What is Intermittent Fasting?


by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition The term Intermittent Fasting (IF) has been around since 2012, although fasting of various types has been around since at least 5th century BC or longer and is regularly performed by many religions. The term IF means that we fast for a certain period of time each day eg. [...]

What is Intermittent Fasting?2020-06-29T04:18:01+00:00

Basic Nourishing Recipes Using Pantry Staples To Have Up Your Sleeve


We find ourselves right now in a very surreal time. All our favourite cafe & restaurants are closed for dine-in service, our local grocery store is running out of staples or limiting what you can purchase & many of us are unable to leave due to isolation requirements. During this time however it's still so [...]

Basic Nourishing Recipes Using Pantry Staples To Have Up Your Sleeve2020-03-30T03:03:50+00:00

Cacao Banana Cake


Another delicious recipe from Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment - perfect to prepare for school lunch boxes, weekend sport, or for a tasty afternoon work snack. Yum!   Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Makes 15 pieces    What you'll need... 3 ripe bananas 2 eggs ⅔ cup coconut oil (melted) ⅓ [...]

Cacao Banana Cake2016-08-04T01:36:12+00:00

Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake


This recipe is from the lovely Nutrition Guru and The Chef. Tara has "a passion for busting diet myths and showing people simple and effective ways to live a healthy and happy life by eating whole foods... Together we aim to inspire people to try new ingredients, to live a healthy life, provide readers with [...]

Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake2016-08-01T23:27:46+00:00

Silver Beet Dhal


Marilyn made this delicious winter dish from the new Australian Women's Weekly  recipe book "Slow Cooker: The Complete Edition". This meal is perfect for the colder weather - satisfying, warming and nutrient dense. We've made some adaptions to the original recipe, increasing the nutrient and fibre density a little. Yum!   What you'll need... - [...]

Silver Beet Dhal2016-07-21T22:52:46+00:00

Chewy Almond Butter Bars


These delicious bars are from the lovely Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment, a fantastic recipe to prepare for back-to-school lunch boxes or for an indulgent afternoon work snack. We can't wait to give these a try!   "Our passion is simple, fast, nutritious snack food that doesn’t compromise on taste and that can keep [...]

Chewy Almond Butter Bars2016-07-03T01:47:47+00:00

Quinoa Pizza Bites


Extremely tasty and very quick to make, these delicious pizza bites are the perfect pre-game snack to enjoy before the State of Origin! Gluten free, protein rich, and high fibre - you won't have to compromise taste for nutritional value. Recipe from SoVeryBlessed.com Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 large eggs 1 cup chopped onion [...]

Quinoa Pizza Bites2016-05-30T22:36:26+00:00

Protein Pancakes – The Protein Bread Co


For the pancakes, prepare The Protein Bread Co - Pancake Mix as instructed. These delicious gluten free pancakes are high in fibre, high in protein, and are low carb. I didn't have cottage cheese, but substituted for 2 tbsp of almond milk which also worked perfectly! The mixes make a lot of pancakes so don't [...]

Protein Pancakes – The Protein Bread Co2016-05-26T03:43:37+00:00

Top 10 Health Food Trends for 2016


In the last 10 years of running Vive Health, we have observed more and more people becoming increasingly aware of how their health and well-being can impact the quality and enjoyment of life. We love that people are motivated to get healthier! Next year is no exception; it’s shaping up to be another health focussed [...]

Top 10 Health Food Trends for 20162015-12-16T12:05:28+00:00

Organic Popcorn – anytime..


They have a salty version too. Cobbs Organic Popcorn Who doesn't love popcorn when sitting down to watch a good movie? Can't be bothered to cook your own the old fashioned way for a healthy popcorn? Or want a healthier version than those microwave popcorn varieties that are full of fat, salt, artificial [...]

Organic Popcorn – anytime..2013-06-29T00:59:35+00:00
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