Pick-Me-Up Energy Balls: Snack

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t As our hormones change during our 40′s and 50′s, energy during the day can really suffer. Many women feel very fatigued, especially mid to late afternoon. These little balls are packed full of ingredients to help to boost your energy naturally. They’re easy to pack in a small container for when you’re on the run and need to keep […]

Dinner Time Carb Alternatives

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Sometimes we crave the comfort of high carb foods like mashed potato, pasta, rice especially in the cooler months. We’ve created this recipe list of alternatives so you can have the comfort of these dishes without the calories. There are a few ways you can make noodles and strips the cheapest being with your knife […]

Savory Mince: Lunch (September 2018)

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  This savory mince recipe is super simple and is the exact way my grandma taught me to make it. You can always jazz it up with your choices of herbs (fresh or dried) if you like but even without any further additions this is delicious. You can make this in bulk and portion out […]

Butter Chicken: Dinner August 2018

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  Who doesn’t love a great Indian dish & butter chicken is a classic! However it’s often not the healthiest of choices. This is a Get Lean friendly version so you can enjoy this delicious dish once more. Don’t be put off by the long ingredient list as mostly it’s spices which just need to […]

Get Lean Granola Dust: Breakfast July 2018

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Our lovely Get Lean Coach Prue has put together this delicious Get Lean Granola Dust recipe for us this month together with a bonus pancake recipe. She has included many ingredients that are beneficial to women over 40. We’ll outline some of them and their benefits below. This is a simple recipe but it has a wide […]

Crumbed Chicken and 2 Way Rainbow Salad (Dinner): June 2018

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  This months recipe is a family friendly, healthy version of crumbed chicken and an alternative to traditional coleslaw. I’ve given quite a few options with ingredients for this recipe so you can adapt it to suit your tastes and ingredients you might already have at home. Enjoy & as always I love to know how […]

Overnight Buckwheat Bircher: Breakfast May 2018

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  Buckwheat groats are a fantastic gluten free substitute for steel cut oats or even if you don’t require gluten free it’s always nice to have another option to try. I prefer to soak my groats before eating them as I find if I don’t they can have a bitter after taste. It’s not 100% necessary […]

Get Lean Vegetarian Lasagne: Lunch or Dinner April 2018

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I know many of you have been waiting with plenty of anticipation for this Vegetarian Lasagne and I’m confident you’re going to love it! Super tasty and it makes a regular size lasagne dish which means with any luck you should have some leftovers to keep you going during the week (if you can stop your family/friends demolishing […]

Get Lean Lasagne: Lunch or Dinner March 2018

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  You asked for it and here it is! A Get Lean friendly lasagne that can feed the whole family. This, of course, is a little different to a traditional lasagne but it is still a super delicious version that’s so much healthier. For the vegetarians, never fear I have not forgotten you. Keep an eye […]

Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Cake: February 2018

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This month we’ve created yet another way to eat your steel cut oats at breakfast time by baking them into a cake! This makes 16 portions which you can freeze and take with you on the go. It’s chewy and dense so quite filling. Enjoy!   Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Cake (16 pieces)   Ingredients: 2 […]

Coach Prue’s Breakfast Smoothie Bowl: January 2018

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  To go with this month’s awesome workout [Upper Body Dumbbell Workout], Coach Prue has also shared her favourite Breakfast Smoothie Bowl recipe. Super nutritious and delightfully simple this will help you kick start your day!   Coach Prue’s Breakfast Smoothie Bowl (Serves 1)   Ingredients: 1 big handful or 1 cup of leafy green […]

Christmas Pudding Slice & White Christmas Slice (Snack): December 2017

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  This time of year can be tricky to navigate food wise as we often have many parties and celebrations to attend. So this Christmas we have 2 slices that are fast and simple to make and hopefully will help you avoid some of the unhealthy treats and snacks that are so often available at […]

Get Lean Shakshuka (Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner): November 2017

