Ocean Grove Book Signing Join Lola Berry at 11am on Saturday 15 January 2011 at Bookgrove in Ocean Grove. Lola will introduce, cook and read from signed copies of her recently released book “Inspiring Ingredients”. Map Details: View Larger Map Contact Bookgrove for more information: 03 5255 5973 Bookgrove Official Website Look forward to seeing you there!
Watch Lola make her famous choc fudge balls with a touch of Christmas – just around the corner! Read Lola’s recipe in the paper:
Foods for Fitness Food intake for your body changes depending on the amount and type of exercise you are doing. For example, if you’re training for a marathon, you will need more carbohydrates to replace energy stores. On the other hand, if you are doing weight training, you need to replace protein stores to promote muscle growth and repair. Put simply, it’s great to have some carbohydrates a couple of [...]
Homemade Organic Berry Jam Every Christmas Mum and I go berry picking and make berry jam for Christmas pressies! So much fun… it’s hard not to eat the berries before they go into the pot! Ingredients: 3kgs of Berries 2kgs Panela / Rapadura sugar (unrefined sugar) 4 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice Method: Wash berries, place Rapadura in bowl and place in oven on low heat to warm for later. Place [...]
Nuts and Seeds Nuts and seeds are an awesome way to up your good fats, protein and mineral intake. Loads of people are scared of nuts because they contain fat; the reality is, however, that we need fats to function and the fats found in raw nuts and seeds are actually good for you. Raw vs Roasted: The difference with raw nuts is that they haven’t been heated. Because nuts [...]
Exercise I’ll be the first to admit that I’m pretty addicted to exercise (in fact it’s probably boarder-line obsessive!). There’s a reason for that though. When we exercise we release endorphins, which make us feel happy, so you can become addicted to the euphoric feeling you get during and after exercise! When it comes to choosing the exercise for your body, find out what suits your lifestyle. Personally, I love [...]
Lola’s Magic Muesli Oats, pepitas, pomegranate seeds, cranberries, goji berries and fresh blueberries topped with organic yoghurt and stewed rhubarb.
Energy Boosters! We are all in need of an energy boost every now and then! Here are a few simple and effective energy-boosting tricks! A general rule of thumb is to go for wholefoods or foods that are in their most natural state. Make your own trail mix from organic dried fruits, nuts and seeds. The dried fruit will give you a quick energy burst and the nuts and seeds [...]
Stewed Rhubarb Ingredients 1 bunch of rhubarb (750g), trimmed and roughly chopped 150g rapadura / panela (or as desired) 2 tablespoons of water 1 tablespoon of lemon juice rind of half a lemon rind of half an orange Method Place the rhubarb, rapadura, water and lemon juice and lemon and orange rind into a medium sized saucepan and set to a low heat and cover. Simmer gently, stirring occasionally [...]