Nutrition

Diabetic Christmas Fruit Cake

This is a delicious sugar and egg-free cake, suitable for diabetics or anyone watching their weight.

Ingredients:

                   450grms. mixed vine fruits
                   2tbsps. dry cognac or whiskey
                   225grms. chopped dates
                  50grms. chopped walnuts or roasted chopped almonds
                   2tsps. mixed spice
                   3tsps.baking powder
                   225grms. wholemeal flour
                   275mls. water
                   […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Albacore Lettuce Wraps

Tired of Turkey?? Here’s a delicious change that’s ultra-healthy, high in protein and low in fat. Enjoy for lunch or dinner!

What You Need:

Serves 2

1 can albacore chunk tuna, packed in water
2 Tablespoons finely chopped white onion
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
½ yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
½ apple, finely chopped
2 […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Gluten-free Gingerbread recipe

Delicious, gluten free gingerbread “people” – who taste like they should!

Ingredients:

225g rice flour (plus extra for dusting the work top)
125g gram flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g butter
175g dark soft brown sugar
4 tbsp golden syrup
1 egg
icing sugar, […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Partying Without the Pounds

By Matt O’Neill, Dietitian – SmartShape.com.au

With a little party planning, social events need not sabotage your healthy eating plan. Here are some tips to feel more confident about managing food at functions:

Start the day of a party with a healthy breakfast. If you know there will only be high-calorie foods at the party, eat […]

By |December 6th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Waist-Wise Christmas Tips

Article By Matt O’Neill, Dietitian – SmartShape.com.au

With an abundance of holiday food, it can be easy to ignore your body’s normal fullness signals and overeat at Christmas. And when the family get-together becomes a sit-down feast from dawn to dusk and beyond, the calories can really stack up. Here are some tips to manage your weight […]

By |December 6th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

ARE YOU A “YO-YO” DIETER?

By Dr. Paul Batman, PhD.

At any one time most people we know are either thinking about losing weight, are currently on a diet or have just broken their diet and putting the weight back on. Two thirds of the US population is now classified as overweight or obese. Of those people who are obese, 65% of […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Low Carb Meatball Pizza

Pizza night can be a downfall for many of us who are trying to watch what we eat, but it doesn’t have to be! There are many low carb ways to cure your pizza craving, like with this Low Carb Meatball Pizza. The key is to cut out the grains, gluten and simple carbs by […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Bounty bites

By: Krisztina Biliczky, Education and Training expert 

A perfect pre or post training snack! 

Ingredients:

200g dark chocolate
2 tbsp coconut oil
150g coconut butter
250g desiccated coconut
60ml sugar free maple syrup (can use the real thing for the full carb version)
Vanilla aroma to taste
Cinnamon to taste
Cardamom to taste
Himalayan sea salt to taste

Method

Mix […]

By |November 23rd, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Gluten-free mince pies

A yummy and festive speciality mince pie recipe that’s perfect for those who suffer from wheat, gluten and nut allergies, and can be dairy, soya and egg-free.

Preparation time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour

Serves: 12

Dietary Information: Vegetarian

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

100g/3½oz raisins
100g/3½oz sultanas
100g/3½oz currants
50g/2oz cherries (if you use dried cherries they will […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Christmas Nutritional Guide – & A Calorie Survival List

Article by the Drummond Team

Its that time of year again! Food seems to be all round us, and exercise falls by the way side as our calendars fill up with festive parties, activities, and eating…lots of eating!

Here’s some great information on nutritional facts for some of our favourite Christmas foods – and some tips to […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Article, News, Nutrition, Recipes|