Coconut Revolution

Have you ever thought about how easy it is to incorporate Coconut Oil into your daily routines? Coconut Oils can be used for the inside and out side health and wellbeing.   I just love the Coconut Revolution range! There are some gorgeous rich, glossy oils that are ideal for cooking and also a range…

John’s Nuts

Nuts are a great source of essential nutrients, dietary fibre and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium. A small handful of nuts can provide much needed health benefits and can actually aid in weight loss. Roasted? Salted? Raw? Raw nuts are always best, just like fruits and vegetables, keeping foods in their natural…

Frozen Yoghurt Cups

Perfect for the warm weather & a healthy alternative to sugar laden ice cream. You will need: 2 cups fat free greek yoghurt-  I used Chobani 2 tbs Natvia Natural Sweetener 1 cup Blueberries- Or berries of your choice Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until the Blueberries & Natvia are thoroughly combined in…

Fruit Straps

Possibly the easiest healthy snack to make. You will need only TWO ingredients. 2 tbs honey 250g berries Preheat a fan forced oven to 100 degrees. Blend the ingredients to a smooth pulp. Using a flat baking tray lined with baking paper, pour the mix onto the tray. Smooth the mixture with a spatula so…

Healthy Nutella

Homemade is always better than processed, packaged foods. Making foods yourself allows sugar and fat control. Along with what ingredients you wish to incorporate. I decided on my version of Nutella as I was craving something sweet, but also didn’t want the added empty calories. You will need: 2 cups raw unshelled hazelnuts 4 tbs…

Nutrition Station

Have you visited the Nutrition Station at Doncaster Shopping Centre? If you haven’t get down there & check them out! The customer service is outstanding & the staff were more than happy to show off their range of products & explain to me their food & drink options. The gentleman working brought out menus of…

Fernwood Fitness Giveaway

Head over to my Instagram account- Halfway2Healthy for an AWESOME new Giveaway! Repost image & follow @fernwoodfitness @halfway2healthy & hashtag #FitForFifteen  Australian Residents Only Random Winner Selected Dec 26th 2014  Prize includes Fernwood Fitness Back Pack, Fernwood Fitness Microfibre Towel, Fernwood Fitness Healthy Cook Book, Fernwood Fitness Thermos, Fernwood Fitness Drink Bottle & Everlast Keyring 

Pumpkin Pie Slice

Just in time for Thanksgiving or for Christmas. This slice is perfect for the health conscious or as a tasty light dessert.  You will need: 1 cup wholemeal flour 1/2 cup almond meal 1/2 cup Natvia for Baking 1 tsp cinnamon  1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 mashed banana 1 cup mashed pumpkin 4 eggs…

(Love) Green Press

I completed my visit to Melbourne with a gorgeous kale, date, almond milk, mint & spinach smoothie from Green Press. A cute little store with a good choice of food & drinks- all beneficial in many ways, nothing processed or artificial. I purchased a couple of bottles of Goodness to take home, I love that they are…

A Caterpillar’s Dream

It’s a freezing, typical winter’s day in Melbourne. I decided a warm lunch was in order and googled a Vegan suitable cafe. I came up A Caterpillar’s Dream in Kew.  I invited my friend Jess along and after  a good 30 minute drive in the pouring rain, we met at this cute little venue. The…

Beetroot Relish

I had discovered Beetroot Relish a few months ago & was embracing it with foods as much as I could… But alas, the jar now runs empty.. Time to create my own. Ingredients- 2 large beetroots, peeled & grated 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled & grated 1 cup red wine vinegar 1 small onion diced…

Gluten Free Banana Bread

My sister asked me to make her some gluten free savoury bread but I ended up making her banana bread instead. Oops. I enjoyed making this as it was quick, simple & tastes great! You Will Need: 1.5 cups gluten free self raising flour 2 tsp Natvia for Baking 2 eggs 1 tsp cinnamon 2…