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Ok so I’ll admit straight up that this one is not my ‘prettiest’ of dishes but what it lacks in presentation it makes up for in flavour :) This is a middle eastern style breakfast but I think it can be enjoyed for any meal of the day. I often enjoy it as an easy Sunday […]

Zesty Zucchini Side Salad: October 2017

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  Spring has sprung here in the Southern hemisphere and the change in temperature has brought with it a desire for light, fresh tasty salads. This is a simple and delicious way to use zucchini which I enjoy eating raw more than when it’s cooked. The flavors of this dressing add a delicious zing to the dish. Use […]

Steel Cut Oats Bircher (Breakfast): September 2017

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  While we love our Get Lean steel cut oats, eating a hot breakfast isn’t always appealing in the warmer weather. So we’ve created this Steel Cut Oats Bircher as a delicious alternative to keep you full all morning. Super quick and easy to prepare (and easy to transport if you need to take it […]

Alternative Latte’s (Snack): August 2017

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After seeing how many of our Get Leaners are looking for coffee alternatives we decided to come up with a few delicious options for you. Introducing the Matcha Latte, Turmeric Latte & Cacao Latte. You’re sure to find at least one favorite here! Alternative Latte’s (Serves 1)   Ingredients: 1 cup milk (almond, coconut, full cream […]

Vegetarian ‘Meat’Balls (Lunch): July 2017

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    This month we decided to create another vegetarian recipe this month as so many of you enjoy having at least one meat free meal per week or are vegetarian. It’s always great to have plenty of options :)

Vegan Bean Stew (Lunch): June 2017

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Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or simply love to have at least one meat free meal per week, you will adore this fast & tasty recipe. It’s very versatile too. If you don’t like spicy food then simply leave out the chilli powder, it will still be delicious. This is a lunch recipe that can […]

Granola Snack Bar: May 2017

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Cauliflower Rice or Cauliflower Mash: April 2017

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A lovely warming bowl of rice or potato mash is very comforting food but not a good option at dinner time when we’re trying to Get Lean. Try these delightful and healthy alternatives with your casseroles or as a side to your proteins. Experiment with some of the flavor options to find your favorite & please […]

Mix It Up Meatloaf (Dinner): March 2017

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  Fantastically simple yet incredibly flavorsome, meatloaf is a winner for the whole family. You can prepare this in the morning (without baking it), cover it with cling film refrigerate it for the day & pop it in the oven when you get home. You can also freeze it in slices (once baked) for when […]

Get Lean Goddess Bowl (Lunch): February 2017

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  As promised with last months Lemon Chicken Recipe of the Month, here is how to use the shredded chicken to make a delicious lunch. Preparation is an important key to eating healthy every day. I try to utilize my time doing things like: if I am grating vegetables for a lunch or dinner I […]

Lemon Chicken (Dinner): January 2017

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  I love using my slow cooker as it’s really simple to set & forget, however, I recently realized it sits dormant for half the year. Usually I associate the slow cooker with warming winter meals like casseroles but decided there must be ways to use it during the warmer months to save time & […]

Christmas Panna Cotta (Snack) : December 2016

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  Christmas is a time for family, friends and celebrations so here is a delicious treat that can be served as a dessert or enjoyed as a decadent yet healthy snack for the whole family. I served mine with fresh mango since it’s heating up here & the mangoes are divine at this time of […]

Spicy Bites (Snack): November 2016

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  There’s a little work involved with making these bites but they are definitely worth the effort! Make them as spicy or not (whichever you prefer) as you wish. This recipe has plenty of options to keep you happy, so don’t be afraid to be creative with your flavor combinations. They are designed to be […]

Zucchini Savory Muffins (Snack): October 2016

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Egg & Vege Fried Rice (Lunch): September 2016

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  This is my version of fried rice, the healthier version! This super tasty meal can be portioned and even frozen for future lunches. This is a vegetarian dish, but you can reduce the eggs by 1 and add 1/3 cup of meat protein (chicken or beef) if you prefer.

