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loss could be so
deliciously healthy!

LATEST RELEASE - Cooking for 1 or 2 people
Cookbooks 1–7 updated and revised 2017

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Symply weight loss success

Have you struggled to lose weight? Are you feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start? If you’re like me and have been on one crazy diet after another with little if any good results, I’m here to help. I want you to know how to lose weight and keep it off forever.

I weighed 100 kilos when I decided to give up dieting and become a healthy person. I lost 35 kilos and have kept it off since 1993. I turned my greatest weakness ‘food’ into my greatest strength and so can you.

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Let’s face it diet food is bland and boring and it’s not sustainable long-term. Get off the diet rollercoaster and come into my world of healthy living!
One of the first things that often happens when life gets busy is our healthy eating plan goes out the window. Well I have a solution that can help.
I once weighed 100 kilos and was getting fatter with every fad diet I tried. When I received that swimsuit photo in the mail, I knew something had to change.
surviving winter

With the onset of winter comes the desire for hot, hearty meals that are often made using cheaper, fattier cuts of meat. My 10 tips for surviving winter…

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Have you had some bad habits creep in over the winter months? During winter most people tend to hibernate.

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lose weight in spring

Shedding the extra layers of clothing from winter can reveal a multitude of sins and trigger action to lose the extra kilos. Are you sick of yo-yo dieting and wish there was an easier way? If you want to lose weight in spring and not find it again, I’m here to help. When I weighed

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lose weight during lock down

Sitting on the couch watching Netflix, eating potato chips isn’t going to help you lose weight during lock down. Read 10 tips for COVID weight loss success

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Fruit and nut cobbler

My delicious Fruit and Nut Cobbler has all of the crunchy goodness of a traditional cobbler with half the effort and much lower in saturated fat.

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peppermint bubble bar

My Peppermint Bubble Bar recipe is sure to be a hit with young and old. Curb a chocolate craving – all the chocolate taste without the added fats.

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honey mustard chicken

My Honey Mustard Chicken is a low fat makeover of a creamy high fat favourite. And contains loads of vegetables and lean meat, making it a healthy choice.

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Wednesday’s thought… Losing someone can be soul destroying. If you know someone who has lost a very important person in their lives don't be afraid to mention. You may think you'll make them sad ... See more

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Fish Italiano - Tuesdays with Annette

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Tuesday’s thought… A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset. When you wake up each day take a second to think about what an honour it is to simply be alive and healthy. The moment you ... See more

3 days ago

Monday’s thought…Today let’s refocus, let’s remind ourselves why we want to lose weight and reach our goal weight. Today is the day to regroup and move forward to create the healthy fabulous ... See more

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Do you watch my LIVE COOKING SHOWS?
Join me Tuesdays with Annette this week where I’m making a recipe from my latest cookbook – Cooking for 1 or 2 people.

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Friday’s thought… Today is your tomorrow. It’s up to you to shape it, to take control and seize every opportunity. The power is in the choices you make each day. Eat well, live well and know ... See more

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Beef Chow Sym- Thursdays with Annette

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Thursday’s thought…Here are 6 things to give up:
1. Fear of failure – which leads to fear of trying
2. Saying yes when you feel like saying no
3. Ignoring your intuition
4. Overthinking – ... See more