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November 19, 2017

A lot of people ask me what they should eat after a workout, so here's an example of what I ate for lunch today after my weights session:

- 1 serving of protein (200g baked salmon)

- 1 serving of vegetables (steamed asparagus)

- 1 serving of carbohydrates (steamed po...

June 3, 2017

Today I want to share with you one of my top tips to ensure that you have a source of clean food at home ready for when you are either pressed for time or were not planning to cook ... and it is to keep some good quality already-cooked FROZEN meats in your freezer at a...

December 4, 2016

It’s that time of the year again when we reunite with family, friends and loved ones to celebrate the Christmas holidays. This is a time to rejoice, reconnect, reunite and restore – but also a time for over-indulgence. Eating and drinking take center stage, sometimes a...

April 24, 2016

Mirko Fit Foodie recently delivered a Fit Foodie Talk on "How to Eat for Weight Loss" to a packed house at Core Fitness Physiotheraphy and Pilates.

 

This 90-minute interactive session discussed how anyone can enjoy wholesome delicious food in large, satisfying portions...

Fitness is more fun – and often more successful – when it’s social! Why shouldn’t eating better be any different?

As a Nutrition Coach, I offer both 1-on-1 coaching as well as Group Coaching. While individual counseling is certainly beneficial, for some clients, a group...

April 12, 2016

 

Guacamole

Ingredients:

2-3 ripe avocadoes

A handful of cherry tomatoes

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp of vinegar

Salt, pepper and paprika to taste

Optional: 1/2 onion

 

Combine the avocados, cut tomatoes, onion (optional), lemon, vinegar and spices and mix in a blender or by hand in...

January 20, 2016

 

Great little video from TED-Ed (5 minutes) explaining ‪#‎Carbohydrates‬ - what they are and how they affect our body.

 

Often my clients ask me whether they should eat carbs or not.

 

My answer: Eat carbs from whole foods whenever possible!

 

Ditch the white breads and soda...

August 9, 2015

When it comes to preparing meals - who doesn't like to take the 'quick and easy' option?

 

I'm here to tell you that the 'quick and easy' can be delicious - and nutritious - as well! 

 

Don't fall into the trap of take-outs or fast food deliveries - when you can prepa...

July 5, 2015

Last night's dinner turned out to be so colourful that I couldn't resist snapping a photo and sharing it on my blog. This is a great example of how beautiful real food is!


I wanted to experiment with red cabbage for a change from "cauliflower-rice" (picture o...

March 9, 2015

It all started with a 'leaky gut'

In 2012, I was diagnosed with a condition called 'leaky gut'. Scientifically speaking, this is when small, partially-digested food compounds enter the blood stream through microscopic gaps in the small intestine that have formed over ti...

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