Tag: Eating

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The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

It’s easy to lose weight (and maintain a healthy weight!) IF you follow the 10 Commandments of Weight Loss…

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FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

The term “food porn” is a relatively new concept/term that is the focus of a recent article in Women’s Health Magazine by Teresa O’Rourke. While there are many different definitions of food porn, it can generally be considered glamorised photos of food. 

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Put some KICK in your day!

The way you start your day often sets up how the rest of your day pans out! If you start your day stressed and rushed, that’s often how it will continue, but if you start it off relaxed and happy – well you’re setting yourself up for a relaxed and happy day! Whether you’re a single, a busy working wife & mother or whatever, … Read More Put some KICK in your day!

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What’s on My Plate?

A lot of people ask me what I eat, how I lost 20kg (about 40% of my body weight) AND MAINTAINED IT FOR 2 YEARS! So here’s the secret (and it’s not really rocket science). I eat to FUEL MY BODY, I eat to NOURISH MY BODY, and I eat to BUILD LEAN MUSCLE….and it works for MOST PEOPLE! A balanced healthy diet that is high Protein, high … Read More What’s on My Plate?

Eating More = Losing More?

Q: TRUE OR FALSE? The less you eat, the more you lose? A: FALSE! The human body is not so simple. It’s built for the complicated work of survival. It kills foreign invaders, digests all kinds of things that we throw into it. It tries to make sure that we have the energy we need and much, much more. Calories have received a bad reputation … Read More Eating More = Losing More?

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Chicken Choy Bow

Needing some Lunchtime inspiration? Then check out this baby from my friend Kate who kindly introduced me to it’s yumminess – ♥♥♥ Ingredients – 1 x Red Apple 1-2 Celery Stalks 250 g Shredded Chicken 4 Iceberg Lettuce Leaves Low Fat/No Fat Mayonnaise Directions – Finely chop the apple and celery Place shredded chicken in a bowl with the chopped apple and celery Mix … Read More Chicken Choy Bow

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Steak with Creamy Mushroom & Garlic Sauce

It’s quick, it’s simple (even non cooks can do it), it’s healthy and the whole family are going to love it 🙂 Stats: Serves 2 | Total Time: 25 mins | 311 Calories p/serve Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spray 200g Button Mushrooms, sliced thinly 2 x 150g fillets Lean Rump Steak 1 cup Light Thickened Cream 1 Med Brown Onion, chopped 2 Carrots … Read More Steak with Creamy Mushroom & Garlic Sauce

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Zenergy Balls

These little Zenergy balls truly are Amaze Balls, and are a power pack of yumminess and goodness. Keep them on hand for those mid morning/afternoon snacks and they are PERFECT as a pre-workout snack. I like to make up a batch over the weekend and store half in the fridge for the first few days of the week, and the other half in the freezer to pull out … Read More Zenergy Balls

Keeping a Food Diary

Whether you call it a food diary, diet journal or diet log – keeping track of your food intake is all about accountability. This food journal and calorie tracker allows you to keep track of what you eat at all meals and snacks for an entire week. You can record exercise and water intake too. Using a weekly food journal makes it easy to see … Read More Keeping a Food Diary

Eat Smart – Tip #7

This is the final tip of Eat Smart week – and Tip #7 is not just about eating smart, but also moving smart. GET READY TO BURN BABY, BURN! Your body stores away the kilojoules we consume each day in two ways – as fast burning Glycogen (which is stored in the your liver and muscles), and as slow burning Fat (which is stored virtually everywhere else). Although … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #7

Eat Smart – Tip #2

Don’t skips meals! If you want to lose more, you need to EAT MORE, not less! 5- 6 smaller meals a day, about 3 hours apart will keep your metabolism revved and burning fat all day- and you won’t be hungry (I promise). WHAT you eat and WHEN you eat are the key to keeping both your metabolism and  energy levels running high – and you’ll be saying goodbye to … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #2

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Eat Smart – Tip #1

Have some LEAN Protein with EVERY meal! Chicken, red meat, fish, turkey and eggs are just a few sources you can add to each meal. Protein is vital for muscle growth and recovery as well as several other essential functions in your body. How much should you have? Definitely not a 500g steak! One serve should fit in the palm of your hand – … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #1