Is sitting still the new smoking?

Waarom Stilsit Die Nuwe Rook is

Hoewel hierdie ‘n sterk stelling is, is dit baie waar, aangesien sekere werke en ontspanningsaktiwiteite veroorsaak dat ons al hoe minder aktief is. Baie van ons is al vertel dat vroetel ‘n teken van angstigheid, ongeskiktheid of gebrek aan konsentrasie is. Maar gewoontevroetel – tik van voete, wriemel, behoefte om rond te beweeg – kan…

Chicken, olive and rosemary hotpot

Chicken, olive and rosemary hotpot

Ingredients (4 servings) ¼ cup plain flour 4 small chicken breast fillets, skin removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup Chicken stock 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup pitted olives 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves, roughly chopped Method Preheat oven to 170°C. Place flour, and salt and…

Brittle Nails during Menopause

What Causes Brittle Nails During Menopause?

Out of all the symptoms of menopause, cosmetic changes can at times be the hardest to deal with, robbing a woman of her sense of femininity and individuality. Unfortunately during this time period, many women suffer from brittle nails, which occur naturally with age and hormonal changes. What are the Characteristics of brittle nails? If…

Feeling Bloated after Eating

Why do I Feel Bloated After Eating?

Feeling bloated is not always just a sign of overeating. It can actually point to serious problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease, or high-stress levels. You know when it feels like you have just eaten your entire birthday cake by yourself? That’s stomach bloating. It may come around even when you have not…

Bean and rocket salad

Bean and rocket salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 2 x 300g cans four-bean mix, rinsed and drained 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained ±250g cherry tomatoes, halved ±125g baby rocket 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Salt and cracked black pepper Method Place the four-bean mix in a large bowl with the…

Chicken saganaki

Chicken saganaki

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 chicken fillets, trimmed, halved 1 brown onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 150g cup mushrooms, halved 2 zucchini (baby marrow), thickly sliced diagonally 400g can crushed tomatoes 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock ½ cup (80g) pitted olives 50g fetta, crumbled Oregano leaves, to garnish Method Heat the oil in…