Gluten Free Pannekoek with Leftover Ham

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What do you do when you have Christmas ham coming out of your ears? Get creative with different uses for it of course! Many of you know that my heritage on my mother’s side is Dutch. And one of the best things you can eat when you’re in the Netherlands is Pannekoeken! People often see the smaller “Dutch Pancakes” or Poffertjes … Read More

Apricot and Mustard Glazed Ham

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christmas ham

Christmas 2017 was my first time glazing and presenting a Christmas ham. And here it is! I had such fun doing it, and it was totally not as hard as I’d thought it would be. I took some inspiration from some of my favourite chefs; Jamie Oliver, Maggie Beer. Then created my own, DELICIOUS glaze for this beautiful ham. The … Read More

Prunes in Spiced Port Syrup

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Prunes in Spiced Port

I’m a nutritionist, it’s true, but I am also absolutely ALL about balance! And I certainly enjoy an alcoholic beverage and treats for dessert once in a while. One treat that I like to whip up in winter or around Christmas time (because of the spices involved) is this Prunes in Spiced Port Syrup recipe. The mulled wine-type flavours just … Read More

Mango and Lime Cheesecake

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lime cheesecake

Mango & Lime Cheesecake! It’s Christmas time! For me, this brings back memories of my Grandma’s CWA lemon cheesecake that she would make every year for dessert on Christmas Day – the base was crushed Nice biscuits with butter and the filling included lemon jelly, lemon juice, condensed milk, cream cheese and other things then it was set in the … Read More

Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge

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spiced orange

Christmas in July is here with my latest creation, Spiced Orange Quinoa Porridge! When it comes to breakfast in winter, nothing beats porridge! Hence, why I have several differing porridge recipes on my site including Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge,, Turmeric Latte Porridge, Choc Chilli Porridge and today Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge! This is seriously my new favourite flavour too, it tastes … Read More

Healthy Travel with Em Esselmont and Wellbeing Worldwide

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Healthy Travel

Healthy Travel with Em Esselmont and Wellbeing Worldwide What do you do when you have a passion for exploring the faraway ends of the earth, a career in the Allied Health industry, an engrained healthy lifestyle and whole lot of vision and ambition? You create an interactive, online database to help travellers stay healthy, of course! This is precisely what Em … Read More

Vital Ingredients to a Healthy Cooking Class at Vines Road!

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On Sunday 2nd August, Dave, Shelley, Julie, Sylvie, Karen and Rose spent their Sunday learning just how easy healthy cooking really is at the PB Lifestyles Full Health Cooking Class at Vines Road Community Centre! We started the day making some delicious Peanut Butter and Caramel Bliss Balls – which normally only takes 10minutes but took a bit longer after everyone needed to … Read More

LP – Cooking Classes

Whole-Foods Cooking Classes in Geelong with PB Lifestyles One of the key ingredients of a healthy, balanced, fulfilling life is having a nutritious diet. However, to some people, the kitchen seems like a foreign country while others just want a little inspiration to get excited. Whole-Foods Classes in Geelong   Get hands-on and actually practice making (and eating :P) great, healthy, whole ... Read More