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Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 17 May 2018  

Fish Tacos

 

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Cooking Tip: Sometimes it's hard to decipher which foods fit into which macronutrient groups. Some of our members prepare their fridges and cupboards into shelves to fit each macronutrient. This leaves them with no doubt as they have protein, carbohydrate and fat shelves to save them the hassle of knowing which is wh...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 3 May 2018  

Buddha Bowl With Flank Steak and Cashew Sauce

 

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Cooking Tip: Having some Vitamin C before your main meals will help the absorption of iron and protein. This could come in the form of a squeeze of citrus in water, some strawberries or even just a vitamin C supplement.

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Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 26 April 2018  

Baked Dijon Salmon

 

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Cooking Tip: For all you pomegranate lovers... Chop the fruit in half. Take a tablespoon and hit the back of the chopped fruit. The fruit will fall out in no time. Be sure to do it over a chopping board or a dark surface as the juice of the fruit can stain.


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 19 April 2018  

Sauteed Chicken Tender with Peas and Mint

 

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Cooking Tip: Have you tried toasting your sweet potato? Using your regular bread toaster, slice some long thin slices of sweet potato and cook on high twice through. There you have it, healthy toast!

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Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 22 March 2018  

No-baked Cheesecakes Cookies

 

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Cooking Tip: Cross contamination is a thing. We need to be careful to how we prepare food. Be sure to use a new knife when it comes to chopping different types of food or more so when chopping meats. Cross contamination is also evident in packaged foods. If you're feeding a coeliac be sure ...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 15 March 2018  

Warm honey-roasted pumpkin salad

 

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Cooking Tip: Flavouring your oils can make the world of difference to the outcome of a meal. Simply cut and place the ingredients you want into the oil and let sit for 24 hours before use. Some of our favourites include, Garlic, Chi...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 1 March 2018  

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Don't throw away the ends of celery and bok choy, Place them in a container with the water just covering the base of the vegetable and leave on the window sill for direct sunlight. With in a few days your vegetable will be sprouting and ready to plant in t...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 22 February 2018  

Crispy Sweet Potatoes Paleo Nacho

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Cooking Tip: Sage is a great herb for flavouring meat, especially white meat. You can use fresh or dried and get the taste and health benefits from both. Sage has been proven to boost memory!

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Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 15 February 2018  

One Pan Roast Chicken Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Instead of flipping your omelette and risking the chance of ruining presentation with a broken final product, place your half cooked omelette under the grill to finish off the cooking and add a delicious golden brown finish to the final product!


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 8 February 2018  

Chicken with Potato Cake Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Cooking isn't always about being gourmet. Sometimes the simple things are also the best. Don't stress if you haven't done the shopping and you only have a few odd ball items. As long as you get all 3 macronutrients at all meals and snacks you're already ahead of the ...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 1 February 2018  

CHAR SIU BEEF WITH BROCCOLINI Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Filtered water is better for daily consumption and cooking. Even if you're boiling the water its still better if the water is filtered. Buying a ceramic water filter might just be the best investment you can make this year!


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 25 January 2018  

QUICK CHICKEN CACCIATORE Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Cook on a cast iron pan for an amazing steak! The best way to do it is heat your cast iron pan in the oven. Turn the oven to max heat, let the cast iron pan soak up all that heat and when you're ready pull the pan from the oven, add some gee and get cooking on ...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 18 January 2018  

Minty Lamb with Beetroot and Charred Broccoli Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Cinnamon is a great natural sweet craving depressor. On those nights you're looking for something sweet turn to cinnamon. Cinnamon on your vegetable, cinnamon based tea (like c...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 11 January 2018  

CHOPPED CHILLI CHICKEN STIR FRY

 

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Cooking Tip: Like sweet Breakies? Try cooked banana one Sunday morning. It's a great side for a cooked breaky like bacon and eggs!

Training Tip: Hypoxic training is breathe work training...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 4 January 2018  

Pork and Egg Dan Dan Rice

 

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Cooking Tip: Be sure to season brand new non stick pans before use. You can season them by rubbing oil into them and heating on medium for 2 minutes. Coconut oil is the preferred choice as it has a higher smoke resistance to heat. Let the pan cool and wash with warm soapy...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 14 December 2017  

Prawn Tacos with Lime-Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Cooking Tip: Instead of flipping your omelette and risking the chance of ruining presentation with a broken final product, place your half cooked omelette under the grill to finish off the cooking and add a delicious golden brown finish to ...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 7 December 2017  

Thai Yellow Curry Served In Coconut Bowls Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Refined coconut oil has a higher smoke point than olive oil. It can be better for your pans especially with dishes that require high heat such as stir-fry's and scrambled eggs.

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Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 16 November 2017  

Colombian Style Zucchini Rellenos Recipe

 

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Cooking Tip: Salt is a must have when it comes to seasoning. Ideally start a salt bowl or have a seperate shaker/grinder of salt thats only purpose is for the stove. This is the first step to some delicious flavours. *Remember you need to intake a teaspoon...


Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted: 2 November 2017  

Asian Mushroom Salad Recipe

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Cooking Tip: Before cooking a steak add salt to the meat and let it come to room temperature. This will brine the meat and give it an amazing restaurant taste!

Training Tip:Add in some nose breathing only tasks to your training. Try to do one whole strength ...


Author: Stacy and Macy   Date Posted: 26 October 2017  

Balsamic Braised Lamp Shank

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Cooking Tip: Fire up the fry pan to a medium heat & with no oil throw your dry herbs in (obviously one flavour at a time). This wakes the dry herbs up and releases there natural oils. In short it makes your paprika taste more paprika-y. Be sure to keep a close eye on the pan as you don't want to burn the herbs/spices. Cook until the herbs/spices are fragrant. Place on a pan and let cool before using.

Training Tip: Dont take things so seriously. If you're enjoying training and hav...