Healthy Breakfast Ideas

"What shall I have for breakfast to lose weight or feel great?" Naz is In the Kitchen showing you and explaining some healthy breakfast...

Work Related Stress

Work-related stress affects us all at some point and it can cause serious health problems if it’s not dealt with.  There are some basic...

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Tasty Fish Pie

Keeping Your Cool (while exercising)

During the warm summer months it’s great to be exercising outside. It’s uplifting, motivating and it has that feel good factor!  However we do...

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...

Vegetable Curry

(Serves four) Ingredients: 1 Tbspn rice bran oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 Tbspn medium curry paste        ...

Weight Loss Management Guidelines

Eat a well-balanced diet from all four food groups each day. Breads and cereals (whole meal & whole grains) Milk and other dairy...

Lean Grilled Steak with Roasted Vegetables on Cousous

(Serves 2) Ingredients 2 lean steaks (palm size) 1 cup wholemeal couscous rice bran oil 1 red onion, peeled and quartered 1 eggplant, cut into...

Delicious Muesli Slice

Ingredients 100g unsalted butter, chopped into cubes 7 Tbspn honey 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/3...

Benefits of Resistance Training

“I can work in the garden, lifting the full buckets without asking for assistance from my husband”.   “I can get in and out of the...

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...

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...

“What’s Cardio Training?”

“I have more energy to play with the grand children since incorporating cardio into my exercise routine”.   “After my heart attack I now feel more...

Resistance training…do I need to do it?

The Fitness Guy explains what resistance training is and why it needs to be included in your workouts...not only to lose weight but to...

Healthy Nibbles Platter

Ingredients pita bread rice crackers wholegrain spray oil 2 carrots, peeled and ends trimmed 1 red capsicum (or yellow), de-seeded 2-3 stalks celery, ends...

Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Yoghurt

(Serves 4) Ingredients 1 punnet strawberries 1 punnet blueberries 1 punnet raspberries 2-3 nectarines (or apricots) slice of watermelon low fat, thick Greek yoghurt runny...

What are the ‘Food Groups’?

‘Food Groups’ is a way of classifying foods according to the nutrients they provide.  In New Zealand the four food groups are: Breads and...

FOOD

Malaysian Beef and Noodles

(Serves 4) Ingredients 1 large onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed olive oil 2 tspn minced chilli 1 Tspn fresh ginger,...

Wok Tossed Smoked Chicken

(Serves 2) Indregients 1pkt Singapore noodles 1 tspn oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely 2 tspn ginger, peeled and grated 1 onion, peeled and diced ...

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...

All-Spice Tomato and Lentil Salad

Ingredients 1 Tbspn olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¼ cup...

“I Just Can’t Fit Exercise In”

We all have busy schedules: children to get ready for school, work, after school activities,...

Fruit Balls

(Makes approximately 24 balls) Ingredients 1/2 cup dried apricots, cut in half 1/2 cup craisins 1...

Scrumptious Nut & Seed Slice

(makes 18 slices) Ingredients 1 cup sesame seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 4 tbs butter 3...

The Power of Positive Thinking

What is Positive Thinking? Positive Thinking is basically having a ‘can-do’ attitude towards life and living....

HEALTH

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...

SCIENCE

Weight Loss Management Guidelines

Eat a well-balanced diet from all four food groups each day. Breads and cereals (whole meal & whole grains) Milk and other dairy...

Working out with a Swiss ball

They have been around for a while now and are fun to use, versatile and an effective way to workout because such a huge...

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

"What shall I have for breakfast to lose weight or feel great?" Naz is In the Kitchen showing you and explaining some healthy breakfast...

Meditation – Relaxing the Mind

The word ‘Meditation’ no doubt conjures up images of people sitting crossed legged, repeating the ‘oommmm’ mantra while incense is burning. There are many...