Category: Food & Drink

August 26, 2015

What is the paleo diet?

What is the paleo diet? The paleo diet (also known as the caveman diet) takes eating back to basics. It incorporates lean proteins into your diet along with fruits, vegetables and healthy fats, in order to jumpstart a clean, sugar-free approach to nutrition. Studies have shown that our modern diet can trigger diseases including obesity, […]

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August 26, 2015

Perfect home-cooked dinners for mid-week cravings

Speedy Moroccan Meatballs This quick and simple recipe will only set you back 20 minutes, so you have time for more important things, like putting your feet up! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 350g beef or chicken meatballs (pre-made) 1 large onion, sliced 100g dried apricots 1 small cinnamon stick (alternatively a pinch of cinnamon […]

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August 24, 2015

Sunshine Coast Marathon 101

Whether you’re coming to cheer on a family member, or keen to enter one of the races yourself, this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is cracked up to be one hell of an event! With all the events starting at Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club, get down to this popular Sunshine Coast location to […]

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August 24, 2015

Try this homemade granola recipe

So here it is, the recipe for one of the best homemade granolas around. If you’re trying to cut out the sugar, this is an ideal breakfast option for you. Serve with some fresh fruit and a dollop or two of natural yoghurt for an energy-packed brekky! Give it a go and tell us what […]

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August 21, 2015

Top 3 Chia Seed Recipes

Choc-Berry Pudding Ingredients 1 cup of steel-cut oats 1 tablespoon of black & white chia seeds Almond milk 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups of mixed berries Pinch of cinnamon 3 tablespoons of orange juice Process Place oats, chia seeds, cinnamon and enough almond milk to cover the other ingredients in an air-tight […]

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August 21, 2015

Make some jam for the fam!

3-fruit jam spread Ingredients 1 grapefruit 2 oranges 1 lemon 2.5L cold water 2.5kg caster sugar Method Cut ends off the grapefruit, oranges and lemon. Cut all fruit in half lengthways, and thinly slice crossways, reserving the seeds. Wrap all seeds in a muslin pouch and tie up with unwaxed kitchen string. Place all the […]

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August 20, 2015

The best beef burger ever!

Just because you’re cooking on the barbecue, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a bit of gourmet. For a beef burger to knock the socks off any meat connoisseur, check out the recipe below! Ingredients: – 800g of high-quality mince beef – 1 large red onion – 1 large free-range egg – 1-2 cloves of garlic […]

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August 20, 2015

Beginners guide to pickling veggies

No matter your palate, we’ve found some pickling recipes to suit! Check out some of these tantalising jars of goodness that you can make at home. We’ve also included some excellent Wollongong cafes where you can enjoy some homely cooking without having to clean up afterwards! Garlic dill pickles Why not make these classic pickled […]

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August 19, 2015

Water sports 101

From the lovers of relaxed aquatic recreation to the marine thrill seekers, we’ve put together a great list of water sports with something for everyone! We’ve also added some excellent Townsville cafes where you can refuel before or after your next adventure. Snorkelling or scuba diving Frequenters to the water should have a snorkelling pack […]

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August 19, 2015

Winning salad recipes

Creamy Zucchini Noodles with Avocado The 3 main players in this salad game are zucchini, avocado and tomato. By thinly slicing the zucchini into noodles, you’ve got yourself a fibrous base for a delectable lunch. You can also have them raw or slightly cooked, depending on your preference. What’s more, this dish tastes better after […]

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