Mexican chicken soup with avocado salsa

Ingredients (serve 4) 2 small chicken breast fillets 1 chicken stock cube 1 liter water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chilli powder 400g can diced tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained 1 large avocado, halved, peeled, coarsely chopped 420g can corn kernels, drained…

Chimichanga Beef

Ingredients (serve 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1kg chuck steak, cut into 2-3cm pieces 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cinnamon stick 1 red or green fresh chilli (optional), finely chopped 500-750ml (2-3 cups) beef stock 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained Sour cream,…

The proven benefits of probiotics

The probiotics craze has been doing the rounds for a good few years. But do probiotics actually improve health? What are probiotics? Probiotics are living microscopic organisms that boost your body’s natural functions. They’re all different, and each one has specific benefits for your health. Their classification is complicated, and it’s hard to tell which…

How to break the weight gain cycle

The dieting industry is a multibillion-dollar business, yet most dieters fail to lose weight or keep the weight off. Any other industry with such a low return on investment would never have people coming back for more! While most dieters chalk up their lack of dieting success to a lack of discipline, the reality is…