5 Delicious Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes

Stuffed Chicken Breasts   It’s delicious. That’s all I have to say.   Just kidding! Of course I will elaborate! I need you to believe me when I say that this little experiment turned out GREAT!   Why was it an experiment?   A meal for one isn’t really an exciting concept is it? Well, […]

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The BEST Roasted Butternut Salad Ever

Roasted Butternut Salad

This Baby will become your favourite!   I think we’ve all noticed…it’s getting chillier and chillier by the day! And this is not a good thing when it comes to keeping off the pounds. Comfort food is often the order of the day…and salads get tossed out the backdoor! This is a good time for me […]

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LESS THAN 400 CALORIES: Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Salad Cover

Meet one of my newest favourites! Not too long ago, I found myself having lunch with a dear friend at Woolies Café at Canal Walk. Both of us ordered the same salad (I was probably feeling guilty from a recent indulgence…or in fact, I probably wanted to order a massive slice of cheesecake for desert […]

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HOW TO: Increase Flexibility and Quality of Life!

  Most people aren’t sure why EXACTLY they should stretch – they are told it’s good, so they go along with it. But before you spend hours in a painful hamstring stretch or injure yourself contorting your body in strange positions – it is important to know WHY you are doing it.   So before we proceed […]

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How to Increase Calorie Burn After Exercise

EPOC

  I was doing some research on the importance of specific heart rates for performance and fat oxidation, when I came across a curious topic: the Afterburn Effect. I vaguely remembered the concept, but was instantly intrigued to find out more – the research behind it.   Okay so now I’m guessing you’re intrigued too… […]

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Workout Playlists to Get You Going!

workout playlists

  Okay, so I’m sure we’re all aware how much of an impact music has on our gym sessions. I mean, for me it is practically the worst thing in the world if I get to the gym and I have forgotten my earphones! It leaves me dreading the cardio because it just feels so […]

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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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