Your HEALTHIEST Packed Lunch (under 400 calories)

Your healthiest packed lunch

Let me introduce one of my favourite lunchtime staples: Grilled Chicken with Pearl Barley and Mixed Vegetables. Trust me – this will be your HEALTHIEST packed lunch EVER! Maybe it sounds a bit fancy, but I can assure you that you’ll be able to sort out a WHOLE WEEK’S worth of packed lunches in less […]

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Easiest Chickpea Salad

easiest chickpea salad

In my house, we braai with family every Sunday, without fail. So we’re always looking for new ideas when it comes to side dishes. Sure – the meat is the easy part, but you can’t always  have the same old boring salad every week! And besides that – you also don’t want to be in […]

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3 Ways to Diet for your PERSONALITY

What is the perfect diet? Does it exist?   After years and years of research and reading everything there is to read on dieting, losing weight…THIS diet…and THAT diet…promises here and promises there…I was convinced IT DOES NOT EXIST!   But before you roll your eyes at me, thinking “oh my gosh, why is she […]

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Asian Stir Fry with ZERO Calorie Noodles

zero calorie noodles

  The day I discovered ZERO calorie noodles…oh my goodness…I thought: “Best invention. EVER!” I was curious about them, thinking maybe they tasted disgusting. Obviously, I bought them – took them home – and cooked something that I could add them to immediately. And I was surprised…they didn’t taste disgusting! What a score! They basically […]

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Crustless Breakfast Quiche (low carb)

crustless breakfast quiche

Goodmorning! I hope you guys are hungry for a delicious CRUSTLESS Breakfast Quiche complete with the works: bacon, eggs, cheese, mushrooms, tomato, onion…AND avocado (if you like). It’s perfectly low carb AND gluten-free because I use BACON as the crust. (did anyone say bacon?!!)… Yes! BACON! Which makes this a delicious breakfast/brunch option. But if you’re […]

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AMARULA Chocolate Mousse (under 120 calories)

AMARULA Chocolate Mousse

Do you love AMARULA? That actually sounds like a stupid question to me – like asking “who loves chocolate?”. Duh. Everybody. So try my AMARULA Chocolate Mousse! I wanted to make a sugar-free mousse (originally)…and this one CAN BE – if you omit the Amarula. I was planning to use xylitol as the sugar substitute…but […]

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SUGAR FREE Chocolate Mug Cake

chocolate mug cake

I’m not the biggest fan of cooking in a microwave – let alone BAKING in one. However, just as there is an exception to EVERY rule – there is an exception to this one too. More specifically, when craving chocolate, or a piece of cake! Enter: my Sugar Free (!!!!) Chocolate Mug Cake. If you’re […]

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How to Burn 100 Calories Right NOW!

burn 100 calories right now

    Let’s be honest – weight loss isn’t fun. So for me, anything that makes it seem less daunting wins in my book. Reading something that says do THIS much exercise and burn THIS many calories, makes it almost MOTIVATING – especially if you’ve cheated and eaten something you shouldn’t have (face palm). It […]

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The BEST Beef Stew

The Best Beef Stew

At this time of year, I’m sure a warm, hearty stew is a weekly staple. Definitely in our house! This one is by far my favorite: The BEST Beef Stew… If you’re someone that’s never made a stew before…DO NOT FEAR! This is definitely NOT the type of dish you need to fret about. It […]

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