All posts tagged: calories

How to beat belly fat and the Freshman-15

Most of us tend to stay skinny throughout school, but when we enter college all hell seems to break loose. In America they call it the Freshman-15, as the theory goes; you will gain 15 pounds in your first year at college. This is a bit far fetched as research has shown that most students

[Recipe] Lemon Icebox Bars

This delightful recipe yields 16 servings. Please be warned they are quite addictive and each serving contains a whopping 155 Calories! Ingredients: Crust: 14 Digestive biscuits 2 tbsp Unsalted butter, melted 1 tbsp Dark brown sugar 1/4 tsp Salt Cooking spray Filling: 200g Cream cheese, softened at room temperature 400g Fat-free sweetened condensed milk 2

We eat less healthy than we think

How many times have you heard someone say; or ever found yourself saying; “I eat very healthy, why am I gaining weight?” or “Why am I not loosing weight?”. Well, the answer to that is quite easy. You’re eating wrong! 80% of all people who count their calories, count them wrongly or even leave out

[Recipe] Bacon, mushroom and cheese pasta

We all love a good pasta, especially when combined with bacon, mushroom and cheese. This delightful recipe serves 8 and contains only 180 calories per serving. Ingredients: 170g Whole wheat pasta 3 slices Turkey bacon 2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil 1 Small onion, diced 2 tsp Garlic, minced 2 cups Mushrooms, sliced 2 tbsp

[Recipe] Grilled turkey and ham sandwiches

This recipe is for the bread lovers out there. Always remember to opt for healthier bread, as some of the mainstream bread can be very harmful to your health. This recipe makes two sandwiches. Ingredients: 1 tbsp Mayonnaise, light 1 tsp Dijon mustard 4 slices White bread 4 slices Turkey breast 4 slices Ham 4 slices

[Recipe] Tomato and Basil Tart

Here is a recipe for those of you who love adding a bit of Italian to your Summer. This recipe will go great with lamb or even spicy chicken skewers. The tart serves 8. Each serving adds up to about 230 calories. Ingredients 400g package refrigerated pie dough Spray and Cook 70g fontina cheese, shredded


We have been bombarded by calories over the past few years, this is mainly due to the high obesity rate in the world. Here are the top ten obese countries in the world: Nauru (a tiny pacific island). 95% of the people on this island are obese this is mainly due to a traditional ceremony