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Exercise: To Snack, or Not to Snack?

A common question I get asked when working with active people and athletes is: “What is the best snack to eat before or after exercise?”. That question is like asking, “What is the best outfit to wear?” To be able to find the best fit for you, we need to learn more information about performance […]

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

If you haven’t given chia seeds a go, then you are in for a real treat. Combining the chocolate, fresh berries and pops of chia makes this a recipe you will call a favourite in no time. It is also super easy and not to mention healthy. Bonus! Ingredients (serves 4) 1 ½ cups milk (cow or soy)  […]

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5 Snacks to Beat the Blues

5 Snacks to Beat the Blues  

You know those days when you want to throw in the towel. I had one of those days for a whole week not long ago. I got to the end of each day and felt drained, frustrated and defeated. When feeling that way, not only did I avoid thinking about ‘healthy eating’ but I was actively seeking out food (and […]

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Avocado Vegetable Dips

Avocado Dip with Mixed Vegetable Sticks

Some of the best foods in life are combinations of something crunchy used to eat something smooth. This avocado dip with mixed vegetables meets the bill. A mixture of fresh, crunchy vegetables make the ideal vehicles for this perfectly seasoned avocado dip. Ingredients (10 serves)  Avocado Dip  2 ripe avocados, peeled and stone removed  ½ clove garlic, crushed  […]

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Rainbow Ricotta Fritters

Rainbow Ricotta Fritters Ingredients (make 12, 4 serves) 3 eggs ½ cup milk 375g smooth ricotta 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1 medium carrot, grated ½ large zucchini, grated ¼ large beetroot, grated pinch of salt Method Combine eggs, milk, ricotta, salt and flour in a bowl, stir until smooth. Divide batter evenly into 3 […]

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5 Low Carb Sweet Treats

Sometimes there is just no way around the sweet cravings. I’m more than willing to admit that at the end of a long day when I settle in for an episode or two of the latest Netflix addiction (we’re loving Broadchurch), there is nothing I want more than to polish off a block of chocolate. […]

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6 Low FODMAP Snack Ideas 

So, you finally drag yourself to see your doctor or local dietitian because you’re tired and fed up with always feeling: bloated, gassy, nauseous and just outright ‘blah’. Chances are your doctor or dietitian has recommended trialling a low FODMAP diet – one of the only scientifically approved diets for the symptom management of ‘Irritable […]

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Clever Cracker Toppings

Following the success of our  5 Creative Cracker Toppings we just couldn’t help but share some more great snack ideas. Using the Sunrice Rice and Grain rice cakes we have created another 5 quick and delicious cracker toppings that will be sure to keep you full and satisfied without overdoing the kJ and calories Two of these rice […]

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