Banana Tahini Smoothie

  This smoothie is one of the new breakfast options on my 6 Week Weight Loss and Wellness Program. With Spring being the kick off for smoothie season, lots of people find them easy for a healthy on the go breakfast, that will keep you full all morning. I’m loving tahini at the moment;  it…

Middle Eastern Chicken

This is a quick, fuss free meal that should suit most of the family. Nutritionally balanced with good complex carbs to maximise energy, plus lean protein to help build muscle. Loaded of nutrients with the broccolli, herbs and sweet potato which is high in Vitamin A. The broccoli and almonds give it a calcium kick,…

Chicken, Broccoli, Cranberry and Walnut Salad

It’s officially salad season! Yippee, my fave time of the year and my fave thing to eat and make. I posted this recipe last year but I’ve changed it’s slightly to make it higher in protein, lower in fat and I think, even tastier.  It’a a good calcium hit too with the nuts and broccoli,…

Strawberry Cheesecake Bliss Balls

These little balls rock. They’re also a great way to use up strawberries that have seen their best days. Kid lunchbox friendly as they are nut free, and they still have a good amount of protein in them with the cream cheese and chia seeds. Chia seeds help with concentration too as they’re high in…

Chicken Noodle Soup

  It seems like everyone is sick at the moment, my household included. Hurry up end of winter we are all over you! I always go for soups when I’m feeling  sick, you can pack so many nutrients into them, plus they are easy to digest. Whenever anyone is sick in our house this is…

Healthy Chicken Satay

125 g rice noodles  1 x red chilli, sliced (optional) 1 x tbsp peanut or olive oil 1 x tbsp ginger, grated or chopped finely 1 x carrot grated 1 x zucchini grated 500 grams chicken, breast or thigh  2 heaped tablespoons nut or peanut butter 1 x lime, juiced 1 x tbsp turmeric 1…

Blueberry and Kiwi Chia Puddings

These are little powerhouses of fibre and protein. They make a great breakfast or are a good sweet fix. Chia puddings are the easiest thing in the world to make; 5 minutes tops and they only take a few hours to set. My kids love them too, and you can mix them up with other…

Choc Raspberry Mousse

This serves 4   Ingredients:   -2 x avocadoes -60 grams frozen or fresh raspberries -1/2 cup light coconut milk -1 x tbsp cacao or cocoa -1 x tbsp honey or maple syrup -4 Tbsp crushed toasted nuts like cashews or pecans for topping (optional) Method  Cut both avocados in half and remove stones. Scoop…

Healthy Choc Chip Cookies

I adapted these from the Healthy Chef Teresa Cutter recipes, but I actually think mine are better! Less refined sugars, as they are sweetened with choc chips and maple syrup. They are higher in protein and lower in carbs, as I used half almond meal and half oats. Plus I added peanut butter. So I…

Mason Jar Salads

I had totally forgotten about how delicious, easy and convenient Mason Salad Jars are until the very funny Hoffy reminded me that that they work well for her when she’s on a health mission. You can make a few at a time so you’re organised for the week, they are versatile as you chop and…

Easy, Healthy Chicken Satay Salad

Rice noodles 1 x Red chilli (optional) 1 x tbsp peanut oil 1 x tbsp grated ginger 1 x carrot grated 1 x zucchini grated 500 grams chicken, preferably breast  2 heaped tablespoons nut or peanut butter 1 x tablespoon sweet chilli sauce 1 x lime juiced 1 x tsp turmeric 1 x tbsp tamari…

Chicken, Pineapple & Mint Salad

1 x cup brown rice or quinoa (or white ) 2 x chicken breasts 1/4 cup pineapple, preferably fresh 1 x spring onion, green part only for fructose people 1/4 cup toasted coconut ( I like the lime and chilli flavour-health food section at Woolies) 1/2 cup coriander leaves, torn 1/2 cup mint leaves 2…