If you are looking at ways of improving your diet, one of the first things to look at is how much of the food you consume is (chemically) processed and how can these foods be reduced over time? What exactly are processed foods? There is a distinction to be made between foods that are processed […]
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What were your eating habits like as a child? When I reflect upon how my family ate when I was a child, compared to how people eat now, several things come to light: We ate very few snack foods Three square meals a day with snacks such as fruit and yoghurt in between Processed foods […]
Lower carb eating has many benefits. You may know about some of them. Read this information sheet to find out why lower carb eating makes you feel better. How do carbs affect our body? We know that 1 gram of fat contains 9 calories, while 1 gram of carbohydrate contains 4 calories. Therefore you would naturally assume that fat […]
I have had the pleasure of camping next door to a very keen cook, each year for the last several years. I have looked on in awe of his outdoor kitchen, with all it’s equipment, his herb garden and … And smelled delicious aromas of cooking food each evening. Phil and his wife Anne, set […]
Is the thought of all that food over Christmas stressing you out? You may have been really careful with your food intake during the year, but the temptation of all the yummy foods around over the Christmas period is great!! A few things to remember when these decisions come your way: Christmas is a festive […]
Up until very recently, coconut oil has had very bad press, mainly due to the fact that it is made up of mostly saturated fats. To gain the benefits of coconut oil, however, you would need to use virgin, or cold pressed coconut oil, not the highly processed kinds which alter the chemical composition of […]
This easy roast veggie salad is a delicious accompaniment to any meal. It goes particularly well with tasty zucchini fritters
Serve these tasty zucchini fritters with roast veggie salad for a delicious, light and healthy meal in any season.
A tasty, healthy and filling way to start your day. Take two minutes the evening before to put it together, pop it in the fridge and wake up to a ready- made breakfast. Experiment with different seasonal fruits – you can also add seeds and nuts to vary the taste and texture. Ingredients 4 Tablespoons […]
A bit short on time? Whip up this tasty meal for your family or friends. A good of protein, vegetables and dairy. A real winter warmer.