Meal replacement is still a meal

Meal replacement is still a meal

Meal replacement still trends as a big way that people are sold on weight loss. For some it helps people break the habit of eating so much, and for others it's for convenience - ie, just chug down this drink instead of taking the time to prepare a healthy meal, carefully. It's a busy world. I get it.   Thing is, there are 4 red flags when it comes to 'meal replacement'. 1. It's still a meal. You're still ingesting something with a nutritional / chemical profile at a meal time. This … [Read more...]

Super Speedy Chocolate Breakfast Shake

Super Speedy Chocolate Breakfast Shake

Ok. Totally incensed by the Australian Government and Kellogg's declaring these Chocolate breakfast shakes a "green light for tuckshops / school canteens".  Outrageous. You can see the facebook post I did on this here. 24.5g sugar and a whole host of other crazy processed ingredients, synthetic vitamins - you name it, this bad boy is exactly how NOT to start your day - child, you or anyone for that matter. So, because I'm a solution based kind of girl and couldn't sleep having learnt of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Tamari Chicken Drumsticks

Slow Cooked Tamari Chicken Drumsticks

How do you turn 12 drumsticks into enough to feed 15 people over time? This post answers that question. Chicken drumsticks are such an economical way to have organic chicken regularly at home, and we tend to buy whole chooks or drumsticks for that reason. For around $8-10 per kilo depending on where you get it from, you're not only getting the meat, but the amazing nutrients from the bones afterwards for making your chicken stock for future soups, sauces, risottos and stews. If you're doing … [Read more...]

Instant Banana, Coconut, Lime Ice Cream

Instant Banana, Coconut, Lime Ice Cream

You know those times you want something really yummy YESTERDAY, that you can fool the toughest customer (often ourselves) to believe is a legitimate treat? Welcome to this instant ice cream. All you need is a good blitzer - a thermomix, a kenwood tri blade stick mix... Just something that can blitz through frozen ingredients easily. This will take you literally 3 minutes & is silky smooth and luxurious in texture, packed with flavour and not a whisper of an additive in sight! "Why can't I … [Read more...]

Super Quick Luscious Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup

Super Quick Luscious Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup

You're looking at your week. It's a nightmare. This is a recipe that will take you less time to organise that the queue at the take away shop. Promise. It's luscious, packed with nourishment and superfood goodness and it's a completely no fuss style of soup. Sold? Well, here you go! What you'll need! (Serves 8-10) 2 cups Red Lentils. 2 litres best chicken stock you can afford, or home made. (veggie stock is fine too of course for vegetarians/ vegans) 1.25 kg sweet potatoes, … [Read more...]