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…

Pressed Juices, Melbourne

There’s something about being in the City that makes me feel uptight, rushed and under the pump.  It puts me the mindset that I needed to get to my destination and that I needed to arrive there quickly.  Amongst all the busy city traffic and the workers marching around like soldiers, a place like Pressed Juices exists.  We…

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…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These little devils are super sweet and very moist.  Perfect for those with a sweet tooth that are watching their calories but aren’t too concerned about a naughty treat every now and then. You Will Need- 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour1 cup Natvia for Baking1/4 cup Natvia Drinking Chocolate1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips4 eggs/*egg replacer120g…

Meringue Cookies

I had a request from the parentals to bake some cookies as they like to have something sweet with their coffee in the evening.I brainstormed a couple of healthier versions of cookies- one a simple Meringue Cookie and one a Traditional Chocolate Chip Cookie. You Will Need- 1/2 cup Natvia Baking Sugar1/2 Cup Almond Meal1…

Berry & Coconut Slice

Delicious & Sugar Free using Natvia Strawberry Drinking Mix.  You will need: Base: 1/2 cup Vitarium Sugar Free Strawberry drinking mix 1 cup whole meal flour 1 1/2 cups mixed berries 80g Nuttlex or butter Topping: 1/4 cup Vitarium Sugar Free Strawberry drinking mix  1 1/2 cups shredded coconut 2 eggs To create the base…

Carrot Cake Bars

These are absolutely divine.  Super rich, moist and full of goodness! These bars are easy to make, vegan, gluten free and are a perfect breakfast or snack. You will need- 10 pitted dried dates, blended 10 dried apricots, blended 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted 3 carrots, grated 1 tbsp each sultanas, pepitas, crushed walnuts 1…

Tofu Scramble

Easy Peasy! Light, protein packed and vegan. Tofu is so versatile & is available in many forms.  Silken Tofu is ideal for scrambling.  Dice a pack of silken tofu and cook in a fry pan for a couple of minutes.  Add half a jar of salsa of your choice and cook for  five minutes.   Add herbs…

Kilojoules & Calories

I’ve had a busy week so not much blogging! I did get the chance to create a Facebook Page for my foods so please search Halfway To Healthy on Facebook to find me! Please Like and Share.  I’d love to have some feedback too! Coffee Club Enjoyed a late night snack & soy chai latte…

Smoothie Time

A quick smoothie for the morning- spinach, banana, raspberry, agave & unsweetened almond milk. Smoothies are super easy & anything can be blended quick & smooth & sweetened to your liking. A good way to get a dose of vegetables too!