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Colorful winter Veggie soup

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Wednesday, August 21, 2019,

colourful nutritious veggie soup
1.  Heat the olive oil in a casserole dish set over a medium heat.
2.  Add the onion, leek, garlic, and a generous pinch of salt, sweating for 7-8 minutes until softened.
3.  Stir in the remaining vegetables and then the stock. Bring to a simmer before reducing the heat to low and cooking for about 15 minutes until all the vegetables are tender to the tip of a knife.
4.  Stir in the olives and adjust the seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.
5.  Ladle int...

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Sit Less Move More

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Saturday, July 1, 2017,

Sitting less is important no matter how active you are. Even if you’re getting enough exercise in your day, you still might be sitting too much. 

We need to -

  • minimise the amount of time spent in prolonged sitting

  • break up long periods of sitting as often as possible.

Why it’s important to sit less -

More and more research is showing that it’s not good for your health to be sitting or lying down for long periods during waking hours. Researchers call this ‘sedentary ...

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Do higher food star ratings always mean a healthier choice?

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Thursday, August 18, 2016,

The Federal Government's health star rating system for food products has attracted much controversy since its unofficial unveiling in February 2014.

·         The claim: The Federal Government says its health star rating system for food and drink products is simple and "the more stars, the healthier".

·         The verdict: Whilst experts agree that the system is valuable and useful when comparing foods within the same category, it produces anomalies when comparing products in different c...

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Tess's healthy and yummy pancakes recipe

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Monday, November 16, 2015,

  • 1 cup egg whites ( Bought the carton whites in the egg section)
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 Banana chopped

 Place all ingredients into a blender and blend well.

Pour pancake batter into fry pan and cook ( they don't take long)  We did 2 pancakes per serve( 1 pancake is also good)

Top with blueberries & strawberries and I also used SO-GOOD icecream Vanilla Bliss, Yoghurt can also be an option!
 A sprinkle of cinnamon over top is also nice.

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