Warm Winter Salad (Lunch): August 2016

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  Eating salad in winter can seem a bit unappealing as we enjoy warming foods when the weather is cold. This salad however combines hot & cold elements perfectly. Oven roasted vegetables combined with lettuce and seeds/nuts makes for a taste sensation. A perfect vegetarian lunch.

Savoury Pikelets (Breakfast): July 2016

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  Here’s a delicious breakfast treat that you can prepare ahead of time for those busy mornings when you’re short for time. It’s also ideal for your Sunday brunch. It’s a super healthy way to use leftover cooked meat from the night before and any extra veggies you may have sitting in your fridge. I’ve given you lots of options so […]

Beef & Leek Casserole (Dinner): June 2016

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  For those down under, winter has arrived.  And there’s nothing I love more than a slow cooked meal to bring out all the delicious flavors. Super nutritious and easy to prepare. As an added bonus, there’s more than one meal in each batch, so you can stock the freezer for those busy times. There […]

Toast with Savory Toppings (Breakfast): May 2016

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Hi Everyone! Lately we’ve had a few requests for savory breakfast options.  So this months recipe is a very simple; construct your favorite tastes, savory toast. For breakfast on the run I’ve included a wrap as an option too. Remember to stick closely to the portion sizes mentioned. Nutritional guidelines haven’t been provided as it will depend […]

Beef Taco or Thai Chicken Wrap (Lunch/Dinner): April 2016

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  You will see that this month we have decided to spoil you with tons of options to choose from. I guarantee you will love this recipe!

Super Seed Snack: March 2016

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Breakfast To Go: February 2016

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I know mornings are often the busiest time of the day and breakfast can be a challenge. So we created this recipe to be prepared the night before and quickly finished before you rush out the door. It’s delicious, easy to eat on the run and will keep you very satisfied until mid morning. And we’ve given you plenty […]

Fig & Walnut Cookies: January 2016

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This month we have our first ever “Get Lean” cookie!  This is perfect as a morning snack and ideal when you’re on the run, at work or even traveling. They’re also great option when having coffee with friends or at a work meeting. No stress, no hassle – you know what you’re eating is super healthy and full […]

Coconut Treat Kisses: December 2015

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Christmas is a time for giving and to say a big THANK YOU for being a loyal ATC member I am giving you my special Sinfully Healthy Christmas Treats and Sweets.   Here are a few delicious but super healthy treats you can share with your loved ones this holiday season. I’ve also added links below to […]

Vegetarian Noodle Soup (Lunch): November 2015

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The Get Lean soups are ideal for your post-treat-day lunches, the colder weather and for when you’re feeling like something super nutritious but not heavy. This Asian inspired soup is ideal for lunch (as it is) or as a light dinner (don’t add the noodles). We’ve created this as a vegetarian dish but I’ll also show you how to make it […]

Thai Chicken Salad (Dinner): October 2015

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As the weather starts to warm up (in the Southern Hemisphere anyway!) I’ve been thinking about making crunchy, fresh and delicious salads again. This recipe has been made with chicken but you can easily make it vegetarian or change the meat, suggestions are at the bottom of the recipe. 

Salted Caramel Slice Treat: September 2015

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Can you have your cake and eat it too? Yes, well, occasionally….. Let me explain. I’m often asked for healthy versions of your favorite treats & usually I’m reluctant to come up with those types of recipes. Why? Because we can easily overindulge & just because something is a healthier version doesn’t mean you can go […]

Fennel Baked Fish (Dinner): August 2015

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Ok confession time. I love eating fish but don’t like preparing it. So this month I decided it was time I face up to the reasons why I don’t cook fish as often as I should – and share how I dealt with my kitchen roadblock to create a new super delicious recipe. Remember, fish is a valuable source of Omega 3, Vitamin D,  and […]

Blueberry Breakfast Cake: July 2015

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  A quality protein breakfast provides a great start to the day. Protein helps to keep blood sugar levels stable and to keep you feeling full for longer. However, it can get boring just having eggs as your protein breakfast so I created this delicious cake as a great option to mix things up a […]

Rhubarb Crumble Muffins: June 2015

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Meat-Free Curry (Lunch): May 2015

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  Due to your awesome feedback on last months curry, this month I’ve done a vegetarian version. This is great if you are a vegetarian and if you’re not maybe it’s in time for Meat free Monday in your house :) Another simple yet delicious curry to warm you as we head into the winter months […]

Mild Beef Curry (Dinner): April 2015

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Curries have a reputation for being high in fat & generally not all that great an option if you’ve been trying to get lean.

