Tag: Food

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4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

We all know that living a healthy life is the Hot Topic right now – eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and managing stress effectively is on everyone’s lips. BUT did you know that making these healthy choices every day can affect more than just your physical appearance – it can also increase both the length and quality of your life by boosting your … Read More 4 GOOD REASONS TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE

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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

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 #6

Learn to Read…. Food labels carry all the information you need to know about what you’re putting in your mouth, so learn to read food labels. Hidden sugars and overly processed foods are the arch enemy when you’re trying to lose weight and is a major reason why people fall short of reaching their goal. They can also be disastrous when trying to manage your … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #6

Eat Smart – Tip #5

DRINK MORE…Woo Hoo! Bottoms Up girls and boys – but sorry, not of your favourite alcoholic beverage (that’s a topic for another day). WATER…H20 and lots of it! I know, I know – we’ve heard it all before, but do you know WHY it’s so important (aside from the obvious dehydration issue)? Here are a few good reasons why you should drink more water. Drinking Water … Read More Eat Smart – Tip #5