Fish with herbed chickpea puree

Fish with herbed chickpea puree

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1 cup Chicken Stock 2 x 420g cans chickpeas, drained, rinsed 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup parsley, roughly chopped 4 pieces fish fillets (such as hake) 2 cups baby spinach 2 tomatoes, chopped Method…

PH Balance-Weight Loss Secret

PH Balance-Weight Loss Secret

Many people change their diet in order to get the pH of their bodies in check, and many of them have noticed that they tend to lose weight this way. So much so, that there are a number of diets available based on balancing your pH levels. These are all based on the key concept…

15-minute Greek chicken

15-minute Greek chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 chicken breast steaks 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons dried oregano 700g tomato passata (see passata recipe on the Manna website) 1 teaspoon white sugar 250g cherry tomatoes 3/4 cup pitted olives 30g Greek fetta, crumbled Fresh oregano leaves, to…

Foodaholics – Plan to reverse the problem

Foodaholics – Plan to reverse the problem

Dealing with an addiction is never easy, but when you’re addicted to something you can’t live without – food – your plight may seem virtually impossible to overcome. Since you can’t abstain from all food forever, the foodaholics – or food addict – diet is designed to keep you away from foods that may trigger…

Diabetes Dangers: Heart disease and Stroke

Diabetes Dangers: Heart disease and Stroke

Diabetes may double the risk of developing health problems like heart disease or a stroke. If that wasn’t scary enough, people with diabetes usually end up having strokes or developing heart disease much earlier in life compared to people without diabetes. If you have diabetes, you are at least twice as likely as someone who…

Fried spinach with yoghurt

Fried spinach with yoghurt

Ingredients (8 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 brown onions, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 bunches spinach, washed, trimmed, coarsely shredded 1 cup (260g) Greek Style Yogurt Method Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until onion is golden.…

6 Foods to Boost Your Digestive Health

6 Foods to Boost Your Digestive Health

Whether or not you suffer from gut or digestive issues, it is always a great idea to make sure that your “good” bacteria levels are on the up and up!  1. Yogurt This is probably the most known source for probiotics, but make sure to get the ones with live and active cultures, not the…

12 Tel Tale Signs of a Hormone Imbalance in Women

12 Tell Tale Signs of a Hormone Imbalance in Women

  Hormone imbalance refers to the levels of certain hormones, mainly estrogen and progesterone, in a women’s body that can sometimes be thrown out of place. Hormone imbalances can cause various health issues and general inconveniences for women, so be on the lookout for these signs: 1. Irregular Periods Most women experience their periods every…