Sweet & Salty Chicken Legs (Dinner): March 2015

Preparing healthy meals for the whole family can seem harder than just cooking for yourself.

Choc-Coconut Berry Pudding: February 2015

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  This month I’m sharing with you a delicious & healthy snack from my Super Sexy Skin program. I’ve chosen this pudding because it is super quick & easy to make, contains loads of nutritional benefits (I’ll run through a couple in a moment) and most importantly it  tastes divine!

Beef and Green Vegetable Stir Fry (Dinner): January 2015

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This month I’ve created a nutritious and fast family size meal for everyone to enjoy together. If the quantity is too much for your family simple adjust the quantities. Alternatively, make the full batch & have it for lunches or dinner another night. Beef & Green Vegetable Stir Fry (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 1 kilogram […]

Christmas Spiced Sweet Potato Slice (Baked and No-Bake)

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  Hey everyone! It’s Christmas so I thought we all deserved a little treat :) Here are two slices you can make using sweet potato (kumura) or pumpkin.  Sweet potato has a sweeter creamier flavor which works really well, pumpkin is a little nuttier in taste. With these recipes you’ll get a power packed punch of protein, […]

Supercharged Salad (Lunch) : November 2014

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  In the Bible for Super Sexy Skin I cover 6 Eating Principles and I outline that there are a number of vitamins, mineral & healthy fats that are necessary to obtaining and maintaining healthy, radiant skin. But how do we go about getting those each & every day?

Berry Almond Quinoa Porridge: October 2014

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You might have noticed that I am very excited to have launched my Super Sexy Skin program :) An awesome component of the new program is the Eating Plan, a 28 day eating guide. Many of my Get Leaners have wondered if they can use this eating plan together with Get Lean & the answer is […]

Super Slow Cooked Chicken (Dinner): September 2014

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For me, there is nothing better than the smell of slow cooking food wafting through the house. The smell is so comforting & so are the yummy results, the ultimate comfort food. Since the cold weather kicked in I have been slow cooking like crazy as it’s a convenient, time saving, economical way to have […]

Tomato & Basil Soup (Dinner): August 2014

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Soup is a fantastic way to get a convenient, fat burning nutritional boost in one bowl. This month we’ve created one that is quick & easy (less than 30 minutes to make) and gives you tons of antioxidants & fiber. Filling and warming this is a simple yet tasty soup that you can enjoy all […]

Ginger Sweet Potato Muffins: July 2014

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We all love something that is quick & easy to prepare, so this month I have come up with some high protein, fat burning morning muffins that can be made just using your blender & the oven. That simple! Ginger is a favorite ingredient of mine, but if you don’t like it, no problem you […]

Korean Beef Noodles (Lunch): June 2014

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  When you think of Asian food, Korean might not be the first that pops into your mind but the use of garlic & sesame in particular, make this a cuisine definitely worth exploring. I enjoyed an exciting holiday in South Korea in 2004 & this dish (traditionally called japchae & served at special occasions) […]

Quinoa Breakfast Frittata: May 2014

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  I just love a hot breakfast & one of my favorite things to eat are eggs. But having them the same way every day gets a little boring. SO I did some experimenting & came up with this delicious oven baked frittata. Full of flavor & if you have any leftover you can save […]

Sweet Spiced Turkey Meatballs (Lunch): April 2014

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With the weather starting to cool here in NZ & from what I hear it’s still quite cold on the northern side of the globe (some of you even still having blizzards – crazy), I decided to cook a lovely warming dish this month that makes plenty so that you can stock up the freezer […]

Moroccan Chicken with Slow Cooked Capsicum (Dinner): March 2014

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My motivation for this months recipe came from an ATC members recent weekend visit to Morocco. A wonderfully vibrant & diverse food culture exists and spices feature prominently. This delicious meal draws on the slow cooking method popular in Moroccan cooking (often using a tagine) and incorporates zingy spices to add tons of flavour.

