Category Archives: Diet & Nutrition

Prawn and mango Thai salad

Masterchef contestant Aaron Harvie and Dietitian Arabella Forge share some delicious recipes from new food website Lovetoshare.com.au Ingredients (serves 4) For the Salad 12 prawns, peeled and deveined 4 red chillies, finely chopped ¼ red onion, sliced thinly 1 stalk spring onion, finely chopped ½ mango, finely chopped 10 cherry tomatoes, halved Handful of bean […]

Dairy-free milk alternatives

Lactose intolerant? Take a crash course in milk alternatives with co-founder of Thailand’s Kamalaya health resort (kamalaya.com) and doctor of traditional Chinese medicine Karina Stewart. Seed and nut milks are the new black (or white, rather). “Rich in phytosterols, they can reduce cholesterol, enhance immunity and decrease the risk of certain cancers,” Stewart says. “The […]

Red rice paella

We love this red rice paella with chicken, mussels, prawns and spicy chorizo.   Ingredients •    600g (2½ cups) red rice •    100ml (5 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil •    30g (3 medium cloves) garlic, finely chopped •    150g French shallot, finely chopped •    600g (4 medium-sized) chicken thighs, cut into 2cm chunks •    2 […]

Watermelon juice aids muscle recovery

Help your muscles recover after a tough workout. It’s a staple among the exercise in-crowd, but now watermelon juice has the blessing of science for speeding recovery from muscle soreness. In a study reported in The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, athletes who knocked back fresh watermelon juice an hour before exercise experienced less […]