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January 14, 2020

Balsamic asparagus and tomato salad with roast chicken

Have you noticed how tasty and vibrant tomatoes are in summer? Not to mention, cheaper? Tomatoes are a quintessential Summer vegetable (or fruit, technically) – so if you love them,…

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January 9, 2020

Why you should eat seasonal produce

  If you can’t tell your winter fruits from your summer vegetables, you’re not alone. It used to be that strawberries were a summer fruit and turnips were a winter…

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December 24, 2019

Cajun spiced chicken with avocado

Did you enjoy yourself a little too much at your office Christmas party? Or, are you planning on letting loose on the buffet at your next function?   That’s ok…

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December 24, 2019

What to do with Xmas leftovers

Do you hate the thought of food waste? So do we! We shudder to think that 20% of the food Aussie’s buy ends up in the rubbish bin, especially over…

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December 22, 2019

Parmesan Crusted Barramundi

We just love this recipe – Parmesan crusted barramundi – perfect for a family dinner or even for entertaining!   The Heart Foundation recommends 2-3 fish meals per week in…

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December 19, 2019

Thai Tuna Fishcakes

Looking for the perfect entrée to serve at Christmas lunch? Thai tuna fishcakes are a crowd-pleaser, and any leftovers pair well with salad and rice noodles for a light meal…

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December 13, 2019

Alcohol at Christmas – What you should know

If December is shaping up to be a month of parties and summer cocktails, it’s time to smarten up about your alcohol choices.   Don’t get us wrong – we…

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December 8, 2019

Healthy Christmas food swaps

In the midst of summer and bathers-season, a week (or more!) of feasting may be the last thing you need. With the lure of Christmas puddings and buffet-style abundance, adults…

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December 2, 2019

Healthy Vegetarian Pizza 

serves 2 Per serve: 300cal/ 15g protein/ 25g carbohydrate/ 14g fat  Ingredients 2 small wholemeal pita bread* 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium capsicum, or ¼ each of tri-coloured capsicums, chopped 2…

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November 19, 2019

Learn to love cooking: 4 tips to get you confident in the kitchen

Do you joke around that you’re a “terrible cook” while chowing down on yet another frozen Lean Cuisine? Learning how to cook can seem pretty daunting. Not to mention, finding…

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November 17, 2019

Lemongrass Salmon with Asian Greens and Basmati Rice

This Lemongrass Salmon with Asian Greens and Basmati Rice is packed with flavour! It’s a personal favourite of mine, as it takes 20 minutes tops! Serves 4 Ingredients  4x 150g salmon…

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November 14, 2019

The seven must-have pantry items to get your kitchen ready for healthy eating  

It’s springtime, and you know what that means – spring cleaning! But don’t stop at just your wardrobe, take a look at your pantry as well! Time to throw out…

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November 10, 2019

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad

Vietnamese Chicken Salad. Super light and fresh, with a touch of exotic Recipe serves 4 Ingredients  2 bags of classic/Asian coleslaw salad mix (pre-packed from supermarkets) 100g vermicelli noodles, dry…

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November 7, 2019

10 ways to improve your diet without even trying

Changing your food habits may seem like a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! If you follow our top ten tricks to eating healthy, we promise you will notice…

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October 27, 2019

Kale and lamb shank soup

We haven’t shared a slow-cooked recipe in a while, and this kale and lamb shank soup is a winner. It also happens to be perfect for freezing! Serves 4 Per…

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October 24, 2019

Quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes

In an ideal world, we would all have the time to prepare delicious, healthy dinners each day. Even better, like celebrities, we would all have our own personal chefs to…

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October 22, 2019

5 great meal options when you are busy 

Does the thought of cooking dinner make your head spin? After a hard day at work or running errands with the children, I’m sure the last thing you want to…

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October 3, 2019

Tuna Niçoise Salad

A hearty salad makes the perfect Spring lunch, don’t you think? But can you bulk-prep a salad for work lunches, without it going soggy? Sure you can! Just take the…

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August 28, 2019

7 must-have snacks when you are on the go

No time to stop and take a break? Not to worry – these healthy and portable snacks will keep you going in between meals. Most of these can be carried in your handbag…

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August 28, 2019

Guilt-free weeknight snack ideas

Feel like a cheeky snack after dinner? Go for it! We’ve gathered a collection of ‘ready-to-eat’ and ‘make-yourself’ snack ideas that are nutritious, satisfying and low calorie – i.e. totally…

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August 28, 2019

High protein breakfast options

Breakfast is one of the most important times for consuming protein. A high protein breakfast will help to curb your appetite and help ward off sugar cravings later in the…

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August 28, 2019

Which diet is best for weight loss?

