WINTER IMMUNE BOOSTER

WINTER IMMUNE BOOSTER

Ginger, Turmeric and Orange Smoothie 2 oranges, peeled and seeded Pinch of cinnamon powder Small piece of ginger Small piece of turmeric ¼ cup milk or coconut milk ½ cup water 2 tbsp rolled oats Pinch of black pepper Honey to taste (optional) Put all the ingredients...
Heart Healthy Diet

Heart Healthy Diet

It is well known that the Mediterranean diet is good for a healthy heart and there is much research to support this.  In a study published in BMC MED researchers analyzed the diet of 23,902 adults in England and found that those whose diet was closest to a...
Quinoa Quiche

Quinoa Quiche

Quinoa Quiche 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup grated zucchini and carrots 1 cup loosely packed baby spinach, chopped 1 tbsp grated cheese 2 large eggs Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Do ensure the mixture is slightly moist or the quiche will be dry and...
Roasted winter vegetable salad

Roasted winter vegetable salad

Roasted winter vegetable salad 2 peppers, diced 2 carrots, diced 1/2 butternut squash, diced 1/2 tsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups sprouted lentils/beans 2 cups of rocket leaves 30 grams feta cheese, crumbled Dressing: Juice from 1/2 large lemon 1 clove of garlic, chopped...
The pros and cons of dairy

The pros and cons of dairy

Discussing dairy can be controversial as there are so many conflicting views.  Some feel that it should definitely be included in the diet, others think that it is fine to have it in moderation and lastly those who consider that we should not consume it at all. Dairy...
Kale, pomegranate and pear salad

Kale, pomegranate and pear salad

Kale, pomegranate and pear salad 2 large handfuls of kale, cut into small pieces and thick stem removed 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 pear, diced 1 cup cooked puy or green lentils (or you can also use other beans) 1 cup French beans, lightly steamed 1/2 avocado, diced...
Winter vegetable stew

Winter vegetable stew

Eating healthy during the winter months Many of my clients share that in the past they have struggled to maintain a healthy diet because they got bored with the same meals and don’t want to be restricted to salads, especially in the colder months. Instead at this time...
Cancer Coaching

Cancer Coaching

Many of you know through my newsletters that I am a health coach but you may not know that I also work as a cancer coach and am a member of the National Association of Professional Cancer Coaches. As a cancer coach I guide my clients on what foods to include, which...
Have a Healthy Happy Diwali

Have a Healthy Happy Diwali

It’s the festive time of year when many of us are busy preparing for Diwali and have many dinner parties planned. This makes it very easy to let go of your healthy eating habits, as you are eating out frequently .  However, in a few weeks you may find that...