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YOURLifeChoices is proud to boast one of the most expansive and varied recipe collections on the world wide web. From hearty soups, summer salads, finger food for your next party or tips on how to perfect that Sunday roast, there are detailed recipes and instructions.

 

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BBQ Chocolate Bananas

BBQ Chocolate Bananas

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Baked Eggs in Avocado

Baked Eggs in Avocado

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

Tomato and Basil Tart

Tomato and Basil Tart

Don’t expect any leftovers.

One-pot Sausage and Bean Casserole

One-pot Sausage and Bean Casserole

This One-pot Sausage and Bean Casserole needs no accompaniments

Heavenly Strawberry Cheesecakes

Heavenly Strawberry Cheesecakes

These heavenly low-fat cheesecakes are to die for

Spicy Chicken Curry

Spicy Chicken Curry

Try this amazing chicken curry – it has a bit of a kick!

Passionfruit Custard Slice

Passionfruit Custard Slice

A scrumptious slice for afternoon tea.

Beef and Beer Casserole

Beef and Beer Casserole

Now that the colder weather is upon us, try this tasty winter casserole.

Lamb and Potato Moussaka

Lamb and Potato Moussaka

This Moussaka offers an alternative for those not keen on eggplant

Cakes & Baking

Choc Cross Muffins

Why not try a new way of enjoying chocolate this Easter with these easy to make Choc Cross Muffins.

Easter in a muffin

Budget Hot Cross Buns

Why waste dollars on boring supermarket buns?

Homemade buns are better

Guilt-free Banana Biscuits

These Guilt-free Banana Biscuits, with no added sugar, are a tasty treat.

Sugar-free cooking

Chicken

Chicken and Tarragon Salad

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

Jazz up a cooked chicken

Simple Shredded Chicken Salad

This quick and easy shredded chicken salad is a healthy option for any meal.

Delicious dinner

Crumbed Chicken Three Ways

Discover how to make crumbed chicken with three different toppings.

Chicken three different ways

Desserts

Blueberry & Lemon Tart

This Blueberry and Lemon Tart is a great twist on a traditional dessert.

A terrific tart

Five-minute Oopsy Doops

For a quick, sweet treat, try these tasty, if ridiculously named, Oopsy Doops.

Can you keep it in the cup?

Layered Berry Jelly

These individual berry jelly desserts are low on calories.

A tasty, low-calorie dessert

Party Food

How to make chocolate

Learn how to make chocolate from scratch in under 10 minutes

Watch the video

Budget Hot Cross Buns

Why waste dollars on boring supermarket buns?

Homemade buns are better

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes combine two of our favourite treats.

Try a new recipe

Salads

Asparagus and Citrus Salad

This Asparagus and Citrus Salad is a tasty side dish, and it only takes 15 minutes to make.

A quick side-dish

Thai Pumpkin Salad

This Thai Pumpkin Salad is simple to make, and can be prepared ahead of time

Prepare it ahead of time

Brown Rice Salad

This flavoursome Brown Rice Salad is full of protein and wholegrains.

Long-lasting energy

Pastas

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

This creamy mushroom pasta is simply delicious

Enjoy a special treat

Super quick homemade pesto

This quick and easy basil pesto can be whipped up in a matter of minutes

Impress your friends

Pastitsio

Pastitsio is a delicious traditional Greek mince and pasta dish.

Perfect pasta bake

Healthy Recipes

Healthy Hamburgers

Eating healthy food doesn’t mean giving up your favourite food. These Healthy Hamburgers are much lower in fat, salt and sugar than their fast-food cousins, and they taste delicious. Ingredients (serves two) Patties 150 grams lean beef ...

Don't give up your favourites

Bedtime coconut drink

Some people find that having something warm in their stomach before bed can help to promote sleep. Try this bedtime coconut drink to keep your dreams sweet. Ingredients (serves 1) 1 cup rice milk 1/3 cup flaked coconut 1 teaspoon caster ...

Need a bedtime snack?

Mango Thai Salad

Peel and dice the mango and place in a large bowl. Tear or roughly chop basil and coriander and add to the mango, along with the beansprouts. Roughly chop the cashew nuts and finely slice some spring onions. Add to the salad.

Low-fat recipe

Dinner

Healthy Hamburgers

Eating healthy food doesn’t mean giving up your favourite food. These Healthy Hamburgers are much lower in fat, salt and sugar than their fast-food cousins, and they taste delicious. Ingredients (serves two) Patties 150 grams lean beef ...

Don't give up your favourites

15-minute Frittata

Fast food doesn’t have to be bad for you. This quick frittata is packed full of protein and green veggies.

Fantastic fry up

Mediterranean Lamb Pizza with Basil Pesto

This quick and easy dinner is perfect for sharing, and since you can adjust the recipe to your own tastes it can be far healthier than a shop-bought pizza.

