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84 serves of snacks for $27.30 – that works out at around 32 CENTS per serve!

Want to know our NUMBER ONE tip for staying on track with your healthy eating week to week and curbing those pesky sweet cravings?

MEAL PREP is your answer! And rather than waste money on unhealthy sweet snacks, you can make your own healthy versions. 

Cassie McKay has made a batch of delicious and healthy snacks from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

The best bit? It only cost her $27.30 to make 84 serves in total – that works out at 31 CENTS per serve…

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84 serves if snacks for $27.30 – that works out at 32 CENTS per serve!

“I kept costs down by using ingredients I already had on hand, but in total it cost me around $27.30 to make 84 serves of snacks,” says Cassie.

“It was also quicker and less messy the usual, as a lot of the recipes I used to have similar ingredients.

“I use home brand / Aldi ingredients and stock up when I see items on special.”

What Cassie made:

Spicy Ginger Cookies x 14

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Make a few batches of these cookies to give as gifts during the festive season or share with friends and family for a sweet treat.

These cookies are 192 calories per serve (2 cookies).

You can get this recipe on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Chocolate Weet-Bix Slices x 12

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Cassie used pitted dates in this. It’s totally yummy and full of guilt-free chocolatey goodness. And at only 170 calories per serve. 

Get this recipe here. 

Peanut Butter Granola x 4

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An easy to prepare breakfast that is loaded with healthy fats and protein to give you an energy boost to start the day.

This granola works out at 304 calories per serve. 

This recipe is available for Challenge members and is available on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Cherry Coconut Chocolate Truffles x 6

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These chocolate truffles are fantastic to make in a batch for entertaining. You can even keep them in an airtight container in the freezer and serve frozen for a tasty, sweet treat. These truffles work out at 129 calories per serve. 

You can find these truffles on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Peanut Butter Rice Cups x 12

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Peanut butter cups meet chocolate crackles in this recipe. A perfect snack for an afternoon pick me up. These cups work out at 191 calories per serve. 

Get this recipe here. 

Peppermint Choc Slice x 16

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A healthy version of a popular slice. This recipe makes 14 serves so you can store leftovers in the fridge or freezer to enjoy when you need a healthy snack. These slices are 153 calories per serve. 

This recipe is available for Challenge members and is available on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crumble Balls x 20

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Low in sugar, these crumble balls are perfect when you feel like something sweet in between main meals but want to make a healthy choice. These work out at 154 calories per serve.

You can find this recipe on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Did you know that the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge has a HEAP of recipes you can choose from?

With more than 4,000 delicious, healthy recipes, 350 exercises & 24/7 support – the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is designed and proven to help busy mums hit their goal weight. The best part? The Challenge is breastfeeding friendly, family-friendly and of course budget-friendly.

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Cassie’s 10kg weight loss story

Cassie says she no longer has to fake confidence, she has it for real now! Here’s how this mum lost 10kgs through the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge by learning to make time for herself!

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There is one year between these photos and Cassie has been following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge and using the Healthy Mummy Smoothies for 10 months. And in that time, 10kgs have GONE!

And to say this mama is excited is an understatement! Cassie bought the dress on the left on holiday in November last year but she only wore it out with layers of control underwear and a long top over it.

She says, “I knew my body wasn’t where I wanted it to be, but I was doing everything I could to embrace it.”

“This body had carried and nourished two babies and had endured a c-section and hip surgery. I was a busy mum giving everything to my family. I wanted to be body confident but it just wasn’t happening.” 

Since then, Cassie has learned to find time for herself. And while life still gets a bit hectic for her as a busy mum, she says she’s blossomed by finding that time.

“Time to nourish my body, time to exercise, time to get my hair and eyebrows done, time to see friends, time to meditate and time to reflect.” 

“I don’t have to fake confidence anymore- it is shining out from within me.”

So would Cassie recommend having some me-time? DEFINITELY!

“It doesn’t have to be hours a day. Start with a few minutes and take it from there. Trust me- you’ll be pleasantly surprised.” 

Join the Challenge here. 

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Jennifer Hartnett

Jennifer is our Senior News Producer with a passion for trending news and lifestyle stories. Jennifer spends the rest of her time running around after her son Kian.