Pizza omelette

Pizza Omelette

Ingredients (4 servings) 8 eggs, beaten 1 tsp oregano 1 tbsp olive oil 4 tbsp tomato passata sauce (from a jar) handful of stoned black olives 85g vegetarian cheddar, grated Method Heat grill to high. Beat the eggs with the oregano and some salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof frying pan,…

Mediterranean chicken tray bake

Mediterranean chicken tray bake

A colourful all-in-one bake bursting with summer flavour. Ingredients (4 servings) 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 red onion, cut into wedges 2 tsp olive oil 4 skin-on chicken breasts ½ x 150g pack full-fat garlic & herb soft cheese 200g pack cherry tomatoes handful black olives Method Heat oven to 200C/180C…

Mushroom & tomato frittata

Mushroom & tomato frittata

Ingredients (2 servings) 30g butter 200g mushrooms, thickly sliced 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 4 eggs 75g mature cheddar, coarsely grated ½ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves Method Melt 20g of the butter in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and tomato wedges, and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes until tomato…

Barbecued chicken with balsamic and honey

Barbecued chicken with balsamic and honey

Ingredients (8 servings) 2 x ±1.3kg chickens, butterflied 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons brown sugar 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 long red chillies, finely chopped 2 oranges, peeled, sliced (optional) ¼ cup fresh mint leaves Method Preheat a barbecue (with hood) hot plate on medium, with hood…

Manage Your Insulin for Better Weight Loss

Manage Your Insulin for Better Weight Loss

Weight-loss can be made much more difficult if your insulin is not managed properly. Too much fat interferes with your body’s ability to use insulin properly. This can lead to insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes. You can manage the production of insulin in your body by carefully watching your glucose intake. If you have too…

5 Simple Tips for Managing Cholesterol

5 Simple Tips for Managing Cholesterol

Cholesterol can be a confusing topic at times, and everybody has something to say about it. To help you get through the confusion, here are 5 easy tips to help simplify it… 1. Not All Cholesterol is Bad Cholesterol There are two types of cholesterol, namely high-density lipoprotein (HDL) which is considered as “good cholesterol.”,…

Tomato, red onion and balsamic salsa

Tomato, red onion and balsamic salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 500g grape or mini tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 small red onion, finely diced ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped Method Place oil, garlic and vinegar in a bowl. Add tomatoes, onion and parsley. Season with salt and pepper…

Mexican steak with charred capsicum salsa

Mexican steak with charred capsicum salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 3 teaspoons chilli powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 4 (200g each) beef scotch fillet steaks 250g brown rice 1 tri colour Capsicum (Bell pepper) pack ± 500g, seeded, cut into thin strips 1 red onion, cut into wedges 2 tablespoons lime juice 2…