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.

The perfect Christmas pudding

christmas pudding

The perfect Christmas pudding

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Beef and Bean Stir-fry for Two

Beef and Bean Stir-fry for Two

Beef and Bean Stir-fry for Two

Give your local Thai takeaway a miss tonight and whip up our healthy stir-fry instead.

Simple Apple Slice

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Simple Apple Slice

Our Simple Apple Slice is sweet, delicious and easy to make.

Surprising foods given the ‘tick’

Surprising foods given the ‘tick’

Surprising foods given the ‘tick’

But we need to rethink how much red meat we’re eating.

Roberta's Warm Asian Squid Salad

Squid salad

Roberta's Warm Asian Squid Salad

Spring into spring with this simple but delicious squid salad.

How eating nuts improves sex

How eating nuts improves sex

How eating nuts improves sex

Regular consumption of nuts improves the quality of orgasms and sexual function.

Food ingredient linked to dementia

Food ingredient linked to dementia

Food ingredient linked to dementia

New research shows a spicy diet could be linked to dementia.


Creamy Bacon and Mushroom Pasta

This creamy and delicious pasta is the easiest comfort food you’ll ever make.

Creamy perfection!

Pistachio and Cranberry Cookies

These cookies are super quick to make and packed with delicious flavours.

Short ‘n’ sweet

Christmas leftovers: tasty tips for excess food

See what you can rustle up with the traditional Christmas leftovers.

Don't let it go to waste


What’s really in your fast food

Few of us are naive enough to believe that fast foods are doing us any good, but you may still be surprised to learn what’s really in your order.

Fast and fatty

How to avoid gastro this summer

Every Australian experiences food poisoning about once every five years, the experts say. Here’s how to minimise your risk.

Key culprits

Does dairy raise your cancer risk?

Recent headlines have warned that a diet high in dairy foods may increase men’s risk of prostate cancer. But is that true?

What review showed


Pumpkin and Feta Pizza

Make it a meat-free Monday with our delicious Pumpkin and Feta Pizza.

Vegetarian pizza

Irish restaurants star in new guide

More restaurants than ever now feature in the coveted culinary companion.

Fine fare in Eire

The killer in imported products

Potentially deadly undeclared substances have been found in almost half of the food products bought and tested by researchers from James Cook University.

More checks sought

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