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Yes, you can have pizza for breakfast

All you need is this healthy recipe. Image: Supplied. Australian Eggs. As much as we’d like to never say no to a good quality pizza, the melted gooey cheese, processed meats and crunchy crust don’t agree with our waistline. Thankfully, there’s a healthier version that you won’t have to turn down. Best of all? it’s nutritious enough for brekkie, oath. Breakfast pizzas Ingredients 4 eggs 4 small wholemeal pita breads ½ onion finely chopped 1 garlic clove finely chopped 1 cup mozzarella 2/3 cup grated parmesan 3-4 cups baby spinach…

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This chocolate fondant recipe is utterly indulgent

It’s a peanut butter and chocolate dream that takes just five minutes to make. Photo: Jessica Sepel I’ll be honest with you. This is one of my all-time favourite desserts. I mean, is there a better combination than chocolate and peanut butter?! Not to mention, it’s so easy to make (literally takes 5 minutes, plus cooking time) and uses only a few simple ingredients. Life’s all about balance – and this is the perfect excuse to treat yourself, without the added nasties. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 4 tbsp almond meal 2…

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How many calories you should eat a day revealed

This algorithm will tell you exactly how much you should consume a day – and it’s probably more than you realise.  Photo: iStock If you’re trying to lose weight the chances are you are closely watching your calorie intake. But do you really know how many calories you should be eating each day, or are you just guessing? Generally speaking, it’s recommended that a woman eats no more than 2,000 calories a day and a man should eat no more than 2,500. But those are based on averages and the…

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Can cheat days help you shed kgs faster?

The idea of eating whatever you want all day sounds absolutely fabulous and measured “time outs” could be the key to your diet success. Photo: iStock If you’ve ever followed a strict diet plan, you’ll be familiar with “cheat days” or “cheat meals”. These planned lapses mean throwing your food rules out the window and gorging in whatever you like. It may sound counterintuitive to your weight loss goals, but measured diet time-outs could actually be the key to long-term success. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology…

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A healthy cake you can eat every day

Bonus: it’s packed with body-boosting ingredients.  Photo: Raw Mocha Cheesecake Ingredients Base: 140g (1 cup) raw almonds 180g (1 1/2) cups raw pecans 3 tbsp cacao powder 1/2 tsp vanilla powder Pinch of salt 350g (2 cups) pitted medjool dates Coconut oil for greasing the pan. Filling: 450g (2 1/2 cups) raw cashews (soaked for at least 6 hours or overnight) 40g cacao butter 30g cacao powder 1 shot of espresso 120ml Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffee 60g coconut oil (leave out to soften) 120g maple syrup Pinch of salt….

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The one weight loss rule Tiff Hall swears by

It’s free, requires no effort whatsoever and it’ll help you achieve your goals this year.  Images: Instagram@tiffhall_xo If you’re on a healthy roll this year but know you can easily be derailed by an office birthday, friend’s wedding or miscellaneous cheese board (the best) I have a simple trick that I swear by to keep my goals in check and on track – and it’ll work wonders for you, too. If you indulge, first and foremost – do not beat yourself up. Life is to be enjoyed, and it’s not…

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Easiest ways to eat well

It’s never too late to start your New Year resolutions.  Photos: Instagram @nude_nutritionist Welcome to Hit Refresh. This month, we’ll be bringing you articles created by experts that will help you live your best life in 2018. Today, leading dietitian and nutritionist Lyndi Cohen reveals the simple things you can do every day to ensure you eat well – and you’ll be surprised by just how easy some of these truly are. Brought to you by Yoplait Zero. While January is the month every one associates with making resolutions, February…

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Make your own low-carb meal in 10 mins

Simple and so tasty, this anytime-meal is the perfect option for a filling feed that won’t leave you feeling bloated.  Image: Australian Eggs/ Supplied We’ve been told countless times that our diets should include a balanced amount of health fats, protein and carbohydrates, but the idea of tracking macros and closely reading the nutritional value of everything we put in our mouths can get a little draining. Enter: this healthy egg buddha bowl. One spoonful and you’ll contemplate if it’s okay to enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (We’re cool…

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