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August 12, 2017

Fig and Banana Bread

I’ve seen a few recipes floating around for a grain free/paleo version of Banana Bread and a lot of them include nuts, which is awesome, but doesn’t make for good lunch box versions of the original… (I’m  not sure about other schools, but ours is definitely nut free) Which is […]
August 1, 2017

I love my Slow Cooker…

I LOVE my slow cooker… it is a LIFE saver… ok that might be an overreaction, but honestly it saves me time, money & stress. I have A LOT of slow cooker recipes in my MBB programs… butter chicken, tiki masala, chilli con carne to name a few and my […]
July 17, 2017

Spinach & Cheese Pockets

We go to Lebanese bakeries a lot. The other day after we had taken a long drive and my kids were hungry. (read: whingeing, low blood sugar and HANGRY) I gave them a choice of chips (from the dreaded big M, please don’t judge me) or Spinach Triangles from A1 Bakery […]
March 13, 2017

Why I’ll Never Count Calories or Measure Macros: And My Top Tips For Sculpting Your Body

Let’s talk nutrition – it’s such a huge focus for me when working with people, because honestly, if you’re looking to make changes to your body with a fitness regime ONLY, I’ll tell you now, you are going to be HIGHLY disappointed. When coaching a new client that either wants […]
June 15, 2016

Lemon Bars

Citrus fruits are generally available all year around in Australia, but with the cooler weather well and truly here, it doesn’t hurt to up the ante with all things lemon, lime and citrus fruits given their immune boosting benefits and high antioxidant activity. I found this recipe from The Organic […]
January 9, 2016

Cacao Chia Pudding

Breakfast, lunch, dessert, snack or anything in between… This is my absolute go to when eggs just won’t cut it… So easy. Nutritious, delicious & indulgent… What you’ll need: 1/2 cup white chia seeds 1 1/4 cup of almond milk (carrageenan free – or milk of choice) Fruit puree (I […]
December 15, 2015

Christmas Holiday Survival Guide – including travel workouts!

Did you know the average Australian gains 3kg over the holiday period? Don’t become a statistic this year! Whilst it’s ok to “let go” over Christmas, follow these simple guidelines to ensure you come out the other end without too much damage to your health and fitness journey! Whether you […]
November 26, 2015

Gluten Free 3 (sometimes 4) Ingredient Flat Bread

I was searching the internet for a gluten free bread recipe and came across this one that only used 3 ingredients – I can’t say that I LOVE bread as I have avoided it for awhile now due to an intolerance, but on the odd occasion I feel like it, […]
November 23, 2015

Nut Butter Fudge

This is a nutrient dense little sweet treat that will be sure to hit the spot. My 5 year old LOVED it as did my husband… and don’t be scared of fats! Just limit portion sizes, but enjoy this treat without guilt… There isn’t much of a story around these […]
September 19, 2015

No Bake Protein Balls

A great afternoon snack between meals… try to stop at 1 though! What you’ll need: Raw Date Protein Balls ¼ cup cashew nuts ¼ cup almonds ¼ cup dried cranberries (or dried fruit of choice) 2 tbsp. cacao powder ½ cup trail or seed mix 2 tbsp. Shredded coconut 10 […]
September 19, 2015

Train Smart – HIIT

We’ve all heard the saying “quality not quantity” and I think this is very true when it comes to training and fitness. Whether you are training for a marathon, the Olympics, to lose weight, or just to keep your sanity, I strongly believe you have to be smart about it. […]