Pumpkin soup is such an Autumn (or any time of year!) favourite. It’s quick, easy and nourishing and provides powerful antioxidants. The added carrot, ginger and Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil not only give it a refreshing taste, but add some great health benefits and aid liver cleansing and detox. Pumpkin soup is perfect for a light meal or entrée. If I’m having this as a main meal, I sometimes fill it out with a serve of shredded chicken and top with pumpkin seeds for a protein hit and a well balanced meal.
Hot coffees, cosy knits, fine food, wine and whisky. Waterfronts, wineries and weird art. Stunning views atop kunanyi/Mount Wellington, road trips, a hike or two, and being taken back in time for a lesson in Australian convict history. For a small city, Hobart has it all. Whether you’re a foodie, nature lover, adventure seeker or appreciate a fine drop of wine, you’ll love it as much as we have. Don’t let the weather hold you back either. Winter in Tassie is not only filled with events, but there is something magical about watching the clouds and fog roll in over the mountains and feeling the crisp air on your skin as you wonder past historic buildings.
What I LOVE about nutrition is the ability to use foods or manipulate macros and nutrients to use to our advantage. Nutrition is key to fat loss, muscle building, endurance and optimal performance. Time to eat smarter and train smarter, not harder!
Whether you’re a professional or everyday athlete, or regular gym goer like myself, it’s likely you’re constantly striving to improve your training. The food we eat has a direct impact on us physically. A good quality diet abundant in nutrients will help to increase your performance whilst training, recover faster, and optimize your body composition.
A plant-based meal perfect for lunch or dinner, entertaining guests or meal-prep. These protein and fibre rich vegan ‘meatballs’ made with black beans and mushrooms will make you forget you’ve even skipped the meat. You’ll be a Meatless Monday pro in no time!
Meal Prep 101: The ultimate how to guide. Plan, prepare and get organised. Save time and money. Make healthy living easy and reach your goals!
Meal prep isn’t just for competitors, gym junkies or the like. It doesn’t mean weighing all your food or calorie counting, or never eating out. Meal prep is something we do every single week, and I’d recommend everyone to do. Whether you work long hours, are motivated to maintain health and fitness goals, or simply want to enjoy a long healthy full life, you can master the art of meal prep and reap the healthy rewards of this simple routine. Planning a weekly menu and cooking all these meals at once may seem time-consuming, but prepping food in advance can actually save you an incredible amount time.
Whether you are male or female and have a goal to gain muscle, lose fat, shape up or improve or maintain your fitness and body composition; don’t waste all that hard work training by not having your all important post-workout nutrition spot on. Gain the results you are after with this guide.
Ladies, please put down your Acai bowls and listen up as this article is for you too. Ensuring you consume proper nutrition is going to help you lose fat, tone up and create your goal body – not end up looking like the hulk. Proper nutrition and exercise will give you a firm perky butt, strong body, toned abs and shapely feminine curves.
We are certainly blessed for choice when it comes to healthy and delicious food in Melbourne. It’s no wonder so many of us have become self-confessed foodies and smashed avo aficionados!
Here’s my pick of the best healthy cafes in Melbourne that a healthy fit foodie would eat at. Grab your friends, partner or a date and head out this weekend for brunch.