Refined sugar Gluten Flour Lactose Protein Amazeballs   Ingredients – 1/4 cup Herbalife Formula 3 Personal Protein Powder –  1 can cooked chickpeas, drained and patted dry – 1/2 cup chocolate chips  – 2 Tsp vanilla extract – Just over 1/2 cup sugar free peanut butter – 1/4 cup honey – Tsp baking powder – Pinch […]

Don’t be flustered… it’s only custard

Here’s how to make a custard that can be trusted.   Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla/ Cookies & Cream/ Chocolate/ Strawberry (?) 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract and… 1. Lazy option: 2. Make me skinny option:200 ml Woolworths fresh custard 50 milk/ soy milk 2. Make me skinny option 200 ml Woolworths Slimmers Choice […]

Sugar Free NutterButter Cookies

From butternut to nutbut… (Did I mention sugar free?) Ingredients – 2/3 cup sugar free PB (smooth, chunky, home-made – I dabbled with all 3) – 1 cup quick-cooking oats – 1/2 teaspoon baking powder – 1/3 cup Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla, Chocolate, or Cookie and Cream – 1 egg – Drizzle – 3Tbsp honey, […]

That’s One Seedy Bar

Did I mention that making these treats requires just as much skill as it does eating them? You don’t even need to know how to turn on an oven. Ingredients (two servings, increase quantities if you want to make a whole batch). If I must be completely honest, I kind of  just threw a little […]

Herb 101: Coriander

My favourite herb. So freshhhhhh. It just lifts the flavour of any dish, avo pasta, hummus, curry, salad, wrap, sandwich… And I haven’t killed mine yet. Planting Although I planted mine from seedlings, coriander can actually grow more reliably from seeds. Find a nice sunny spot for your pot! To ensure you have the continuous […]

‘Allo, Aloe

In my quest to avoid pissing off Mother Nature/ growing a beard, I have been doing some research (aka casual Googling) into the toxic, harmful, and just generally yucky synthetic ingredients that are pumped into our food, care products, and almost every manufactured thing we come into contact with. I find toiletries and cleaning product […]

Warm Winter Apple Cinnamon Shake

Eeek! How did the mercury drop from 28 degrees one day, and 10 degrees the next! Time to turn up the heat. You know when it comes in a mug, it has to come with some warmth to wrap your poor winter paws around.. Ingredients 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla, Cookies & Cream, or […]

Sprout ‘n About

Sprouts are GFU (good for you) x a million. So, who buys sprouts?…. Nope, sorry, no noddy badges. One word: SUCKERS!! Paying in the region of R10 for a tiny little punnet? Sprout your own for about 50 c a cup, no jokes. Plus, you feel like a proud parent watching these cute little cherubs blossom […]

Giving eggnog the SA nod: The Milktart Shake

In colder climes, particularly in Canada and the USA, eggnog is associated with the Christmas holiday season, and come early November, the supermarket fridges are stocked with ready-made cartons of the stuff. In the Southern Hemisphere, we don’t have to wait for silly holiday rules to do things, so I decided to attempt a high-protein, […]