Merry Berries

My Frustomer Laurie has found her favourite recipe combination… so far! She was kind enough to share it with us to try, and enjoy. wrapped up into a gift of visual and epicurean delight. I want to include a photo of my favorite shake so far: Ingredients: 2Tbsp.Herbalife Formula 1 vanilla powder 1 Tbsp. Herbalife protein […]

Green Cream Supreme

You may need a spoon for this one… Smooth and satiny… not to mention delicious! I’m sure the picture is just a leeetle giveaway to this secret ingredient! Ingredients 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 (any flavour!) 1/2 a ripe avocado 1/2 cup water/milk/soymilk.. or more, if your blender is struggling 1/2 a banana 2 Tbsp. […]

Thank you

A true friend can make you laugh until you pee, but a best friend will continue laughing at you until she does too! This photo was taken recently in Franschhoek where I learned how to spell the word and had the most fantastic time away with friends. No words. But thank you to my friends […]

Yes, you pe-can

My sister recently came down from Joburg for the weekend, so I put the Vaalie to good use toiling in the country fields. I.e. I made her get cracking with the pecan harvest. “Sheaaaaa, my nail polish is chipping” Doesn’t she look obedient? To be fair, it’s no small feat trying to extract the little […]

Herb 101: Watercress Success?

Can you spot the little pot? Good guess, that’s the ‘cress! With the otter standing guard, I decided to let this peppery punch of an ‘erb live up to its name and placed the pot square in the pond. Number 1 tip for growing watercress? She’s a thirsty one! Soil Start with a good, rich […]

Rooibos Red Spice Latte

Perfect for an autumn day in sunny SA..  Ingredients 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla 250 ml water/milk/ soy milk Extra 50 ml milk for frothing (optional) 1 Rooibos teabag PInch of Cinnamon PInch of Nutmeg Honey for drizzlin’  Heat your water, milk, soy milk and add the Rooibos teabag. Leave it to steep for […]

Pine ‘n Pepper Crush

Pineapple is my favourite fruit – sweet, tangy, tropical, and just plain frikken-delicious! This shake uses cayenne pepper for some extra skok! Ingredients 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla , Tropical, or Strawberry 200 ml yoghurt 50 ml water/milk/soy milk Half a small pineapple A pinch (or more!) cayenne pepper Roughly chop your pineapple and […]

Herb is the Word

Channelling my inner Jamie Oliver (naked chef?…maybe if I’ve been good with my shakes…), I have started a herb garden so that I have fresh healthy ‘erbs and veggies to fuel my fodder. What’s we got: – Coriander – Basil (two types) – Lettuce (three kinds) – Pak Choi – Spring Onion – Lookalike leeks […]

Mint Chocolite D-lite

The combination of mint and chocolate has always been a favourite of mine – running down a cone and onto my hand on a sticky summer day, crunching as I break off a piece of Peppermint Crisp, barely fitting into my wide-open mouth as a whole, melty After Eight. Just something about the minty freshness […]

Try-ya da Papaya

Ingredients 2 Tbsp. Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla (Or Strawberry, or Tropical Fruit) Half a pawpaw 150 ml yoghurt (plain, Greek, or flavoured) 50-100 ml water/milk/soy milk, depending how thick you like your shake. Peel ‘n pip your pawpaw. Chuck all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until pastel orange. If you prefer something to […]


A complete, warm meal in a mug on a wintry day – with a kick of caffeine, what could be better? Ingredients 2 Tbsp. Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla (or Chocolate Formula 1, for a Mochaccino, if you’re fancy!) 200 ml water/milk/soy milk 1 Tsp. instant Coffee (or 1 shot of espresso, if you’re fancy!) 1 […]