Dietitian & Nutrition

28 Feb Autumn healthy recipe

Chargrilled pumpkin and haloumi salad with chickpeas Our Glen Iris Dietitian has chosen this tasty salad recipe (via Sally Parker) for you to enjoy this Autumn.  Ingredients: 800g Kent pumpkin, sliced 2 medium eggplants, cut into wedges 120g haloumi, sliced 2 teaspoons cumin 400g can no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed, drained 2 oranges, peel and...

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07 Jan Lemon Honey Soy Salmon with Greens and Quinoa

Enjoy this tasty recipe for summer, courtesy of Harriet Walker (SDA member)   Ingredients 4 150g salmon portions (approx. 1200g) 2 tbs honey 2 tbs dark soy 2 lemons, juiced 1 cm grated ginger 100g quinoa 11/4Cups water 250g sweet potato 2 spring onions 200g broccoli 75g pine nuts 1 tbs olive oil Salt   Method Pre-heat oven to 180C. Chop sweet potato into...

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21 Jun Lentil Soup- Winter Warmer

Ingredients: 1 medium brown or red onion 2 carrots 3 sticks celery 2 zucchini 2-3 garlic cloves 2 rashers of bacon, fat trimmed 1 chorizo sausage 1 tin lentils 1 tin beans (I used mixed beans, but you could use any type!) 1 tin tomatoes OR jar of tomato passata 2 cups of vegetable stock –...

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29 Mar Autumn recipe: Zoodles with Meatballs

Enjoy this awesome recipe for the autumn months. Ingredients: -500g lean beef or pork mince -1 small brown onion -¼ cup basil leaves, chopped -1 tbsp. olive oil -1 bottle passata sauce -3 medium zucchini, spiralised -¼ cup grated or shaved parmesan cheese -Rocket, cherry tomatoes to serve Directions: In a large bowl combine mince, onion...

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11 Jul Are you eating your fruit and veg?

Dietitian Tips: It is recommended we should be eating 5 vegetables and 2 fruits each day:   Are you struggling to reach 5 serves of vegetables a day?  You’re not alone.  Recent data shows 93% of Australians don’t reach the 5 a day vegetable target. Half of the population...

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Organic Green Brussel Sprouts Ready to Cook

01 Jun EatFit Dietitian Tip

Brussels Sprouts As the weather starts cooling, we often find ourselves in the kitchen looking for something warm and comforting.  Brussels sprouts??? I know you may have experienced these as overcooked, bitter and boring, but with the right technique you may rethink this commonly overlooked vegetable.   You’ll...

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Sweet Potato

15 Mar Dietitian Tip- Sweet Potatoes

Helping you EatFit, we recommend Sweet Potatoes. These low GI gems full of vitamin A are as versatile as the humble potato. For a mid week side dish, peel and dice 1-2 sweet medium potatoes, steam in the microwave with ½ a lemon for 8-10 minutes (depending...

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