Spring Recipe – Bright Green Smoothie

Posted by Alexander on October 24th, 2014 (Good Foods)

A recipe given to me by a client that is guaranteed to refresh, cleanse and revitalize you. 4 kale leaves 1 green apple 1 cup spinach leaves Sprig fresh mint 1 banana 1 small knob of turmeric, peeled 1 tablespoon chia seeds 2 cups of low fat almond milk, cows milk or yoghurt Place ingredients […]

7 Healthy Sandwich Fillings

Posted by Lynda on April 27th, 2014 (Diet, Good Foods, Healthy Recipes)

7 healthy sandwich fillings that are easy to make, will boost a healthy diet and provide the nutrition you need to see you through the afternoon. A simple sandwich, when well made, can provide many of the major food groups—lean protein, whole grains, dairy, vegetables, and even a bit of heart-healthy fat.  The correct mix of these […]

Healthy snacks for children and adults

Posted by Lynda on March 19th, 2014 (Diet, Good Foods, Healthy Recipes)

A list of healthy snacks for children and adults, from Sydney dietitian Lynda Hamilton at Hamilton Dietetics.  This list of healthy snacks appeared in our March newsletter as part of an article questioning whether the word ‘healthy’ is becoming a marketing buzz word.  You can read that article here – Is healthy becoming a marketing […]

Drink herbal teas for heart health

Posted by Lynda on March 17th, 2014 (Good Foods, Health)

Take a leaf out of the Ikarian lifestyle and add a herbal tea to your diet to boost heart health. Tea in various guises has been enjoyed for thousands of years, but research in 2009 in the Blue Zone island of Ikaria in Greece, found that the herbal teas drunk on a daily basis contributed […]

We all know we shouldn’t eat too much sugar but do we really need to give it up completely?

Posted by Alexander on February 20th, 2014 (Diet, Good Foods, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized)

Sugar has been blamed for a worldwide obesity epidemic. Weight gain is caused by eating more energy (or kilojoules) than is used up in physical activity. So to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, the focus needs to be on eating fewer kilojoules (including watching portion sizes) and moving more. Studies have shown that a […]

Pesto Made Easy

Posted by Alexander on October 9th, 2013 (Good Foods, Healthy Recipes)

    How great is this beautiful warm weather! I thought as the basil, parsley and mint in my garden is growing like mad, I would give you some great pesto recipe ideas.   Pesto can be made in minutes and last for weeks (provided you keep it in the fridge). Pesto could be the […]

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