Mexican seafood soup

Ingredients (4 servings) ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 500g good-quality seafood mix 1 teaspoon paprika 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), thinly sliced 2 jalapeno or long green chillies, seeds removed, finely chopped ½ teaspoon dried oregano 3 teaspoons ground coriander 3 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon chilli…

Red lentil dahl with sweet potato

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 cup (200g) red lentils, rinsed 1 sweet potato, chopped into 2cm pieces 1 red onion, halved, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ long red chilli, seeds removed, finely sliced 2 tablespoons mild curry powder 2 tablespoons tomato paste ½ cup (150g) low-fat thick Greek-style yoghurt 2 spring onions, finely…

Why Butter is better

Vitamins Butter is a rich source of easily absorbed vitamin A, needed for a wide range of functions, from maintaining good vision to keeping the endocrine system in top shape. Butter also contains all the other fat-soluble vitamins (D, E and K2), which are often lacking in the modern industrial diet. Minerals Butter is rich…

Menopause Muffin Top and How to Deal with it

Ask any woman about her least favorite body part, and most of us will point to our middles. Bellies can become especially anxiety-provoking when excess fat spills over the top of your jeans. Yes, the dreaded “muffin top.” Any woman can get a muffin top. But women are more likely to gain excess belly weight…