8 Tips To Manage Vending Machine Temptations!

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We all know what a saving grace the vending machine, office trolley or tuck shop can seem to be on a busy day!  When your day is filled with business appointments, work deadlines and other commitments, keeping to healthy eating habits can be an extreme challenge. Although the vending machine, office trolley or tuck shop […]

Quick Recipe Idea: Warm Tuna Veggie Salad

  Energy 1 467 kJ; carbohydrate 40 g; fibre 10 g; protein 29 g; fat 7 g 1. Place 1 cup of mixed frozen or tinned vegetables (corn, peas and carrots) in a microwavable bowl. 2. Drain 1 tin of tuna in brine (175 g) and add half to the vegetables. 3. Microwave on high for […]

Does An Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

Is there any truth to the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? And if so, what are some of the unique nutritional ‘characteristics’ that apples have that no other fruit has? Apples are probably one of the most loved and versatile fruits in the world and have been noted since early times […]

Quick Recipe Idea: Italian Pesto Toast

Energy 1 410 kJ; carbohydrate 35 g; fibre 7 g; protein 24 g; fat 13 g 1. Toast 1 slice rye bread and spread with 2 teaspoons of ready-made pesto. 2. Layer with 1 thinly sliced tomato, overlapping the slices to fill the slice of bread. 3.  Scrunch a generous amount (65 g) of shaved lean […]

Top 3 Common Mistakes Dieters Make

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  Are you battling to lose weight? Have you lost weight and now hit a plateau? Take a look at these three areas and think about wether they could apply to you … 1. Do you eat in response to emotions rather than hunger? Being able to identify between emotional based hunger and actual hunger […]

Quick Recipe Idea: Mexican Tortilla Meal

Energy 1 727 kJ; carbohydrate 39 g; fibre 7 g; protein 22 g; fat 18 g 1. Sprinkle 1 tortilla with a little water and warm in a tea towel in the microwave for 20 seconds on high. Alternatively, warm the dampened tortilla in a frying pan. 2. Heat 1 cup ready-made salsa. 3. While the […]

8 Ways To Add Colour To Ready Made Meals

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  The primary concern with ready-made meals is their lack of vegetables or salads, but when you’re eating a ready-made meal you’re usually in a hurry, so if you’re going to think about adding something to it, it would have to be just as quick and easy. Here are some very fast salad and vegetable […]