  Wondering if you should count calories or macros? Cut out carbs or fats? What about intermittent fasting, or dare we say it, go vegan? Maybe we should just ditch…

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August 28, 2019

Chicken and Chickpea Salad with Rocket and Sprouts

A hearty salad to share between two? Yes please! Double the quantities to get 4 days of meal-prepped lunches just for you!   Serves 2. Per serve: 369cal/37 g protein/…

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August 28, 2019

Indonesian Gado-Gado

Having regular plant-based meals is good for our health, and the environment! You won’t even miss meat with this tasty, high protein vegetarian dish. Serves 4. Per serve: 394 calories/…

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August 28, 2019

Naked beef burrito bowls with beans, corn, capsicum and brown rice

Cooking for your tribe? Our burrito bowls are sure to be a crowd pleaser! Otherwise, if your party is much smaller, this meal freezes well and is an excellent meal-prep…

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August 28, 2019

Fish Tacos

If you’re looking for a creative way to cook with fish, look no further! Even those who dislike fish may be turned with these mouth-watering tacos! Serves 4. Per serve:…

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August 16, 2019

Chicken Chow Mein

Folks, this recipe is a keeper! Quick to prepare, freezer friendly, delicious, and with a perfectly balanced macro nutrient profile, you are sure to feel satisfied every time 🙂 Serves…

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August 16, 2019

Turmeric – How to Include ‘The Golden Superfood’ in Your Diet

Turmeric is a root with a bright yellow colour that is native to India and Southeast Asia. It is most commonly consumed as a ground powder, and you can find…

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January 30, 2019

Chocolate Pistachio Protein ball

Ingredients ½ cup LSA (ground linseeds, flaxseed and almonds – find in the health food aisle of supermarkets) OR 1 scoop of unflavoured natural protein powder (we recommend RAW Amazonia) 2 tbs crushed,…

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December 4, 2018

Hearty Summer Coleslaw

Ingredients 8 eggs 8 medium Carisma potatoes, or red skinned potatoes, washed 200g baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped ¼ common cabbage, thinly shredded (i.e. with mandolin) 1 small red onion,…

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December 4, 2018

Surviving the Summer Festive Season

Hooray! It’s nearly Summer, AKA the ‘festive season’, with religious holidays (i.e. Christmas, Chanukka), New Year’s celebrations, and Australia Day. This is the time for giving, relaxing, spending time with family and…

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October 23, 2018

Mexican Fajitas – Serves 4

Ingredients 500g lean beef or chicken stir fry strips (from supermarket) 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp olive oil 200g tinned black beans,…

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October 23, 2018

8 Budget Tips for Healthy Eating

On a budget, and worried about increased grocery bills? Truth is – eating healthier will probably save money overall, because you will be purchasing less takeaway, and making more meals…

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October 23, 2018

15 ‘Office-Friendly’ Snacks for Weight Loss

  Can you afford to have snacks, if you want to lose weight? ABSOLUTELY! In fact, healthy snacks can even assist with your weight loss goals. A well timed, appropriate…

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September 7, 2018

Low Carb Chicken ‘Schnitzel’ with greens and mash

A delicious, healthy way to enjoy a chicken schnitzel! Ingredients 1 egg, whisked ¼ cup Dukkah or Zaatar spice mix (enough to coat chicken) 1/4 cup LSA or almond meal…

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September 7, 2018

Tired all the time? Our top food tips for improving sleep

Some of us have no trouble falling asleep at night. However, at one stage or another, some of us find it a challenge. In fact, the Sleep Health Foundation reported…

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September 7, 2018

5 Foods to boost your mood… 🙂

In today’s world, being ‘busy’ is a badge of honor. However, the more we fill our days with work, chores and life admin, the less time we have for activities…

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September 7, 2018

Low Carb Diets – a modern approach to weight loss (part 2)

While the list of popular diets grows exponentially every year, no diet has ever persisted quite like the low carb diet.   Low carb diets are usually described as having <50-65g…

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July 24, 2018

Marinara ‘Zucchini’ Pasta

Pasta is a family favourite – especially in Winter. Enjoy this heart-warming bowl of Marinara with your family, and to avoid the ‘carb overload’ – serve yourself half zucchini noodles…

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July 24, 2018

Intermittent Fasting – a modern approach to weight loss (Part 1)

