Our Top 3 Easy Christmas Recipes

Date and Cocoa Bliss Balls We will be making these to give as presents, as well as placing on the Christmas table for healthy after-lunch-snackies. Simple Basil and Cashew Pesto Pesto is expensive to buy, but it is so versatile … Continue reading

Top 3 Tips for Controlling Emotional Eating

  We don’t only eat to satisfy our hunger. We also turn to food in times of stress and sadness because life is busy, hectic, frightening and bewildering at times. The trick is to acknowledge that this is a fact of … Continue reading

Little Apple Bites

So it’s 3pm and you just can’t stop thinking about chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. You are tired, want to have an afternoon nap but of course, that isn’t possible. Your focus is wavering and you feel like the energy … Continue reading

How to Get Your Man to Eat Healthy Food

It’s hard isn’t it. You want to revamp your diet and eat nutritious wholesome foods, but your man is happy with what he’s always known and the thought of suddenly eating more veg, switching to brown rice and eating more … Continue reading

Fasting, detoxing, should you do it?

Recently a reader asked me what my thoughts on fasting and detoxing were. The lemon detox diet, a juice fast, a no food at all fast…they are all out there claiming to kick start the body, rid toxins, remove fat, … Continue reading

Heavenly Healthy Spread

This week I am trying to squeeze more heart healthy monounsaturated fats into my diet by way of avocado’s and nuts. Why? Well I’d like to live a long, healthy and happy life and these nutrients are a proven effective … Continue reading

Little Love Bites – Goodness Bars

These little beauties are packed full of fibre for a healthy digestive system and bursting with flavour. The good thing is, you can create any combination of ingredients that you like, you’re not limited to what we have here. Cut … Continue reading

Super Fudgy Truffles

For Valentines day I wanted to make The Chef something nice, but at the same time healthier than your usual box of chocolates. So I grabbed the blender and a heap of ‘good stuff’ and I blitzed it all until … Continue reading

The Truth about Coconut Oil

If there is one food product that has exploded onto the health food scene over the last 12 months, it’s coconut oil. Added to chocolate bars, pour it on your cereal, eat it with a spoon, or pour it on … Continue reading

When to throw in what…the order of a stir fry

We always get asked when to add what to a stir fry. So here is a simple little graphic from us to you. Print it off, and pop it in with your recipe book.

Remember, the more vegetables you add to your stir fry, the more healthy and nutritious the dish is!

Stay happy and healthy…

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Banana and Honey Smoothie Icypoles

As you probably know, we both have a soft spot for icecream. Any chance that we get, we make sure we have a batch of icy poles ready in the freezer to prevent any big icecream binges. Making your own … Continue reading

The Chef’s Easy Curry Paste

Recipe by: The Chef I love curries, and the Nutrition Guru tells me the ingredients I often use to make them are very good for you. I think people often believe that cooking with a curry means that a dish will be … Continue reading

Summer Icypoles

In Summer, it’s so easy to reach for the icecream to cool down. Instead, try using fresh fruit juice, or 100 fruit juice from the supermarket to make your own healthy icypoles. Icypole moulds are so cheap and making your … Continue reading

Panna Cotta

Want a dessert that tastes delightful AND is easy to make? Look no further. This uses ingredients that  most people always have on hand, and literally takes 5 minutes to make. It does take time to set in the fridge, but it’s … Continue reading

Thai Chicken Deliciousness

Those of you who read our blog and Facebook page know us by now. We are ‘one pot wonder’ makers. The Chef spends all day cooking, so the last thing he wants to do when he cooks at home is … Continue reading

Salt and Vinegar Beetroot Chips

Sink your teeth into these healthy, flavoursome and easy chips using beetroot. They are baked, not fried and look pretty sexy don’t you think? Recipe Ingredients 2-3 large beetroots 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp vinegar (apple cider vinegar is … Continue reading

Red Papaya Smoothie

Papaya is a wonderfully nutritious fruit with a beautiful red/orange colour. It is high in fibre and contains 3 times our daily requirement of vitamin C. The fruit contains the enzyme papain which helps to breakdown proteins and can therefore … Continue reading

Focus on what you could eat MORE of…

Healthy eating isn’t just about NOT eating chocolate and cake, but so much more than that. It is making sure that your body is receiving all the right nutrients in the required amounts that it needs to do it’s job and … Continue reading

Strawberry Smoothies

We just love strawberries. How something so natural, can be so vibrantly coloured and taste so sweet is just an outstanding feat of nature. The  combination of bright red shiny flesh with contrasting strong green leaves perched on top is just stunning to me. The Chef … Continue reading

You Never Know…Until You Give it a Go

This is one of our favourite sayings in life, and one especially we use when it comes to trying different foods. We have heard many people say they don’t like eating beetroot for example but when asked the last time they ate … Continue reading

Healthy and Delicious Dragonfruit Smoothie

Smoothies are such a fabulous snack. The most perfect way to get your 2 serves of fruit in per day, as well as fibre, vitamins and minerals. In Australia, Dragonfruit are in season, lucky us! They are an asian fruit, although … Continue reading

Eumundi Markets – set forth and EAT!

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 Eumundi Markets For those that don’t know, Eumundi is a quaint little town 15 mins or so from where we live in Noosa. The chef is on holidays at the moment and he decided he really wanted to spend one of his … Continue reading

Gluten Free Cereal – Make your own

Have you had enough of paying a fortune for a bag of gluten free cereal that only lasts 3 days? Well, it is super simple to make your own using ingredients from health food stores or the health food aisle … Continue reading