February 2014: Salmon with Turkish Salsa (Dinner)

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  I love using fresh ingredients & in particular fresh herbs. Adding fresh herbs to any dish can turn it from basic to amazing! Try this delicious & simple recipe, you’ll be surprised how just a few ingredients can taste so fantastic,  the mint really gives it a super fresh taste.

January 2014: Spiced Yoghurt Marinated Chicken (Dinner)

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Super quick, super easy plus super delicious, what more could you ask for? Versatile? Yes this recipe covers that too! Marinating your meat is a great way to add intense flavour, tenderise your meat and help to keep it moist.  There are a couple of  tips that are really important when marinating meat: 1. Always […]

December 2013: Christmas Morning Banana Bread

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  Can you believe Christmas is almost here? This is a time of year we often associate with food as we celebrate the festive season. I’m sure you don’t want to jeopardise all the hard work you have put in this year by eating the ‘wrong’ foods that are often available in abundance at every […]

November 2013: Lunchtime Chicken, Lentil & Kale Soup

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Many of you have told us how much you love the Get Lean soups. They are filling, nutritious and easy to prepare in large batches for freezing or storing in the fridge for weekday lunches. So this month we decided to add to the Get Lean soup recipe collection. We’ve come up with a satisfying […]

October 2013: Antioxidant Boost Balls

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This month’s recipe is a delicious alternative to the Get Lean mid-morning snack! Antioxidants is a word we often see or hear. We all know that we should try to eat foods that contain them, but do we really know what they do & why we need them? Oxidation (free radicals being produced in our […]

September 2013: Eastern Mediterranean Chicken and Quinoa (Lunch)

This months recipe has been inspired by the health benefits of a few super tasty, metabolism boosting Mediterranean ingredients. Typical Mediterranean ingredients include extra virgin olive oil, garlic, honey, lemon, tomatoes and fresh herbs such as rosemary, sage, basil, oregano, marjoram. It’s widely documented that a diet rich in these ingredients help to prevent heart […]

August 2013: Get Lean Cooking Masterclass

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We’ve prepared something a little different for you this month! Thanks to a member request we decided to create our first ever cooking masterclass where we show you some healthy cooking techniques you can utilise in the kitchen. The first technique we look at is steaming vegetables. This is one of the best ways to […]

July 2013: Pear & Cherry Crumble + Chicken Sweet Potato Risotto (Lunch)

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Since it’s winter here in the southern hemisphere we are all craving some warming winter food. Thanks to an ATC member request we have reinvented the humble crumble turning it into a super lean tasty snack.

June 2013: Get Lean Vegetarian Menu

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We love giving our ATC members what they really want. How do we know what you want? Through your feedback & suggestions! Many thanks this month to Amanda & Cheryl, ATC members who had suggestions for recipes which we have now put together for everyone to share. This month we have created a one day […]

May 2013: Get Lean Pancakes

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Who doesn’t love freshly cooked pancakes! This month we came up with the simplest recipe we could to make delicious yet nutritious pancakes. This is a breakfast that seems extremely indulgent & it is when it comes to taste but not so when it comes to calories. Stack them high & enjoy with family & […]

April 2013: Workout Protein Power Bar (gluten free)

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Well you’ve been asking for it & we have delivered! This months recipe is a protein packed slice that you can use as a substitute to your pre or post workout shake up to 2 to 3 times per week. We still recommend you utilise the protein shakes to get the variety of nutrients from […]

