The price of a green plate

There’s no doubt organic, eco-eating is costly, but given its health and environmental benefits, can we afford not to eat it? David Goding investigates Consumers are scrutinising food like never before. No longer is a steak merely a steak or rice simply rice. It matters where it comes from, the carbon footprint it has made […]
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Coconut water – the perfect hangover cure!

Had too many New Year’s Eve cocktails? A dash of coconut is just what you need to banish your hangover. ADD TO CART: We love the sweet taste of Kokomo natural coconut water, with just 274kJ per 330ml tetra pack, $2.50, coles.com.au Coconut water contains five essential electrolytes including potassium, to restore the toasted body’s […]
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13 foods for liver detox

Foods and supplements to help cleanse and detox the liver. Lemon water acts as a liver cleanser by assisting in detoxification. Try a glass of warm lemon water first thing in the morning.
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3 ways to curb your cravings

Don’t push your weight loss willpower to its limits when it comes to your diet (save it for an ab-toning workout). Use these smart and simple ways to stop the diet sabotage of mid-afternoon cravings. 1) Add protein to your brekkie While eating breakfast has been shown to reduce hunger throughout the day, research suggests […]
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Spiced chickpea burgers with beetroot salsa

Give this vegie burger a tasty twist with paprika, chilli and a beetroot salsa Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 onions, sliced 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp sweet paprika 1 tsp chilli powder 100 g baby spinach 400 g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 egg, […]
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5 ways to re-train your taste buds

It takes just a few weeks for your taste buds to adjust to a healthier diet Most of us are unaware of how many chemicals and preservatives are in our diets, thanks to the highly processed foods we select from the supermarket shelf. Fortunately, we can retrain our tastebuds. Follow our step-by-step guide to healthy […]
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Tuna and Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 can of tuna slices in springwater (drained) 1 tbsp of diced red onion 3 cherry tomatoes halved 3 olives halved 1 tsp spring onion sliced 1 cup cooked spiral pasta 1 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice Season to taste Method Place all ingredients together in a bowl. Add dressing and season […]
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Thai chicken patties with avocado salsa

Fire up the barbecue for this healthy summer snack Ingredients (serves 4) 300g lean chicken mince 125g canned sweet corn 2 tbsp Thai curry paste 1 egg white lightly beaten 4 tbsp corn flour ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander Spray oil Avocado Salsa: ½ avocado diced 2 tbsp lemon juice 3 tbsp of chopped coriander […]
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Black Forest cupcakes

Looking for dessert ideas? This Black Forest cupcake recipe is sure to impress your guests! ngredients (serves 18) Cupcake Mixture •    125g reduced fat butter or margarine •    1/2 cup caster/raw sugar •    1/2 cup plain low fat yoghurt •    2 eggs •    2 cups self-raising flour •    1 tsp baking powder •    1/3 cup […]
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