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Fun & Fitness

By | August 27th, 2012|Everything!|

Cycling for Fun & Fitness  Cycling has always been one of mine and Jacquis favourite activities as a child. I remember spending hours most evenings cycling around the block in Kuwait on my purple cycle that my dad gifted me when I was 6. Last week Jacqui and I were reminiscing our childhood days and [...]

Lady Lamington – Trendy healthy breakfast spot?

By | August 23rd, 2012|Everything!, Facebook|

LADY LAMINGTON 483 BRUNSWICK STREET Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006 07 3358 6568   A Melbourne-esque sanctuary for Brisbane cafe lovers.  Early morning bike rides and beautiful breakfast. Thursday’s is one of my few days off from uni and work... so I always feel the need to fit in as much as possible so I don’t [...]

Eat, Pray, Love

By | July 20th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

Eat well Pray for good Love your Body   Today I went to a seminary to conduct a Nutrition/cooking workshop for the students there and demonstrate how easy and quick it can be to cook up a healthy meal and discuss the importance of Nutrition on our health. I worked with Kaitlin who has also [...]

DIY Mania! How to make tissue paper poms!

By | July 14th, 2012|DIY, Everything!|

Morning Fit Chicks,    Yesterday we had Sana's Graduation Tea Party! Such an amazing day. We have had so many requests regarding the decorations so I thought I would add a little DIY to our page! If you have any questions regarding other decorations or particular things from the tea party don't hesitate to ask! We first saw the [...]

Guiltless fizzy guava drink

By | July 5th, 2012|Everything!, Snacks|

Guiltless fizzy guava drink   What you will need..   1 Fresh Pink/Red Guava,Peeled and chopped. Pinch of powdered Stevia Ice Cubes Ginger (optional) Soda water Assorted berries (fresh or frozen) Fresh mint   What you need to do..   1.Wash Guava and peel the skin. 2.Simply add the stevia ,ginger(optional) and some cold water [...]

Staying healthy on the go

By | June 28th, 2012|Breakfast, Everything!, Get Fit Chicks, Snacks|

We are all guilty of using the excuse `im too busy` or ` I just dont have tine`.. But to be honest there is no reason for an excuse. The secret to staying healthy on the go is organisation. We both study full time, live out of home and work long hours, so we make [...]

On-the-go-omlette

By | June 28th, 2012|Everything!|

On-the-go-omlette  What you will need... 2 large zucchinis 10 mushrooms (use more if they are small) 150g spinach 2 full eggs 4 egg whites 1 cup low fat (light) grated cheese 1 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup olive oil salt + pepper   What to do... *Preheat oven to 180 degrees, and prepare muffin tins. [...]

MAKE YOUR OWN ALMOND MILK

By | June 28th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook, Recipes, Snacks|

ALMOND MILK : 101   What you will need... 1 cup raw almond 4 cups water Vanilla essence High powered blender (we use our Thermomix) Method... Soak 1 cup of raw almonds in water for 4-8 hours to soften Drain almonds and add to blender with 4 cups of water Blend almond and water on [...]

Your guide to non-dairy milk alternatives

By | June 28th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

Your guide to non-dairy milk alternatives     Which one do you prefer? We’re starting to see a developing trend in people who don’t drink cow’s milk. The choice to drink cow’s milk or not comes with many different reasons. Some people choose not to consume it due to current research taking place [...]

10 quick tips for healthy flying …

By | June 20th, 2012|Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

    So it seems like everyone is jet setting off while im still in the middle of exams. Sana left last night to visit home (Kuwait) for 3 weeks...therefore the next 3weeks its just Mika, myself and our new toy the Thermomix (don’t worry if you’re not too sure what this is, it will [...]

Sharing is caring..

By | June 20th, 2012|Everything!|

Hey Get Fit Chicks Hope last weekend was eventful for all of ya'll ... Ours surely was !!! We both love volunteering for a good cause and enjoy being involved in various charity and fundraising events. Last weekend Jacqui on Behalf of Hellenic Lions Brisbane, participated in the grand finals of the Lions Medical Research Quest [...]

10 tips to stay stress free and on the ball this exam block!

By | June 7th, 2012|Everything!, Get Fit Chicks|

Food for thought: what you eat can affect how well you study and your stress levels. It’s true; a diet rich in essential fatty acids, fruits and vegetables does wonders for your brain power and stress.

Carb free? Low carb? Is it really good for you…

By | June 5th, 2012|Everything!, Friend or Fad|

Many of us have heard of Carb free diets, Low carb diets ketogenic diets etc. All which have one thing in common. NO or LOW carbohydrates. Many times we have been told by male gym ‘junkie’ friends (Jacqui’s brother) to give up carbohydrates, they are bad for you, carbs will make you fat... and so on. [...]

10 tips for Grocery Shopping

By | June 4th, 2012|Everything!, Get Fit Chicks|

10 simple tips to GET FIT CHICKS when shopping for groceries Prepare a shopping list in advance and stick to it, this way you will avoid impulse buys. Even better would be to plan your meals and snacks in advance so you know what you need to purchase Make sure you avoid shopping when hungry [...]

Bulgur Wheat Obsessed

By | June 3rd, 2012|Everything!|

With 40% less fat than brown rice and double the fiber, this grain is perfect for salads and rice substitutes. Compared to unenriched white rice, bulgur has more fiber and protein, a lower glycemic index, and higher levels of most vitamins and minerals. Bulgur wheat can we prepared in many ways, for salads we prepare it as you would [...]

Chickpea Chilli

By | June 3rd, 2012|Dinner, Everything!, Recipes|

Chickpea Chilli   Ingredients  1/3 cup bulghur wheat 1 tbsp olive oil ½ onion, finely chopped 1 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chilli powder ¼ tsp ground cinnamon 410 cans crushed tomatoes  1½ cups vegetable stock ½ 440g can red kidney beans, drained ½ 440g can chickpeas, drained ½ 315g can [...]