Lime chicken soup

Lime chicken soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 cups (1 litre) water or Chicken stock 2 (about 500g) chicken breast fillets 1 cup corn 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 green capsicum, seeded, finely chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 lime, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons lime juice, extra 1 cup coriander…

Leek, mushroom and feta frittata

Leek, mushroom and feta frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) 25g butter, chopped 1 large leek, halved, washed, thinly sliced 200g button mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g feta, crumbled 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves 8 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup pure cream Method Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 3cm-deep, 20cm x 30cm (base) pan. Line base and…

How Insomnia Affects Your Weight

How Insomnia Affects Your Weight

Insomnia is one of the most common medical issues, with the signature symptom being the difficulty falling or remaining asleep. However, insomnia means much more than struggling to fall asleep – It can cause serious health complications like: Increased risk for illness Low energy Reduced ability to think or work properly Emotional problems Weight loss…

Lentil & sweet potato soup

Lentil & sweet potato soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 750ml (3 cups) Chicken stock 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large red onion, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, trimmed, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1cm pieces 400g can lentils, rinsed, drained 400g can diced tomatoes 250g broccoli, cut into small florets Chopped fresh parsley, to…

Full-of-greens frittata

Full-of-greens frittata

Ingredients (4 servings) 250g baby spinach leaves 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 250g zucchini (baby marrow), coarsely grated 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 4 eggs 4 egg whites 100g feta 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan ¼ cup chopped fresh chives 100g skinless roasted red capsicum, finely chopped (optional) Method Preheat oven…

How to Manage Menopausal “Foggy Thinking”

How to Manage Menopausal “Foggy Thinking”

Do you often feel like you might be forgetting something? Over the years and through various studies, it has been suggested that menopause can cause “foggy thinking” which includes things like short term memory loss, easily losing focus, and just simply being forgetful. But what causes this and how can you manage it? The Impact…

Fennel-roasted beetroot and cabbage

Fennel-roasted beetroot and cabbage

Ingredients (6 servings) 6 medium beetroot, trimmed 1 mini red cabbage, cut into 8 wedges 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 3 fresh bay leaves 5 sprigs fresh thyme 2 teaspoons fennel seeds, crushed 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Method Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Wash and scrub beetroot. Pat dry with paper towel. Wrap each…

Tomato and olive lamb casserole

Tomato and olive lamb casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 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 (optional) ½ cup pitted…