4 Steps to Restore Libido in Men

4 Steps to Restore Libido in Men

Women are not the only ones that go through menopause, as men have their own version that called Andropause. It is natural that the testosterone levels in men go down as they age, and this can be seen from as early as 30 years old. It does not happen as rapidly as in women, but…

Tuscan chicken

Tuscan chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 punnet grape tomatoes 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), seeded, sliced ¾ cup pimento-stuffed olives ½ lemon, juiced 4 small chicken breast fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil Method Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, capsicum, olives, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Heat 1 tablespoon olive…

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 3 ripe large tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup small basil leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method Layer tomatoes, onion and basil in four airtight containers. Drizzle with oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Place in the…

Male Menopause

Male Menopause

Yes, it is a thing. Ever heard of a midlife crisis? Well, the reason your husband suddenly decided to buy a motorcycle is because he is going through so-called “male menopause”, also called Andropause. While it is not exactly the same thing as the menopause women go through, it does share some of the symptoms…

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 large lemon 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, torn 12 each mint and basil leaves, torn 1/4 cup oregano leaves 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil 4 x 180g white fish fillets with skin on (such as hake) Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Pare the lemon…

How to Manage Menopausal Irritability

How to Manage Menopausal Irritability

When you think of menopause, you probably think of the physical symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and weight gain. Truth be told, the effect of emotional menopausal symptoms can often be much worse than those of the physical symptoms. It is extremely common that women suffer from disturbances in their mood, especially irritability. There…

How to Deal With Stress Induced Eczema

How to Deal With Stress Induced Eczema

Eczema is not a specific skin condition as often thought, but rather a name for different skin conditions which are normally in the form of rashes or outbreaks. One of the leading causes for eczema is stress, and everybody has experienced stress at some time of their life. Whether it is due to your job,…

Beef, bean and feta salad

Beef, bean and feta salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces olive oil cooking spray 500g beef steak of choice 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 250g grape tomatoes, halved 50g Fetta, crumbled ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil…

Chicken and avocado salad

Chicken and avocado salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 500g Chicken Breast Fillets 3 teaspoons cumin seeds ½ lettuce, coarsely chopped 2 avocados, cut into chunks ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons macadamia oil 1½ tablespoons lemon juice Method Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Sprinkle…