Sweet Pepper and Tomato Tuna

Ingredients 500g pack boxed thin spaghetti or linguini (optional) 340g canned tuna (ideally packed in olive oil) 2–4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, minced (or about 2 tbsp) 2–3 sweet mini bell peppers, chopped 1 can organic diced tomatoes, with juice 2–3 tbsp olives, pitted and chopped 1 tsp capers, drained 1 … Continue reading Sweet Pepper and Tomato Tuna

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The Ultimate Fruit, Cheese and Nut Salad

Ingredients 3 c. spring greens 1 small apple or pear, cut into thin slices 1/2 c. grapes, sliced lengthwise 1/8 c. crumbled feta cheese 1/4 c. toasted walnut halves Method In a large bowl, toss greens, apples and grapes together. Pour favourite dressing over the fruit and lettuce, and toss again to combine. Top salad … Continue reading The Ultimate Fruit, Cheese and Nut Salad

6 Easy ways to a leaner waistline

There’s something hidden in your food, and its out to destroy your health and your dreams of owning a set of chiseled 6 pack abs or a slender waistline. Ever wonder why the rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease are skyrocketing? According to the Human Sciences Research Council, the average South African consumes 25 … Continue reading 6 Easy ways to a leaner waistline

Tipping The Scale: 5 Don’ts To Lose Weight

Get in shape by making realistic and sustainable changes. It’s no secret that in order to get in better shape (i.e., lose some extra body fat and improve your general fitness) you have to make lifestyle changes. Like the saying goes, "do what you’ve always done, and you’ll get what you’ve always gotten." But many … Continue reading Tipping The Scale: 5 Don’ts To Lose Weight

Peanut Butter Cookies

An easy, no bake recipe that will put a smile on your face SERVES 16 NUTRITION INFORMATION 127 CALORIES PER 1 COOKIE SERVING Saturated Fat 2g              Sodium 27mg    Carbohydrates 14g Dietary Fibre 2g               Protein 3g INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups Oats, Rolled ⅓ cup Creamy Peanut Butter 1 tbsp. honey ½ cup Chocolate Chips, Dark DIRECTIONS … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies

The Amazing Cranberry

The health benefits of cranberry juice include relief from urinary tract infection (UTI), respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer, and heart diseases. It is also beneficial in preventing stomach disorders and diabetes, as well as gum diseases caused by dental plaque. Phytonutrients, which are naturally derived plant compounds, are present in cranberries and have been found to prevent a wide range of … Continue reading The Amazing Cranberry

Debunking Some Diet Myths

There are countless myths about diet foods telling you how to lose weight and shed dozens of pounds is just a matter of weeks. However, when something sounds too good to be true, it typically is. Being able to recognize these common myths is important as you research your weight-loss strategy. Eating at Night Makes You … Continue reading Debunking Some Diet Myths

10 More Diet & Exercise Tips To Lose Weight

When it comes to weight loss, there are hundreds of strategies, tips, diets, supplements, secrets and myths out there. However, if you are seriously wondering how to lose weight in a healthy way, it is important not to get overwhelmed and to follow a comprehensive program of lifestyle, diet and exercise strategies. How To Lose Weight Fast? If you’re wondering … Continue reading 10 More Diet & Exercise Tips To Lose Weight

Eggcellent Food

As most of you recall, I love eggs in all their glorious culinary incarnations, from the humble fried egg, to the versatile Frittata. Besides the versatility of this humble food source, eggs have amazing health benefits, which include their ability to balance nutrient intake in the body, lower “bad” cholesterol levels, increase cognitive function, protect the heart, … Continue reading Eggcellent Food

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all aspects of life (1). However, excess water retention (edema) is a common side effect of chronic inflammation (2). Also known as fluid retention, edema can be caused by food intolerances, poor diet, toxin exposure and diseases like kidney failure. Women may … Continue reading 13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)