All posts tagged: food

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

[Recipe] Lunchbox idea #4

Making spring rolls is easy. Rather than deep frying, use rice paper wrappers or large lettuce leaves. For the filling one can stick to the normal stir fry centre or be adventurous with deli meat, fish, tofu or pork. This lunchbox contains: Cubed meat/ cheese Sliced red bell peppers/ rosa tomatoes Blueberries Chocolate squares How

[Recipe] Healthy Lunchbox Idea #2

This delicious lunchbox idea is great for both young and old. It might be difficult to believe but most kids love the taste of hummus. Once again it is important to make the food as interesting and beautiful as possible. Hummus originated in the Middle East. It is very easy to make and tastes delicious

[Recipe] Healthy Lunchbox Idea #1

Getting kids to eat quesadillas is an easy feat. Just make sure not to tell them what exactly goes into some of them. This delicious lunch box idea is easy to prepare the evening before (if it’s not left overs). Feel free to spice it up with some salsa or a fruit salad. As parents,

[Recipe] Southern Italian-style Chicken

This delicious recipe was created by Jamie Oliver. The recipe yields 4 servings and takes about an hour and 15 minutes to make. Each serving contains about 280 calories. Ingredients: 4 small Red onions 1 bulb of Fennel Olive oil 1 tsp Chilli flakes 1 tsp Fennel seeds 1 pinch of ground Cinnamon 1 pinch

[Recipe] Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Spoil your friends with this delicious, yet easy Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe. Ingredients: Cooking spray 140g unsalted Butter, softened 200g Caster sugar 250g Carrots, grated 140g Sultanas 2 Eggs, lightly beaten 200g Gluten-free self-raising flour 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Gluten-free baking powder 50g mixed Nuts, chopped For the icing: 75g Butter, softened 175g Icing sugar