Healthy Gingerbread House – make your own gingerbread house this Christmas with dried fruit and nuts – allergy free options

Last year as I enjoyed making our first Gingerbread House with my two daughters, I came up with the idea of trying to make our own healthier version this year. Why the need for all the rubbish lollies? Sure, a dash of lollies and chocolate and magic this festive season is always fun. But my call […]

What makes you pretty?

Subscribe here:   Today was today. It wasn’t extraordinary.  It wasn’t ordinary. One thing stood out that made me stop and check. Check to breathe. Check to thank the universe that I am here and living and experiencing and all those things that make us human. That thing was this… Whilst driving my girls to pre-school […]

Quinoa Porridge, Burrito Salad, Sesame Pork Stir Fry – National Nutrition Week day 7

Breakfast: Quinoa Porridge by Energize Health Club Personal Trainer Therese Ingredients (serves 2): 1 cup (milk) your choice of dairy, soy or almond milk 1 cup water 1/2 cup quinoa (see note) 2 apples, chopped or grated with skin ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon ground linseed (flaxseed) or LSA (linseed, sunflower […]

National Nutrition Week – Day Six by Energize Health Club Guaranteed Results Trainers

Breakfast: Muesli and Yoghurt Muffins by GR Trainer Therese Ingredients (makes 12): 1 cup organic self-raising flour 3/4cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups natural muesli (see note) 80g reduced-fat canola spread, melted 1 cup reduced-fat vanilla yoghurt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 large granny smith apple, […]

National Nutrition Week – Day Five by Energize Health Club Guaranteed Results Trainers Sarah and Isabelle

Breakfast: Mango Breakfast Smoothie by GR Trainer Sarah Ingredients (serves 1): 1 whole (seed/skin removed) chopped mango 1/4 avocado 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup crushed ice 2 teaspoons lime juice 1/2 tbl honey 1 tsp cinnamon  Directions: In a blender, combine the chopped mango, avocado, milk, honey, lime juice, and ice. Blend on high […]

National Nutrition Week – Day Four by Energize Health Club Guaranteed Results Trainers Jeni and Isabelle

Breakfast: Linseed, banana and date muffins by GR Trainer Jeni Ingredients (makes 12 muffins): 12 dessert spoons LSA mix 1 cup chopped dates 1/4 cup boiling water 1-2 ripe bananas 60g pureed apple 3 tsp baking powder 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 tsp nutmeg Directions: Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Soaked chopped dates in boiling […]

Ultimate superfood salad, apple cinnamon baked oatmeal and grilled chicken, tomato & avocado salad

These recipes are provided for National Nutrition Week. This is Day Three by Energize Health Club Trainers Isabelle and Sarah Breakfast: Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal by GR Trainer Isabelle Ingredients (serves 4): For the oatmeal: 1 1/2 cups uncooked oatmeal 1 3/4 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 large apple (any type), peeled finely chopped 1.5 teaspoons ground […]

National Nutrition Week – Day One by Energize Health Club Guaranteed Results Trainers Isabelle and Stacey

Breakfast: Home-made Granola by GR Trainer Isabelle Ingredients (makes enough to keep you going for more than a week): 2 cups mixed nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, macadamia, cashew, etc.) 1 cup dried plums, cherries, cranberries, apricots, dates, figs, etc. 1/2 cup pepitas 3/4 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1 tbs chia seeds 1/2 cup melted […]

National Nutrition Week – Day Two by Energize Health Club Guaranteed Results Trainers Sarah, Kirsten and Kristy

Breakfast: Spinach and Herb Omelette by GR Trainer Sarah Ingredients: 1 Haas avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Coarse salt and ground pepper 4 large eggs plus 4 large egg whites 1/4 cup fortified low-fat milk 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup minced onion 2 cups fresh baby spinach, shredded […]