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Acai, Mixed berry & Spinach Breakfast on the go

By | February 13th, 2013|Breakfast, Dessert, Everything!, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks, Recipes, Snacks|

To fit in with my latest obsession with the powerful Acai Berry I whipped up a smoothie for tomorrow mornings breakfast as I know ill be on the go. Some Fun Fact of the Acai Berry: Helps keep skin looking younger longer. Everyone wants younger looking skin. Women, more frequently than men, hate ageing. Acai [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Banana Oat Pancakes

By | September 16th, 2012|Breakfast, Facebook, Recipes|

Banana Oat Pancakes   Thursday morning I woke up and felt like something delicious and healthy! So my mind lead me to create a delicious healthy pancake with what we had at home.     You will need... 1x Very ripe Banana 1x Cup oat flour (we don't have oat flour, so i just blended up normal [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

By | July 23rd, 2012|Breakfast, Facebook, Get Fit Chicks, Recipes, Snacks|

Fresh Fruit Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup fruit ( you can include banana, chopped strawberries , cups of frozen fruits such as raspberries) 4 teaspoon wheatgerm 1tbspn honey 1 cup low fat yoghurt of your choice (Vanilla is usually a good choice) 1 cup low fat / skim milk , alternatively you can also use almond [...]

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 [...]

Eating for Two ( Part 2)

By | July 19th, 2012|Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

Things to be aware of All pregnant women need to be cautious when preparing and storing food. Listeria and salmonellaa are two bacterial threats that everyone need to be aware of especially if you are pregnant.  Listeria bacteria: is often present in certain high risk foods  and can cause serious illness for pregnant women and the [...]

Scrumptious Flavoured Popcorn

By | July 5th, 2012|Facebook, Snacks|

  Scrumptious Flavoured Popcorn   If you have already looked at our Crunchy Chip recipe you will find its very similar! 1. Air-pop your popcorn 2. Choose your seasoning and coat your popcorn. TIP: Lightly spray your air-popped popcorn with a light olive oil spray so the seasoning sticks to it. If you don't have oil spray; [...]

Crunchy Veggie Chips

By | July 5th, 2012|Facebook, Get Fit Chicks, Snacks|

Crunchy Veggie Chips     You can use pretty much any vegetables you want. Here are some options: - Carrots - Potatoes - Beets - Sweet Potato   No matter what vegetable you use the process is the same.   1. Slice your desired vegetable into thin chip like portions. ( I use my ‘V’ [...]

Winter Movie Snacks!

By | July 5th, 2012|Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

We love snuggling up to a good movie in winter!      So excited, tonight I'm at the Drive-Ins with my friend Suzie! Trying to keep myself occupied since Sana is away so I don’t get bored! I haven’t been here since I came last year! And last time we came we ate way too [...]

The ‘In-denial’ Diabetic – a dedication to Papa T

By | July 4th, 2012|Facebook, Get Fit Chicks|

The in-denial diabetic   A couple of weeks ago Papa T and I had a father/ daughter morning where I accompanied him for a doctor’s visit. We have been aware of his diabetes for a while now and seemed to believe it was all under control. Though during the doctor’s visit it was evident he [...]

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 [...]