Light, Reduced Fat, Cholesterol Free … What Do These Really Mean?

All wonderful claims that help the consumer make the right food choices? Or are some deliberately misleading in order to sell their products? It’s a...

Nutty Rice Salad with Sesame Dressing

(Serves 4-5) Ingredients 1/2 cup basmati rice 1/2 cup quick cooking brown rice 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 4 spring onions, sliced 150g...

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Healthy Eating Out Options

It’s a lovely feeling to head out with family and/or friends for a meal whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner.  However, it’s also...

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry with Hoisin Sauce

(Serves 4) Ingredients 500 grams chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 2 Tbspn peanut oil 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into florets 4 bok...

Poor Posture – Good Posture

Poor posture can be caused by everyday activities such as sitting incorrectly in office chairs, being hunched over computers or laptops and driving or...

Healthy Eating = Healthy State of Mind

I’m sure we have all heard the old adage “We are what we eat”. These few simple words are so true! Eating the right healthy foods...

Staying Fit and Healthy Over The Holiday Season

Taking time out is so important to de-stress and re-energise the body and mind, however for some people not having a structured day can...

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...

Delicious Banana Berry Smoothie

(Serves 1) Ingredients ¾ cup trim milk ½ cup low fat yoghurt 1 banana, sliced ¼ cup blueberries 2 Tbspn LSA (or rolled oats or...

Bacon and Egg Muffins

Ingredients: 1 doz free range eggs 400gms Hendersons dry cured bacon Sliced tomato and avocado Grated Edam Cheese How to make it: Preheat oven to 180...

Work/Life Balance – The Wheel of Life

Work/Life Balance is about effectively managing the demands of work and having time for other activities that are important to us, such as spending...

Seed crackers

Ingredients: ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup poppy seeds ¼ cup flax seeds (linseeds) ¼ cup chia seeds ½ teaspoon...

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 ...

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 ...

Blueberry and Bran Muffins

(Makes 12 medium sized muffins) Ingredients 1 ½ cups All bran 1 ¼ cup skim milk ½ cup unsweetened applesauce ½ cup brown sugar 1...

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 ...

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Seed crackers

Ingredients: ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup poppy seeds ¼ cup flax seeds (linseeds) ¼ cup chia seeds ½ teaspoon...

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...

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...

Mushroom & Asparagus Tart

Ingredients 1 Tbspn low-fat spread 1 onion,  finely sliced 1 clove garlic, chopped finely 2...

Vegetable Frittata

A light simple meal packed with veges, low in fat and so quick easy to...

Healthy Breakfast Options

1 cup cooked porridge with handful of raisins, 3-5 fruit pieces and trim milk 2 poached...

Healthy Winter Eating Habits

It’s not unusual for people to change their eating patterns from summer to winter. We...

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Lifting A Child

All too often we lift with our backs, putting the back under immense pressure.  We do this constantly when there are babies or young...

Fruit Kebabs

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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...

What are Superfoods?

What does the term ‘Superfood’ mean? There is actually no official definition of the term ‘superfood’.  It has simply been applied to foods that provide...

Light, Reduced Fat, Cholesterol Free … What Do These Really Mean?

All wonderful claims that help the consumer make the right food choices? Or are some deliberately misleading in order to sell their products? It’s a...

Burning the Fat and Losing the Weight

Looking in the mirror you wonder... How did I get like this? Where did I go wrong? How on earth did this happen? What happened...