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Summer Sunrise – Juice

By | November 16th, 2013|Drinks, Recipes|

What you will need... 1/2 small pineapple 1 orange Handful strawberries 1 green apple 1/2 tsp minced ginger Ice Handful of mint What to do... Depending on what kitchen appliances you have this can be made many different ways. I used my Thermomix and dice all ingredients and blend them up until it becomes a [...]

Choc- Peanut Bliss Balls

By | November 16th, 2013|Dessert, Everything!, Recipes, Snacks|

What you will need... 150g almonds 150g walnuts 30g cacao powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 12 pitted dates 1 tbsp natural peanut butter Coconut & Pistachios to decorate 1 vanilla bean What to do... Combine nuts in a high speed blender (I used my thermomix) - for about 10 seconds, until finely chopped Add Cacao, vanilla, [...]

Chicken Dumplings & Zucchini Pasta

By | November 16th, 2013|Dinner, Everything!, Lunch, Recipes|

Zucchini Pasta has become one of my favourite dishes. To make my zucchini pasta I use the Betty Bossi I bought from Robins Kitchen.  It is such a great product that I can use to make salads, zucchini pasta and pretty much anything I need ribbon shaped vegetables for. Its small and compact so it [...]

Roasted Stuffed Tomatoes

By | September 10th, 2013|Dinner, Lunch|

  Before I get into the recipe and share the great nutritious benefits behind this dish I need to apologies for my lack of posts. I am currently in my last few subjects of my degree, while moving house, holding a BIG charity event for PK4A and doing the daily grind. I SHOULD be writing assessment [...]

Cracked Easter Deviled Eggs

By | March 31st, 2013|Breakfast, Everything!, Snacks|

Its Easter time and we all know what that means! Lots and lots of chocolate! But this year it's time to change - traditionally the Orthodox tradition is to hard boil eggs and colour them, with these we play a game - where we see who's egg is the strongest by trying to crack each [...]

Eggy Treats

By | February 21st, 2013|Breakfast, Dinner, Everything!, Lunch, Snacks|

Many of you know I love my zucchini slice, but this one is a quicker and faster version. Yesterday I was in a rush to get to work and knew I needed to pack some snacks to take with me. I had a quick look in my fridge and saw 2 zucchi, 1 carrot, 3 [...]

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 [...]

Goodmorning Granola

By | February 12th, 2013|Breakfast, Everything!, Recipes, Snacks|

Late last week I went on a mission to find Acai Smoothie packs to make my own Acai Berry bowls, and lucky enough I found them! This morning I made my first bowl and added some of my Brookefarm Macadamia muesli, it was delicious, though It was my last scoop. I went into a little [...]

Clean Oven Baked Pear’s

By | January 29th, 2013|Dessert, Everything!, Recipes|

What you will need.. (serves 2)  2 Pears 2 cups organic apple juice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 6 cloves What to do... Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius Line a baking tray Cut bottom of the pears so they sit steady on a tray Combine apple juice and cinnamon and slowly pour over the pears Add [...]

Chia Seed Pudding

By | January 29th, 2013|Dessert, Everything!, Recipes|

What you will need.. (serves 2) 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 cup coconut milk/cream 1/4 cup honey or agave 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract What to do... In a bowl combine all ingredients and allow to set for 2 hours or overnight. * Flavourings can be added to the base pudding ingredients. e.g cocoa powder, raspberry [...]

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 [...]

Morning breakfast dilemma? I have a solution.

By | January 18th, 2013|Breakfast, Everything!|

The festive season is well over, we are all getting back into the game with work, school and uni. We all have those mornings where its nearly 8am, you're running late for work/uni and still haven't managed to fit in breakfast.. maybe you slept in, you forgot to iron your clothes the night before.. or [...]

Oats In A Jar

By | January 18th, 2013|Breakfast, Everything!|

Be invetive with your breakfast, these recipes can be modified and changed according to your taste and what you like.. What you will need.. (Basic ingredients) 1cup mason jar 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned oats 1/3 cup skim milk 1/4 cut low-fat greek yogurt 1 teaspoon dried chia seeds 1 tablespoon honey (optional for sweetness) [...]