Every season, just like fashion, we are presented with ‘new and improved’ weight loss programs. Many of these fall into the ‘fad diet’ category, without any scientific backing, and exit…

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July 24, 2018

Salmon with Sauteed Greens and Cauliflower Rice

This recipe is one of my favourites – adapted from nutritionist Jessica Sepel’s blog. It’s an excellent option for the 2-day low carb diet, the CSIRO low carb diet, and…

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July 24, 2018

Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup – an IF recipe

Considering an Intermittent Fasting program for weight loss? Your meals don’t need to be boring! Try our delicious, comforting chicken and vegetable soup! Ingredients 1L reduced salt liquid chicken stock 400g…

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July 6, 2018

Tuna, cheese and vegetable loaf

This is a great bulk-cook recipe for packed lunches! Adapted from the CSIRO Everyday Low Carb Recipe Book. Ingredients 425g tin of tuna in springwater, drained 1 large head of…

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July 6, 2018

Weight Management on a Plant Based Diet

‘Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants’, are famous worlds spoken by American academic Michael Pollan, and they are taking the world by storm, one newly converted vegetarian at a…

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July 6, 2018

The big FAT debate

Butter or margarine? Coconut oil or olive oil? Dietary fats have never been more controversial than they are today. There are many conflicting arguments, each supported by scientific evidence and anecdotal…

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June 18, 2018

Chickpea and vegetable curry

Thinking of including more plant-based meals into your diet? This chickpea and vegetable curry recipe is perfect for winter, and works great for bulk cooking (stores and freezes well). It…

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June 18, 2018

Apple, rhubarb and raspberry compote

This compot has no added sugar, and makes a perfect addition to your morning breakfast bowl, an after dinner treat, or base for a crumble dessert’. It serves 8. Ingredients…

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June 18, 2018

Winter comfort food MAKEOVERS!

Enjoy your favourite winter comfort foods guilt free with these handy recipe makeovers for pasta, curries, hot pots and more! Pasta Bolognese: Choose extra-lean, or ‘heart smart’ beef mince. This…

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June 18, 2018

3 quick tips to prevent winter weight gain

As humans, are we biologically programmed to seek more food during winter, or is this purely psychological? The jury is still out. However, we CAN control how we respond to…

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June 18, 2018

Foods to boost your immunity

We’re heading into peak ‘cold and flu’ season, so now is the perfect time to focus on our immune system. Getting enough sleep, minimizing stress, and maintaining good hygiene are…

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June 8, 2018

The big debate: Sugar vs Artificial Sweeteners

If we’re being honest, most of us enjoy sweet-tasting things – the occasional soft drink with a meal, or a sweet treat after dinner. Most traditional sweets are laden with…

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June 8, 2018

Red meat – what’s the verdict?

As an Aussie, I was born with a love of good steak. However, in recent years, we have received mixed messages as to whether red meat is good, or bad, for…

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June 8, 2018

Winter Veg – 6 ways

 Get you excited about eating your greens this winter! Salads may not ‘hit the spot’ on a cold winter’s night. Boiled broccoli and Brussel sprouts may be equally uninspiring. That’s…

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June 8, 2018

Chicken and Corn Soup

Winter has well and truly begun – as I am posting this recipe it is dark and stormy outside 🙁 Put a smile on your dial with our nourishing, vegelicious…

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June 8, 2018

Oil-Free Hommus

Do you struggle with dip portions? Our oil-free hommus is super low-cal, so you can go nuts with your carrot sticks and  multigrain crackers!    Ingredients (serves 4-6) 400g tin…

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June 7, 2018

Reading food labels – a quick guide for healthier shopping

Reading Food Labels – A Quick Guide  Shop with confidence and KNOW what you’re eating! When it comes to healthy eating, it’s best to include as many unpackaged, wholefood options…

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June 7, 2018

Eating for a happy gut – your guide to probiotics and prebiotics

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last five years, we’re guessing you’ve heard about the importance of keeping a healthy gut. We now understand that the balance…

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February 6, 2018

Healthy Eating Hacks – 8 steps you can take to eating well with confidence

Changing your food habits may seem like a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! Follow our eight healthy eating hacks, and you will be cooking and eating with confidence…

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November 13, 2017

Are your weekends sabotaging your weight loss goals?

Does this sound familiar? From Monday to Thursday, you follow a strict eating and exercise routine. You wake up early to go for a run, or hit the gym straight…

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November 13, 2017

Top 5 food trends for 2017

We can’t believe 2017 is almost at an end! Time flies when you’re having fun, and we’ve certainly had fun watching the rise and fall of health and food trends…