Top 3 Recipes for Exercise Recovery

The foods that you eat after your workout are almost as important as the workout itself. By choosing the right foods post workout you can recover quicker and get the results that you are working so hard to achieve. Now … Continue reading

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

Today I Cried…

So today I flipped out and I cried. I put on a fitted top with a zipper ready to start my day, but it wouldn’t fit. As much as a squished, wriggles and squeemed, it just would not do up, … Continue reading

Healthy Chocolate Banana Icecream

I myself have a sweet tooth. My dreams would come true if I could eat icecream all day. Take a look at this easy and nutritious recipe. It only takes minutes to make and perfect for people who are dairy or … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Love creamy pasta sauces but don’t want the fat and calories? Try this easy and healthy way of making a delicious pasta sauce packed full of flavour The first step is to follow the recipe for making Baked Pumpkin here. … Continue reading

Why I’m not that into green smoothies, even though I’m a Nutritionist

Green smoothies are everywhere, I can’t escape them. My Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter news feed is full of them. I wake up, log into Facebook and see 10 posts in the space of 3 finger scrolls outlining the benefits … 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

Easy and Nutritious Macadamia and Pistachio Biscuits

Biscuits, normally full of processed flour, sugar, fat and preservatives – making them a pretty empty way to stack on the kilograms. When we eat sweeties, we try to pack them full of the most nutritious ingredients that we can. … Continue reading

Grilled Camembert Cheese, Thyme Infused Honey, Pistachio and Macadamia Nuts

This is simple, homely and delicious. Grilling the cheese creates a little disc of pure savoury deliciousness which oozes like lava when you slice into it with a knife. The honey creates sweetness to cut through the rich flavours of … Continue reading

Black Sesame and Coconut Icecream

This recipe was born after looking at my kitchen bench. For some unknown reason, there was a packet of black sesame seeds, a jar of palm sugar syrup, rice malt syrup and a can of coconut cream sitting on my bench that … 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

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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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 Salad with Pickled Ginger and Fresh Herbs

Love love love noodle salad. The Chef and I are both noodle heads, I don’t think we go a day without noodles making it into our menu somewhere. For this dish I have used Konjac noodles, which are high in … 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

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

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

Lovely Lemon Tart

This is my go-to recipe. My go-to when I need a birthday cake, go-to when I need a dessert for a dinner party that I need to be able to make the day before because I’m busy, go-to when I … 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

Chinese Chicken Dumpling Soup

Simple, healthy and delicious. Chinese noodle soups are always so fullfilling for my belly and my soul. The chef loves them because well, he’s chinese so it’s in his blood. We crave these soups if I haven’t had them for 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

Totally Munchable Toasted Muesli

I made this for The Chef as a change from his normal weet bix after a surf. I always leave little creations that I have cooked, out on the bench for him to just ‘discover’. I heard him come home … Continue reading

Chocolate Chia Seed Cake

Recipe: Tania Hubbard    Words: The Nutrition Guru    Photographs: The Nutrition Guru We have only every blogged recipes which are our own, but today I had to make an exception. I had heard about how good Tania Hubbard’s gluten and grain … Continue reading

Delicious Date and Cocoa Bites with Sesame and Chia Seeds

Do you have a sweet tooth like us? Well these are your saviour. Sweet, filling, and super tasty. Healthy, nutritious and delicious. Take them to a party as pictured above, or place in a feature bowl on the coffee table … 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

Massaman Curry

Recipe by: The Chef Photographs by: The Nutrition Guru Bonnie Beef –  A local beef farm. When we read a story by local beef farmers ‘Bonnie Beef’ about chef’s often not wanting to use secondary cuts of meat, we contacted … Continue reading

Herb storing tip

Sick of buying fresh herbs, only for them to go to waste in the fridge before you have had time to use them? Chop fresh herbs, place in ice cube trays and fill with olive oil. Remove and use as … Continue reading

Bonnie Beef Bourguignon

Words by: The Chef    Photographs by: The Nutrition Guru As Australians, we love our meat. Not only do we eat a lot of it as a nation, but we also produce a lot of fine quality meat of which we … Continue reading

Healthy Choc Peanut Milkshake

If I could eat mountains of chocolate, I would. It’s difficult to deny that chocolate flavour is divine and addictive. So, as a way to steer away from chocolate bars – high in fat and sugar, I find simply adding … Continue reading