Tomato and olive lamb casserole

Ingredients 2 tablespoons plain flour 8 (1kg) lamb neck chops 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 large carrot, peeled, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup chicken stock 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives Method…

Healthy Weight Loss Shake

While diet shakes can play a role in healthy weight loss, it can just be effective if it is part of an overall lifestyle change that helps you sustain the weight loss. Function Drinking a meal in a glass once or twice a day does not require more difficult lifestyle changes since the shakes are…

Four-bean soup with barley

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tbs olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 3 thyme sprigs ½ cup (105g) pearl barley 2 cups (500ml) salt-reduced vegetable stock 2 x 400g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained 400g can chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup finely sliced flat-leaf…

Herb roast chicken

Ingredients ± 2.4kg whole chicken 1/3 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons mixed dried herbs 8 small sweet potatoes, halved 600g jap pumpkin, peeled, chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled, chopped Steamed green beans, to serve Method Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Trim fat from chicken. Discard neck. Rinse chicken (including cavity). Pat dry with paper towel.…

What is the Best Way to Burn Fat?

Burn Fat Losing weight and burning fat may be easier than you think. The key to successful fat burning is to establish a routine of exercise and healthy eating, and to follow this routine for a period of time long enough to see results. Of course, to maintain your fat loss, you must incorporate this…

Candida Detox Diet

Candida albicans is a “parasitic yeast-like fungus” that lives in the body. It’s found in the intestines, throat, genital tract and mouth. It normally lives in balance with other bacteria in the body, but it can multiply and weaken the immune system, resulting in candidiasis. Candidiasis has many symptoms, ranging from constipation or diarrhea to…

Why does Men’s Testosterone Levels Decrease?

  Of all the men suffering from low testosterone levels, only 5 percent seek treatment. Anything below 300 nanograms of testosterone per deciliter is low. Definition Andropause is the most accepted cause of decreasing testosterone levels in men and it is mostly age-related.  Calling the decrease of testosterone “male menopause” is inaccurate because unlike female…

Mediterranean omelette wraps

 Ingredients (serves 4) 6 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives Olive oil cooking spray 20g baby spinach 100g shaved leg ham or any other cold meat (like beef roll or chicken) 1/3 cup finely chopped semi-dried tomatoes Method Whisk eggs, milk and chives together in a jug. Season with salt and…

Tomato & borlotti bean soup

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tbs olive oil 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped 2 celery sticks, ends trimmed, thinly sliced 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 400g can diced tomatoes 1L (4 cups) vegetable stock 1 x 400g can borlotti beans(red kidney beans), rinsed, drained 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley 4…

Managing Diabetes

You Can Manage Diabetes with: 1.    Diet Fortunately, controlling blood sugar levels by changing diet can also cut your risk of complications. People with type 2 diabetes should carefully monitor carbohydrate consumption, as well as total fat and protein intake, and reduce calories. Ask your doctor for a referral to a registered dietitian to help…