Using your phone to get healthier

Using your phone to get healthier

Advances in technology have opened the doors to what we can now do without even having to leave our homes; we now have easy access to information, communicate effortlessly and even socialise virtually. I’m sharing below how our smart phones can help us to get...
Smoothie versus milkshake?

Smoothie versus milkshake?

As you probably know from my previous newsletters, I love smoothies, and these are made daily at our home. Smoothies are super quick and easy to make and all you need is a blender. It need not be an expensive blender either. I wanted to share with you in this short...
Baba ganoush

Baba ganoush

This is a delicious , creamy eggplant dip which has a mix of flavours when you add cumin, paprika and fresh parsley. Yummy! 2 medium eggplants 1/4 cup tahini 3 garlic cloves, minced Juice from ½ lemon 1 teaspoon ground cumin ¾ teaspoon paprika sea salt to taste 1...
Chickpea and walnut salad

Chickpea and walnut salad

Chickpea and walnut salad 3 cups chickpeas 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 2 large tomatoes, diced 1 small onion, diced 1 cup chopped fresh herbs ½ cup sliced walnuts Dressing: Juice from 1 small lemon 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil Sea salt (not too much)...
Guacamole recipe

Guacamole recipe

Fresh, home made guacamole tastes so delicious and I always make this when having friends over. I love having this creamy guacamole, which is smooth with some chunks.  It will take care of your creamy and savoury cravings. You have to try this recipe! Guacamole with...
Kale and pear salad

Kale and pear salad

Kale and pear salad I enjoy adding both fresh fruit and dried fruit to my salads to sweeten them naturally.  The secret to a good kale salad is to massage the dressing into the leaves and to remove the thick stem. 1 small bunch kale, remove thick stem and cut the...
Staying hydrated over the summer

Staying hydrated over the summer

We all know that water is essential for life and that we cannot survive without it.  Water makes up over half our body composition, and for adults we are on average between 50% to 65% water.  Why we need to drink water: To regulate body temperature. In warm weather...