Snacks

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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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]