Raw chocolate snack

Looking for healthy sweet treats? Try this raw chocolate snack. What you’ll need: 55 g coconut sugar 85 g raw cacao butter 55 g raw cacao powder 1/4 tsp ml salt 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Top with the below ingredients to your liking Goji berries Activated pistachios Dehydrated stinging nettle  Pansy petals What you’ll do: […]
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Chickpea and vegetable curry

intro text here Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, crushed 3 long green chillies, finely chopped ½ tsp dried turmeric 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp garam masala 2 potatoes, cut into large cubes 2 carrots, cut into thick slices 2 […]
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Lean Beef Stir-Fry

Ingredients 200g lean beef strips 1 onion 1 large carrot 1 stick celery 1 green or red capsicum 1 tsp crushed ginger 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp wine 2 tbsp oyster sauce Method Slice onion and dice or chop other vegetables. Add oil to wok and heat. Add onion, garlic […]
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Smoked salmon, green beans and potato salad

A tasty summer salad that will keep you feeling fuller for longer! Ingredients (serves 4) 4 baby potatoes,cut into halves 1 handful cooked green beans ½ tbsp olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 2 drops sesame oil 1 tsp sesame seeds 50g smoked salmon 1 tsp chives, finely chopped 1 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs […]
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Perfect poached eggs

Skip the overpriced brunch and nail the perfectly poached egg at home. You’ll not only impress your partner, but this kitchen staple is one you’ll use forever for adding protein to breakfast dishes. Ingredients (serves 2) •    Eggs •    1–2 teaspoons white vinegar Method Fill a small saucepan with about 10cm of water and bring […]
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5 ways to curb your sugar cravings

Are you addicted to sugar? Dr Mark Hyman has 5 tips for curbing your cravings. 1. Balance your blood sugar  Research studies say that low blood sugar levels are associated with LOWER overall blood flow to the brain, which means more BAD decisions. To keep your blood sugar stable: • Eat a nutritious breakfast with […]
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10 filling toast toppers under 100 calories

Up your toast toppers to include low-glycaemic combinations of protein and fibre sources with these toppings. Think low-fat cottage cheese or cream cheese topped with fresh fruit. Let your flavour imagination run wild. ¼ sliced banana with 2 tsp low-fat cottage cheese or ricotta  2 tbsp mashed avocado, ½ diced tomato and 1 tbsp Vegemite […]
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The right probiotic for a healthy gut

Without a healthy digestive system, the hours slogging it out at the gym might be worth next to nothing. We take a look at the new probiotic drink making leaps in the science of gut health, PERKii.  The probiotic market is a flooded one, so picking the perfect product for you is all about understanding […]
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Robyn Lawley: I don’t do fad diets or fake food

Robyn Lawley is the face of Pantene, a swimware designer and cookbook author. Here, she tells us how she stays in shape. “I am an Australian size 16, which is really rare in the fashion world,” Robyn says. “People don’t understand that models are so, so, so much smaller than I am. I’m trying to […]
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Strengthen your immunity with these top foods

Lifestyle factors such as exercising regularly, reducing stress and avoiding unhealthy habits such as smoking, all have a positive impact on your belly bacteria. However, food should be your top priority and is the best first-line treatment to boost the health of your microbiome and, in turn, strengthen your immunity.   Eat resistant starch: “This […]
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