FAT MELTING Protein Smoothie

FAT MELTING Protein Smoothie

So, before we officially hit the festive season, and bare our bikini bodies (or lack thereof) – why not lose some of the extra padding? Ditch the sugary breakfast cereals and replace with my fat melting protein smoothie 😊 This is my summertime secret weapon – and it has been for about 2 years, so […]

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(Healthy) Cheesy Mexican Stuffed Gem Sqaush

stuffed gem squash

This past Sunday, I was at my parent’s house in good old beautiful Hermanus for the Whale Festival – so my mom and I were doing our usual prep for the braai that afternoon. As you know – we are regular “braaiers” and run on well-oiled wheels when it comes to this. The problem though, […]

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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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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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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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