Food and Recipes

Welcome to the YOURLifeChoices Food and Recipes page. Enjoy our quick and easy recipes which are updated twice-weekly and categorised by the main ingredient which makes finding what you want easy. For example our Dinner page has a large selection of food under categories such as Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Seafood and Vegetarian meals.

If you have a sweet tooth, our Cakes and Baking page features a chocolate pudding to die for. The Pasta page has a delicious Tuscan Potato Gnocchi. Or if you're looking to host a party or just have a couple of friends around, our Party Foods page has a large variety of recipes ranging from Salt and Pepper Calamari to Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil.

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Ten best food and nutrition websites

1. Thousands of recipes
Need some inspiration for dinner? This collection of 23,000+ recipes, collected from magazines all across Australia, should have one or two suggestions to get you started.
www.taste.com.au 

2. Nutrition research
Food and nutrition trends are changing all the time. Staying on top of the latest research could be the key to finding new ways to stay healthy and trim.
www.nutritionaustralia.org

3. Watch cooking showsAustralian Recipes
Many celebrity chefs now have how-to videos and old television shows available on YouTube for free. Watching on your computer or tablet can be fantastic while you’re cooking – it’s easy to pause, rewind and replay instructions. Take a look at Jamie Oliver’s official page, or search for your favourite cooking show.
www.youtube.com/JamieOliver

4. Create a lifestyle plan
The hardest step in giving your life a healthy makeover is the first one. Learn how to eat a nutritious menu without giving up delicious food.
www.healthyeatingaustralia.com

5. Secret family recipes
This fantastic collection of family recipes has been collected from the four corners by BBC food experts. You can also get cooking tips and learn which wine or beverage to pair with your dinner creations.
www.bbcgoodfood.com

6. The food pyramid
Remember the good old food pyramid? This one is a little more detailed. It explains exactly how much of each food type you should be consuming, with numerous examples from each category.  
www.lifeclinic.com

7. Log your progress
With both an app and a website, MyFitnessPal is a great way to a healthier you. Access a massive Australian food database to help you count your calories and keep a food diary, and log your exercise to see what you’ve burned off. You can even put your weight loss goals in and get a tailor-made program on either your iPhone or through the website. And the best part? It’s all free.
www.myfitnesspal.com

8. Consult the experts
Getting fad-free, medically sound health and nutrition information can be tricky. Find answers to your specific nutrition questions from qualified health professionals.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

9. Join the foodie community.
Food brings people together no matter where you are. So why not join the online foodie community? You can find a mentor, swap a recipe or share your kitchen creations with the click of a button.
www.bakespace.com

10. Man vs Food
Watch Man vs Food, where colossal determination meets ginormous food. Adam Richman takes on food challenges all over the world, and the results are hilarious.
www.adamrichmanmanvsfood.com

Eggplant Bake

Eggplant Bake

This scrumptious Eggplant Bake is a great dish and can be enjoyed by all!

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Choc Chip Biscuits

Choc Chip Biscuits

The Classic Choc Chip biscuit is a favourite with everybody and hard to resist!

Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

An easy and healthy treat that is sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

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Why smoothies are unhealthy

Discover why smoothies are not always the healthier option.

Mediterranean Pasta Bake

Mediterranean Pasta Bake

A Mediterranean-style pasta recipe which will make your mouth water.

Chicken and Tarragon Salad

Chicken and Tarragon Salad

Discover how to jazz up a roast chicken with this Chicken and Tarragon Salad.

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Recipes

Pumpkin Pie

This Pumpkin Pie will satisfy you and your loved ones’ sweet tooth without the guilt.

Simply scrumptious

Tomato Cheese Tart

The perfect savoury tart to serve for a quick lunch or dinner when you’re running short on time!

Terrific tart

Mint Chocolate Slice

Try these indulgent chocolate and minty fresh slices that everyone will love!

Chocolate fresh

Food

5 foods for younger-looking skin

It may be your diet which is the key to firm, healthy looking skin.

Which are the five best foods?

Eat well for less

Maggie Beer has become a champion for better food for older Australians.

Healthy food on a budget

BBQ Chocolate Bananas

If you’re looking for a BBQ dessert which will delight young and old alike, you need look no further.

Try them tonight

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Low-fat Bacon and Cauliflower Soup

Tasty soups are a great option for lunch or dinner

Low fat, big taste

5 foods for younger-looking skin

It may be your diet which is the key to firm, healthy looking skin.

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Best websites for easy meals

We share the 5 best websites for quick and easy meals

Quick and easy meals

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