Barbecued sweet potato with gremolata dressing

Ingredients (8 servings) 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1cm-thick rounds 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon rind, finely grated 2 tablespoons lemon juice Method Toss potato and ½ the oil in a medium…

4 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol Levels

4 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol Levels

With the western way of living, high cholesterol levels are a rising problem. Luckily there are natural, healthy ways to make sure that you maintain good cholesterol levels. It is very easy to overcomplicate healthy living, so here is a way to manage your cholesterol levels the simple way with 4 great foods for bringing…

Slow-roasted tomatoes with olives and capers

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 tomatoes, halved length ways 175g baby capsicums (bell peppers) 1/3 cup mixed olives 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves 2 teaspoons baby capers, drained, rinsed Method Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan-forced. Place tomato, capsicums and olives, in a single layer, in a large baking dish. Drizzle with oil.…

Farm-style lamb chops

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 (1.2kg) small lamb forequarter or shoulder chops, trimmed 1 large brown onion, cut into wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon mix seasoning of choice (Moroccan seasoning works good) 400g can crushed tomatoes 400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed 2 medium carrots, peeled, cut into 1cm slices ½…

Diabetes Dieting: Do’s and Don’ts

Diabetes Dieting Keys: 3 Do’s and 3 Don’ts

Diabetics always have to be careful of what and how they eat. Here are a few do’s and don’s to help you decide whats wrong and whats right. Dietary Do’s: Fruits and vegetables – Whole fruits and veggies ensure that you get all your needed vitamins, minerals and fiber. Certain fruits and vegetables also include…

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Why Food Is the Main Cause of ADHD in Children

The problem is not only this diagnosis, but the way it ADHD is treated. Children are put onto medications like Ritalin and Adderall which can have serious negative side effects like loss of appetite, trouble sleeping, and even depression. ADHD is generally used to describe children who suffer from inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination…

The Dangers of Chronic Skin Conditions

Chronic skin conditions can be very dangerous since they typically cannot be cured. They can however be managed by using medication and by making certain lifestyle changes. The two most common chronic skin conditions are Eczema and Psoriasis. They are not a whole lot of fun to live with, and they may often come along…

Easy chicken tagine

Easy Chicken Tagine

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tbsp olive oil 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs, halved if large 1 onion, chopped 2 tsp grated fresh root ginger pinch saffron or tumeric 1 tbsp honey 400g carrots, cut into sticks small bunch parsley, roughly chopped lemon wedges, to serve Method Heat the oil in a large, wide pan with…