Tomato and Bacon Open Omelette

(Serves 4) Ingredients olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and diced 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped finely 2 rashers lean bacon, rind removed and...

Trim Pork Stir-Fry

(Serves 2) Ingredients 250 g trim pork pieces 1 Tbspn vegetable oil 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed 2 spring onions, sliced 1 cup broccoli ...

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Beef and Veggie Lasange

(Serves 4 - 6) Ingredients olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2-4 clove garlic, finely chopped 500g lean beef mince 1 can brown lentils (extra...

Grilled Marinated Chicken with Kiwifruit Salsa

(Serves 2) Ingredients 2 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, halved 2 Tbspn sweet chilli sauce 2 Tbspn reduced-salt soy sauce 1 Tbspn honey Kiwifruit Salsa 3...

Healthy Nibbles Platter

Ingredients Pita Bread Rice crackers (plain or seaweed) 2 carrots 1 red capsicum (or yellow 2-3 stalks of celery 1 punnet cherry tomatoes a...

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What to wear can be a dilemia not matter what the situation! When it comes to what to wear when exercising there are a...

Tomato and Bacon Open Omelette

(Serves 4) Ingredients olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and diced 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped finely 2 rashers lean bacon, rind removed and...

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Naz shows you the meals or snacks you can put together quickly to maintain a healthy balanced diet when you are on the go....

Chickpea and Avocado Salad

Ingredients 1 300g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 large avocado, coarsley chopped 2 medium sized tomatoes, chopped 1 medium red onion, finely diced ...

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Struggling to know the snacks to have to lose weight or feel great? Naz is In the Kitchen showing you and explaining some of...

Coconut & Seed Flapjack

Ingredients 3 Tbspn honey 50g low fat spread 75g brown sugar (just slightly under ½ a compact cup) 100g oats (1 full compact cup) ...

Vegetable Curry

(Serves four) Ingredients: 1 Tbspn rice bran oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 Tbspn medium curry paste        ...

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It’s a full time job being a Mother and yet we often hold many more titles – Employee, Employer, Taxi Driver (to the children),...

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Salmon and Dill Tortellini

(Serves 4) Ingredients 375g spinach and ricotta tortellini 1/2 cup low fat plain unsweetened yoghurt 2 tspn seeded mustard 1/4 cup oil-free Italian dressing 2...

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Bran and Sultana Slice

(Makes  24) Ingredients 150g lite butter 1/4 cup sugar 1  1/2 cups breakfast bran flakes 1 ...

Mexican Chicken Wraps

(Crockpot recipe) (Serves 4) Ingredients 6 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 35g packet Salt Reduced Taco seasoning...

Beef and Veggie Lasange

(Serves 4 - 6) Ingredients olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2-4 clove garlic, finely chopped ...

Chicken and Mango Salad with Vermicelli

(Serves 4) Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cooked (or 1 smoked double chicken breast...

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Fish Cakes

(Serves 4) Ingredients 250g cooked fish (or canned smoked fish/tuna) 2 cups mashed potato or kumara 1 medium onion, finely diced 3 Tbspn fresh parsley,...

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Chicken & Vege Soup (family go to meal for winter chills)

(serves 3-4) Ingredients 6-8 skinless chicken drumsticks or thighs 6-8 cups chopped veges 1 large onion chopped 6-8 cloves garlic crushed 2-3 sml red...

Chicken and Spinach in Homemade Tomato Sauce

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