Bring out your inner chef

Soups

Baked Potato and Bacon Soup

This Baked Potato and Bacon Soup is a quick and easy lunch or dinner option.

A tasty soup to serve or save

Italian tomato stew

This delicious savoury tomato stew will deliver the taste of Italy.

Springtime fare

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Jazz up pumpkin soup and add a bit of a bite.

A spicy soup to enjoy

Vegetarian

Asparagus and Citrus Salad

This Asparagus and Citrus Salad is a tasty side dish, and it only takes 15 minutes to make.

A quick side-dish

15-minute Frittata

Fast food doesn’t have to be bad for you. This quick frittata is packed full of protein and green veggies.

Fantastic fry up

Quick and Easy Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice is a real treat - tasty and packed full of goodness, it's also great for making the most of leftovers.

A qucik and easy dinner option

Drinks

Simple Sangria

No Spanish holiday would be complete without a glass of chilled Sangria served on la terraza.

A taste of Spain at home

Irish Manhattan

If you find a pint of the black stuff too much to take, why not try this sophisticated Irish Manhattan Cocktail?

Kick back and relax

Festive Eggnog

You can, of course, buy shop-bought eggnog but where's the fun in that?

Make your Christmas very merry

Breakfast

Eggs Florentine

YOURLifeChoices Eggs Florentine recipe is quick and easy to make and tastes great!

Perfect on a lazy morning

Corn Fritters with Guacamole

This mouth-watering Mexican meal can be served for both breakfast and dinner.

Corn cakes for breakfast

Power Muffins

Low on energy? These Power Muffins are the perfect afternoon pick-me-up, with banana and yoghurt for extra Kapow! Ingredients 1 & 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup caster sugar 250g natural yoghurt 1 egg ...

Boost your energy

Fish

Light Tuna Salad

What to do when the cupboard is bare, but garden salad is plentiful? Why not try this light and delicious smoked tuna salad for a healthy family meal?

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Low-fat Coconut Fish Curry

This Low-fat Fish Curry is delicious and, if you don’t like fish, you can substitute it with chicken or meat.

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Mini Frittatas

These Mini Frittatas are oh so easy to make.

Pack a picnic

Slow Cooker

Irish Beef Stew

Slow cooked and rich in flavour - nothing beats a tasty Irish stew on a cool winter day. Serve with a glass of full bodied red wine and enjoy. Ingredients 1150g Shin beef trimmed and cut in 1 inch cubes (can be substituted ...

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Slow-cooked Chilli

This chilli recipe may take a while to make, but the taste will be difficult to beat

Slow-cooked chilli that’s worth the wait

Spicy Jambalaya

Whip up a spicy Jambalaya in your slow cooker.

Easy entertaining

Beef

Irish Beef Stew

Slow cooked and rich in flavour - nothing beats a tasty Irish stew on a cool winter day. Serve with a glass of full bodied red wine and enjoy. Ingredients 1150g Shin beef trimmed and cut in 1 inch cubes (can be substituted ...

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Beef and Vegetable Pasta Bake

A quick-and-easy diabetes friendly recipe.

Diabetes friendly cooking

Bolognaise Pies

These Bolognaise Pies are low on pastry, so they are a healthier dinner option

Perfect for sharing

Seafood

Light Tuna Salad

What to do when the cupboard is bare, but garden salad is plentiful? Why not try this light and delicious smoked tuna salad for a healthy family meal?

Find out more

Low-fat Coconut Fish Curry

This Low-fat Fish Curry is delicious and, if you don’t like fish, you can substitute it with chicken or meat.

Find out more

Crab Cakes

These delicious crab cakes make a lovely light lunch or a delicious entrée.

Try the recipe

Lamb

Mediterranean Lamb Pizza with Basil Pesto

This quick and easy dinner is perfect for sharing, and since you can adjust the recipe to your own tastes it can be far healthier than a shop-bought pizza.

Bring out your inner chef

Lamb Cutlets in a Nutty Crust

These Lamb Cutlets in a Nutty Crust go well with creamy mashed potatoes.

Make them tonight

Lamb and Potato Moussaka

This Moussaka offers an alternative for those not keen on eggplant

A twist on a classic

Pork

Chinese Pork

Enjoy a simple yet tasty Chinese dish with the fresh flavours of bok choy and snow peas.

Pork for dinner

Taiwanese Pumpkin Rice Noodles

These Taiwanese pumpkin rice noodles are both delicious and filling.

Easy to make

Pineapple and Pork Curry

A warm and satisfying curry that’s full of flavour

Whip up a curry

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Fish and chips are the perfect dish to round off the week. This fresh, oven baked version is low fat and tasty.

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