Recipes

Warm Lamb & Pumpkin Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS: Serves 2 ▪︎300-350gm lean lamb diced ▪︎1 cup quinoa ▪︎2 cups of water ▪︎1 small onion finely sliced ▪︎1 tsp crushed garlic ▪︎1 cup of spinach leaves ▪︎300gm pumpkin diced ▪︎2 Tbs pomegranate seeds ▪︎1 tsp of rosemary finely chopped ▪︎50gm chargrilled capsicum strips ▪︎1 tsp salt ▪︎1 tbs olive oil Dressing: ▪︎1 Tbs… Continue reading Warm Lamb & Pumpkin Quinoa Salad

Mind, Soul

Emotional triggers are an invitation for healing

Our emotions are fluid, they change in varying degrees depending on what is going on around us. For the most part our emotions are what guide us in life, driving our thoughts and behavior. Some take the view that it is purely thoughts that dictate our emotions, personally I take the stand that they are… Continue reading Emotional triggers are an invitation for healing

Recipes

Chicken & Mushroom Spinach Fettucine

  Make this a vegetarian dish by taking out the chicken and adding your favourite vegetable instead (mine is pumpkin:). Note* This recipe makes quite a big batch and freezes well. We can easily overeat pasta so try to keep your portion size to 50gm as a side dish or 125gm for a main meal.… Continue reading Chicken & Mushroom Spinach Fettucine

Recipes

Chilli Calamari Salad Recipe

This recipe serves 2 INGREDIENTS: 3-4 Squid tubes or 250gm already cut calamari 2 Tbs wholemeal flour 1 Tbs x chilli flakes 1 tsp x paprika Good pinch of salt 1/2 Pomegranate (half cup of pomegranate seeds) Pumpkin roughly diced (as much or little as you like) Loose salad leaf (as much or little as… Continue reading Chilli Calamari Salad Recipe

Recipes

Choc-Nut Protein Balls

These protein balls not only taste great but are also a great pick-up when you hit the 3pm energy crash or need to supplement some more protein for the day. *See Note INGREDIENTS: 1 scoop x Vanilla Protein Powder* 1 cup x Quick oats  2 Tbs x Almond Meal 1 Tbs x Chia Seeds 3… Continue reading Choc-Nut Protein Balls

Recipes

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

This snack is a great source of fibre and protein.  The recipe below makes approximately 8 regular sized cookies. The ingredients listed can be substituted to suit your liking, I have listed some substitutes below that I have found to work well. *See note INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cup x rolled or quick oats (rolled oats… Continue reading Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Body

My Health/Fitness Transformation

Anyone about to or even thinking about embarking on their first F45 challenge or any other fitness/health challenge for that matter anytime soon..YOU CAN DO IT!! My before photo was taken in May 2017 the day before my first and what was only meant to be my only  F45 8 week challenge which ended up… Continue reading My Health/Fitness Transformation