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Baked Chicken, Mushroom and Leek Risotto

MMMMM RISOTTO!! The cold weather can bring with it the need for comfort food. Something creamy, rich and filling that warms you from the inside out. Luckily, this sort of craving doesn’t have to result in making an unhealthy choice. There are many ways you can increase your volume of veg or reduce the energy […]

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lasagne

Three Cheese Vegetarian Lasagne

A lasagne is the ultimate in comfort, it embodies warmth and hospitality. Everyone has their favourite lasagne recipe and there are many variations on the classic. If you are a cheese lover or a vegetarian looking for a new dinner favourite, then you have your answer right here. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil […]

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Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Take advantage of this delicious seasonal fruit with a dessert recipe that doesn’t get easier than this. The combination of sweet nectarines, crunchy almond slivers and creamy ricotta will have everyone in the family going back for more. Ingredients (serves 2) 2 nectarines 100g low fat ricotta cheese 1 tbsp Philadelphia light cream cheese 2 […]

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Whole Foods

Why Wholefoods are Your Best Friend When It Comes to Fat Loss 

We’ve all heard the mantra “eat whole foods”. You are also probably aware that 95% of health care practitioners recommend you get most of your calories from whole foods.  The simple reason. They’re nutrient dense. Meaning we get more vitamins, minerals, fibre and phyto-nutrients per calorie. Which is good from a health perspective, as it means that we’re avoiding deficiencies and giving our […]

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Out of Control with Food

I’m out of control with food… what do I do?  

Ever get that feeling that life and food is happening TO you. That you’re spinning around-and-around between work and home and social commitments. That you’re just managing to get to each event with your head still attached let alone thinking about packing food and being prepared. You’re not alone.   For most people, the pace of life and the stressors we face […]

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Steamed Vegetables with Ginger Soy Dressing

Steamed Vegetables with Ginger Soy Dressing

Vegetables are, without a doubt, the cornerstone of a healthy diet. They contain high amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, while and at the same time are low in kilojoules. This makes them great for helping us lose weight, maintain a healthy weight long term and reduce our risk of developing heart disease, type 2 […]

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To Supplement Or Not To Supplement

Fibre: To Supplement Or Not To Supplement? 

“Are fibre supplements necessary for good gut health?”  With the recent surge in research confirming the importance of overall good gut health, I commonly get asked whether a fibre supplement is needed. The benefits of fibre or dietary fibre (interchangeable terms) seem endless. Fibre is more than just a preventative measure for constipation, it has been shown to lower cholesterol, stabilise blood glucose levels and even support long term weight […]

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Salmon and Couscous

Salmon and Couscous

Salmon has some impressive health benefits. It is rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, a great source of protein, contains high levels of B Vitamins, may reduce the risk of heart disease, can help fight inflammation and protects brain health. Just to add to the list of already impressive benefits, it is also delicious and versatile. […]

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