3 Simple Weight-loss Tips
You’re probably going to think these tips are all things you’ve heard before, but I urge you not to glaze over them! They really do make a huge impact on your health and weight.
1. Do something active every day.
Find something you enjoy so
Tuna Mornay (thermomix recipe)
Here is my recipe for a super quick and easy veggie-packed family meal which is also very budget friendly if you’re trying to cut back on your weekly grocery bill. I make it gluten free by using gluten free pasta, breadcrumbs and plain flour.
12 Week Challenge Series: The Results
It is extremely long over due but here is my wrap up post for my 12 week challenge. Firstly why did I stop writing a weekly check-in post after week 8? I had some technical issues with my blog and was also extremely time
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 7 & 8 Check-in
Week 7 & 8 Diary Entry
So the last 2 weeks for me have been very out of routine. It has been the school holidays so we have had my husband home with us which has been fabulous. However I’ve found it very hard to
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 6 Check-in
Week 6 Diary Entry
This week I was unfortunately sick as well as extremely sleep deprived thanks to both my children being sick. I was only able to do one training session which was really disappointing. Next week I will do to make up for
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 5 Check-in
Week 5 Diary Entry
Firstly, sorry there was no blog post for week 4 – I was extremely busy last weekend!
So here is how week 5 went.
Training – This was the first week of the new training program ‘phase 2’. It was a lot harder
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 3 Check-in
Week 3 Diary Entry
Training – Once again I pushed myself hard during my three weight training sessions. Despite my weights already being quite heavy from the week before I still managed to increase a lot of them this week which I’m really proud of.
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 2 Check-in
Week 2 Diary Entry
Training – I have really pushed myself hard in my three training sessions this week. I have squished all the exercises which are supposed to be completed over 4 workouts in to 3 long workouts. I do find this very tiring.
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 1 Check-in
Week 1 Diary Entry
I have thoroughly enjoyed starting Lean & Well last week! It was a real struggle to get my third workout in as I am incredibly time poor at the moment. However I am very keen to create a toned physique so
12 Week Challenge: Start Check-in
Introduction to the series
Welcome to my 12 week challenge series! I will be doing a check-in post every week to share my journey as I do my own health and fitness program ‘Lean & Well’. In each blog post I will very briefly share:
5 Tips for being in a Calorie Deficit without Tracking your Macros
To lose weight you need to be in a calorie deficit. This means you are consuming less calories than your body requires to maintain your current weight. If you are not losing weight despite eating healthy and regularly exercising then you are not in
Turkey Chilli Con Carne
Updated June 2018.
Originally first published July 2015.
I’ve now been home from my North America holiday for three weeks and if there’s one thing I miss it’s Chilli Con Carne! It was available everywhere in Canada and America! This recipe is how I like
5 Tips to Make Tracking Your Macros Easier
Despite having consistently tracked my macros at various times over the years for different reasons, I will be the first to agree that tracking your macros is hard work. It can feel very time consuming, annoying and inconvenient. However for me and many others
My Health Philosophy
I’m excited to share with you my current personal health philosophy. I originally published this post four years ago but my health philosophy has changed so much since then that I wanted to completely re-write it. Over the years I have learnt that I need
Choc Berry Yoghurt in a Jar
This is a delicious and nutritious snack I really look forward to. I love how low calorie this is yet so satisfying and filling. When I first came up with this winning combo, I ate it every single day at work for three weeks straight!
My Favourite Fitness, Wellness and Motherhood Resources
Here is a list of all the websites, social media accounts, books and podcasts I like to follow. These help me to be educated, motivated and inspired to live a fit, happy and healthy life.
Roasted Vegetable & Chicken Pasta
This recipe is a much healthier version of pasta. It is packed with vegetables and lean protein with a moderate amount of pasta. I believe if you are exercising regularly it is not necessary to exclude pasta and other starchy carbohydrates such as bread
Clean Moussaka (thermomix recipe)
Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe on the blog – sorry! The reason is I’ve been working very hard on my fitness and wellness program ‘Lean & Well’. All my
A Powerful Message for Anyone Seeking to Become Healthier and Lose Weight
Recently I had a friend, let me call her Ruby, who shared with me something I found very inspiring which I just had to share with you all. Ruby has recently turned her life around.
Ideas for Rice Cake Toppings
For me if lunch is not leftovers from dinner and it’s not a simple salad, then its usually rice cakes. I like that compared to a sandwich you can get into your
Does Breastfeeding Help with Weight Loss?
You may have heard from midwifes or other Mums ‘oh you’re breastfeeding, the baby weight will come off in no time!’ So is it true that breastfeeding causes weight loss? Well yes and no. The
The Problem with the Meal Plans in Most Bikini Body Guides
As it is the beginning of the year I have observed a lot of people following an online fitness and nutrition plan, usually a downloadable
How to Decrease Your Appetite
If you’re eating healthy, exercising regularly and living a healthy lifestyle but still can’t lose weight, chances are that your portions are too large. If tracking everything you eat in an app isn’t something you’ve got
Quick & Clean Fried Rice
This is a great meal to make for your weekly meal prep. I love to cook this up for dinner one night and then divide the leftovers into containers for my me
Vanilla Latte Smoothie Bowl
This is the perfect pick-me-up for breakfast, morning tea or afternoon tea! The banana and coffee gives you