Maple Glazed Baked Sweet Potato with Sesame Seeds

Baked Sweet Potato with Maple Syrup and Sesame Seeds

Apart from sweet potato being packed full of nutrition, it’s a versatile staple ingredient that can be used across many cuisines and dishes. Our Tip: Save time in the kitchen by roasting a huge batch of this recipe to use as a side dish then divide it up to be used in the following recipes… 

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Vegan Chocolate Sweet Potato Cakes

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A deliciously moist cake, you wouldn’t even know that it is vegan. It is free from eggs, butter, milk and is gluten free. The recipe for our VEGAN CHOCOLATE SWEET POTATO CAKE is very versatile in that you can either make one large cake or small individual cakes. The ganache used to top the cake… 

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The Truth About the Paleo Diet

The truth about the paleo diet

Wondering if the paleo diet is for you? The pros and cons of paleo written by a university qualified nutritionist

Top 3 Tips for Controlling Emotional Eating

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  We don’t only eat to satisfy our hunger. We also turn to food in times of stress and sadness because life is busy, hectic, frightening and bewildering at times. The trick is to acknowledge that this is a fact of life and to be more aware of those times that it might be happening to… 

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Top 3 Healthy Snack Ideas

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Here are my top three snack ideas to beat the 3pm slump. The trick is to add a small amount of protein for energy and to keep you feeling full.

The Perfect Pancake Recipe

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The Perfect Pancake Recipe Author: The Nutrition Guru and The Chef Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  15 mins Ingredients 260g Self Raising Flour 110 Grams Caster sugar or Coconut Sugar (low G.I) 275 ml Maleny Dairies Milk 1 egg 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp Vanilla Essence or the seeds from… 

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A Word About Body Image with Practise Wellness

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[vc_row el_position="first last"] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position="first last"] Today I bring you an important lesson two friends have recently learned on a journey together, written by the yogi extraordinaire and friend Krystal. She addresses the all too common issue that we all experience – negative self talk about our body and what we can do to… 

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Little Apple Bites

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  So it’s 3pm and you just can’t stop thinking about chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. You are tired, want to have an afternoon nap but of course, that isn’t possible. Your focus is wavering and you feel like the energy has been zapped right out of you. Here is my go-to snack for afternoon… 

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Diet Shake Recipe

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[vc_row el_position="first last"] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position="first last"] Here’s my recipe for the best diet shake in the world. It is highly effective, inexpensive and all natural. Ingredients: 1 x booty (also known as bum or butt) 1 x fast and loud music track 1 x dose of motivation Method: Put the music on SHAKE SHAKE… 

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How to Get Your Man to Eat Healthy Food

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It’s hard isn’t it. You want to revamp your diet and eat nutritious wholesome foods, but your man is happy with what he’s always known and the thought of suddenly eating more veg, switching to brown rice and eating more fish instead of a  300 gram steak is truly horrifying to him. So, you make dinner… 

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Healthy Chocolate Banana Icecream

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I myself have a sweet tooth. My dreams would come true if I could eat icecream all day. Take a look at this easy and nutritious recipe. It only takes minutes to make and perfect for people who are dairy or gluten intolerant or vegan. And why not make two flavours? To make plain banana, just… 

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Top 3 Ways to Lose Weight

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Here are my top 3 recommendations for the weight loss and health. They don’t involve forking out a heap of money on supplements and superfoods, nor do they involve 3049 sit ups a day. Beware, they sound so simple and almost plain. But it is amazing how many people go straight for the difficult things… 

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Don’t Say Yes to Everything

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Are you a YES person? Do you say YES to everything you are asked to do? It’s ok if you do. Many of us fall into the trap. Yes, I’ll wash up Yes, I’ll stay back at work Yes, I’ll pick up the birthday cake for you Yes, I’ll spend the weekend at a party… 

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Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

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Love creamy pasta sauces but don’t want the fat and calories? Try this easy and healthy way of making a delicious pasta sauce packed full of flavour The first step is to follow the recipe for making Baked Pumpkin here. When pumpkin has finished baking, reserve a handful of segments to garnish your pasta with. Place… 

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Roast Pumpkin Soup

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Peel it, chop it and chuck it in the oven. It’s simple and something you can make a large batch of to last you over the next few days in the kitchen. Use on sandwiches, toss through salads, mash it, serve with stir frys or baked dinners. Place it on top of lentils, mix it… 

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Raw Chocolate Mousse Tart

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This cake is a egg free, dairy and gluten free. It can also be made suitable for vegetarians. You would never know it though, the mousse is silky smooth and packed full of flavour and the base is crunchy and sweet. It’s ridiculously easy to make and I hope it gives you’re belly as many smiles as it… 

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A Chat with Poh Ling Yeow – She Makes Me Smile

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Many of you know may know Poh Ling Yeow from MasterChef Australia or her TV show Poh’s Kitchen on the ABC, where she whisked, baked and steamed her way through amazingly delicious recipes. Some of you may simply know her for that infectious smile, or as the esteemed painter and artist that she is. On top of these things, Poh… 

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Fasting, detoxing, should you do it?

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Recently a reader asked me what my thoughts on fasting and detoxing were. The lemon detox diet, a juice fast, a no food at all fast…they are all out there claiming to kick start the body, rid toxins, remove fat, drop kilograms, produce glowing skin…. To be honest I don’t believe in fasting. At all…. 

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Sunflower, Sesame and Almond Bliss Balls

I like to have a snack for morning and afternoon tea. If I don’t, come lunch and dinner time I tend to over eat. So I always make sure I have healthy little snacks such as bliss balls that will get me through the day with long lasting energy. Bliss balls  like this have now… 

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