Health & Nutrition


Sautéed Chicken Tenders with Peas and Mint

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 19 April 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Have you tried toasting your sweet potato? Using your regular bread toaster, slice some long thin slices of sweet potato and cook on high twice through. There you have it, healthy toast! Training Tip: What position ...

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No-Bake Cheesecake Cookies

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 22 March 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Cross contamination is a thing. We need to be careful to how we prepare food. Be sure to use a new knife when it comes to chopping different types of food or more so when chopping meats. Cross contamination is also evi...

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Warm Honey-Roasted Pumpkin Salad

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 15 March 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Flavouring your oils can make the world of difference to the outcome of a meal. Simply cut and place the ingredients you want into the oil and let sit for 24 hours before use. Some of our favourites include, Garlic, Chi...

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Curtis Stone’s slow roasted pork leg with crackling and smoky salsa

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 8 March 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Do you buy organic vegetables? If you do don't worry about scrubbing them clean. The soil in which the vegetables grow is full of probiotics that will pass through your system, fertilising your gut with some amazing bac...

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Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 1 March 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Don't throw away the ends of celery and bok choy, Place them in a container with the water just covering the base of the vegetable and leave on the window sill for direct sunlight. With in a few days your vegetable will...

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Crispy Sweet Potato Paleo Nachos

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 22 February 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Sage is a great herb for flavouring meat, especially white meat. You can use fresh or dried and get the taste and health benefits from both. Sage has been proven to boost memory! Training Tip: Accessory work could be the ...

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One-Pan Roast Chicken

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 14 February 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Instead of flipping your omelette and risking the chance of ruining presentation with a broken final product, place your half cooked omelette under the grill to finish off the cooking and add a delicious golden brown f...

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Chicken with potato cakes

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 8 February 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Cooking isn't always about being gourmet. Sometimes the simple things are also the best. Don't stress if you haven't done the shopping and you only have a few odd ball items. As long as you get all 3 macronutrients at a...

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CHAR SIU BEEF WITH BROCCOLINI

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 1 February 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Filtered water is better for daily consumption and cooking. Even if you're boiling the water its still better if the water is filtered. Buying a ceramic water filter might just be the best investment you can make this y...

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QUICK CHICKEN CACCIATORE

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 25 January 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Cook on a cast iron pan for an amazing steak! The best way to do it is heat your cast iron pan in the oven. Turn the oven to max heat, let the cast iron pan soak up all that heat and when you're ready pull the pan from ...

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MINTY LAMB WITH BEETROOT AND CHARRED BROCCOLI

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 18 January 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Cinnamon is a great natural sweet craving depressor. On those nights you're looking for something sweet turn to cinnamon. Cinnamon on your vegetable, cinnamon based tea (like chia) or even a protein shake or ball with ...

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CHOPPED CHILLI CHICKEN STIR FRY

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 11 January 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Like sweet Breakies? Try cooked banana one Sunday morning. It's a great side for a cooked breaky like bacon and eggs! Training Tip: Hypoxic training is breathe work training. Try this exercise: Breathing through yo...

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Pork and Egg Dan Dan Rice

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 4 January 2018

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Be sure to season brand new non stick pans before use. You can season them by rubbing oil into them and heating on medium for 2 minutes. Coconut oil is the preferred choice as it has a higher smoke resistance to heat. L...

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Prawn Tacos with Lime-Avocado Salsa

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 14 December 2017

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: As the season gets hotter we find a lot of people feel like eating less. This is the perfect time to start making more smoothies or mix and matching your food. Say fruit and nuts for your carbs and fats prepared as a f...

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Thai Yellow Curry Served In Coconut Bowls

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 7 December 2017

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Refined coconut oil has a higher smoke point than olive oil. It can be better for your pans especially with dishes that require high heat such as stir-fry's and scrambled eggs. Training Tip: The more you don't want t...

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Colombian Style Zucchini Rellenos

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 16 November 2017

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Salt is a must have when it comes to seasoning. Ideally start a salt bowl or have a seperate shaker/grinder of salt thats only purpose is for the stove. This is the first step to some delicious flavours. *Remember you n...

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Asian Mushroom Salad

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 2 November 2017

THE CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Before cooking a steak add salt to the meat and let it come to room temperature. This will brine the meat and give it an amazing restaurant taste! Training Tip: Add in some nose breathing only tasks to your training....

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Balsamic Braised Lamb Shanks

By: Stacy and Macy   On: 26 October 2017

CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Fire up the fry pan to a medium heat & with no oil throw your dry herbs in (obviously one flavour at a time). This wakes the dry herbs up and releases there natural oils. In short it makes your paprika taste more paprika-y. ...

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Creamy Basil and Tomato Chicken

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 26 October 2017

THE CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Add chopped ginger and turmeric root to your cup of tea and eat once you've finished drinking the tea. This will ensure you get all of the nutrients of these highly healthy and healing roots... Preferably use a lemon an...

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Avocado and Arugula Spring Salad

By: Stacey and Matty   On: 19 October 2017

THE CHIEF TIPS Cooking Tip: Try out 'Mingle's' delicious seasoning range. Mingle are providing all Chief Life members with a 10% discount. They make cooking easy with their amazing range of pre-mixed herbs that are ready to add to your food to make...

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