Are you struggling to overcome your sugar craving?

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How to beat those sugar cravings? Are you struggling to leave those sweet foods in the cupboard? Are you tempted every time you see a cake, doughnut, biscuit? Your tea/coffee is horrible without adding sugar? If the answer to any of these is yes, then you may have a sugar craving. If you do, then you are not alone. Sugar craving is common, here are some tips to help. Take a Chromium … [Read more...]

Raw butternut soup

butternut soup

This is a fabulous soup from Café Raw, that Carol Anthony demonstrated for us as part of the Way to Wellness motivational series. It is absolutely delicious. Love raw but want an easy option – don’t forget Café Raw’s products are at Jackson’s, Bryanston. There are no precise quantities for this recipe as it is all to taste but as a base to start from try using a high speed blender to … [Read more...]

6 rules for post workout meals

post workout stirfry [fitnessrepublic.com]

6 Rules for Post-Workout Meals Eat within 30 to 60 minutes after exercise If you’ve had a particularly tough workout, try to eat a “recovery” meal as soon as possible. Exercise puts stress on your muscles, joints, and bones, and your body “uses up” nutrients during workouts. Post-exercise foods are all about putting back what you’ve lost and providing the raw materials needed for repair and … [Read more...]

Raw Foods – why should you include them in your diet?

raw-food-benefits [enlightenedfoods.com]

Carol Anthony, owner of Café Raw, recently talked to a group of boot campers on the benefits of including raw foods in your diet as part of Way to Wellness’s motivational series of speakers. Carol’s presentation was not aimed at turning us all into rawtarian’s but just to help us all understand the benefits of including raw foods in our diets, ideally at least 50%, to experience some of the … [Read more...]

Cauliflower hummus – yummy!

cauliflowe humus

Creamy Cauliflower Hummus This delicious creamy hummus is a winner , great as an after school snack served with apple, carrots and celery.  You could also serve it on a platter with salad, or pop it in your kids lunches with some chopped carrots, yum! Recipe below serves 2. Ingredients 2 cups of steamed cauliflower 1 tablespoon of almond butter 2 cloves of garlic 3 tablespoons … [Read more...]

One cup of blueberries offers a range of health benefits, including relieving high blood pressure.

ss_pr_100223superfood_blueberries [ontario fresh ca]

Blueberries offer a variety of health benefits, including improving memory, protecting the heart, assisting with digestion and reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Consuming them regularly keeps your brain sharp, and they even help shield us from the effects of toxic heavy metals. Blueberries help widen blood vessels by 68 percent, study finds The results of a new study … [Read more...]

Cauliflower salad

cauliflower salad

So you've been trying to follow a low carb diet but there are just somethings that you miss so badly - this cauliflower salad recipe, which mimics potato salad might satisfy some of those cravings ........it tastes SOOOO good Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower steamed or boiled until tender in bite size pieces. 6 boiled eggs (when done peel eggs, rinse and separate yokes into a bowl. … [Read more...]

Coffee – good or bad?

coffee love

Dr Liz Appelgate, shares more about the benefits and downsides of drinking coffee and exercise. A morning cup of coffee is a must for many runners. It wakes you up, energises your workout, and ­– how can we say this nicely? – gets your systems moving, too. But there’s more reason to indulge in that second or third cup. The latest research shows that drinking coffee is a (mostly) healthy … [Read more...]

Moroccan Chicken One Pot – healthy & so tasty……

chicken morrocan tagine

Moroccan chicken one pot - so healthy & so tasty.  A great way to use up leftovers this Christmas or even as a tasty super....... This delicious one pot dish, has spices of Morocco infused through it to lift your palate! Thank you Chef Garry for sharing your amazing recipe.....         Ingredients: 8 deboned chicken thighs (or left over turkey) 3 tbs … [Read more...]

17 Ways to Add Flavour for 10 Calories or Less

Cumin seeds in a wooden scoop.

If you consider yourself a healthy eater, you’ve probably come to rely on a few nutritious standbys, like lean protein, steamed veggies and whole grains. But how many times a week can you have grilled chicken, steamed broccoli and brown rice for dinner before you’re banging your head against the wall? You might think the answer lies in high-calorie marinades or fatty cream sauces to make dishes … [Read more...]