Beef and vegetable lasagne

Ingredients (serves 4) 500g lean beef mince 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium carrot, grated 3 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 medium green bell pepper (capsicum), finely chopped 200g small button mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes with oregano and basil Olive oil…

Belly fat increases diabetes risk

  A prominent, 17-year study of about 30,000 middle-aged people found belly fat to be a leading cause of type 2 diabetes. Waist size and one’s body mass index (BMI) has also been previously linked to the increased risk of high blood pressure, clogging of the arteries and heart attack. Researchers have found waist size…

Vegetable lasagne

It’s up to you – freeze the whole lasagna or slice it up and freeze individual portions that you can take out for an easy dinner or lunch. Ingredients (serves 6) 500g eggplant, cut lengthways into 5mm-thick slices Olive oil spray 300g cup mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 100g baby spinach leaves 125g…

Andropouse (Menopouse vir mans!)

Andropause Feite Testosteroon is die hormoon verantwoordelik vir ‘n diep stem, spier gewig en gesig en liggaamshare wat voorkom in mans. Soos ‘n man ouer word verminder sy vlakke van testosteroon en die produksie van sperm word minder. Dit veroorsaak fisiese en psigiese veranderings en simptome. Dit is deel van die natuurlike oudword proses.  Testosteroon…

Curry Vegetables

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 Cup Water 1 cube vegetable stock 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons mild curry ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon crushed coriander ¼ teaspoon white pepper 4 Baby marrows (pumpkins) 1 small Brinjal (egg-fruit) 2 Potatoes (peeled and diced) 2 Carrots (cleaned and sliced) 1 small Onion (finely chopped) 400g can of whole peeled…

Chilli con carne with herb salsa

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg gravy beef 2 medium red onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 medium red bell peppers (capsicums), finely chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 cinnamon stick 800g can diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander…

12 Diet Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Diet Mistakes Can Influence Weight Simple diet mistakes can derail your best efforts to get back into that favorite pair of jeans. If the scale seems stuck, or your weight drops off only to bounce back up, there’s a chance you could be making one of these 12 weight loss blunders. Relying on Crash Diets…

Is ete vervangende skommels gesond?

Deur ‘n skommel te drink in plaas van ‘n ete te eet is ‘n slim manier om genoeg kalorieë in te neem asook belangrike voedingstowwe wat sal lei tot ‘n geleidelike gesonde gewigsverlies. MAAR daar is geen waarborg hiervoor nie, want nie ALLE ete vervang drankies het dieselfde voedingstowwe nie.  Lees wat staan op die…

Brazilian beef kebabs

Ingredients 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh orange juice 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1kg beef rump steak, fat trimmed, cut into thin strips Lemon wedges, to serve Method Combine oil, orange juice, garlic, cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper in a glass…