Category: Food & Drink

August 27, 2015

The 2015 Newcastle Food & Wine Expo

How To Get There & Parking Driving & Parking: The Newcastle Entertainment Centre in Broadmeadow is about a 2 hours drive from Sydney. On-site parking is available from as little as $4.00 – $8.00. Public Transport: The Broadmeadow train station is only a 3 minute walk to the venue. If a bus is more to your […]

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August 27, 2015

Paddle in Pink this Sunday

Whether you choose to paddle around Noosa Sound on your canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard, you’re bound to have a great time at the Paddle in Pink event! Bring along your friends and family, together with your favourite watercrafts for this worthwhile cause, where 100% of the profits will go towards the National Breast […]

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August 27, 2015

Noosa Craft Beer Festival

For one day only, brewers from around the country will gather to treat you to an afternoon of sipping, sampling and tasting more than 80 beers, craft beers and ciders. The Noosa Reef Hotel will be hosting this afternoon of celebrating and tasting beer. It’s more than just beer If beer isn’t your thing, you’ll be sure to […]

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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

Top 4 Spring Fruit & Veg

Fruit Honeydew Melon This refreshing, sweet melon is identified by its white to yellow skin and delicious green flesh with white seeds. How to Tell if a Honeydew Melon is Ripe: The skin should be a creamy white to yellow colour You should be able to smell a sweet aroma Honeydew Melon Health Benefits Honeydew […]

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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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