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Four simple words to lose weight

Ok I will admit it, I am an overweight middle aged woman and I need to lose weight. Ooh that is a bit painful to read on the screen. Did I really write that! Yes I did and unfortunately the truth really hurts. My waist circumference has gradually been increasing for a number of years […]

The Courage of Kylie

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a wonderful friend of mine called Kylie. Kylie has transformed her life by shedding 66kg and adopting a mind set that is tuned into health and happiness. When I asked Kylie if she would like to share her story she was excited to do so. Like me she […]

Radio 99.7 Saturday 15 November 2014

In this week’s health and happiness hour we discuss the following topics: The 5/2 diet – what is it, what are the benefits and should you follow it Happiness and holidays – are holidays the key to happiness Believing in yourself – is this important and why should you do it Be happy, colour the […]

Three little words that could change your life!

                  This week’s blog is from a guest blogger Liz, a qualified dietitian/nutritionist from Brisbane. Liz has a great blog called Simple. Real. Nutrition and I love it. It is packed full of simple, healthy and yes colourful recipes along with some valuable nutrition advice. Enjoy the […]

Sweet Chicken Curry

I love this sweet chicken curry, it is one that my mum and dad use to cook when I was little. I have never been a fan of hot and spicy food (that’s the pommy coming out in me) but this sweet chicken curry is mild and sweet which ticks all the right boxes for […]

Why exercise is NOT just about burning calories but more about eating healthy!

Many people think that exercising is all about burning calories so they can lose weight. We are bombarded with TV commercials all declaring that their new fandangle piece of exercise equipment will melt your fat away by burning more calories. Reality shows like The Biggest Loser are constantly driving contestants to the brink to ensure […]

Raw Macadamia Lime Cheesecake

This mouth watering raw macadamia lime cheesecake is a must have dessert for a special occasion. If you want to impress your friends and family with some amazingly delicious and guilt free raw food then can I suggest you start with this. I came across this recipe when browsing through a great blog called Quirky […]

Dipping into Dips

                        I have to say that dipping into dips is one of my favourite past times and when Michelle Nielsen sent me these two recipes my taste buds went into over-drive. In fact I would go as far to say that dips and savouries […]

Guilt free chocolate tarts

Raw food desserts are great way to satisfy your sweet tooth whilst still eating healthy. These guilt free chocolate tarts are from a great foodie blog called Whole Hearted Eats. I thought they looked way to good to be true but I was wrong.  The look lived up to the taste – absolutely delicious. So […]

Chickpea Quinoa Salad

This Chickpea Quinoa Salad was really tasty.  I must admit I was a little bit hesitant about trying this recipe as I am not a big fan of chickpeas but all the other flavours combined beautifully to complement the chickpeas (I cheated just a tad though and didn’t add as many chickpeas as the recipe […]