The Changing Habits recipes are made with yummy organic whole foods. These real food recipes are sure to make your gut, mind and body happy. With breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks covered, you will be amazed by the variety.

Changing Habits


Since 1998

Cyndi O’Meara is a nutritionist, film maker, bestselling author, speaker and founder of Changing Habits and The Nutrition Academy. Over 40 years ago, Cyndi started out as a nutritionist and went on to become a best selling author of Changing Habits, Changing Lives (now Lab to Table) and she also started Changing Habits, a wholefoods company. 

From Cyndi’s love of teaching, The Nutrition Academy was born. We are a training organisation offering nutrition courses based on the vitalistic philosophy of food and the influence of the environment and lifestyle choices.

Together, The Nutrition Academy and Changing Habits bring you these delicious and healthy recipes which have been created with nutritious real foods.


Our Recipes

00Steak Kebabs with Greek SaladBy Tessa PennickNothing beats barbecue season! Meat kebabs and salads are a simple yet delicious way to keep things light and healthy. Feel free to mix it up with different types of meat, seasonings and sides to keep it interesting. We love this recipe for a super simple meal as the marinade doubles as the salad dressing!
00Marinated Lamb Backstrap with Beetroot Hummus and Quinoa SaladBy Tessa PennickAs the weather begins to get warmer, Spring is the perfect time for grilled meat and salads! Packed with nutritious ingredients and plenty of flavour, this recipe will be sure to impress. Make a larger batch if you like for lunches for the following days - this recipe will remain good for up to around 4 days in the fridge if kept in an air-tight container.
00Arancini BallsBy Tessa PennickArancini is a staple recipe in Italy, and it's no wonder why - they make the most delicious snack or side dish! Traditionally deep fried, these healthier option arancini balls are baked in the air fryer and are just as crispy and delicious!
00Veggie Burgers with Aioli SauceBy Tessa PennickLooking for a satisfying meat-free burger? These vegetarian patties are a great alternative and made from beautiful wholefood ingredients. This recipe is also bread-free! Made fresh and light with a baked mushroom base, and topped with zesty aioli and fresh herbs.
00Rice Paper RollsBy Tessa PennickA fresh and nutritious snack or light meal. Feel free to swap the pork for chicken, salmon, prawns or beef, or cooked tofu for a vego option!
00Cauliflower Bites with a Blue Cheese Dipping SauceBy Tessa PennickA delicious combination of crunchy cauliflower bites and creamy blue cheese sauce. If you don't have an air-fryer, these can be cooked in the oven on 200 degrees Celsius for 15-20 minutes or until golden & crunchy!
00Broccoli Crust PizzaBy Tessa PennickThis broccoli crust is a great gluten-free alternative to a regular pizza base with the added bonus of being made from beautiful nutritious ingredients! Add extra like leftover roast vegetables and/or meat to create your favourite toppings!
00Tuna Ceviche Stuffed AvocadoBy Tessa PennickThe perfect light meal. A delicious combination of flavours and packed full of amazing nutrients!
00Mini Potato Base PizzasBy Tessa PennickLooking for a fun recipe to get the kids in the kitchen? These mini pizzas are not only very easy to make - they're a delicious snack too!
00Macadamia “Cheese”By Tessa PennickLooking for a plant-based cheese to add to salads, vegetables, fritters or smashed avo on toast? Look no further! This macadamia cheese will be sure to please.
00DukkahBy Tessa PennickDukkah is a tasty, nutritious combination of nuts, seeds and spices which can be added to food for a little extra flavour and crunch! Goes well with eggs, vegetables, soups or salads.
00French Onion DipBy Tessa PennickTastes just as good as the store-bought dips, but without all of the nasty additives!