Nutrition Kitchen

Due to increasing popularity and demand, we have introduced an exciting new feature dedicated to the nutrition aspect of the Expo – the Nutrition Kitchen – offering a range of live cooking demos, meal prep advice, information and meal options through a series of expert nutrition presenters.




We have an exciting line up of experts in the Nutrition field presenting over the entire weekend, including…

Official Nutrition Coach

Simone Olivia

The NZ Fitness & Health Expo Official Nutrition Coach, Simone Olivia, will be demonstrating how to meal prep simple, nutritious meals as well as showcasing a range of quick and easy breakfasts, snacks and smoothies.  Simone is a holistic performance nutrition coach passionate about showing her clients how healthy eating strategies don't have to be uneventful and stressful, instead delicious and enjoyable. She specialises in fat loss, muscle gain, increasing energy, athletes, high performing athletes and high performing individuals.

Ashy Bines 'Kittens in the Kitchen'

Ashy Bines & Gretty Rose

With over 6 million social media fans and counting, Gold Coast fitness sensation Ashy Bines will be heading to the ASB Showgrounds exclusively for the NZ Fitness & Health Expo. Ashy Bines and gal pal Gretty Rose will be preparing some of their favourite dishes from their popular YouTube series ‘Kittens in the Kitchen’ live in the Nutrition Kitchen.

Having put 200,000+ women through her Bikini Body Challenge and Clean Eating Diet Plan, Bines has become somewhat of a fitness guru for young women. And one of her favourite methods to support and encourage her followers is via her ‘Kittens in the Kitchen’ segments. Kittens in the Kitchen was created out of the love that both Ashy and Gretty have for cooking and proving that some of the best healthy recipes are also simple to make and cost effective!

What The Fat?

Dr Caryn Zinn & Chef Craig Rodger

The team behind the successful What the Fat? books will be cooking up some Low-Carb, Healthy Fat dishes. Dr Caryn Zinn, a registered dietitian and sports nutritionist – also known as ‘The Whole-Food Dietician – and Craig Rodger, a classically trained chef who, after being diagnosed with pre-diabetes, felt compelled to research and incorporate a different approach to eating and cooking, will be cooking with whole foods that are minimally processed, lower in carb and higher in (healthy fat) while teaching you what you need to know to live the LCHF lifestyle.

Nutrition Kitchen Timetable

Saturday 28 October & Sunday 29 October

11.30am - Simone Olivia | Official Nutrition Coach of the NZ Fitness & Health Expo

Come and watch Simone cook up a range of healthy meal prep ideas to keep you going throughout the week. Options that are fast and simple enough for the whole family to prepare yet delicious and healthy enough to suit even the fussiest eater in the family.

12.30pm - Ashy Bines and Gretty Rose

Well-known fitness celebrity, Ashy Bines, and gal pal Gretty Rose will be preparing some of their favourite dishes from their popular YouTube series ‘Kittens in the Kitchen’ live in the Nutrition Kitchen. Easy and super yummy!

1.30pm - Caryn Zinn and Craig Rodger

It’s time to flip the pyramid and break free of the fat-phobia!

Whole-food Dietitian Caryn Zinn, and classically trained chef Craig Rodger, will be demonstrating how to make a delicious and nutritious protein bar using whole-foods and talking about how it aligns with a whole food lifestyle for active folk.

Caryn Zinn – Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist – Co-author of WhatTheFat books.

Craig Rodger – Michelin-Trained Chef – Co-author of WhatTheFat books.

2:30pm - Simone Olivia | Official Nutrition Coach of the NZ Fitness & Health Expo

Simone shows us a range of healthy snacks and delicious breakfasts from her own personal Goddess Body Recipe Book.