The Ultimate Veggie Burger

Ultimate Veggie Burger

  I must admit I was skeptical about creating a meatless burger. Why make something pretend to be something it’s not? All I could imagine was a piece of cardboard wedged between two buns.   However, I decided to attempt it anyway, and BOY was I glad I did. They were WONDERFUL! The “patties” were […]

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The Scale: Friend or Foe?

scale weight

  Right, so you weighed yourself last week Monday and you lost 2 kilograms yay! Then you weighed yourself again on the Tuesday and suddenly you gained 4 kilograms?!! What the heck gives??!!   You see, here we sit with a problem: scale weight fluctuates because your body isn’t only made of fat. So if […]

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MACRONUTRIENT RATIOS: Do the Math and SUBTRACT the FAT!

MACROS

  Question: Could counting MACROS be the key to maximizing your fat loss or weight lifting efforts??   Answer: Very likely, yes 🙂   Why: All of us consume macronutrients because the food we eat consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Obvious, right? Well the difference between someone burning fat or building muscle or getting fitter […]

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The Ultimate Homemade Jalapeno Popper

Ultimate Homemade Jalapeno Poppers

  One of my absolute FAVOURITE things in the world! Yes, I am a sucker for a good jalapeño popper! And LUCKILY they are quite common around my parts (Cape Town area) because most bar-type restaurants have them on the menu. Wahoo! But LISTEN – they are not difficult to make yourself! So easy in fact! […]

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Wholesome Homemade Granola

oat muesli

  Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day! And I must admit…I am a bit of a cereal junkie. Don’t get me wrong – I love healthy omelettes and avocado on toast…but when I need some comfort, I go straight to the box of Cornklakes or All Bran and add some banana slices. YUM! […]

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Quest for the Best: Chili Poppers in Cape Town

Best Jalapeno Poppers in Cape Town

My mission: Find the best Jalapeño Poppers in Cape Town Time frame: 3 days “ The secret ingredient is always CHEESE “     Ain’t it the truth!!! And especially when it comes to those delicious little crispy pockets of cheesy goodness we call Chili Poppers (which often contain bacon – and I’ve come to learn that if […]

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