Cous Cous Salad

This is a great healthy FODMAP friendly meal that takes about 20 minutes to whip up! Ingredients 1 cup gluten free cous-cous Half pumpkin, roasted (if tolerated) 1/2 cup macadamias, chopped 2 cups of vegetables, chopped (I choose cucumber, tomato, carrot and spinach) 60 grams of danish fetta Method 1. Cook cous-cous according to packet…

How to perfectly poach an egg

Poaching an egg is a much healthier alternative to frying or scrambling, a lot of clients tell me they have no idea how to do it. I believe it is quite simple, just follow the steps below. 1. Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to the boil 2. Add a dash of vinegar…

My struggle with work life balance

For as long as I remember I have struggled with work life balance. If I wasn’t studying then I was working 6 jobs and crazy hours or on university placement all day and working at night. I was addicted to work. To add to this I also managed to somehow keep up my exercise and…

Tzatziki

Ingredients 2 tbs natural yoghurt 1/2 Lebanese cucumber (finely chopped) 2¬† tsp dill (rinsed and chopped) 1 tsp crushed garlic (if not fructan intolerant) Method 1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl 2. Serve with salads and BBQ’d meat

I finally trust my body again

As you may have seen from my previous posts I am very passionate an approach to weight and health that focuses on trusting your body cues and being mindful about eating and exercise. For the last few months I have been focusing whole heartedly on listening to my hunger cues. From this experience I now…

Guacamole

Ingredients 1 avocado 1 lime (juiced) 1 bunch coriander (rinsed and chopped) 1 red chilli (chopped finely) Cracked pepper¬† to taste Method 1. Cut avocado in half, empty flesh into a bowl and mash until creamy 2. Add lime juice, coriander and chill and mash until combines 3. Add cracked pepper to taste Great served…

Beef Burritos

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 brown onion, chopped 1 tbs garlic, crushed 1 green capsicum, thinly sliced 500g lean beef mince 1 carrot, grated 1 tomato, chopped 2 cups baby spinach 1 tbs chilli flakes 1 tbs plain flour 1 tbs ground coriander 1 cup low salt beef stock 3/4 cup grated low fat cheese 1/2…