Four-bean soup with barley

Four-bean soup with barley

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 3 thyme sprigs ½ cup (105g) pearl barley 2 cups (500ml) Vegetable stock 2 x 400g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup finely sliced flat-leaf parsley…

10 minute ratatouille

10 minute ratatouille

Packed with veges, this quick and tasty side dish will become an instant family family favourite! Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 red capsicums (bell pepper), thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 small eggplant 2 small zucchini (baby marrow) 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 3 medium tomatoes, chopped Method Heat oil in…

Natural Treatment for Psoriasis

Natural Treatment for Psoriasis

Psoriasis, a common skin condition, is identified by the way that it changes the life cycle of skin cells. It causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, and this forms thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. Psoriasis is usually a persistent, chronic disease with…

Treating Pregnancy Diabetes

Treating Pregnancy Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a common occurrence amongst expecting mothers. To make matters worse, it is becoming more of a problem each day.    Many women are not even aware of the risk they face of developing diabetes during pregnancy.  While most women with gestational diabetes end up giving birth to healthy babies, there is still…

Tips for Minimizing Menopausal Weight Gain

Tips for Minimizing Menopausal Weight Gain

Whether you like it or not, menopause and weight gain usually go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, being overweight does not just mean that you have to buy bigger clothes, but it can also come with the risk of various other health-hazards. Luckily there are ways in which you can fight this menopausal weight gain and lower the…