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Sweet Potato, Bacon and Egg Salad

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Ingredients
-2/3 cup diced sweet potato
-2 eggs
-2 rashes of bacon, diced using meat only
-1tbs oil
-4tbs dill, finely chopped
-2tbs mayonnaise
-2tbs lemon juice

Instructions
-Boil eggs in water for 4-6mins. Peel and dice eggs.
-Boil sweet potato for 4-5mins or until cooked through
-Place a frying pan on medium-high heat, add olive oil and bacon and fry until browned and slightly crunchy
-In a small bowl, combine dill, mayonnaise and lemon juice.
-Place eggs, sweet potato, bacon ...

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Broccoli, Bacon and Cashew Salad

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Ingredients
-1 broccoli, cut into florets and stalk diced
-3 rashes of bacon, fat removed, diced
-1/2 cup toasted cashews
-1tbs oil

Instructions
-Boil broccoli in water on high heat for 5-7mins or until tender and cooked through, remove water and place broccoli in a large serving bowl
-Cook bacon in a frying pan for 4-5mins or until crispy. Remove bacon from pan and place into serving bowl along with broccoli and cashews. Combine well.
-Dish up and enjoy!

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Roasted Carrots and Onion with Honey Balsamic Dressing

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Ingredients
-2 bunches baby carrots, ends cut off
-10 small white onions, peeled, cut in half
-2tbs olive oil
-3tbs balsamic vinegar
-2tbs honey

Instructions
-Preheat a fan-forced oven to 180 Celsius/350 Farenheit
-Line a baking tray with baking paper, spread carrots and onions on tray
-In a small bowl combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey. Drizzle evenly over vegetables and toss to coat.
-Place in oven and bake for 30-40mins or until vegetables are tender and golden.
-Serve and ...

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Meatballs with Crunchy Sweet Potato Chips

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Ingredients
-250g mince
-1tsp salt
-1/3 cup almond meal
-3 cups baby spinach
-1 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)
-25g tomato paste
-2tbs sage
-1 sweet potato, medium
-Olive oil

Instructions
-Preheat a fan-forced oven to 180 Celsius/350 Fahrenheit
-Place spinach in a bowl and cover with boiling water, leave for 2 mins before draining as much liquid as possible from the spinach. Chop well
-Place spinach in a bowl along with mince, salt, almond meal, mustard, tomato paste and sage. Combine ...

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Music and Cardio

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In order to achieve the most out of your cardio workouts, whether it is a run in the park or a simple circuit at home, you should create a personalised playlist of songs that will motivate you not to stop short and to go that extra mile.

Listening to upbeat/face paced music during your cardio sessions is a great tool for keeping you focused on the task at hand, and you will find that whilst listening/concentrating on hearing the music, you ...

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