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Living Healthy

Health was once thought of as simply the absence of disease, but in recent times many agree that it is much more than this; having physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual, and environmental components. It has recently occurred to me that it also has a strong attitudinal component. This idea has come into focus over the last […]

January 13, 2012 More

Eucale’s Festive Food Management Plan

I love to have a plan. Correction. I need to have a plan. Drives my husband nuts! But the festive season, sometimes called the “eating season”, is one time of year that it really pays to have a plan.  I’d love you to feel even more fabulous after Christmas than you do now, not lethargic and regretful! These seven […]

December 11, 2011 More

Mini Cherry Almond Cakes

I’ve done lots of experimenting with cherries from our backyard over the last few weeks, and this is one of the success stories. They are quick, healthy and delicious. A win in my book! Cherry almond cakes Ingredients: 1.5 C almonds, ground 3 eggs 2 T olive oil 2-3 T honey generous shake of cinnamon […]

November 19, 2011 More

Cherries, Cherries, Cherries

Currently two trees in my backyard are exploding with bright red cherries. I love it! We’ve eaten LOTS, cooked with some, given some to friends and family, but there are still so many. Good ‘problem’ to have right!? I’m thinking of preserving some for use throughout the year, I may just stew and freeze them […]

November 12, 2011 More

Tasting Plates

One of my favorite things to do is feed people; family, friends, myself! I think enjoying a tasty and healthy meal together is time very well spent. I don’t think spending hours to make it is though! Enter the tasting plate. Ready in 10-15 minutes, looks fantastic, can be really healthy, and FUN. The starring […]

October 26, 2011 More

Fruit, nut and seed balls

Fruit, nut and seed balls – a healthy and filling little snack! Ingredients: 15 pitted prunes 1/3 C raw almonds 1/4 C mixed sunflower and pumpkin seeds 1 T Chia seeds 1.5 T Cacao nibs or pure cocoa powder Touch of vanilla paste or essence Desiccated coconut for tolling balls in Method: 1) Blitz prunes in […]

September 21, 2011 More

6 ways to make a salad into a (delicious) meal

As it warms up, beautiful big salads become more and more appealing. Simply add some lean protein, unrefined carbs and a little healthy fat and you have a nutritious, filling and delicious lunch or dinner. Here are my favorite ways to turn a bowl of veggies into a meal: 1) Add chickpeas, lentils or beans. […]

September 14, 2011 More

Baked eggs

I love interesting breakfasts. And here’s one of my new fav’s. It’s a healthy meal to start the day with; packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, plus lots of fibre and protein to keep you full until lunch. Baked Eggs 1) In an oven proof pan, sauté onion and garlic in a little olive oil. […]

September 10, 2011 More