Christmas can be stressful and busy! It can also be a high calorie, high sugar holiday. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are a few examples for a healthy and quick Christmas Day Menu!   Entrees – Mini Cheese balls, Christmas Tree Platter – Shape cheese cubes, kabana, pickled onions, olives in the shape…

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Set the slow cooked in the morning and don’t think about it again until lunch or dinner time! Sounds like the perfect Christmas meat to me! Servings: 12 Ingredients • 1 small sweet onion, peeled and quartered • 2 large carrots, chopped in half • 2 stalks celery, chopped in halves • 1.5 cups chicken…

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A super easy and healthy-ish Christmas treat! CANDY CANE BARK Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 400g dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao) 55g crushed candy canes (about 1/4 cup) Instructions: Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place a heatproof bowl over a saucepan with a little water in the bottom (but not enough so that it…

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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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Depression is debilitating. It is a dreadful feeling and is becoming more and more common in today’s highly stressed society. The good news is that depression IS controllable! While there are many factors that affect mood, food is one of the most often overlooked. This article outlines some of the most common foods that may…

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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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As we go through different stages of our lives, our nutritional needs change. A healthy diet has many benefits physically, mentally and socially. Unhealthy food and drink choices place us at a higher risk of chronic disease, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, anxiety and depression. As you get older you may find it…

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Each month we are focusing on getting to know one of our team members a little better. This month we ask Kasey (reception/Nutritionist) a few questions to help us understand what makes her tick. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months?’  A swing from Bunnings…

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There are times of the year, winter in particular, where we need to increase our immunity to fight off the nasty colds and flu’s that are floating around (did someone say Coronavirus?). Certain foods contain vital nutrients that can boost your immune system, helping you avoid the doctor’s office and reducing the severity of your…

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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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