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…

Crunchy Polenta Fingers- Chris’ Dips

I love snacking, and I’m always trying to come up with quick and easy foods to create. Especially vegan and vegetarian dishes that are portable and easy to eat on the run. Polenta is such a versatile food which can be made sweet or savoury.  It can be used to make ‘fries’ or sweetened to…

Healthy Pizza Bites- Chris’ Dips

Have you tried the new range of Chris’ Dips? My favourite at the moment is the Spiced Roasted Carrot and Turmeric. It is FULL of flavour and very moreish. It’s safe to say I’ve eaten the entire container. The great thing about the Chris’ Dips range is they taste like you’ve just made them yourself….

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…

1,000 Calorie Meal Plan

I’ve created a few base 1,000 calorie meal plans.  This should be used as a standard plan & then extra calories added. Aiming for a minimum of 1,200 calories tends to be recommended if you’re looking to lose weight.  Depending on your weightloss goals just add foods to these plans with nutritions extras & lots…

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…

Vegan Bounty Bars

Yummy, light and full of coconut. These little slices of goodness are easy to whip up & taste divine! You will need- 1 Cup Coconut Cream 2 Cups Dessicated Coconut 3 tbs Coconut Oil 1 tbs Natvia for Baking 1 Vegan Dark Chocolate Block In a saucepan on a medium heat melt the coconut oil…