Delicious chickpea, brown rice, spinach and feta dish

Posted by Emily on 16 Sep 2015 at 09:31
This recipe is great to use to make a vegetarian dinner.  It is also nice to make a big batch of this and then take portions of it to work to enjoy as a quick 'heat and eat' lunch.   Ingredients:Brown rice cooked in some vegetable stock1-2 cans of chickpeas, drainedBaby Spinach1-2 diced onio...

Butternut, chickpea and coconut soup recipe

Posted by Emily on 31 Aug 2015 at 20:06
 In my blog post ‘Healthy things I’m looking forward to this winter’ I mentioned that I wanted to make more soups in winter.  Well, I did just that.  In fact, I created my own soup recipe.  I was very chuffed with how it turned out.Seeing as though today is the last day of winter, I th...

Coconut-Date-Chocolate-Bites

Posted by Emily on 7 Jul 2015 at 23:47
I didn't realise that it was World Chocolate Day until late this evening! I know, I know...shocking for a chocolate-lover like myself!  However, I must have intuitively known, because I spent the evening making delicious dark chocolate, date and coconut bites.  So, before World Chocolate Day is o...

Immune boosting tips for winter

Posted by Emily on 6 Jul 2015 at 12:59
Are you surrounded by coughs and sniffles at this time of year? Follow the tips below to make sure that you keep your immune system strong this winter so that you can stay healthy throughout this season.   1. Get that Vitamin C in...and not just from oranges Vitamin C is found in lots of fru...

Flourless bread loaf recipe

Posted by Emily on 24 Jun 2015 at 17:17
With this cold wintery weather, it is important that we adjust our eating to include foods that are warm and satisfying to eat in winter, rather than forcing ourselves to eat cold tuna salads. A nice healthy warm winter meal is soup. And, something that goes so nicely with soup is...bread! Unfortun...

7 fun and tasty ways to enjoy avocado

Posted by Emily on 29 May 2015 at 16:50
I recently wrote a blog post about ‘Healthy things I’m looking forward to this winter.’ One of those things I mentioned was avocados.  I absolutely love avo, so I get very excited when they are in season. Here are some fun and tasty ways that you can enjoy avocado this winter...   1....

Biltong, chickpea, avo and feta salad

Posted by Emily on 18 May 2015 at 10:25
I made this one up just by tossing a few ingredients together for a lunch to take to work one day.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!   Serves 1   Ingredients: A few handfuls of mixed lettuce leaves 5-10 slices of cucumber 1 medium carrot sliced 30g/ a handful of lean beef/ g...

Healthy things I’m looking forward to this winter

Posted by Emily on 17 Apr 2015 at 16:54
I am a summer girl through and through.  I love the beach, swimming, surfing, sunshine, bare feet, sand between my toes, sunset beach picnics, summer fruits and salad, early summer morning runs, braais, and evening neighbourhood walks to the park with my dog when the sun is only setting after 8pm....