Quick and Easy Ideas for Low Calorie Meals July 24 2014

  When you’re watching what you eat, the last thing you want to do is spend all of your down time in the kitchen preparing your meals. Certainly, eating healthy takes a little extra time, but sometimes you just want something quick and easy that isn’t going to widen your waistline. Something that you can prepare in the blink of an eye so that you can go about your day, or...

3 Best All Natural High Protein Soups July 22 2014

 There are a number of benefits to eating soup on a regular basis. It can be prepared beforehand (which actually is better since the flavors can all infuse into the ingredients used), it is quick to warm up when you have a time crunch, and it tends to be very filling, effectively keeping food cravings at bay. So, how can you make it even better? Choose all natural, high protein...

Banana and blueberry cake May 30 2014

Ingredients    20g honey  125g butter 100g caster or icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, beaten 2 ripe bananas, mashed 190g self raising flour 60ml milk semi skimmed  handful of pumpkin seeds  handful of blue berries  Method  Grease cake tray then melt butter, sugar, honey and vanilla in a saucepan over a medium heat. Remove from heat then add the mashed bananas, mix well until paste is formed  Add...

Spinach Vegetable Penne Pasta May 23 2014

  Ingredients  1/2 packet pasta 1 chopped tomatoes  1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 chili flakes  1 tsp oregano  2 cloves garlic finely diced  2 tbsp olive oil   1 diced onion 1 diced pepper 1 handful olives  1 tsp sugar  1 handful chopped spinach leaf's  Salt and pepper a must for every dish. Season with caution.    Method  Cook pasta in boiling salted water - follow directions on packet  Then using...

3 Quick 10 Minute Healthy High Protein Meals May 16 2014

  When you are trying to lose weight or gain muscle (or both), it is extremely important to get ample amount of protein. It helps you stay full longer and gives your muscles the “food” they need to grow big and strong.  However, if you’re like most people, you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen in the name of good health. So, what are some...

Healthiest Asian Meals May 14 2014

  Go out for a good Asian meal and you’re often faced with tempting high-fat high-calorie options like sesame chicken and General Tso’s chicken. While meals like these may make your mouth water at the mere thought of them, they aren’t going to help you fit into your skinny jeans or look great in your bathing suit.  Not to worry, though. There are several Asian meals that are fairly healthy...

How to Make a Healthy Pizza May 11 2014

  If you’re watching what you eat, it’s likely that pizza is on your “bad food” list. After all, how can something so sinfully delicious be good for you, right? Luckily, you can actually make pizza relatively healthy by following a few simple guidelines.   Make Your Own While it is certainly nice to order out from time to time, do so with pizza and you’re losing the opportunity to...

Aubergine, Roasted Capsicum & Caramelised Garlic Salad May 07 2014

      Suitable Diets; Gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and dairy free    Recipe serving;  2 persons    Ingredients  2 large Aubergines 2 Red Capsicums   4 Garlic  50ml Red wine  1tbsp Red Wine Vinegar  20 g Sugar 20ml Olive oil   75g Rocket 15g Fresh Parsley      Turn oven on pre heat 180 c. Prepare vegetables first capsicum peppers remove all 4 sides and bottom then place on tray...

How to Build a Salad that Is Healthy, Yet Tasty April 22 2014

    When it comes to healthy eating, salads are often the focus. However, choose the wrong toppings and you’ll likely undo all of the goodness a salad offers, making it harder than ever to lose weight. Yet, who wants to eat a bland old bed of lettuce with nothing on it? Luckily, you don’t have to. Here are five steps you can follow to help you build a salad...

Great and Easy Focaccia Recipe April 12 2014

      Focaccia bread  is one of the easiest breads to make all you need are the simple ingredients below ; 1 kg strong flour 20g bread improver 30g dry active yeast 20g salt 8g mixed herbs 80g olive oil 600ml water     Method Mix the dry ingredients together without the water using hands or mixing machine. After you have mixed the dry ingredients well add the oil...