All posts tagged: nutrients

[Infographic] Guide to a perfect kitchen

Knowing how to cook should be something everyone learns early on in life. In today’s world there is too much access to convenience and processed food is everywhere. However, if you have never been taught to cook, it might seem overwhelming. There are so many terms, ingredients and equipment that you might need to get started.

Water is more valuable than gold

Did you know that South Africa is rated the 39th ‘driest’ country in the world according to a report compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organisation? Water is our most valuable resource and needs to be preserved at all costs, because it’s not infinite. The recent water crisis experienced over parts of the country, especially the

[Infographic] When you might need a supplement?

When it comes to wellness, there are a lot of factors you need to consider. Eating properly, getting enough exercise, and taking enough time out for yourself are all vital to your well being. But what happens when you need a bit of an extra boost? If you are a bodybuilder, for example, it would

[Recipe] Morning Mojito

Give an extra boost to your day with this delicious morning, non-alcoholic mojito. This recipe serves 6. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Honey 1/2 cup Lime juice, preferable fresh 1/2 cup Mint leaves 2 cups Grapefruit juice, fresh & chilled 2 cups Orange juice, fresh & chilled 2 tsp Lime zest, grated 1 lime, cut into 6

[Recipe] Coconut & lime detox drink

Green is not always the most desirable colour when eating and drinking, but this smoothie recipe is a must try in any detox. Ingredients: 1 cup Baby spinach 1/3 cup Lime juice, freshly squeezed 3 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 cup Coconut water 1 cup ice Maple syrup to taste Method: Add the spinach,

[Recipe] Blueberry and Coconut Oatmeal slices

This delicious recipe makes 8-10 servings and is best when prepared the night before serving. Ingredients: Oatmeal 1 1/2 cups Oats 1/2 tsp Ginger, ground 1/2 tsp fine Sea Salt 1 tsp Baking Powder 4 cups Vanilla Almond Milk, unsweetened 2 cups Coconut Milk, unsweetened 1 1/2 cups Blueberries 1/4 cup Dried Blueberries 1/4 cup

Seven super foods for your health

Some days it feels like you need an encyclopedia to figure out what you should and should not eat. So, for today’s chapter in our new found encyclopedia I will discuss ‘Super food’. What exactly is super food? Well, super food is just an awesome name for a group of fruits, veg, nuts, beans and

[Recipe] Nutty citrus blueberry tarts

This is a great dairy free recipe for any tea party and takes a total of about 15 minutes to make. This recipe serves 2. Ingredients [filling]: 1/4 cup lime juice, preferably fresh 1/4 cup Lemon juice, preferably fresh 2 egg yolks 1 tbsp flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp Coconut milk creamer, vanilla 1 tsp