Pomegranate, Beetroot and feta Salad

By | December 16th, 2012|Dinner, Everything!, Lunch, Snacks|

 This salad is easy, healthy, delicious and looks great! The colours are very much for the "festive season". Don't be afraid to add pomegranate or other fruits into a salad for a refreshing taste. What you will need... Mixed Lettuce Leaves 1 Raw Beetroot, julienne or grated 1 Pomegranate Feta Cherry Tomatoes Balsamic Vinegar Extra Virgin Olive Oil [...]

Day 3: My 10 Days till Christmas

By | December 16th, 2012|Everything!|

Refreshing Summer Superfood Salads There is no doubt about it; our Christmas Day here in Brisbane is usually a very hot one. There is nothing worse than spending your day slaving over a hot stove. There is no need for heavy hot dishes, make it simple and try a refreshing summer salad. When it’s hot outside the [...]

Raspberry Jam

By | December 15th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks, Snacks|

Traditional Jam recipes usually call for one part fruit to one part sugar. This version is very basic: just fruit, a little vanilla, lemon and honey/stevia. The chia seed helps thicken the jam up instead of using a gelatine. This jam will last up to one week in the fridge. What you need… 300 g [...]

Day 2: My 10 Days till Christmas

By | December 15th, 2012|Everything!|

Christmas is difficult enough as it is, so when it comes to gifts I lose my mind. Every year my sister and I do a big list of ideas for presents for family members. We have about 15 people we brainstorm for, then I draw a mud map of the shops we go to, with [...]

My 10 Days till Christmas <3

By | December 15th, 2012|Everything!|

Raw Christmas Pudding (DAY 1: My 10 Days till Christmas)

By | December 15th, 2012|Everything!, Recipes, Sweet Treats|

YAY! My first post to celebrate CHRISTMAS! As you may know I am celebrating Christmas with all of you by doing “10 days till Christmas”. I originally wanted to do the 12 days of Christmas until I realized it starts on Christmas day till 5th January. That wouldn't of have worked! I want to share these amazing healthy and [...]

Clean quick dinner!

By | December 14th, 2012|Everything!|

Todays mid morning meal

By | December 12th, 2012|Everything!|

What to eat before a morning workout?

By | December 12th, 2012|Everything!|

  Morning exercisers often make the mistake of thinking they can burn more calories by jumping out of bed and into the gym without stopping for breakfast. The problem with this thought process is that a good night’s sleep inevitably leaves your blood sugar low and your liver glycogen close to depleted. This translates into [...]

Get Healthy. Beat Burnout.

By | December 2nd, 2012|Everything!|

With the end of the year approaching, many of you like myself are finishing up at uni or work, preparing for the silly season and running around trying to get everything finished at once. The late night study sessions and early morning meetings tend to take its toll on all of us some way or [...]

My Top 10 Healthy Summer Foods!

By | November 26th, 2012|Everything!|

Those of you who follow me through my social media sites would know I spent the last few days at the beautiful Gold Coast to spend time by the beach blogging and preparing some new exciting things for you all! My time away was beautiful and you can tell summer is near here in Australia. So I did a little bit of brain storming and decided to give you my Top 10 Healthy Summer Foods.

Sneaky Watermelon Lush

By | November 26th, 2012|Drinks, Everything!|

Watermelons are an easy way to stay hydrated during the hot summer days..Check out my Sneaky Watermelon Lush recipe for a kick during this silly season.

Summer ‘Minty’ Iced Green Tea

By | November 26th, 2012|Drinks, Everything!|

Summer is close approaching, try this thirst quenching 'Minty' Iced Green Tea for your antioxidant fix!

Spiced Quinoa Pilaf

By | October 2nd, 2012|Everything!|

Super-grain : Spiced Quinoa Pilaf Quinoa is a complete protein containing all the 9 essential amino acids, Has twice as much fibre as rice & Higher protein content than brown rice and is gluten free Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion (chopped) 1 green capsicum (chopped) 1 small tomato ( chopped) 1 carrot ( chopped) 1 [...]

Eating Healthy on Holidays

By | September 24th, 2012|Everything!|

Seeing as though we are both travelling at the moment we thought it would be good to share some tips on sticking to a healthy lifestyle while exploring the world. Many of us use our holidays as an excuse to splurge and break all the healthy eating habits which we might follow to at home. While [...]

Grilled Chicken and bulgur wheat salad

By | September 24th, 2012|Dinner, Everything!, Lunch, Recipes|

Grilled Chicken and bulgur wheat salad     What you need... Your desired salad ingredients.. What we added: Cucumber, tomato, spinach, 1/4 can '4 mix beans', 1/4 cup diced low fat fetta 100g chicken 1/4 cup un-soaked bulgur wheat. Garlic Bulsamic vinegar olive oil   What to do... - Soak the bulgur wheat 3/4 cup [...]

Great Granola in Mason Jar

By | September 19th, 2012|Breakfast, Everything!, Recipes|

Great Granola in Mason Jar You will need a small Mason Jar Ingredients ½ cup Granola 1 table spoon Low fat Natural yoghurt or No Fat Vanilla Yoghurt ¼ cup pomegranate 1 medium sized banana (chopped) Method  Add yoghurt to your Jar Then add ¼ cup Granola Then add your chopped banana Add some pomegranate [...]

