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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Supply chain issues show we must think more carefully about the products we buy.

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Healthy caffeine alternatives

If you’ve been feeling sluggish, consider these healthy coffee substitutes.

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Cheap versus expensive frypans

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, a good frypan is a – potentially inexpensive – essential.

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Test your culinary knowledge with this tricky quiz.

Super healthy unusual vegies


Super healthy unusual vegies

Plus, their amazing health benefits.


Five-Bean Chilli and Cornbread

Ultimate comfort food for a meat-free meal.

Try something new

Tuna Casserole

An easy dish for dinner if you don’t to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

Tasty tuna

15-minute Fish Burgers

Using just seven ingredients, this basic recipe can be prepared in under 15 minutes!

Dinner for one!


Origins of an Aussie icon

The barbecue as we know it has been on quite a journey.

Charcoal or gas?

Dinner party classics through the decades

From devilled eggs to crème brûlée, quinoa and quail.

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The food shopping revolution

From individual stores to everything you need in one place.

Competition of convenience


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Love/hate vegetables tops for the heart

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Hearty feeds

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We are what we eat?

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