Nutrition

Love your body from the inside out with healthy recipes, nutritional advice and cooking tips for every budget and palate.

WHAT’S TRENDING?

Building super kids

Building super kids

As a mom and someone focused on wellness, my primary concern is making sure that Bella is eating and living well. But the statistics are stacked against our kids, because in South Africa 14% of primary school kids are already overweight and obese. While the reasons for this are numerous, there are a few things we can do as parents, starting from our child’s next

Read more...
HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO YOUR FAVOURITE EASTER EGG

HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO YOUR FAVOURITE EASTER EGG

  Easter is time of indulgence, when we’re surrounded by that temptation of “just one more small Easter egg,” but this constant availability and temptation can add up to a substantial amount of extra calories over a few days. To help you keep you on track with your health journey, we’ve broken down the calories in these treats and explain how much exercise would be

Read more...
WHAT’S WRONG WITH A LITTLE CHOCOLATE MILK?

WHAT’S WRONG WITH A LITTLE CHOCOLATE MILK?

Chocolate milk is my weakness! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and creamy – so what’s not to love? Plus, it’s better than fizzy drinks when a sweet craving hits. Right? Well, not exactly. REASONS BEHIND CHOCOLATE MILK CRAVINGS Some old wives’ tales say that if you’re craving sweet things, and dairy in particular, you’ll have a girl, so maybe there’s some truth to it

Read more...
A Family-Favourite Recipe: Tasty Chilli Non Carne

A Family-Favourite Recipe: Tasty Chilli Non Carne

If you’re looking for a family-favourite recipe, packed with hearty, wholesome ingredients, then you’ll love this chilli non carne recipe. It’s so tasty as well as being good for you and it’s easy enough to prep and cook for a delicious mid-week supper. It also freezes well so I often make a batch on a Sunday and re-heat for a satisfying weekday lunch too. Ingredients

Read more...
You Are What You Eat: My Universal Diet Hacks #LoveYourselfEnough

You Are What You Eat: My Universal Diet Hacks #LoveYourselfEnough

We let so many things take priority in our lives. Our families, our jobs, social commitments. At some point we need to turn inwards and make sure that the vehicle carrying us through life is coping well. You wouldn’t drive your car with no fuel or ignore your obligatory services, would you? If you did, you wouldn’t be able to help others with a ride

Read more...