Lightly spiced carrot soup

Lightly Spiced Carrot Soup

A satisfying soup which is delicately spiced and works well as a rustic starter. Ingredients (6 servings) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped knob of fresh root ginger, grated 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tsp mild curry powder, plus extra 1kg carrots, trimmed and sliced 2 lemongrass…

Spiced orange roast chicken

Spiced orange roast chicken

Pop this one-dish wonder in the oven for Sunday lunch and you’ll be able to relax while it becomes infused with a delicious citrus flavor. Ingredients (6 servings) 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets 80ml (1/3 cup) fresh orange juice 80ml (1/3 cup) honey 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1…

Beating the Menopausal Muffin Top

Get Rid Of Your Menopausal Muffin Top

It is obvious that menopause causes weight gain. Usually we notice this in the tummy area. It has never been quite clear exactly why this happens – until now. Recent studies have revealed that due to the large estrogen decrease during menopause, fat cells start to retain and even store more fat than usual. This…