Exercise Ideas for Inside

There’s no reason why you can’t stay active on rainy days - there are plenty of options for exercising inside, whether it be in...

Can I exercise if I have a cold?

Generally it’s ok to exercise if you have a cold, as long as you don’t have a high temperature as well. Avoid over exerting...

MUST READ

Spinach and Feta Cheese Flan

(Serves 4) Ingredients 6 sheets filo pastry 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 bag baby spinach leaves 2 eggs 1 pkt Maggi Leek &...

Healthy Breakfast Options

1 cup cooked porridge with handful of raisins, 3-5 fruit pieces and trim milk 2 poached eggs with 1 slice of thick grainy toasted bread...

Healthy Snack Ideas

Struggling to know the snacks to have to lose weight or feel great? Naz is In the Kitchen showing you and explaining some of...

The Enticing Fast Food Descriptions – Don’t Let the Words Fool You!

In the busy lives we lead more and more people are relying on grabbing a meal on the run from fast food outlets.  Many...

“I Just Can’t Fit Exercise In”

We all have busy schedules: children to get ready for school, work, after school activities, shopping, preparing meals, washing, ironing… the list goes on. If...

Basic Stretches For Teachers

Being a teacher  myself I know long hours are needed sometimes to complete all the paperwork such as the planning, marking, assessing and not to mention the...

Coconut & Seed Flapjack

Ingredients 3 Tbspn honey 50g low fat spread 75g brown sugar (just slightly under ½ a compact cup) 100g oats (1 full compact cup) ...

Food Myths

Healthier foods are more expensive: False – although some healthy ingredients can be more expensive, like lean meats, often you can use them in...

Tomato & Borlotti Bean Soup

(Serves 2) Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and chopped 2-3 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 5 large tomatoes, chopped coarsely or 1 x 400g tin chopped...

Fresh Spring Rolls

Ingredients 1 large carrot, peeled, cut in half and julienne cut 1 Lebanese cucumber, slice ends off, cut in half and julienne cut 1...

Get Moving – Exercise

The Fitness Guy's first step to feeling so much better was to get moving - exercise. He shows you the variety of cardio exercises...

All-Spice Tomato and Lentil Salad

Ingredients 1 Tbspn olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¼ cup sultanas ¼ cup pine nuts 1 tspn ground allspice ...

Simple Tips for Eating Healthy

Healthy eating is not about sticking to a strict regime or denying yourself some of the foods you love.  It’s about having more energy...

Help Your Child Improve Their Posture

Hours spent watching TV, playing computer and video games and many having a lazy lifestyle are believed to have contributed to the increase in...

FOOD

Homemade Humus & Vege Sticks

An all natural dip - a healthy and convenient pre-dinner snack idea. Just whip it up In the Kitchen!

“I’m Out All The Time… So How Do I Manage My Weight Loss?”

We are a social and habitual species, going out with friends for dinner, or having a few drinks after work or getting an ice...

Poor Posture – Good Posture

Poor posture can be caused by everyday activities such as sitting incorrectly in office chairs, being hunched over computers or laptops and driving or...

Simple Ways to Improve Your Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem?    It is a term used to indicate a person’s assessment of his...

Grilled Marinated Chicken with Kiwifruit Salsa

(Serves 2) Ingredients 2 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, halved 2 Tbspn sweet chilli sauce 2...

Bacon and Egg Muffins

Ingredients: 1 doz free range eggs 400gms Hendersons dry cured bacon Sliced tomato and avocado ...

Is it ok to cut carbs?

Bottom line – No! Cutting carbohydrates seems to be the thing to do when on the ‘Diet...

Daily Activity – so good for mind & body!

In this busy fast paced world The Fitness Guy reminds you that physical activity is...

HEALTH

How to Keep Exercise Part of Your Daily Routine

It’s a similar story – Started out with a hiss and a roar, going to the gym four or five times a week, jogging...

De-Stressing

Mediterranean Salad

Tasty Zucchini Muffins

Work Related Stress

SCIENCE

Understanding Food Labels

We all know we need to eat healthy well balanced meals and the food packed onto supermarket shelves promises us they are ‘healthy’, ‘low...

Healthy Breakfast Options

1 cup cooked porridge with handful of raisins, 3-5 fruit pieces and trim milk 2 poached eggs with 1 slice of thick grainy toasted bread...

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry with Hoisin Sauce

(Serves 4) Ingredients 500 grams chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 2 Tbspn peanut oil 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into florets 4 bok...

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes? It is a condition where the body fails to produce enough insulin, or the cells in the body do not...