Mixed tomato and basil salad

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 3 ripe large tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup small basil leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method Layer tomatoes, onion and basil in four airtight containers. Drizzle with oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Place in the…

Male Menopause

Male Menopause

Yes, it is a thing. Ever heard of a midlife crisis? Well, the reason your husband suddenly decided to buy a motorcycle is because he is going through so-called “male menopause”, also called Andropause. While it is not exactly the same thing as the menopause women go through, it does share some of the symptoms…

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 large lemon 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, torn 12 each mint and basil leaves, torn 1/4 cup oregano leaves 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil 4 x 180g white fish fillets with skin on (such as hake) Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Pare the lemon…

How to Manage Menopausal Irritability

How to Manage Menopausal Irritability

When you think of menopause, you probably think of the physical symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and weight gain. Truth be told, the effect of emotional menopausal symptoms can often be much worse than those of the physical symptoms. It is extremely common that women suffer from disturbances in their mood, especially irritability. There…