Avoiding Easter Overload

Gifts (Giving & Receiving): Chocolate: Hot Cross Buns: Post Easter Sales: The SupaChocs Story Hot cross buns and Easter eggs are out in full force for sale. With Easter less than 1 week away many people are wondering how to manage the temptations that will come their way and /or how to give an Easter…

Very Berry Cheesecake

Recipe from the Australian Healthy Cooking Guide- Available at https://healthy-guide.com Serves 10 Ingredients 125g Arnotts Shredded Wheatmeal, crushed 60g butter, melted 1 tablespoon gelatine ¼ cup hot water 190g light cream cheese 190g extra-light cream cheese ½ cup Splenda 375ml can low-fat evaporated milk (chilled) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 250g strawberries halved 1 packet diet raspberry…

Potatoes – Forget the butter!

From the Australian Healthy Cooking Guide “Bring back potatoes. Eat them steamed, mashed or baked – but not deep fried as chips or swimming in butter” Potatoes come in different sizes, shapes and colours, so don’t stick with the same ones all the time. Many varieties of potato have a high GI, so if you…

Motivation

No matter what goal(s) you are trying to achieve, the guidelines that follow will assist you with achieving it, whether it be to run a marathon, save for an overseas holiday and your retirement, become more productive and efficient, learn a musical instrument, aim to live a healthy ‘balanced’ lifestyle or to lose weight. The…

Nutty Green Salad

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS Juice of 2 lemons Splenda to taste 1 cup bean sprouts 1 cup alfalfa sprouts 1 bunch shallots, chopped 4 sticks celery, thinly sliced 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon walnuts, chopped DIRECTIONS 1. Whisk together the lemon juice and Splenda to dissolve. 2. Put the bean sprouts, alfalfa, shallots, celery,…

Oat Bran Fruit & Nut Muffins

INGREDIENTS 2¼ cups oat bran (300g) 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ cup Splenda 2 egg whites 1¼ cups skim milk 1 tablespoon canola oil ¼ cup mixed nuts (30g), chopped ¼ cup mixed dried fruit (50g) DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 200ºC. Lightly grease 12 x ½ cup capacity muffin holes with cooking spray. 2….

Quick ‘n’ Easy Cheesecake with Berry Sauce

INGREDIENTS 300g Uncle Toby’s Protein Plus cereal or Weight Watchers muesli 100g canola margarine, melted 150g low-fat ricotta cheese 500g Yoplait no-fat banana and honey yoghurt 150g light cream cheese 3 tablespoons Splenda 1 packet diet strawberry jelly ½ cup boiling water 200g frozen mixed berries, thawed DIRECTIONS 1. Lightly grease and line the base…