How to lose weight with Fiber-01

How to lose Weight with Fiber

  These days it seems that every second person is trying to lose weight – whether it is 2 kilograms, or 20 kilograms. Yes, there are many things we can blame for being overweight. In today’s fast-paced world we often neglect the negative effects of the things we eat and drink because the convenience factor…

Traditional beef chilli

Traditional beef chilli

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g beef chuck or blade steak, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground chilli ¼ teaspoon ground paprika 4 cups (1L) Beef stock 2 x 400g cans whole tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained salt and cracked…

Healthy Soup

Healthy Soup

Ingredients (makes 5½ liters) 1 bunch shallots, thinly sliced 1 bunch celery, leaves included, finely sliced 3 small green capsicum, finely chopped 3 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 4 large carrots, finely chopped 300g green beans, trimmed, chopped 30g packet Vegetable Soup mix 2 cups (500ml) water 3 cups (750ml) Chicken stock 2 x 810g cans…

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…

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Vegetable tagine with crispy chickpeas

Ingredients (8 servings) ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 large red onions, cut into thin wedges 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground turmeric ±1.5kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 4cm pieces 1 large (550g) eggplant, cut into 4cm…

What to Expect During Male Menopause

What to Expect During Male Menopause

We all know a lot about female menopause, but what about men and their version of it? Just like women, men also go through some natural hormonal changes as they age. However, in women the drop in estrogen might happen a bit more suddenly than the drop in testosterone for men. This change in hormones…

Vetjies koebaai kos!

Eet hierdie 20 soorte kos om gewig te verloor! Hou jou koskas vol met gesondheid!  1. Amandels  Hierdie vullende peusel happies hou jou bloedsuiker konstant! ‘n Studie aan die Universiteit van Toronto het gevind dat wanneer ‘n mens amandels saam met wit brood eet jou bloedsuiker nie die hoogte en laagtes inskiet soos wanneer jy…

Curried pumpkin and lentils

Ingredients (6 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 brown onions, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced lengthways 2 x 7cm cinnamon sticks 3 large fresh green chillies, thickly sliced 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds 3 teaspoons ground cumin 3 teaspoons ground turmeric 500g butternut pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into 4cm pieces 305g (1½…

Roasted tomato and lentil soup

Roasted tomato and lentil soup

Ingredients (6 servings) 1.5kg ripe tomatoes, halved lengthways 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 6 cups Chicken Stock 1½ teaspoons brown sugar 400ml can brown lentils, drained, rinsed 2 tablespoons basil leaves, finely chopped ½ cup Greek Style Yogurt Method…

5 Tips For Using Water to Lose Weight

5 Tips For Using Water to Lose Weight

There is no doubt about the fact that everybody should drink plenty of water. But how can water help you lose weight? Water Fills You Up Drinking a glass of water before you eat can help you take in fewer calories since you eat less. Also take a glass of water to the table to drink…