Chicken Fillets shallow fry in olive oil shallow fry and then roast in oven for 10 steam wrap in baking paper and bake in oven Thigh fillets cube and fry in olive oil and garlic brown and roast in oven casserole/curry slow cook Drumsticks baste and roast in oven curry bbq Mince (lean only) form […]
Colourful salad and vegetables aim to eat as many different colours each day as you can. Any of the combinations below can be steamed, grilled, roasted, stir-fried – depending on what is going on in your kitchen at the time! quantities suggested below are for one person, for one meal. Vegies and salad are low […]
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Believe it or not, you can retrain your brain to curb sugar cravings. Here are five ways to reduce sugar and some easy ways to stop the cravings. Some content on the Spice of Life website is only available to members. Book a consultation today Find out more on our memberships page.
If you are reducing the amount of carbs you are eating (even if moderately), you need to replace the carbs with healthy fats and good quality protein. Fat’s bad reputation In days gone past, people thought that a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet was the healthiest option. Fats were seen as “unhealthy”, so the best thing to […]
Many people believe that they are not consuming a lot of sugar because they don’t add it to their food. However, a vast proportion of the sugar we consume is hidden in processed and packaged foods. Some content on the Spice of Life website is only available to members. Book a consultation today Find out […]
You can still enjoy eating out when you are reducing your carbs. There are so many options available these days, you will not have a problem finding many delicious lower carb meals. Below are just a few ideas. Some content on the Spice of Life website is only available to members. Book a consultation today […]
I was fortunate enough to spend 10 days in Vietnam during my last holidays – what a buzz!! Of course one of the many attractions was the food, Vietnamese being one of my favourite cuisines. Eating out seems to be so much a part of life,( as shown in the picture of the “nightlife in […]
Carbohydrates are an important nutrient, so it is wise not to eliminate them and to have at least 100g per day in a balanced diet. Many people eat a lot more than this. 100g per day is the amount recommended by nutritionists for a “lower-moderate carb” diet. What type of carbohydrates should I choose? The […]
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 […]