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Recipe of the month: Chicken, cavolo nero & brussels sprouts salad

Serves 4 (Prep and cooking time 1 hour) INGREDIENTS 400g chicken breast fillets 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 2 teaspoons nigella seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon garam masala ½ teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt 500g Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 300g cavolo nero (Tuscan cabbage), trimmed, leaves […]

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis or degeneration of the cartilage is something that, unfortunately, most of us will have to deal with as we get older. In todays post we will have a closer look at the knee joint and what we can do in order to decrease the pain. The main functions of cartilage in the knee […]

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Recipe of the month Magical Green Falafels #balancediet

Ingredients 1 cup dry garbanzo beans 1 cup split broad beans/fava beans (or replace with more chickpeas) 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 stalk celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1/3 cup red bell pepper, chopped 2/3 cup fresh parsley 2/3 cup fresh mint 1/2 cup fresh dill 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground cumin 3/4 […]

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Happy gut, happy child

The human gut plays host to more microbes than any other part of the body, with an estimated ten million bacterial cells- and these are just the ones we know about so far. While it is commonly known that these bacteria help maintain our health by improving our digestion and absorption of food and by […]

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Supplement Sensation My top 3 picks to boost your health

The human body requires rather steady and frequent intakes of essential vitamins and minerals in order to perform the biological functions that it needs to. A balanced and varied diet is the preferred means of obtaining essential vitamins and minerals, however nutrient deficiencies can occur even amongst those populations with a bounty of food. As […]

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A closer look at supplements

A balanced and varied diet is the preferred means of obtaining essential vitamins and minerals, however nutrient deficiencies can occur even amongst those populations with a bounty of food. Whilst it is true that use of supplements generally has few adverse reactions, they are not completely devoid of side effects. Due to fewer regulations, poor […]

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Recipe of the month: Creamy and delicious Tahini Chai Smoothie

Need a quick and easy idea for breakfast tomorrow? The Tahini Chai Smoothie is both healthy and a hit with the kids! Ingredients: 1⁄2 frozen banana 1 tablespoon T ahini 1 pitted date 1 tablespoon Greek/coconut yoghurt 1 scoop vanilla protein powder or 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon knob of fresh ginger 1⁄4 teaspoon […]

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Recipe of the month: Colourful Chicken Soba Noodle Salad

Ingredients Chicken breast x4 Coconut milk can 400ml 6 x Kaffir lime leaves sliced Salad Buckwheat soba Noodles 1/4 Red cabbage sliced/ shredded 2 Shredded carrot Thinly sliced Celery sticks x3 10 x Cherry tomatoes halved 1x Thinly sliced red capsicum 2 tbsp. Hemp seeds Handful Pumpkin and sunflower seeds Salad Dressing Tahini 3 tbsp. […]

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