Smashed Sweet Potato with Mexican Bean “Ragu”

smashed sweet potato with mexican bean "ragu"

If you’re looking for an inexpensive yet filling, satisfying AND healthy meal to make…you’ve come to the right place! Last week I made a delicious and hearty Mexican Bean Ragu (you can check out the recipe below). I love having it with smashed sweet potatoes! So good, deeply fulfilling – AND LESS THAN 400 CALORIES! […]

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Hearty Mexican BEAN “Ragu”

Mexican Bean "Ragu"

Prepare yourself for a HEARTY, HEALTHY, EASY and super INEXPENSIVE meal…my Mexican Bean “Ragu”. Right off the bat, I’m sure you’re wondering: first – what the heck is ragu? And second – what’s with the inverted commas? When I first made this dish…I thought: Hey, this reminds me of a ragu! So I was like: […]

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SUGAR FREE Lindt Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

It’s winter time! Yes…okay…I’m sure I am stating the OBVIOUS. The point is, what is winter without hot chocolate? Not winter at all – that’s what! The problem is getting into summer-body-shape AND drinking hot chocolate at the same time. Such a predicament, am I right? Well, what if I told you that hot chocolate […]

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The Best Guacamole you will EVER have

best guacamole recipe

A good guacamole is the perfect accompaniment for SO MANY THINGS: an awesome dip for potato crisps, nachos, quesadillas, and so much more 🙂 Try this wonderfully fresh guacamole recipe…IT’S SO GOOD – I promise 😉 And not to mention SUPER EASY! Use avocados that are nice and ripe to make the guacamole extra creamy. […]

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The BEST Tomato Salsa you will ever have!

best tomato salsa

Making nachos and need the best tomato salsa to go with it? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Salsa is a MUST if you’re making nachos! Please never make nachos without salsa. It is so quick and easy…DELICIOUS…and incredibly healthy! Nothing bad in this one – I promise you that! Only fresh, wholesome ingredients […]

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Healthier Mexican Nachos on a DIET

mexican nachos

Did you know that the average portion of nachos contain around 350 calories?! And that’s 6-8 PLAIN nachos with ONLY cheese…no meat…no guacamole…and NO sour cream! Can you imagine how high that number would be if you went to a restaurant and had ‘the works’? Sure – nachos aren’t your typical “diet food”… But I […]

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Hormones That Affect Weight Management: CORTISOL

cortisol

If you’ve heard about cortisol, I’m sure you see it as you arch nemesis – the hormone that completely disregards all your efforts to stay in shape. You are right – cortisol can definitely have a huge impact on your weight-loss efforts. However, you need to realise that this hormone is also ESSENTIAL for our […]

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5 Amazing Ways to make Sweet Potato Flatbreads

sweet potato flatbreads

Have you ever tried making sweet potato toast? Well…these are pretty similar – but with the temperature (figuratively) turned WAYY up ;p Let me introduce its more fabulous cousin: sweet potato flatbreads! An amazing healthy and gluten free lunch/appetiser idea! To be honest, I have no idea if sweet potato flatbreads are a thing. I was […]

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Easiest Honey Glazed Roast Chicken

honey glazed roast chicken

We all love roast chicken. To me it’s one of those magical meals in winter-time that really does the job when it comes to warming the belly! And what’s more…roast chicken is possibly one of the easiest and effortless dinners out there. NO JOKES! My easy Honey Glazed Roast Chicken sure delivers on that front […]

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Low CAL Chili Biltong & Blue Cheese Soup

chili biltong & blue cheese soup

Lately, I’ve been trying my best to crank out as many warm winter meals as I possibly can! Mostly because I have to eat everything I cook, and I’m not too keen on eating cold salad or whatever when the weather is miserable. To me, the best and fastest gratification comes with a warm bowl […]

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