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....

Healthy Easter Chocolate Mousse recipe!

Posted by Emily on 2 Apr 2015 at 17:35
I have a delicious, healthy chocolate recipe for you to try out this Easter.  In a post earlier this week (how to choose a healthier chocolate this Easter) I mentioned that the best way to enjoy the health benefits of chocolate is to consume it in the form of raw cacao powder or raw cacao beans, wi...

4 of the HEALTHIEST CHOCOLATES to enjoy this Easter!

Posted by Emily on 1 Apr 2015 at 12:20
Yesterday I shared about How to choose a healthier chocolate this Easter.  With Easter just a few days away, I thought that I would share some of my favourite, top rated healthier chocolate options for you to enjoy this Easter.   1) Honest Chocolate Bonbon truffles  Just the name ‘Honest...

How to make healthier chocolate choices this Easter

Posted by Emily on 31 Mar 2015 at 23:34
Confession time...I LOVE chocolate.  Like, I really love it.  As a chocolate lover and a dietitian, I am always looking for good quality dark chocolate.  How do I go about deciding whether a chocolate is one of the ‘healthier’ ones available?  I’m glad you asked.  I hope that this post wi...