Health > Exercise and Weight loss

Building Muscle at Home

After I finished my cancer treatments a year ago, I slowly went back to my old regime of exercise. But even though I was going to kickboxing class a few times a week, I wasn’t regaining my strength.  I was feeling quite frustrated with my lack of progress and needed...

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Why ‘diet’ is a dirty word in my house

After decades of misuse, the word ‘diet’ is packaged with some truly upside-down thinking and it’s influencing our health in all the wrong ways. It’s up to us to change the story for the next generations. Full disclosure: I’ve been yo-yo dieter too. Start Monday, eat...

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Five Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

When you’re trying to shed a few kilos there are things you can do to make that journey a little easier (it’s often hard to change habits, so every little bit helps!). Boosting your metabolism is a great way to get your body working for you, even when you’re not...

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A Healthier Lifestyle One Step at a Time

A Healthier Lifestyle One Step at a Time (Step One: Mind Set and Breakfast) It was about two years ago that I looked at my family’s health and decided it was time to stop going on fad diets. They didn’t work and cost us a fortune. Instead I had to do the hard thing...

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Warming Chicken and Sausage Stew

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than a warm and rich stew brimming with loads of garlic and spices (while not being spicy!).  This meal is hearty, full of flavour, and while not the paragon of clean eating, it is rich with nutrients. Ingredients: 1 tbsp...

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Cajun Barramundi

I love visiting Louisiana in the USA.  There is such a distinct culture and cuisine there, so much vibrancy, spice, and vitality. This recipe is a way to bring some of that delicious bayou flavour to your table (you can switch the snapper for your favourite fish or...

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Low Carb & GF Crispy Cajun Prawns

My kids love visiting New Orleans in the USA and eating the amazing array of seafood there.  My daughter’s favourite is crawfish - little freshwater shellfish that are very similar to yabbies.  But you can’t always be in the Big Easy, so this is my way of bringing...

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Allergy Friendly Blackforest Parfait

Who doesn’t like a delicious brunch now and then? A warm stack of pancakes dripping with maple syrup, eggs benedict resplendent with hollandaise sauce, light as air crepes hiding a bounty of fruit inside.... The mouth waters, that is, unless your my daughter who...

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Dairy-free Choc Hazelnut Spread

My daughter has some allergies that make enjoying treats a bit tricky.  She loves chocolate, but can’t have dairy, gluten, or eggs. So Nutella is off the list for her - along with many other (healthier) versions of the hazelnut spread.  So, we tried out a few...

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