Summer Punch (non alcoholic)

Ingredients 1 litre pineapple juice (no sugar added) 1 litre orange juice (no sugar added) 1/3 cup Lime Juice Cordial 2 litres diet lemonade ...

Tomato & Borlotti Bean Soup

(Serves 2) Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and chopped 2-3 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 5 large tomatoes, chopped coarsely or 1 x 400g tin chopped...

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Baked Fish with Tomato & Orange

(Serves two) Ingredients 2 pieces fish (dory/snapper) 2 oranges; 1 peeled and sliced; 1 freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tomatoes, sliced Bunch fresh coriander, chopped 1...

Lemony Sultana Muffins

(Makes 12 medium sized muffins) Ingredients 1 cup sultanas 2 Tbspn honey 2 lemons - rind and juice of both 1/4 cup low fat milk ...

Chicken in Tomato & Honey Sauce

(Serves 4) Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, boneless & skinless, cut in half little olive oil for frying 1 medium onion, peeled and finely diced 1...

Thai Chicken Fritters

(Serves 4) Ingredients 3 slices wholemeal bread (toast thickness) 300 g chicken mince 3 Tbspn lime juice 1 1/2 tspn minced chilli paste 1/2 cup...

Staying Hydrated – Powerful reasons to drink more water

Did you know that your body is about 60-70% water! Your body needs approximately eight glasses (2 litres) of water each day to keep hydrated...
children and exercise

Children and Exercise: Quick Tips to Get the Kids Moving

Why do children need exercise? As children spend more time indoors either watching TV, playing electronic games or on the Internet, they are spending less...

Roasted Vegetable & Bulghar Wheat Salad

Ingredients 1 red onion, peeled and thickly sliced 2 red capiscums, deseeded and halved 1 yellow capsicum, deseeded and halved 1 cup cherry tomatoes ...

Bounce Back from a Set Back

At one time or another we have all experienced a setback, that unavoidable obstruction, that bump in the road.  However what sets us all...

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...

Summery Thai Chicken

(Serves 4-6) Ingredients 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated 1 spring onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh coriander, coarsely chopped ...

Mushroom & Asparagus Tart

Ingredients 1 Tbspn low-fat spread 1 onion,  finely sliced 1 clove garlic, chopped finely 2 cups asparagus, halved 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 8 eggs ...

Craving Control

Do you feel overwhelmed by your need for certain foods (usually junk food) at certain times of the day? Do you let your stomach...

Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Yoghurt

(Serves 4) Ingredients 1 punnet strawberries 1 punnet blueberries 1 punnet raspberries 2-3 nectarines (or apricots) slice of watermelon low fat, thick Greek yoghurt runny...

Fruit and Veges – Beautiful!

The Fitness Guy reinforces that fruit and veges are so good for you and you need at least 5 servings a day. "When I...

FOOD

Wok Tossed Smoked Chicken

(Serves 2) Indregients 1pkt Singapore noodles 1 tspn oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely 2 tspn ginger, peeled and grated 1 onion, peeled and diced ...

Lamb Chops and Tomato Casserole

  (Serves 4 - 6) Ingredients 1 kg lamb chops, trimmed of fat 1 leek, washed and sliced 1 tspn smoked paprika 420g can Wattie's condensed...

Healthy Breakfast Options

1 cup cooked porridge with handful of raisins, 3-5 fruit pieces and trim milk 2 poached eggs with 1 slice of thick grainy toasted bread...

The Importance of Keeping a Food Diary

Trying to lose weight? Struggling to stay on track? Wanting to eat healthier? A personal...

Top Ten Trim Teachers Tips

To trim down, stay fit or have more energy follow these useful tips. 1. Join in...

Sweetcorn Fritters

(Serves 4 - Makes about 12) Ingredients 425g can whole kernel sweetcorn 4 egg whites 1/2...

How to Improve Your Balance

  Many of us don’t even think about our body’s ability to balance – isn’t it...

Injuries – What to do when you have a sprain or strain?

What is the difference between a Sprain and a Strain?     Sprain – is an injury to...

HEALTH

Sweetcorn Fritters

(Serves 4 - Makes about 12) Ingredients 425g can whole kernel sweetcorn 4 egg whites 1/2 tspn minced chilli paste (or 1 Tbspn Sweet Thai...

SCIENCE

“How Long Do I Have To Keep This Up For?”

I was talking with a friend in the weekend that has just started to watch what they eat and do some exercise in order...

Top Ten Trim Teachers Tips

To trim down, stay fit or have more energy follow these useful tips. 1. Join in with the children during fitness - high heels need...

Spinach and Feta Cheese Flan

(Serves 4) Ingredients 6 sheets filo pastry 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 bag baby spinach leaves 2 eggs 1 pkt Maggi Leek &...

The Power of Positive Thinking

What is Positive Thinking? Positive Thinking is basically having a ‘can-do’ attitude towards life and living. It does not mean having a permanent smile on...