March 2013: Thai Flavoured Fish Parcels (Dinner)

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It’s widely recognised that eating fish is good for us. Why? The Omega 3′s present in fish is great for heart health, fish is low in fat, and is a great source of protein. Fish also has many wonderful nutrients such as calcium, phosphorous, Vitamin D, iron, & magnesium. It is recommended that we try […]

February 2013: Sesame Turkey Patties (Lunch)

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This month we have created a recipe that can be portioned and frozen into individual serves as a ready to go lunch anytime you need it. Being organised & having meals prepared ahead of time can be such a lifesaver when you are having a super busy week. Click here if you would like to […]

January 2013: Zesty Chickpeas

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Hi everyone, it’s Meegan here! The New Year is here & a lot of us would be focusing on improving our eating, perhaps after a little indulging over the holiday season (I know I am, lol!). So when Belinda was asked about nut substitutions through the forum (Click here if you would like to read […]

December 2012: Oven Baked Sweet Potato & Spinach Quinoa Tart (Lunch)

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I am often asked for nutritious lunches that can be prepared in advance and taken to work or for when you are not at home to cook something. This recipe is the perfect option for busy people on the go (that’s most us isn’t it, lol!) . This scrumptious tart can be made at the beginning […]

November 2012: Hot Body Chocolate Biscotti

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Sinfully Healthy and delicious food is the theme this month! This extremely tasty & healthy biscotti has ‘super food’ ingredients that will help you boost your daily nutrition. The quinoa flour, chickpea & fava flours used in this recipe provide protein, iron & fibre, the cacao powder & dark chocolate are powerful antioxidants & the […]

October 2012: Prawns (or Chicken) with Lemongrass and Green Vegetables (Dinner)

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This month I have been inspired by my trip back to Australia and New Zealand.  I love Thai food and there are soooo many awesome restaurants there.  And I love seafood.  So I decided to create my own super healthy concoction – and guess what – it’s incredibly delicious and easy!   Prawns with Lemongrass […]

September 2012: Simple Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dressing (Lunch)

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I’ve got the most delicious super simple salad for you! This keeps for days in the fridge and is ideal for a quick and scrumptious Get Lean lunch (portion guidelines:  1 1/2 to 2 cups for month one and two, 1 1/2 cups for month three). And best of all, it’s so quick and easy […]

August 2012: Moroccan Beef (Buffalo or Kangaroo) & Chickpea Chili (Lunch)

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Check out this recipe I made over the weekend…it is simply DELICIOUS!  Even if you don’t like chili – or hot foods, you can omit the cayenne pepper and it’s still very yummy – and very easy to make.   It’s high in protein and super nutritious.  Ideal for a quick lunch (the chickpeas are […]

July 2012: Breakfast Quinoa Sweet Potato Bake

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Here is a fabulous substitute breakfast for those of you who are getting a little bored with oats! Quinoa (pronounced ‘keen-wah’) has been labelled a superfood by many and here are a few good reasons why: it has a high protein content of 14g per 100g of seeds! it’s gluten free, low GI and high […]

June 2012: Get Lean Waldorf Chicken Salad (Dinner)

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The Waldolf Salad was first created in the late 1800′s at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City. If you’re like me, memories of this salad in my past eating lives are not great (think salad bars)…but recently I discovered that this salad makes eating chicken breast..divine! Recipe Portions (8-10 Servings) 10 small chicken breasts […]

May 2012: Get Lean Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls (Lunch)

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Get Leaner Lisa’s daughter making these awesome gluten free treats! These are a fantastic on the go lunch option for when you know you are going to be out and about! My tip for taking them with you is to wrap each one individually in cling wrap otherwise they will stick together. There are 2 […]

April 2012: Get Lean Breakfast Gluten Free Protein Muffins

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If you are on the run for breakfast or pushed for time, substitute one of these nutrition packed and delicious muffins once or twice a week! They can be wrapped individually and frozen. Right click here and “Save As” so download the recipe: Get Lean Breakfast Protein Muffins