Healthy fats are integral to our brain function, assist in keeping mood stable, help to keep us satisfied and fuller for longer and they taste great! Who can beat a good guac recipe?! Perfect on toast with eggs for breakfast, as a dip when entertaining or as a side for tacos or burritos! Healthy Guacamole…

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Fathers Day is just around the corner. What better way to show our affection then to whip up a yummy lunch (or dinner)?! Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 onion, quartered 2 tbsp. tomato puree 2 tbsp. oil 2 tbsp. cream 1 tsp salt 480g beef, diced 1 lime, juiced 1 chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tsp…

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An easy, nutritious meal you can make ahead and freeze in portions. Contains protein, good fats, healthy carbohydrates and lots of veggies giving you a well balanced, delicious meal. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 500g chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter ½ cup…

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Try this delicious curry to give your immune system a boost. You can swap the veggies for anything you have in your fridge and even add chicken or beef for the meat eaters in the family. (Serves 4 – 6) Ingredients 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon dried coriander 1 teaspoon dried umin 2 teaspoons…

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Never thought I would write that headline! Can you believe what is going on right now? I cannot. Amongst the worry of the virus we also have to deal with panic grocery shopping and the unavailability of some foods (and toilet paper!). Combine this with the possibility of not leaving the house for a few…

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You can’t beat an Anzac biscuit – I like crispy but hubby likes chewy – what a dilemma. Did you know if you just remove some earlier they will become the chewy ones and the ones you cook a little longer will crisp up? Everyone’s happy now! I adore this healthy version that is still…

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Why not make your own chocolate this Easter? It’s healthier and can be a fun activity if you have kids or even for yourself! Considering we are also being encouraged to stay in doors at the moment it is also something to keep you occupied and prevent you from having to go Easter egg shopping!…

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Healthy recipes

  As we age nutrition become more critical to keep us healthy, active and help us achieve a quality of life. Unfortunately, this is also the time we struggle to cook for ourselves, are eating alone, have decreased appetite or lose interest in preparing meals.  Here are a few easy suggestions to throw together to…

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Treat mum to a delicious roast lunch or dinner this Mother’s Day! Recipe from: www.taste.com.au Ingredients: 2kg easy carve pork leg roast, scored at 1 cm intervals 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tsp. sea salt 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, crushed 250g sweet potato, peeled, cut into large chunks 250g…

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A quick, easy and healthy treat to whip up this Easter. Crispy Quinoa & Cashew Clusters Ingredients 1tbsp coconut oil ½cup quinoa, rinsed ½cup salted cashews, chopped 2 tbsp cranberries 1tsp sea salt 1/4tsp chilli powder (optional) 100g70% Dark Chocolate Instructions Line a baking sheet with baking paper and set aside. Heat a frypan to medium heat. Add coconut oil and…

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Easter is often an excuse to binge on chocolate, hot cross buns and other yummy treats. While it is important to treat ourselves occasionally, Easter doesn’t have to ruin all the hard work you have been doing leading up to it.  Written by Kasey Boorman – Nutritionist, HlthSci (Nutrition) Dark chocolate has recently been discovered to…

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