• NUTRITION,  WEIGHT LOSS

    What Are The Caffeine Benefits, Effects and The Risks

    Every day millions of people consume caffeine for various reasons such as to alleviate fatigue, improve concentration and focus.  I love my cup of coffee first thing in the morning.  It energizes me and helps me with my weight loss goals. S0 what Are The Caffeine Benefits and Risks? Here we look at both the benefits, the effects and the risks of drinking caffeine. What is caffeine Caffeine is a stimulant and the most commonly used drug in the world.       Caffeine can bring both benefits and risks Amid myths and controversy about whether caffeine is good or bad for us, evidence suggests that moderate coffee consumption can bring both…

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    HEALTHY EATING,  RECIPES

    Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Wings Recipe

    Here is an easy instant pot sesame garlic wings recipe. Nothing beats the convenience of an Instant Pot for quick, easy, and healthier chicken wings. Once cooked, a quick trip under the broiler is all you need to get that nice crispy finish.   Tip: You can save money by trimming your wings yourself. (See photo for approximate location of where to cut each whole wing). They are a little easier to trim AFTER they’ve been cooked. Immediately freeze the tips to make chicken stock, if desired. Note: This recipe is written for fresh or thawed wings. If using frozen wings, add 3-4 minutes to the active cook time. Prep…

  • HEALTHY EATING,  RECIPES

    Simple Summer Mango and Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

    Here is a recipe to enjoy the hot summer days.  This salad goes well with braai ribs. Ingredients 200 g baby spinach leaves 3 mangoes peeled, cut into slices 1/2 English cucumber, sliced 2 red spring onions, finely sliced 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled Chilli, Lime & Honey Dressing 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 4 tbsp honey 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely sliced Freshly ground salt and pepper   Directions Chilli, Lime & Honey Dressing a small bowl, whisk together, the lime juice, honey, extra virgin olive oil, finely sliced chilli and some freshly ground salt and pepper. Once the liquid has amalgamated…

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    HEALTHY EATING

    Healthy Eating Affirmations For Every Morning

    Do you know that most people are not comfortable talking about healthy eating – that’s not a topic most of us are thrilled to discuss. I get it, staying motivated, excited and determined to make better choices around food is no easy feat… but worth it for so many reasons. Whether you’re just starting out on a healthy eating journey or been at it for a while, there’s a new kid on the block worth checking out. Learn to shift your thinking about healthy eating and be on your way to changing your habits! Healthy eating is a habit of making good choices reinforced by repetition and positive reinforcement! And…