Lifestyle

Follow the latest in lifestyle, from fun DIY projects and gardening tips to home décor ideas, local news and personal anecdotes.

WHAT’S TRENDING?

Fight those Beer Bellies, Boys!

Fight those Beer Bellies, Boys!

Guys, this time the spotlight’s on you. What you affectionately refer to as your ‘beer belly’ is often subjected to plenty of scrutinising, with many arguing just how much of those SA boeps are in fact a result of beer drinking. Well, here’s a little info to clear things up…… Firstly, quantity is the ruling factor here. Drinking, and drinking beer in particular, can certainly

Read more...
Preparing for a Healthy Passover

Preparing for a Healthy Passover

It’s almost time for The Festival of Unleavened Bread, which means PLENTY of Matzos. If you’re feeling a little unimaginative and need some inspiration for toppings, I’ve provided a few of my favourites. For those of you serving Jewish guests and unsure about what’s hot and what’s not, there are a few quick meals for you to choose from. AND if you want to know

Read more...
BEE Natural Products – Beauty from Nature

BEE Natural Products – Beauty from Nature

One of my favourite parts of trying, testing and tasting products for Health Box SA (www.healthboxsa.mobi), is that I stumble across some amazing products. I have always preferred natural, unscented creams and cleansers that are free from artificial scents and ingredients, and Bee Natural ticks those boxes for me. If you’re looking for affordable, effective and all-natural skincare, here’s a quick look at my favourite

Read more...
Meat-Free Mondays: Winning Recipe from Nicola Bentley

Meat-Free Mondays: Winning Recipe from Nicola Bentley

In need of a delicious, any-time, versatile and HEALTHY dish? Nicola Bentley submitted this delicious and winning recipe. I love my dhal over baked aubergines and served with a carrot chutney. Coconut Dhal Dhal (split lentil) is a good stand-by dish that is well worth adding to your culinary repertoire. It makes an affordable and nutritious accompaniment to any curry and is equally good served

Read more...
Recipe Ideas for Your Valentine

Recipe Ideas for Your Valentine

Give your special someone a double dose of love, with a Valentine’s Menu that is not only delicious, but good for you as well. Starter: Prawn and Avo Cocktail 1/2 avocado, coarsely chopped 1/4 cucumber, finely chopped 1/3 small red onion, finely chopped 60g (1/4 cup) fat-free plain yoghurt 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbls fresh lemon juice Few drops red Tabasco pepper sauce to

Read more...