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My Juice Cleanse Diary

By | October 3rd, 2013|diets, Everything!, Get Fit Chicks|

Hey guys, If you follow me on instagram (@getfitchicks) or facebook (facebook.com/getfitchicks) you would know I have undertaken a 3 day juice cleanse from Sol Cleanse. I decided to do the cleanse mainly because I have never done one before and wanted to see what it was all about. I thought, hey, if it releases [...]

Oscars in the Kitchen: CHILLI ZUCCHINI PASTA WITH PAN SEARED SCOLLOPS

By | February 21st, 2013|Dinner, Everything!, Get Fit Chicks, Lunch, Recipes|

Earlier this year I joined a team of healthy food fanatics in The Recipe Redux, founded by registered dietitians, it is focused on taking delicious dishes, keeping them delicious, but making them better for you. What a great idea! Exactly what I LOVE to do! Every month there is a theme to inspire us to create a delicious healthy [...]

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 [...]

Quinoa Vegetarian Spanish Paella

By | January 20th, 2013|Dinner, Get Fit Chicks, Recipes|

Happy Sunday Evening Fit Chicks, Tonight I decided to be a little inventive and use my leftovers to create something delicious! After speaking with a friend today I decided to do a Quinoa invention for her. Somehow I came up with this... What you need... 1/2 cup uncooked Quinoa 200g Crushed canned tomatoes 1 potato [...]

It’s a Get Fit Chick Christmas

By | December 25th, 2012|Everything!, Get Fit Chicks|

Good Evening Fit Chicks, First of all I hope everyone had a great day! Filled with good food, great company and lots of love. If you didn't know, I hosted an early lunch at my house today for my family. I decided even though its Christmas I wouldn't stray too far from what I LOVE. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Afghan Inspired Pasta

By | September 9th, 2012|Get Fit Chicks, Lunch, Recipes|

Afghan inspired pasta with Lean Minced Meat + Four Bean Mix & Plenty of mouth-watering Spices  Ingredients Olive oil spray 2 teaspoon garlic paste 1 medium onion diced 2 small tomatoes 420g canned four bean mix drained, rinsed well to get rid of excess salt 150 g lean lamb / beef minced 1 table spoon cumin 1 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Eating for Two

By | July 17th, 2012|Get Fit Chicks|

Few weeks ago while I was in Kuwait, I heard one of my gf was expecting her first child. I caught up with her again at my graduation tea party and promised her my next post will be dedicated to her. So here it is :) It’s not surprising that a lot of pregnant mothers [...]

10 Diet Myths ….BUSTED!!!!

By | July 7th, 2012|Get Fit Chicks|

  1.Low or no – fat diets work best  - False The body needs fat for energy, so by cutting it out totally you’ll become lethargic and tired. Make sure you still get your essential unsaturated fats founds in avocado and oily fish to keep your body ticking 2. Detox helps kick start a diet [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Simple steps towards a healthy lifestyle

By | June 26th, 2012|Get Fit Chicks|

1. Don’t skip Breakfast: studies indicate people who eat breakfast everyday are less likely to be obese and have a lower risk of developing diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart disease. 2. Eat 6 small meals a day: your metabolism gets a boost when you eat more frequently and are less likely to feel hungry which [...]

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 [...]

Mumma’s Zucchini Slice

By | June 8th, 2012|Get Fit Chicks, Recipes, Snacks|

Friendship from food  So our Zhucchini Slice has a story behind it. Zucchini slice has always been one of Jacqui's favourite dishes, its quick, simple and healthy. You could say it was a childhood memory because she learnt the recipe from her mum. But... it wasn't until about 2 years ago when the two of us didn't really know [...]

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.

Spicy Chicken Breast served with Spinach & Walnut salad

By | June 5th, 2012|Dinner, Get Fit Chicks, Recipes|

Spicy (medium) Skinless Chicken Breast served with Spinach & Walnut salad Ingredients 4 skinless chicken breast (boneless) 1 – 2 teaspoon paprika 3  teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon garam masala ½ tsp chili powder (optional) 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoon garlic 1 teaspoon ginger 2 tablespoon low fat Greek yoghurt 2 tablespoon lemon juice [...]

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 [...]