Lauren De Cesare


Former Executive Producer for the SAFM Breakfast Show, Lauren is now Director of Adelady and Campaigns Manager for the Leukaemia Foundation SA. After 6 years in radio, she turned her life around and lost a fairly large amount of weight as a result of healthy eating and exercise. She's not a chef, but figures if she can cook healthy, raw and delicious food, anyone can! It's a new way of life that is making her happier and healthier than she's ever been. She can't wait to share her recipes and hilarious life stories with you.


Come to Kangaroo Island and do what we did!

By Lauren De Cesare Kangaroo Island. WOW. You blew our mind. We’ve basically lived in South Australia all our life and never been to the magical island that is KI! If you’re like us, GO! It’s beautiful, fun, relaxing and full of adventure — all wrapped into one awesome holiday destination. RAA have great SA […] Read more…

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The holiday that saved me

By Lauren Decesare Everyone has a holiday story and mine goes a little like this… I was running away from a job that had made me go crazy. I was tired and burnt out and at age 25, I felt like I’d got to the top of my work-game, but lost sight of who I was […] Read more…

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By Hayley Pearson Victor, you saucy minx. I’ve holidayed at Victor Harbor a thousand times but never REALLY experienced some of its ultimate delights. With RAA’s SA Holiday Experiences so you can explore Victor Harbor in style!  We hopped in Viv the Volvo and headed down south for one BIG adventure! Here’s our Itinerary for the Adelady […] Read more…

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Lauren’s delicious MOO pasta recipe

By Lauren DeCesare I’m half Italian so I love, love, love my pasta! The secret ingredient that makes this recipe so delicious is MOO Greek Style Yoghurt (by MOO Premium Foods). We all love creamy pasta, but most of the time they’re filled with lots of extra calories that we don’t need. This pasta dish has a […] Read more…

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A tribute to my Timmy, a musical genius

By Lauren DeCesare The Adelaide Town Hall is turning 150 this year and they’ve asked people to share their stories and memories about this amazing and iconic SA venue. For me, when  I walk into the Adelaide Town Hall, all I see is Timothy James Marks. I hear him, I smell him, I feel him. He’s […] Read more…

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  So this is how it went: Phone rings, “Hi it’s Channel Nine Adelaide, we’d like to turn Adelady into a TV show, would you be keen?” Us: “Let me just check our schedule and see if we can fit you in — HELL YES!” We’re beyond excited that our awesome online community is going to […] Read more…

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Amazing + Healthy Bliss BALLS

By Lauren DeCesare I always have at least one kind of these balls in my fridge – I love them so much. One as wide as a 20cent piece is about 60 calories. They are great for helping with sugar cravings in the afternoon. Lauren x  Apricot Bliss Balls INGREDIENTS: Apricot 1 cup apricots 1 […] Read more…

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Perfect SA weekend away for wine + pasta lovers

By Lauren DeCesare Wine and pasta = happiness. Over the weekend I fell in love. Being Italian, the way to my heart is through my stomach. Wait, isn’t that the way to a man’s heart? Anyway, minor details. I spent the weekend at Chapel Hill Retreat and my God, it was amazing! This is the perfect SA […] Read more…

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By Lauren De Cesare I don’t know about you, but coming up to Christmas I am hankering for a break. My body and brain are fried and last week I found myself at breaking point. I sat on a bench in Rundle Mall and cried. Not your average cry that can be covered by your sunglasses. […] Read more…

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Adelaide’s BUCKET LIST: 100 things to do in SA before you die

By Hayley Pearson + Lauren DeCesare Adelaide, you saucy minx. We love living in you and we’re so proud to share you with our interstate friends when they come to visit. With your rolling vineyards, super trendy new bars, stupidly-delicious food and beyond beautiful beaches, there are so many things we want to do with you […] Read more…

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By Lauren De Cesare Espresso Martinis are my jam. They make me happy and whenever I go out with my girls, we always get a round. We can’t help ourselves. So under much duress, (like LOTS of pressure and closed door meetings, weighing up the pros and cons), I’ve been convinced to go to a bunch […] Read more…

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By Lauren De Cesare   Healthy pancakes in three steps?  I know right — healthy and pancakes in the same sentence, BRILLIANT! These pancakes have zero flour and only three ingredients. My brother is a bit of a health-nut so he passed this recipe on to me. I tried it and loved it. I used a […] Read more…

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We all know relationships and break ups are hard. They suck actually. I broke up with the man who I love/ Loved/ Still love/ still seeing/ planning holidays with / still fighting/ On/ Off/ On again. I don’t know, I’m very indecisive.
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Green Salad with Salmon

Attention, single ladies! This one’s for you! If you are looking for an easy dinner for 1, try this! It’s delicious AND healthy.  Read more…

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Cauliflower Pizza Base…Say what?

I know this might not sound as delicious as hot slice of mediterranean pizza, dripping with cheese and carbs…. Mmmmm Read more…

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