Month: December 2017

Spiked hot chocolate – get your cup of cheer

Spiked hot chocolate – get your cup of cheer

We love some hot chocolate and healthy mochas at our house, and the weather is cooling down just enough to give us a great excuse to drink them…often. We do like to keep it healthy though, so we use raw cacao as the delicious chocolatey…

Lime Ginger Cooler

Lime Ginger Cooler

The festive season is upon us (YAY!) and it’s time to relax a little, spend some quality time with our loved ones and soak up all the goodness of the holidays. For some (including me!), this might involve a cocktail or two. But it doesn’t…

Get Back to Your Body – 5 Minute Body Scan Meditation

Get Back to Your Body – 5 Minute Body Scan Meditation

  I don’t know about you, but at this time of the year, I get all up in my head wondering ‘is everyone happy?’, ‘am I happy?’, ‘have I forgotten anyone’s gift?’, ‘will we have enough food for the upcoming feast?’ just to name a…

Caprese bites – salad on a stick!

Caprese bites – salad on a stick!

The holidays are a great time to flex your entertaining muscle and try out some new recipes to bring to events. But sometimes you just need something super easy to throw together too. This is especially important when you’re a bit busy prepping for other…

Thai Chicken Bites

Thai Chicken Bites

These Thai Chicken Bites are super quick and easy to make and are the perfect appetizer to bring along to your next festive gathering. I got the original recipe from Taste.com a while back and have changed it over the years to suit different palates…

HIIT – Routine 2

HIIT – Routine 2

I hope you enjoyed the introduction to HIIT and Routine 1 and have got a feel for how it works. HIIT – Routine 2 is a combination of another 5 high-intensity exercises that you repeat 3-4 times. Each exercise is performed for a 45 second…

Keep it clean! Clean eating on the go

Keep it clean! Clean eating on the go

It’s that time of the year when many of us are traveling to spend time with family, or vacationing or just running around crazy-style getting it all done! It may seem difficult to stick to clean eating while you’re on the go, especially while traveling.…

Carrot and Walnut Cake

Carrot and Walnut Cake

This Carrot and Walnut Cake recipe is an old favourite, tweaked a little to make it that little bit more healthy. I just love the crunch of the walnuts in this cake and enjoy having a piece with my arvo coffee on the reg! Print…

Antipasto Pasta

Antipasto Pasta

Oh, how I love me some Italian food! Mum did an Italian cooking course when we were young, so we got to try a lot of wonderful dishes and it created a love of olives, sun dried tomatoes, basil and much, much more. Fast forward…

5 Ways to Be Mindful in the Chaos

5 Ways to Be Mindful in the Chaos

Hands up who’s feeling a little bit frazzled? Multi-tasking like there’s no tomorrow attempting to get through a list titled ‘has to be done now!’. It’s especially prominent as we near the end of the year when things ramp up with celebrations, windups, the holidays…