Spiced lentil and vegetable soup

Ingredients (serves 4) 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 tablespoon mild Indian curry powder 400g can diced tomatoes 1 litre vegetable stock (low sodium) ½ cup dried green lentils, washed, drained 2 red bell peppers (capsicums), chopped 2 (230g) small eggplants, chopped plain yogurt…

Chilli chicken with yoghurt lentil salad

Kick the week off in a healthy way with this low-fat, spicy chicken dish for dinner. Ingredients (serves 4) 4 single chicken breast fillets 2 tsp piri-piri seasoning Olive oil spray ¼ cup (70g) reduced fat natural yogurt, plus extra to serve 1 tbs fresh lemon juice 2 x 400g cans brown lentils or chickpeas,…

Manna, weight loss and Insulin resistance

Insulin resistance occurs when you become desensitized to the hormone insulin, resulting in high-glucose levels, elevated triglycerides, weight gain and possibly high-blood pressure and cholesterol. Insulin resistance increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Fortunately, weight loss and dietary changes can often reverse insulin resistance and prevent serious health complications. Using…

Chicken and lentil soup

A warming and delicious cool weather soup, this hearty lentil and chicken soup will leave you feeling souper!  Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tbs olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 large red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 2 chicken breast fillets (185g each), cut into 1cm cubes 1 tsp ground…

Spicy bean & chilli fajitas (vegetarian)

Spice up Thursday night with quick, easy & delicious spicy bean fajitas. No wonder taste members love them! Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tbs olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red bell pepper (capsicum), chopped 1 small red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped 2 tsp ground cumin 190g jar sundried-tomato pesto…

‘n Gesonde GUT = jy verloor vinniger gewig!

GUT? Is daar ‘n beter woord vir jou dermkanaal, ‘n meer  verstaanbare woord waarmee jy kan identifiseer as GUT? Terwyl die flora in jou gut (dermkanaal) ongelooflike voordele inhou vir alle aspekte van jou gesondheid gaan ons fokus op die metaboliese en immuun eienskappe aangesien hulle bepaal wat jy in die spieël sien. Indien jy…