Entries by wellnessirl.admin

Quick Chicken Curry

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup curry paste (green is our go to) 1 onion, finely diced 2 chicken breasts, 2cm cubes 2 cans reduced fat coconut milk Veggies of your choice, chopped e.g. 200g green beans 1 zucchini 1 eggplant 1 broccoli 1 can watercress (not necessary, just delish!) Brown rice to serve METHOD: 1. Using a […]

Veggie Haloumi Skewers

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, cut into cubes 1 medium red capsicum, cut into cubes 1 medium eggplant, cut into cubes 1/2 punnet cherry tomatoes 1/2 packet haloumi, cut into cubes Chilli flakes Garlic paste Olive oil 10-15 skewers soaked in water overnight METHOD: 1. Place veggies and haloumi into a medium bowl and toss in […]

Speedy Mexi Potato

INGREDIENTS: 4 medium sweet potato 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion diced 500g lean beef mince 1 packet of mexi-seasoning (GF) 1 (400g) tin diced tomatoes 1 (400g) tin kidney beans 1/4 cup grated cheese Salsa: 1 cob corn, remove kernels 1/4 red cabbage, shredded 1/2 avocado, diced Handful of cherry tomatoes, diced 1/4 […]

Mindful eating exercise

You’ll need a quiet place, a seat and a piece of chocolate (or any food really, as long as it’s a food you enjoy). 1. Put the chocolate in the palm of your hand, look at it like you’ve never seen it before! Be curious, notice the shape, the colour, wrinkles, shiny, smooth, strange or […]

Veggie & Beef Slow Cooked Stew

INGREDIENTS: 1kg chuck beef steak, cubed 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 zucchini, chopped 5 mushrooms, chopped 1 (400g) can chickpeas, drained 1 cup red wine 2 (400g) crushed tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 […]

The Magic of Mindful Eating

Time for some truth serum… Do you eat lunch at your desk? Eat dinner in front of the TV? Snack while scrolling through your social media feed? Eating well isn’t just about what we eat, it’s about tapping into our senses and really listening to our body. You might have heard of or practiced mindfulness […]

Chickpea Hummus

INGREDIENTS: 1 (400g) tin chickpeas (drain but keep the liquid) 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp tahini 
1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp olive oil (and additional for topping) Dukkah (middle eastern spice mix) Chopped veggies as a dipping vessel METHOD 
In a blender or food processor combine chickpeas, garlic, tahini, salt and olive oil. Blend on […]

Chocolate Chia Pudding

INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup of chia seeds ½-1 cup milk of your choice Small amount of something sweet (maple, rice malt syrup etc) 1 tsp cocoa powder We usually put a small handful of frozen berries in there too. METHOD: Shake it all up in a jar (with the lid on), sit it in the fridge […]

Trail Mix

Ingredients: 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup almonds 2/3 cup cashew 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp curry powder 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp dried rosemary 1/4 tsp salt Nonstick cooking spray or a small amount of olive oil NB: all nuts unsalted & unroasted. METHOD: Preheat oven to 180 degrees […]