Vegetable Frittata

A light simple meal packed with veges, low in fat and so quick easy to prepare and cook. After a busy day at work...

Don’t Tighten Up – Stretch!

"You gotta stretch!" When The Fitness Guy began his exercise programme he thought he'd be right. He shows you 3 important stretches to incorporate...

MUST READ

How to Improve Your Balance

  Many of us don’t even think about our body’s ability to balance – isn’t it just the elderly that have to worry about it? Balance...

Don’t Tighten Up – Stretch!

"You gotta stretch!" When The Fitness Guy began his exercise programme he thought he'd be right. He shows you 3 important stretches to incorporate...

Barriers to Exercise

1. I have young children to look after. Having young children to care for needn’t stop you from exercising, if anything it provides you with...

All-Spice Tomato and Lentil Salad

Ingredients 1 Tbspn olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¼ cup sultanas ¼ cup pine nuts 1 tspn ground allspice ...

Work Related Stress

Work-related stress affects us all at some point and it can cause serious health problems if it’s not dealt with.  There are some basic...

Benefits of Resistance Training

“I can work in the garden, lifting the full buckets without asking for assistance from my husband”.   “I can get in and out of the...

Chicken and Mango Salad with Vermicelli

(Serves 4) Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cooked (or 1 smoked double chicken breast - skin removed) 60 g rice vermicelli 425g can...

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...

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 ...

Vegetable Curry

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

How Does Alcohol Affect Your Body?

We are all aware of how alcohol can affect us.  I‘ve heard people say things like: “A couple of drinks at the end of...

What to Wear when Working-Out

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

How to Keep Exercise Part of Your Daily Routine

It’s a similar story – Started out with a hiss and a roar, going to the gym four or five times a week, jogging...

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...

FOOD

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...

Summer Berry Cheesecake Baskets

(Serves 4) Ingredients 250g extra-light cream cheese (at room temperature) 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted (plus a little extra to sprinkle over) 1 orange, finely zested 1 Tbspn freshly...

How Does Alcohol Affect Your Body?

We are all aware of how alcohol can affect us.  I‘ve heard people say things like: “A couple of drinks at the end of...

Trim Pork Stir-Fry

(Serves 2) Ingredients 250 g trim pork pieces 1 Tbspn vegetable oil 1 garlic clove, peeled...

Green Bean and Asparagus Salad with Citrus Dressing

(Serves 4) Ingredients 200g green beans, trimmed and halved 500g asparagus, trimmed and halved 10 -...

BBQ Mince Koftas

  (Serves 4 to 6) Ingredients 500g lean beef/lamb mince 1 medium onion- grated and squeezed (discard...

Bacon and Egg Muffins

Ingredients: 1 doz free range eggs 400gms Hendersons dry cured bacon Sliced tomato and avocado ...

Asian Beef Stir Fry

(Serves 4) Ingredients 3 Tbspn soy sauce 2 Tbspn rice wine ½ tspn corn flour 1...

HEALTH

Healthy Winter Eating Habits

It’s not unusual for people to change their eating patterns from summer to winter. We tend not to want the lighter meals and refreshing...

SCIENCE

Moroccan Carrot and Couscous Soup

(Serves 4) Ingredients 500g carrots, peeled and cut into pieces 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1/2 tspn...

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 ...

De-Stressing

We all have it in our lives; it is a normal part of the busy lives we lead. However, there are two different types...

Asian Beef Stir Fry

(Serves 4) Ingredients 3 Tbspn soy sauce 2 Tbspn rice wine ½ tspn corn flour 1 Tbspn vegetable oil 1 Tbspn fresh ginger root, finely...