The Best You in the New Year: Getting Fit with Thermomix®

Please note these are only suggestions to help you on your wellness journey. You should always consult your doctor before implementing any diet or exercises changes.

After the indulgences of the holiday season and wintertime eating, your body needs time to recover and flush your system of starches, sugars and saturated fats. This can be achieved by making some simple, manageable changes to your diet and sticking to those changes. Make use of the weekly menu plan on Cookidoo® and the in-built shopping list too - that way you're even less likely to stray from your chosen diet, while also helping you get ahead and be more organised.


When juices and smoothies are freshly made, all of the nutrients in the ingredients are retained and you can be confident that there are no preservatives, giving you the maximum health benefits possible. And thanks to Thermomix®, you can have fresh blended fruits and vegetables in seconds. Incorporate juices in your diet from our Detox Juices Collection that will pack a wallop of wellness whenever you need it. Also be sure to drink at least 8-10 glasses of water per day to stay hydrated and help reduce hunger levels.

Read our article for our tips for detoxing in winter and vitamin-rich ingredient suggestions for a detox diet, helping you bounce back in the new year and give you back that ‘feel-good’ feeling.

Cut the Carbs

Eating a low-carb, high protein regimen can help you control body weight whilst giving you increased energy. Carbs turn to sugar in the body, causing your blood sugar levels to spike then immediately crash, leaving you feeling tired and sluggish. Replacing high-carb items with protein-rich foods will boost metabolism and reduce hunger so you'll burn more calories and won't overeat. Whatever you're craving, we've got you covered with a wide variety of low-carb and carb-free options that will make you forget you're on a diet!

Skip the Sugars

Sugars add extra weight and make you too tired to work out, so it’s best to avoid them whenever possible. Try replacing the butter in recipes with apple sauce or ripe, minced pears to make dishes lower in calories while adding natural sweetness and moisture to cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. And reach for all-natural sweeteners like agave, date syrup, and honey. Browse our Sugar Free Collection on Cookidoo® for sublime snacks like these:

Boost the Beneficial Veggies

Vegetables provide nutrients vital for optimal health and maintenance of your body. Plus, most vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories while providing essential fibre and reducing cholesterol levels to help lower the risk of heart disease. When trying to keep fit, go for greens like broccoli, asparagus, spinach, kale, cabbage, cucumber, and Brussels sprouts.

The most important thing to remember is to go at your own pace and listen to your body. This guide can help with losing weight and supplementing your health goals, but remember that simply cooking fresh, unprocessed foods from scratch in the Thermomix® already puts you a step ahead of the rest, so don't push yourself too hard. Plus, with access to over 50,000 dishes worldwide on Cookidoo®, you've got plenty of time to find your lifestyle groove, one mouthwatering recipe at a time. Share your progress with us using the hashtag #GetFitWithThermomix, and here's to the best you can be!

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