Tag: healthy lifestyle

+ HEALTHY STEPS TO A HEALTHY HEART

Lifestyle tips for a healthy heart


HEALTHY STEPS TO A HEALTHY HEART EAT MORE HEALTHY FATS: Raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds, or avocados. Enjoy monounsaturated fats such as almonds, cashews, peanuts, pecans and butters made from these nuts, as well as avocados—all great sources of “good” fat. EAT LESS TRANS FATS: Found in partially hydrogenated or deep-fried foods and saturated fats from fried food, fast food and high calorie snack … Read More Lifestyle tips for a healthy heart

+ AVOCADO, HUMMUS AND FETA QUESADILLAS

Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado


One of our favourite quick, easy and healthy lunch ideas is quesadillas filled with creamy feta, hummus and avocado. A great after school snack for kids or a simple office lunch! INGREDIENTS 8 small tortilla 2 avocados 150 g feta 250 g canned chickpeas 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1/2 tablespoon cumin some olive oil Juice of one lemon some parsley, finely chopped Add a few diced … Read More Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado

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Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people


A friend recently recommended the Nutribullet, mainly because it’s a great piece of design and does exactly what it says on the label, creates nutritional drinks. I already have a blender, a mixer and a juicer, so why would I benefit from a Nutribullet?  Because it’s compact, easy to assemble and cleaning it is hassle free! You literally just need to wash the cup … Read More Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people

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Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts


  Ingredients 80g whole wheat couscous 1tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and sliced 30g sweet rocket leaves 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted 60g feta Method Place couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiled water. Leave for 5-10 mins until couscous swells. Cook  the onion at medium heat slowly until partially caramelised. Tear … Read More Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts

Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta


Ingredients 400g spaghetti olive oil 4 tablespoon capers 2 ripe avocados i clove garlic 1/2 lemon zest bunch of basil bunch of parsley   Method Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water for 8-1o minutes until al dente Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, add capers and garlic, saute gently. Remove from heat and add lemon zest. Chop the herbs … Read More Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta