: a. Finding time to plan? b. Making a shopping list? c. Fitting cooking into my working week? d. Coping with unscheduled changes that effect dinner time? If you struggle with one or all – we hear you – the struggle and pain is […]

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ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: Increasing weight, hyperactivity and insomnia

Comments 0 July 13, 2016 Blog
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{ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS} great research out of the University of Sydney !!!  Just so you know – the study was done on fruit flies, but they were able to replicate the findings in mice.   They examined how artificial sweeteners (sucralose aka splenda) impact the brain’s response to food intake.  They found why using artificial sweeteners might lead people […]

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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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