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How toxic are your cosmetics?

We all have our own, tried and tested, beauty routine. To get to a point where you have it all ‘figured out’ you had to spend a pretty penny. Unfortunately for some, this blog may throw out their whole routine. Chemicals, toxins and preservative aren’t new to a 21st century individual. Harmful additives have been

[Recipe] Delicious & Healthy Chocolate Lamingtons

This delicious gluten free, low sugar, recipe is easy to make and yields about 20 servings. Ingredients Sponge cake 1 cup Coconut flour 1 tsp Baking powder 12 Eggs 1/2 cup Rice malt syrup 2 tsp Vanilla extract 2/3 cups Coconut oil, melted 1 cup Raspberry jam (optional) 2 cups Shredded or desiccated coconut. Raw

[Recipe] Smoky Mixed Potato Wedges

This delicious recipe is easy to make and is truly delicious. Yields 8 servings and takes about 45 minutes to prepare. Ingredients 2 large Sweet potatoes 2 medium Potatoes Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp Sweet smoked paprika Olive oil Method Preheat the oven to 200ºC/ 400ºF. Place your potatoes & sweet potatoes

[Recipe] Egyptian Koshari

This dish originated in India before British colonization. It was then made with only lentils and rice. Pasta was added after the British took the dish to their home country as it was an inexpensive dish, yet very filling. The Egyptians took this dish and improved it to what it is today. Koshari is a

[Recipe] Apple & Oat Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup (150g) Self-raising flour 1 cup (150g) Plain flour 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder 3/4 cup tightly packed Brown sugar 1/2 cup Rolled oats, plus 1 tablespoon extra 1 1/2 cups (375ml) Vanilla yoghurt, at room temperature 2 Eggs, lightly beaten 100ml Olive oil 1 red or green skinned Apple, chopped into small

Issues with your Thyroid?

There are two types of thyroid problems; hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid) and hypothyroidism (under active thyroid). Hyperthyroidism is when your thyroid produces too much thyroid hormones and hypothyroidism is when your thyroid produces too little thyroid hormones. What does this mean exactly? If your body produces too much or too little thyroid hormones it can

[Recipe] Packed Lunch Italian Sub

Going back to work after a food filled festive season can be quite difficult. You barely arrive at work and your stomach starts growling. By 11am it feels like your body has started to consume itself. If like me, you get “hangry” (angry when you’re hungry), this situation can be quite dangerous. So rather than

[Recipe] Mushroom, Leek & Bacon stuffed Chicken

This deliciously moist chicken is east to prepare and needs about 1 hour 35 minutes to cook. A great recipe for those with busy schedules over the Christmas season. This recipe yields 4 servings, depending on your side dishes. Ingredients: 1.5kg Whole fresh chicken 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 tbsp Fresh thyme leaves For the

[Recipe] Healthy Lunchbox Idea #6

How about having breakfast for lunch? We all love a good breakfast, so why can’t we have it twice. This delicious lunchbox idea is a great idea for young and old. This lunchbox contains: Hardboiled egg Pancakes Strawberries Orange/ nectarine wedges Drinking yogurt/ normal yogurt How to make Buttermilk Pancakes: Yields more or less 18;

[Recipe] Lunchbox Idea #5

This delicious lunchbox is easy to prepare and works great in summer. Feel free to prepare everything the night before. Refrigerate in an airtight container. This lunchbox contains: Soba Noodles with Wilted Bok Choy Cubed chicken or tinned fish Snap peas Clementines or orange slices Chocolate raisins. How to make a Soba Noodle Salad with