Month: May 2018

Micronutrition and Macronutrition: what’s the difference?

Micronutrition and Macronutrition: what’s the difference?

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrition) Getting adequate nutrition in the form of […]

Cashew Cream – creamy goodness

Cashew Cream – creamy goodness

This plant-based alternative to heavy cream is extremely versatile and works in many recipes. Cashews are a great source of healthy fats for our bodies. Healthy fats help our bodies to absorb fat-soluble vitamins and can help reduce bad cholesterol. Try it as a base […]

Where do you get your protein?

Where do you get your protein?

You’re vegan? But where do you get your protein? As a vegan, it’s a question I get asked all the time. But not eating meat doesn’t mean you’re missing out on protein. How much? The recommended daily amount of protein varies depending who you talk […]

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

This traditional Indian dish has always been a mouth-watering delight for me as an adult and has now become a favourite for our family too. The beautifully spiced sauce can be as mild or not-so-mild as you like, so the kids can enjoy it too. […]

Sleep: how to improve your shut-eye

Sleep: how to improve your shut-eye

We all know we need it and that when we don’t get it, things just get a little more difficult to say the least. We all know that feeling of waking up after a seriously good sleep and feeling like you can take on the […]

Food feature

Food feature

Thai lettuce cups

Thai lettuce cups

I love me some lettuce cups, and butter lettuce is my favorite type to use! Check out why it’s so good for you here. These Thai lettuce cups can be made with ground chicken (mince) or if you’re meat-free, just put together the rest of […]

Fave Find: Juice Plus+ Berry Blend

Fave Find: Juice Plus+ Berry Blend

Berries are one of our fave fruits in general but we’re super excited about these amazing Juice Plus+ Berry Blend capsules (known as Vineyard blend in the US) that bring a whole lot of them together in one little power-package. They contain raspberry, bilberry, blueberry, […]

Power pins challenge!

Power pins challenge!

The deal Ok, you guys, we have 10 days to get some power in your pins! Let’s start to get your legs strong and toned and after the 10 days try adding in another leg workout like this one or this one. We’ll be doing […]