The Health Guru

Facts, Hints, Tips, Advice and Inspiration on everything to do about health & weight loss.

Skinny Lemon Chicken Recipe

Skinny Lemon Chicken Recipe

Someone I know was lamenting over not being able to eat Lemon Chicken Rice any more (** as in the deep fried cutlet version smothered with goey sweet lemon sauce**) because they were changing their eating habits to be more health conscious. My first reaction as a Health Coach is to say – of course you can […]

Oven Baked Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Chicken Breast with Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 4 limes (juiced) (Note: leave 1 lime for the salsa) 1/4 cup chopped coriander (save some coriander for the salsa) 2 teaspoons honey 1 pineapple (diced – approximately 2 cups) 1 avocado (if it isn’t crazy expensive) 1/2 red onion (diced fine) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar Black pepper (to taste) […]

Oven baked Honey-Lime Chicken

Honey Lime Chicken - heart healthy meal

Ingredients: 4 Chicken Breasts 2 limes (juiced) 1 tablespoon honey 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Coriander (optional garnish) What to serve this with: Brown Rice / Red Rice Green leafy vegetables (broccoli, spinach, beans etc) Tips: if you are sharing this with little ones who don’t eat rice, […]

Recipe: No cook oatmeal – refrigerator breakfast

Store in jars in the fridge overnight

One of my friends recommended I try these breakfasts as a healthy, nutritious and time efficient meal.  I agree completely! Ingredients: Rolled Oats (not instant or steel cut) Greek Yoghurt (omit if lactose intolerant) Milk (Skim – I replaced with almond milk – you could use soy or other type of milk you enjoy) Chia […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in Hummus

Healthy Hummus

I just made best homemade Hummus! Better than anything you can buy in the store for sure. So cheap & easy – and because I made it myself, I can make it as healthy as I want. I highly recommend that if you are looking for a healthier dip or spread to snack on, choose hummus. […]

Nutrition Info: Green Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad

I was recently asked by one of my readers to suggest some ‘nice salads’.  I’m probably going to shock you with this statement – but I think the word ‘salad’ needs to be retired – and replaced with a new and more interesting word that doesn’t immediately make people think: “Gross, salads… lettuce, tomato and […]

Beginner Recipe #3: Healthy Italian Meatballs

Tomato meatballs

Here is another easy to make, healthy, low fat meal.  Best of all – they freeze well.  Enjoy!! Ingredients: 650g buying online lean beef mince 2/3 cup breadcrumbs 2  x green onions (shallots), chopped 2  x tablespoons chopped oregano (dried is ok to use if you can’t find fresh) 2 x garlic cloves, chopped 2 […]

Beginner Recipe #2: Healthy Low Fat Tuna Mornay

This healthy Low Fat meal serves up to 4 people – Enjoy! White Sauce: 2 teaspoons butter 1 teaspoon cornflour  (may need more) 2 cups low fat milk Other Ingredients: 1 x Large tin of Tuna in springwater (drained and roughly broken up) 1 x Large tin of chick peas, drained 1 x Large tin of […]

Beginner Recipe #1: Chicken Stir-fry

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Ok… you can’t go too wrong if you follow my step-by-step instructions how to create a healthy & tasty stir-fry. These are the items you need to find before you start: Vegetables:  (Choose as many different colours as you can so it looks appealing)  i.e. Red Capsicum, Broccoli,  Beans, Carrot, Snow Peas, Mushrooms…. anything you […]

Healthy Friday Night Pizzas!

Most die-hard dieters think ‘healthy’ and ‘pizza’ are about as compatible as oil and water!  It’s true that the average slice of pizza contains approximately 300 calories (yes…. I’m talking about just one wedge of pizza) – but when the pizza cravings hit it’s possible to create  a tasty, lower calorie and fat version in […]

Colourful Chicken Salad

Colourful Chicken Salad

I have called this colourful chicken salad as I try to pack in as many coloured vegetables as I can – the plate looks gorgeous when I’m finished.  I always cook a little extra chicken & sweet potato so I can have a lazy dinner the next night by already having it prepared. Ingredients: 120 […]


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