Mint and lime iced tea

  Ingredients (Serves 4) 3 English tea bags 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 bunch fresh mint 1 litre boiling water 2 cups ice cubes 2 limes, quartered Method Combine tea bags, sugar, 2 mint sprigs and boiling water in a heatproof jug. Set aside for 20 minutes for flavours to develop. Remove and discard tea…

Full-of-greens frittata

Ingredients (serves 4) 250g baby spinach leaves 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 250g zucchini (baby marrow), coarsely grated 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 4 eggs 4 egg whites 100g reduced-fat feta cheese 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan ¼ cup chopped fresh chives 100g roasted red capsicum(bell pepper), finely chopped Method Preheat…

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How to Burn Fat without losing muscle

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