Spicy corn and chicken chilli

Quick, easy and delicious, this chilli is perfect for a stress-free week night dinner. The corn adds a mildly sweet flavour to the spicy sauce. Add a can of kidney beans for extra nutrition. Lean ground beef may also be substituted for the chicken. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, coarsely…

Menopause-Myths on Weight Gain and Age

Myth: “If I starve myself, I won’t gain weight during menopause.” Nine out of 10 women gain weight during menopause. What women fail to realize is that their body chemistry completely changes, so that the old ways of staying slim simply won’t work. Eat like a bird or skip a meal and you risk gaining…

Ten of the Deadliest Eating Habits

We all have to eat to live. Ironically, what you eat could destroy your quality of life or even kill you. That is the extent to which our commercialized world is abusing even an essential commodity like food for the pure motive of profit. Here are ten guidelines to show you how you, too, can…

Vegetable Ratatouille

(Serves 4) Ratatouille is a healthy Italian vegetable dish served with pasta. Ingredients 1 red onion 1 large egg plant/aubergine 2 medium zucchinis/courgettes 1 green bell pepper ¼ bottle red wine 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay leaves 400g can chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Ground Black Pepper to taste…