Day 10: My 10 Days till Christmas

By | December 24th, 2012|Everything!, Snacks|

Fruity Christmas Tree The final day is here and I need to apologies for the late upload. Today was crazy! This year I put my hand up to host Christmas brunch at my house. So at 530am I was up and on my was to Fresh n Wild Seafood at Portside to pick up my box of [...]

Day 9: My 10 Days till Christmas

By | December 22nd, 2012|Breakfast, Snacks, Sweet Treats|

Santa's Healthy Cookies! Still at the age of 20-something.. I bake cookies around Christmas time so I have something to leave out for Santa (yes, I admit it, I'm a big child). This year I decided to play around with banana and organic peanut butter to create some delicious oatmeal flavoured cookies seeing as though [...]

Garlic and Rosemary Cauliflower Mash

By | December 21st, 2012|Dinner, Lunch, Recipes|

Garlic and Rosemary Cauliflower Mash (Serves 8) What you need... 1 head of cauliflower ¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove 1 tsp dried rosemary Sprig of fresh rosemary Salt and Pepper to taste What to do... Steam cauliflower with the garlic clove for 15-20 minutes until cooked enough that it can be [...]

Spiced Chilli Sweet Potato Mash

By | December 21st, 2012|Dinner, Lunch|

Spiced-Chilli Sweet Potato Mash (serves 8) What you need... 4 large Sweet Potatoes ½ cup fresh orange juice 2 tsp orange zest 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp chilli powder What to do...  Boil or bake the sweet potatoes until tender ( ready to mash ) Combine the orange juice, zest, cinnamon and chilli powder. Mash the sweet potatoes and slowly [...]

Cinnamon Walnut Butter

By | December 17th, 2012|Everything!, Snacks|

This recipe is delicious. You can alter the recipe is make it sweeter or saltier. Whatever you prefer. What you will need... 3 cups walnuts 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt 1 tsp Agave nectar What to do... Process walnuts in a food processor. After about 1-1/2 minutes, the ground nuts will come together into [...]

Roasted Almond Butter

By | December 17th, 2012|Recipes, Snacks|

Simple. Delicious What you will need... 2 cups of almonds What to do... Preheat oven to 180 degrees (Celsius) Spread almonds over baking paper and roast for 10-15 minutes (be careful not to burn them, keep an eye out) Pour into food processor and let it run until you get the desired smoothness. That's it! Can you [...]

Kale Salad

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

Kale has become fairly popular lately with many people adding it to smoothies, salads and even making chips out of it. If you can't find kale you can easily use spinach. Don't stress. Kale is low in calories, high in fibre and has zero fat. Nutritionally it is high in iron, vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fresh Prawn Rice Paper Rolls

By | December 13th, 2012|Dinner, Lunch, Snacks|

Evening Fit Chicks, Today I had an excellent day at the Gold Coast catching up with a cousin of mine. After a long hard day of shopping and walking along the beach (haha) we came home to make a delicious dinner. I decided I wanted to try Rice Paper rolls for the very first time. [...]

My Messy Breakfast Combo <3

By | December 10th, 2012|Breakfast, Recipes|

This morning I got creative and decided to wilt some spinach and top it off with some great fresh ingredients; grilled mushrooms, onion, chicken & herb sausages and a soft boiled egg! Ohh I forgot to mention the light sprinkle of crumbed feta.. delicious     Eat Healthy, Live Happy, Get Fit xo j xo

Clean Chicken Pot Pie (Gluten free crust)

By | November 29th, 2012|Dinner, Lunch|

After crossing paths with a home ware shop with 50% off EVERYTHING I decided I 'needed' pie dishes. Not only one, but six individual pie dishes. After they sat on my kitchen bench for about a month I decided to bring you the Clean chicken pot pie with gluten free crust. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did x

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!

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 [...]