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May 15, 2020

day 27

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May 14, 2020
Binge eating disorder

Why do we binge?

Many times people who overeat or binge eat try and control and restrict their eating by bouncing from one crazy diet to the next. I know I have done them all in the past be it Paleo, Cabbage soup, Duchan, Detox diets – well you get the gist – you […]
May 13, 2020

Avocado Dip

Ingredients 4 ripe avocados 1/2 cup full-fat plain Greek yoghurt 2 hard-boiled eggs 2 cloves minced garlic 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 Lebanese bread (large) or 6 pitta bread 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 250 g cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 tbsp pine nuts Method Preheat oven to 200c. […]
April 28, 2020

PCOS Smoothies

For the past few months, my PCOS has come back with a vengeance. Smoothies can be a refreshing meal and make us feel nourished especially at the moment when we are all missing being outside enjoying the springtime. Unfortunately, as we all know with PCOS comes insulin sensitivity and fruit […]
April 18, 2020

How to improve your relationship with food

I know what it’s like to struggle with food and with your body. For years, I tried all the diets known to man and every shake or supplement that was released on the market. I forced myself and my body into submission by starving it and forcing it to workout […]
April 13, 2020

Creamy Chocolate Fudge

This is an extremely easy to prepare, creamy, and decadent dessert that is also full of healthy fats, plant-based protein, and fibre that you will keep making over and over again once you try it just once! Guilt-free eating means you don’t feel guilty about what you eat. EVER! Whether […]
March 14, 2020

A blogger was the first to report about Covid -19

Sharon Sanders an American blogger who writes on the website FluTrackers which is an online forum and early warning system which information about a wide range of infectious diseases, including flu and assists in how to use it to inform the general public. It was established in 2006,  to investigate […]
March 13, 2020

All you need to know about the coronavirus Covid -19

The newly identified coronavirus that was identified for the first time on new years eve in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has been declared a pandemic, with the number of infections topping 130,000 worldwide. This virus causes a condition Covid-19, which has clinicians worried it could rival the most […]
March 11, 2020

Protect your health with My melts

Nowadays everyone is very aware of their health. As a pharmacist and health care practitioner I am more alert than most. I work with patients in my clinic and it’s nice to have a sterile environment that also smells nice. This is why I use the immune booster butterfly produced […]
March 10, 2020

Immune system boosting smoothie

At the moment with everyone worrying about the Corona Virus. Instead of worrying which actually compromises immunity what we can do is work on being as healthy as possible. This smoothie is packed full of vegetables with tons of health benefits, easy to make, well balanced and not bitter. I’m […]
March 4, 2020

Why dieting is not the answer

Over the past few years, I have become very vocal about my struggles. Over the course of my life, I have lost some 300kg in total. In the past, I went from one extreme to another. From binge eating meals of 7000 calories to restricting to 300 calories per day. […]
February 29, 2020
Binge eating disorder

Tips to stop binge eating.

I have always loved cooking and experimenting with food. I remember in the midst of my food struggles with binge eating disorder I would look up the best ‘clean eating’ recipes I could find. Buy all the ingredients, cook, eat, enjoy the meal (for the most part) and then the […]
January 29, 2020

Slow cooker split pea soup

This Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup is a great way to make use of that leftover ham. Cooking it low and slow is the best method for creating creamy, delicious split pea soup. Split peas are one of my favourite staples to keep around the kitchen. I will explain quickly […]
January 21, 2020

Weight loss – why is it so hard?

The never desire to lose weight no matter how much or how little. It seems so elusive and difficult for so many. No matter whom I speak with, when I mention that I am studying eating disorders, someone will always say, “I need to lose weight.” What I find so […]
January 20, 2020
chicken soup

Oriental Chicken noodle soup

How many times have you cleaned out the refrigerator and discovered, way in the back, a container that’s been stashed there for weeks, overlooked and forgotten? You’re not alone: There have been studies carried out that show that 49% of households around the world have this problem. For all kinds […]
January 6, 2020

Shakshuka – one of my go – to recipes

Shakshuka comes in many shapes, sizes and variations. The dish is likely of Tunisian or Yemini origin, and the name is thought to originate from either Arabic or Amazigh (Berber) for “mixture.” However, it is also very commonly served in Israel. Like all countries in the Mediterranean basin, Tunisia offers […]
December 27, 2019

How to beat the holiday bloating

If you indulged in too much turkey, appetisers and Christmas pudding, your digestive system may still be suffering today. Too much of a good thing can be bad too right? Christmas lunch is the kind of lunch where we all end up unbuttoning our pants and feeling very heavy and […]
December 24, 2019

How it felt to have an eating disorder at Christmas.

‘Tis the season to eat and drink, but what happens if the illness gets in the way? Although eating disorders can be triggered at any time in the year, many with conditions like anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia or binge eating can find Christmas particularly challenging. With such an intense focus on […]
December 9, 2019

Overnight Chia pudding breakfast

When I know I need to be up early and out of the door by 6 am, I don’t have time to create a lovely Instagram worthy poached egg with avocado toast. I need something nourishing and ready to chow down immediately. Preparing breakfast the night before is a huge […]
December 6, 2019

Domestic Violence and Self Esteem

If you want to create awkward silence in a crowded room, there’s no better way than to bring up domestic violence — bonus points if ist’s your own survival story. Most people are afraid to talk about it. They avoid it as if ignoring it could magically make the victims […]
November 26, 2019

Slow-cooker balsamic honey mushrooms

One of my favourite Kitchen gadgets has always been a slow cooker. Recently I upgraded to the Crockpot multi cooker which is amazing. Slow Cooker Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms is so simple and it gives you a wonderful side dish with minimal work. Great to spoon over other vegetables, use in […]