Mason Jars Mania

By | September 19th, 2012|Everything!, Get Fit Chicks, Recipes|

Mason Jars Mania Mason Jars have become quite popular across the blogosphere. They are not just pretty to look at, they are practical too. You can prepare up to a three to five days worth of meals for yourself. They are great for salads, fruits, cereals and even soups & pastas. I prepared a beautiful [...]

Help to feed the hungry..

By | September 18th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook|

Malnutrition is the biggest contributor to child mortality with hunger being the single greatest threat to the world’s public     health. In 2010 it was established that there was 925 million hungry people in the world. Malnutrition is a term which falls under hunger to define the lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having [...]

Chickpea Lentil Burger

By | September 18th, 2012|Everything!|

Chickpea Lentil Burger   For sometime now we have been trying to create a delicious chickpea burger patty. Ever since Sana discovered a delicious version at her university cafe.   After trying different recipes and playing around in the kitchen I think we have come close.   What you need... 400g can chickpeas, drained 1 egg 1/2 [...]

Salad in Cute Mason Jars

By | September 18th, 2012|Everything!|

Salad in Cute Mason Jars You will need one medium Sized Mason jar Ingredients for Salad 1 medium cucumber ½  yellow bell pepper /capsicum 6 Cherry tomatoes ½  small purple cabbage (chopped) ½ cup cooked Mung beans ½ small lettuce chopped Ingredients for home – made dressing 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice black [...]

Cacao Brownies

By | September 9th, 2012|Dessert, Everything!, Recipes|

Cacao Brownie     Ingredients Brownie: 2 cups walnuts 1 cup cacao powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon pinch salt 2 cups dates 1/2 cup dried figs 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional) Ganache: 1/2 cup Cacao 1/2 cup agave nectar (you can use honey or natural maple syrup) 1/4 cup Cacao butter 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon   Method: Brownie- [...]

Forget chocolate …… Cacao’s here

By | September 5th, 2012|Dessert, Everything!|

Forget chocolate …… Cacao powder’s here with plenty of the good stuff and minus all the bad stuff (GUILT, SUGAR, CALORIES) Cacao beans come from the seeds of the Amazonian fruiting tree and are the source of all chocolate and cocoa products. How is it different some the regular chocolate and cocoa products? The regular [...]

Clean Eating Update from S & J

By | September 2nd, 2012|diets, Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

Hello Guys, Sana Here Firstly WE just want to apologize for not posting last few days. We have been pretty busy BUT that hasn’t affected our Clean Eating plan :) . How have you guys been going and how was everyone’s weekend? Jacqui and I spent the weekend at the Gold coast where we were attending an [...]

Can you still Eat Red meat if you are on a Clean Eating plan ??

By | August 30th, 2012|Everything!|

Red Meat myths and Facts There has been a lot of controversies surrounding consumption of red meat. Many studies have suggested red meat increased the risk of heart diseases and certain cancers. It is important to know that these studies are directed towards EXCESSIVE meat consumption. Excessive meat consumption means higher amount of saturated fats [...]

Yiayia’s Avgolemono (Chicken Lemon Soup)

By | August 29th, 2012|Everything!|

Avgolemono Chicken Soup   Ingredients; 1 whole chicken 90 g uncooked brown rice salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 3 egg, beaten 2 lemons, juiced   Method; Rinse the chicken and remove any organs that may be inside. Place in a pot large enough for the chicken to move around, but not too [...]

The Clean Eating Lifestyle

By | August 29th, 2012|diets, diets suck, Everything!|

Is Clean Eating for You ? If you guys have been reading our Blog post you would have come across our latest post where Jacqui gave you guys an update on our Clean Eating Plan that we are doing for the next 12 weeks. She will be posting her daily meal plan each day including [...]

Clean Eating Plan UPDATE: DAY 3

By | August 29th, 2012|Breakfast, diets, Dinner, Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks, Lunch, Snacks|

DAY 3   Yay its HUMP DAY!  Which means 2 more days till  Sana and I set off to the Gold Coast for the weekend! We hope the weather is nice and sunny so we can do some fun activities in the sun! Todays eating plan for me was great! Up at 500am as usual [...]

Clean Eating Plan!

By | August 28th, 2012|Everything!|

We thought we would blog our way through our week-by-week Clean Eating Plan! Hope you enjoy xo...     Morning Fit Chicks (and our Fit Guys), Its Jacqui here! This week Sana and I started our Clean Eating Plans! I spent my Sunday afternoon writing up a meal plan for myself. This included every single [...]

San Choy Bow

By | August 28th, 2012|Everything!|

San Chow Bow  Ingredients; -          200 gr lean chicken mince -          50g finely diced water chestnuts -          1 carrot finely sliced -          2 mushrooms diced -          1tbsp rice wine -          1tsp grated ginger -          1 tsp soy sauce -          ½ tsp water -          4 tbsp hoisin sauce -          ½ tsp corn flour -          Iceberg lettuce [...]