Chicken and Spinach in Homemade Tomato Sauce

(Serves 4) Ingredients Tomato Sauce 1 Tspn olive oil 1 medium onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 400 gram can chopped tomatoes ...

Foods To Avoid

Think about what you ate yesterday and the day before that and the one before that ....... No doubt there was probably some ‘fast food’...

MUST READ

Just Juicing for Health

“Taking care of your body should be your greatest priority if you expect a long and healthy life.  I encourage you to get into...

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...

Scrumptious Nut & Seed Slice

(makes 18 slices) Ingredients 1 cup sesame seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 4 tbs butter 3 tbs honey 1/2 cup stevia 1/2 cup chopped apricots ...

Alcohol – Do You Really Want To Add These Calories?

The Fitness Guy explains the amount of exercise you have to do to burn off the calories you take on board when you consume...

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...

Food Myths

Healthier foods are more expensive: False – although some healthy ingredients can be more expensive, like lean meats, often you can use them in...

Post Pregnancy Exercises

Your life has changed forever, and for the better, as you welcome your new born into the world. At first things may be a bit...

Diet Conscious Snacks – What are they really?

When shopping for healthy snacks some items come readily to mind: yoghurt, nuts, muesli bars, or something sweet like a muffin or diet soft...

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...

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 ...

What are ‘Good’ Fats & What are ‘Bad’ Fats?

I thought all fats were bad? We actually do need fat in our daily diet.  Fat provides a concentrated source of energy, it’s essential for...

How to Stop the Cycle of Guilt

Guilt is probably one of the most destructive and negative emotions. Guilt stops us from changing our unwanted behaviours and prevents us from thinking and...

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...

Help Your Child Improve Their Posture

Hours spent watching TV, playing computer and video games and many having a lazy lifestyle are believed to have contributed to the increase in...

FOOD

Minestrone Soup

(Serves 4 ) Ingredients 1 Tbspn olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 carrot, diced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 can chopped...

Mediterranean Salad

  Ingredients 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 2 small cucumbers, quartered length wise, diced 400g canned butter beans, drained and rinsed 1 small red onion,...

Stress-Free Christmas Tips

It is a wonderful time of year but stress levels can certainly be put to the test as we begin to run around looking...

Delicious Muesli Slice

Ingredients 100g unsalted butter, chopped into cubes 7 Tbspn honey 2 cups rolled oats 1/2...

Chicken and Mango Salad with Vermicelli

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

Summer Punch (non alcoholic)

Ingredients 1 litre pineapple juice (no sugar added) 1 litre orange juice (no sugar added) ...

Vegetable Curry

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

HEALTH

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...

SCIENCE

Fresh Spring Rolls

Ingredients 1 large carrot, peeled, cut in half and julienne cut 1 Lebanese cucumber, slice ends off, cut in half and julienne cut 1...

Yummy Pizza

  (Serves Family of 4-5)     Ingredients 2 (thin crust) pizza bases tomato paste 170gms 1 red capsicum-chopped 1 yellow capsicum-chopped 1 cup mushroom-chopped 1 cup precooked...

Are you ‘Too Dressy’ or ‘Too Saucy’?

If so, you could be adding extra, unwanted calories to your meals. A healthy and nutritious meal can be altered dramatically, making it laden with...

Green Bean and Asparagus Salad with Citrus Dressing

(Serves 4) Ingredients 200g green beans, trimmed and halved 500g asparagus, trimmed and halved 10 - 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small red onion, finely...