Guru Slice & Guru Biscuits

One recipe – 2 dishes – that’s the beauty of this recipe. Designed to use half the mixture as a slice, the other for biscuits. Packed full of heart healthy nuts and seeds and fibre to keep you full and … Continue reading

How to Survive the Winter Sickness Season

The Chef and I have been knocked to our knees with the dreaded flu. Chills, fever, aching muscles, coughing, sneezing, tired and cranky. So let’s talk about what you can do to recover quicker once you do get sick and … Continue reading

The Healthiest Approach to Weight Loss

I often get asked the best way to lose weight. Nine times out of ten, the person will also state in that very same sentence, that they heard they should cut out gluten, stop eating dairy, go on a juice … Continue reading

Plum and Apple Crumble with Macadamia Nuts – Gluten Free

Difficulty level: Easy Preparation Time: 10 mins maximum We both have sweet tooths and let’s be realistic, there are some days when you just have to have a little treat. So when we make sweet treats, we find every way … 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

A Sunday of food

So today I was tired, and I just wanted to stay home. So I did. And this is what happened… 1.Fresh basil and mint from the garden blended with sugar to make the most delightful flavour explosion. 2. Too hot … Continue reading

The Taste of Summer – Yoghurt Mango Coconut and Pomegranate

It’s Summer in Australia and it’s lovely and hot. When it’s hot we always feel like icecream. Often we will treat ourselves at our local fabulous icecream joint, but our waistlines wouldn’t be happy with us if we did that every day. … Continue reading

Pineapple Coconut and Mint Juice

We live near the beach and love a morning swim. We love coming home and whipping up a refreshing juice to start the morning, as the weather warms up and Summer is almost upon us. Recipe Makes 2 tall glasses … Continue reading

Watermelon and Coconut Juice

Return from a swim, refreshed and ready to start the day. The sun shining through the kitchen window and the weekend newspaper ready to read. Refresh, cool down, and relax. Recipe Makes 2 glasses 2 cups watermelon deseeded 1 cup ice … 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

Mango Lassi

The first of the mangoes have come into the stores, and we are definately making the most of it. These babies are low in fat, packed full of fibre, potassium and antioxidants such as  beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a protector against cell damage … Continue reading

Goals to Live a Healthy Life

Recently we kicked off a week of Healthy Inspiration on the Facebook page, providing a daily goal to aim towards. Let’s have a look at the reasons behind each of the goals. Firstly, we started on a Saturday. Why a … Continue reading

Baked Bananas

Perfect for dessert, morning tea or afternoon tea. This sweet, yet healthy dessert is super easy to make. Baking the bananas intensifies the natural sugars, making it the ultimate healthy sweetie, just don’t go overboard on the syrup if you … Continue reading

Strawberry Fever

So it’s strawberry season at the moment, and I seem to have become a bit obsessed with strawberries. So much so, that I even painted strawberries on my nails! I have been busy making smoothies using strawberries and making smoothie cubes, you can … Continue reading

Beetroot and Berries

It’s springtime!  That means, I can get away without wearing slippers and have finally been able to take the big heavy dooners off the bed. It also means that I’m not searching for a hot breakfast, instead I’m blending up delicious smoothies. I am … Continue reading

Smoothie Cubes

Strawberries are in season and The Chef and I keep coming home with kilo’s and kilo’s of strawberries as they are such a wonderful price at the moment. We just love them. Unfortunately they don’t last forever though, so I … 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

Avocado Icecream

Words, recipe and Photography by: The Nutrition Guru You are probably mortified by the sound of avocado in an icecream. Stick with me here. One of our philosophies is ‘you never know till you give it a go’. This is … Continue reading

Little Pumpkin and Olive Oil Cakes

We just love pumpkin. Pumpkin scones, pumpkin pasta, roast pumpkin and steamed pumpkin. And now, PUMPKIN CAKE! This cake was born because my mother had given me 2 whole beautiful organic pumpkins fresh from her garden. What better way to make … 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