Carrot and ginger soup

Carrot and ginger soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 6 (1kg) carrots, peeled, chopped 4 cups Chicken stock Sour cream and chopped dill leaves, to serve Method Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, ginger and garlic. Reduce…

Meatball meteors

Meatball meteors

Ingredients (8 servings) 400g lean beef mince 1 small brown onion, coarsely grated 1 small carrot, coarsely grated 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce 2 teaspoons olive oil 400g can diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped Method Place mince, onion, carrot, flour, tomato sauce and barbecue…

Caffeine and Your Digestive System

Caffeine is a well known stimulant found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and cocoa. It can be useful in many daily situations as it raises your levels of alertness, increases the metabolism, and can put us in a better mood. Increased Peristalsis Peristalsis in the body is where muscle contracts in order to move food…

Losing Weight vs. Losing Fat

Losing Weight vs. Losing Fat

Whilst most people think that these terms are simply used interchangeably, the fact of the matter is that they have completely different meanings. Losing weight means losing a bit of everything, like: muscle, fluids, organ size, and of course fat. Losing fat, however, means that the focus is on burning fat. This is why your…