Entries by Simone Hayes

Simone’s Kale & Quinoa Tabouli Salad

 INGREDIENTS 1 cup quinoa (try Woolies Macro brand tri-colour if available) 2 cups chicken stock 1 teaspoon Moroccan Seasoning Half a bunch of fresh kale leaves, stems removed and chopped coarsely. Half a large red capsicum chopped 3 shallots sliced thinly ¼ cup dried cranberries 1 large cucumber, halved, deseeded , and finely chopped Half a […]

Mother’s Day Classic 2014

  What a wonderful way to spend Mother’s Day! This was the 6th year in a row that Energy Fitness has participated in the MDC, and each year it get’s bigger and better. Energy Fitness had two buses of participants from the Sutherland Shire with many other EF’er’s scattered over the other 6 buses,  so […]

Cumin Spiced Chicken Skewers With Orange & Lentil Salad

INGREDIENTS – Serves 6 1 tablespoon ground Cumin 2 garlic cloves crushed 2 teaspoon olive oil 2 oranges, find finely grated, segmented 1 kg chicken thigh fillets, excess fat removed, cut into 3c, pieces 2 x 400g cans brown lentils, drained ½ cup firmly packed fresh continental parsley 1 bunch fresh chives 1 small red […]

Calories in Chocolate – Is it worth having that pig out?

So, Easter is around the corner and the stores are full of temping little morsels that you just can’t resist buying. Some for the kids, some for you? Next weekend when the house is full of chocolate, how will you cope? Do you have the willpower to resist hooking in to the Bunny’s ears every […]

BeachFit Wind Up April 2014

Congratulations to all of the guys and girls that have completed another 10 week round of BeachFit. You have been a fantastic group to work with and I have thoroughly enjoyed watching you all go from strength to strength. This has undoubtedly been one of the toughest programs I have set, and you have all […]

Can I Eat Carbs at Night??

As the old saying goes, “Breakfast for a King, Lunch for a Prince and Dinner for a Pauper”. But should you really eat less at night? Here are some facts and tips along with some practical advice. Can I eat Carbohydrates after 6pm? The simple answer is yes you can, just make sure you don’t […]


So, you have decided to bite the bullet and do a Half Marathon! Good on you! I have set this plan around 20 weeks leading up to the Hunter Valley Running Festival Half in July 2014 so this plan should commence on the 15th March which is tomorrow! This only gives you 19 weeks and will […]

Wok-tossed Calamari & Broccolini w/ Nam Jim Dressing

Wok-tossed Calamari & Broccolini w/ Nam Jim Dressing Serves 4  Ingredients 600g squid tubes Olive oil spray 2 bunches broccolini cut into short lengths Nam Jim Dressing 2 garlic cloves ½ bunch coriander, roots chopped and leaves reserved 1 long red chilli, deseeded & finely chopped 2 tbs sugar 2 tbs fish sauce ¼ cup […]