Tomato & borlotti bean soup

Tomato & borlotti bean soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped 2 celery sticks, ends trimmed, thinly sliced 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 400g can diced tomatoes 1L (4 cups) Vegetable stock 1 x 400g can borlotti beans, rinsed, drained 1/3 cup chopped fresh continental parsley Method Heat…

Zucchini, sweet potato & feta frittata

Zucchini, sweet potato & feta frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) ±700g sweet potato, peeled and cut into 2-3cm cubes 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 medium zucchini, ends trimmed, coarsely grated 125g feta, crumbled ¼ cup basil leaves, shredded ± 80g salad mix 6 tomatoes, quartered lengthways 1 onion, chopped 6 eggs, lightly beaten Method Preheat oven to 200°C…

Causes of Hair Loss

Causes of Hair Loss

Usually hair loss is something that only men worry about, but as soon as women starts getting close to menopause, they might also see that their hair is not as thick as it used to be. It is not unusual to see some sort of hair loss as we age, it is important to know…

Managing Digestion & Your Weight

Managing Digestion & Your Weight

We are often so caught up in all kinds of diet fads that we tend to neglect the basics of how our bodies deal with weight loss. When we break it down to the core, we see that the way in which we digest food is one of the most important factors in how effectively…

Coffee & Insulin Resistance

Coffee & Insulin Resistance

Coffee can have various effects on the body including thins like the jitters when you drink too much coffee, and headaches and fatigue when you drink too little. Usually these problems are not very serious, but coffee may very well have some other, more serious effects on the body. Caffeine and Insulin Resistance The main…