Quick Mediterranean bolognaise

Ingredients (6 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 500g lean beef mince 1 small brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can whole peeled tomatoes 1/3 cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved ¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon dried oregano…

Stir-fried lemon broccoli

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tablespoons vegetable oil 1/3 cup slivered almonds 500g broccoli, trimmed, cut into florets 1 tablespoon water 1 lemon, rind thinly sliced, juiced Method Heat a wok over medium heat until hot. Add 2 teaspoons of oil and nuts. Stir-fry for 2 minutes or until golden. Set aside. Increase heat to high.…

Regular workouts reduce menopause symptoms

Middle-aged women who exercise regularly report a higher quality of life and reduced symptoms of menopause, according to a new study. According to a population-based study published in the January 2015 issue of Maturitas, Women with the recommended level of physical activity had a higher self-perceived health level, better relative health, and better global quality…