Pumpkin, spinach and brie frittata

Pumpkin, spinach and brie frittata

Ingredients (4 Servings) 800g butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 2cm cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 Eggs ½ cup (125ml) Thickened Cream 120g baby spinach leaves, finely shredded 200g brie, thinly sliced 120g baby rocket leaves Method Preheat oven to 200C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place pumpkin on the tray and…

Curry Meatball & Lentil Soup

Curry Meatball & Lentil Soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tbs curry paste of choice 1 tbs finely chopped coriander root 2 x 400g cans crushed tomatoes 1L (4 cups) water 160g (2/3 cup) red split lentils 400g beef or lamb meatballs 1/3 cup chopped coriander leaves 90g (1/3 cup) natural yoghurt, to serve Baby coriander, to serve (optional) Method Heat…

Period Pain

Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) are throbbing or cramping pains in the lower abdomen. Many women experience menstrual cramps just before and during their menstrual periods. For some women, the discomfort is merely annoying. For others, menstrual cramps can be severe enough to interfere with everyday activities for a few days every month. Menstrual cramps may be…

Sugar and ADHD

Sugar and ADHD

In a Yale study of healthy children without ADHD, blood levels of glucose and a variety of hormones and neurotransmitters were measured before and after a sugary drink (decaffeinated cola sweetened with glucose; equivalent to two 340ml cans of Coca-Cola). These children were compared to a control group of children drinking a diet cola. In…