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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 [...]

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 [...]

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- [...]

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 [...]

CADA

By | September 2nd, 2012|Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks|

CADA; Coconut, Apple, Dates, Almonds  CADA is a muesli-like breakfast or snack combo of minced Coconut, Apple,Date, and Almond. This is a FAST and SIMPLE recipe that makes for a DELICIOUSLY SATISFYING and ENERGIZING breakfast food.  The refreshing flavour of fresh fruit wakes up our taste buds, while natural sugars and protein combine to prepare body and mind [...]

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 [...]

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’ [...]

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 [...]

Cumin Brown Rice Salad

By | July 4th, 2012|Dinner, Lunch, Recipes|

Cumin Brown Rice Salad 300g brown rice (organic) 1 vegetable stock cube (I use fresh vegetable stock i have already made) 1tsp cumin ½ tbs. lemon juice 1 glove garlic, minced 2 large handfuls fresh spinach   Method: Wash brown rice and place in Thermomix basket. Fill Thermomix bowl with 900g of water with vegetable [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Saturday Night Suave Salmon

By | June 9th, 2012|Dinner, Recipes|

  Hey Fit Chicks,   What is everyone up to this Saturday night? We are having a quiet one at home! Procrastination from study lead us to a little spring clean at our home!   We cleaned and organised the kitchen...                     [...]

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 [...]

Middle Eastern inspired Pizza

By | June 8th, 2012|Lunch, Recipes|

  Ingredients 200g lean mince (lamb) 1 medium sized red onion (½ finely chopped, the other half thin slices) 1 tablespoon Leggo’s Pizza sauce with garlic, onion and herbs 1 tomato (thinly sliced) 1 teaspoon garlic paste 2 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon chilli paste 1 tablespoon lemon juice Flat leaf [...]

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 [...]

Early Morning Starts

By | June 3rd, 2012|Breakfast, Snacks|

Morning Fit Chicks, It`s Jacqui here! Mondays are my biggest day. Starting at 4.30am and ending somewhere around 6.30pm. Keep yourself sustained throughout the day with a nutritious breakfast. Im having some low G.I honey almond oats topped with fruit! Try swap your morning coffee for a green tea today! Trust me you will notice [...]

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 [...]