Creamy courgette lasagne

Creamy courgette lasagne

Ingredients (4 servings) 9 dried lasagne sheets 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, finely chopped 700g courgettes (about 6), coarsely grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g tub ricotta 50g cheddar 350g jar tomato sauce for pasta Method Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put a pan of water on to boil, then cook the lasagne…

Baked chicken cacciatore

Baked Chicken Cacciatore

Ingredients (4 servings) 2x 400g cans Chopped Tomatoes 110g (2/3 cup) pitted kalamata olives ½ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 small red onions, cut into wedges 8 small carrots 2 small potatoes, each cut into 6 wedges 80ml (1/3 cup) olive oil 4x 180g chicken breasts 1 lemon, zest peeled into strips Salt &…

Natural Remedies for Male Menopause

3 Key Natural Remedies for Male Menopause

Men also go through menopause. It might not be exactly the same as female menopause, but it can be just as devastating. The male version of menopause is known as Andropause. It is about the same as menopause in women, except this time it is the testosterone levels that take a dive. Lower levels of…

Treating Digestive Problems Naturally

4 Maniere om Verteringsprobleme Natuurlik te Behandel

Maagprobleme kan ongemaklik en vernederend wees. Verteringsprobleme soos prikkelbare derm sindroom, hardlywigheid, sooibrand en suur begin alles by wat ons in ons mond sit. Ons dieët kan ‘n groot uitwerking op ons ingewandsgesondheid hê. Soms los die regte dieët alleen egter nie die probleem op nie. Hier is ‘n paar eenvoudige natuurlike hulpmiddels wat kan…

Menopausal Weight Gain and Bloating

How To Beat Menopausal Weight Gain and Bloating

With hot flashes and mood swings, weight gain is the last thing you want to think about… The sad truth is that feeling bloated and gaining weight are two of the most common side effects of menopause. We often overlook these symptoms. Unfortunately these are some of the most devastating menopausal symptoms. Weight gain is…

Cucumber and red cabbage coleslaw salad

Cucumber and red cabbage coleslaw salad

Ingredients (4 servings) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 English cucumber, sliced lengthways and deseeded ½ small red cabbage, finely shredded 100g snow peas, top and tailed, sliced 2 spring onions, finely sliced ½ cup of plain low fat yogurt as dressing Juice of ½ lime Method Sprinkle salt over the cucumber and…

Lemon and garlic chicken skewers with lentil salad

Lemon and garlic chicken skewers with lentil salad

Ingredients (4 servings) Equipment You will need 8 pre-soaked bamboo skewers (see note) Ingredients 700g chicken fillets, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 1 tablespoon finely-grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons finely-chopped lemon thyme 2 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ cup olive oil 150g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm pieces 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed 150g semi-dried…

Treating Digestive Problems Naturally

4 Ways to Treat Digestive Problems Naturally

Stomach problems can be uncomfortable, not to mention embarrassing. Digestive problems like IBS, constipation, heartburn, and acid reflux all begin with what we put in our mouth. Our diet can have a massive effect on our gut health. Sometimes the right diet alone does not solve the problem. Here are a few simple natural remedies…