Spring roast chicken

Spring Roast Chicken

Cut the cost of a chicken dinner with thighs and be rewarded by juicy meat and crispy skin in this dish with asparagus, baby marrows, peas and feta. Ingredients (4 servings) 8 chicken thighs, on the bone, skin on 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lemon, zested and cut into wedges 4 shallots, thickly sliced 4…

Mini asparagus frittatas

Mini asparagus frittatas

Ingredients (makes 24) 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, thinly sliced ¼ cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped (Ina Paarman) 3 green onions, thinly sliced 6 eggs ½ cup pure cream 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons basil pesto Method Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan-forced. Grease two 12-hole, 1½ tablespoon-capacity round-based patty pans. Combine…

Stir-fry chicken with pesto

Stir-fry chicken with pesto

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 small skinless chicken breast fillets (about 160g each), thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, cut into thin strips ±225g brown mushrooms, sliced ±200g baby spinach leaves 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 150ml thin cream 2 tablespoons good-quality pesto Small basil leaves, to garnish Method Heat 1 tablespoon of…

ADD/ADHD Treatment in Children

Natural Treatment for ADD / ADHD

Parents are quick to put their children on chemical medication as soon as they are diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, but what about alternative, natural remedies? While drugs like Ritalin and Adderall may help reduce the symptoms of ADD/ADHD, they often do not target the root cause of the problem, and in addition, they might…

How to Deal With Menopausal Hair Loss

How to Deal With Menopausal Hair Loss

Most women think of hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings when they hear the word “menopause”, but few realize the massive risk of hair loss… Many people do not realize this, but almost 40% of women experience hair loss or hair thinning during or after menopause. Unlike male pattern baldness, female hair loss doesn’t…

3 Keys for Increasing Blood Flow & Circulation

3 Keys for Increasing Blood Flow & Circulation

Poor blood circulation is an ever increasing problem. What makes this such a scary thought is that poor circulation can easily lead to various other serious health issues. Your circulatory system includes your heart, veins, arteries and capillaries. It transports your blood, which provides nutrients and oxygen to all cells within your body. When this…