Fireside Fajitas – Campfire cooking!

March 5, 2018

With Easter just around the corner, and many of us shooting off for a family escape, now is the best time to get thinking about what you are going to cook on the Easter long weekend. You will only need some foil and a cast iron skillet to make this Tex Mex favourite on the [...]

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Feb Fast – Our review on reusable coffee cups!

February 6, 2018

Powered by Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS), febfast is the great Australian pause from alcohol, sugar or something of your choice for the month of February in support of disadvantaged young people aged 12-25 across the country. At Eat Smart, we turned out minds to how we can help the environment throughout febfast, by [...]

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Australia Day Recipes!

January 19, 2018

Healthy Meat Pie Recipe: 300g sirloin steak (or your favourite cut will do) 150g grilled mushrooms 2 onions (pan fried until golden and soft) 1 cup cooked spinach 4 cooked carrots (diced) 1 cup frozen thawed peas 3 tbs gravy powder 1 sheet puff pastry 1 egg Sea salt and pepper Method: 1. In a [...]

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Back to work smoothie

January 5, 2018

Coming back into the work routine after the Christmas/New Year’s break can be hard so why not take the hassle out of the mornings and make a quick breakfast smoothie that you can make within two minutes and drink on the way to work or at work! We’ve asked our Eat Smart team what their [...]

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low-fat Tiramisu

December 11, 2017

  This is a traditional dessert from the Veneto region in Italy. Tira mi su literally means “pick me up” in Venetian dialect. This is a low-fat version but it still tastes just as delicious!   Ingredients: Serves 8 1 500g packet savioradi (sponge) biscuits 1 litre strong, sweetened coffee (water and strong instant coffee is [...]

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Fuel for thought – foods that improve concentration and energy at work

November 17, 2017

We know that food provides nutrients for growth, general wellbeing and even sports performance. But did you know you can improve your energy and ability to focus at work with some similar food choices? In a time when caffeinated beverages and high sugar options are common ‘pick me ups’, buck the trend and consider some [...]

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Top tips to gain lean mass!

November 3, 2017

Been working hard at the gym? Don’t feel like you are getting any stronger? Not seeing the results you are after? Maybe you need some nutrition advice to help with gaining lean mass?   We have all heard that fitness is 30% exercise or training, and 70% nutrition. And that is 100% right. You can [...]

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Nutrition and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

October 27, 2017

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder characterised by an excess of the androgen hormones and affects approximately 5-10% of pre-menopausal women. This results in disruptions to a woman’s normal menstrual cycle and the failure to ovulate normally.   Women with PCOS may experience a range of symptoms, including acne, difficulty managing body weight [...]

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Lunch ideas for pregnant women

October 20, 2017

One of the hardest meals to work out what to eat when you’re pregnant is lunch.  Concern of listeria and food poisoning risk means that your usual ham and cheese sandwich is not as safe as it once was!  Some suggestions which will hopefully inspire a more interesting lunch are; Tuna on rice: Don’t be [...]

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Women’s Health Recipes!

September 12, 2017

 As we enter spring and recognise Women’s Health Week, Eat Smart would like to share our support in providing recipe inspiration designed at improving women health! These recipes are enriched with plenty of dietary fibre for bowel health and weight management; omega 3 for joint health, heart health and brain function; and phytoestrogens to help [...]

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