Zucchini & tomato soup

Zucchini & tomato soup

Ingredients (8 servings) 1 tbsp butter 2 onions, chopped 1kg zucchinis, sliced 1kg tomatoes, chopped 2 tbsp plain flour ½ tsp turmeric 2l chicken or vegetable stock from cubes Crusty wholegrain or Rye bread, to serve (optional) Method Melt the butter in a large pan, add the onions and zucchinis, and cook for 5 mins on a…

Cauliflower, egg & potato curry

Cauliflower, egg & potato curry

Ingredients (4 servings) 3 tbsp canola or other vegetable oil 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 plump red chilli, seeds removed if you want, finely chopped thumb-sized piece of root ginger, peeled and grated 2 large waxy sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 2 tbsp curry paste 1 medium cauliflower, broken into…

Chicken & white bean stew

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tbsp sunflower oil 400g boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped 3 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 thyme sprigs or ½ tsp dried 1 bay leaf, fresh or dried 600ml vegetable or chicken stock 2 x 400g cans haricot beans, drained…

Foods to Avoid if You Have Arthritis

Common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear on the joints; rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks its own joints; and gout, caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body. Regardless of the type of arthritis you have, cutting back or eliminating foods that can aggravate…

4 Tips to boost winter weight loss

These 4 tips will keep away winter weight gain — despite comfort-food cravings, evenings on the couch, and roomy sweaters that hide every bulge. Eat foods that contain water This is the best way to stay away from indulging in unhealthy foods. Foods that have higher water content add volume to your diet rather than…