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

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Berries and White Chocolate Mousse

Try this beautiful berry and white chocolate mousse dessert.

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An easy dessert which is a firm favourite in Kaye’s family.

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BBQ Chocolate Bananas

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

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For a simple meal that’s sure to impress, try these Baked Eggs in Avocado.

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