Yin Yang Date My Balls (Sugar free, gluten free, vegan, raw)

Balance can taste amazing. And it can be packed with protein, fibre, and healthy fats.  Did I mention that these little gems are also naturally sweetened, gluten free, lactose free, vegan, AND raw? Hippy checklist covered! 10 minutes to make. Kapish.   Ingredients 1/2 Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla/ Cookies and Cream/ Chocolate 2 cups pitted […]

Meat Free Monday: 10 Minute Cheatza

No yeast at least… The perfect, surprisingly healthy, Meat Free Monday meal Ingredients: Wholewheat wraps (ah, haaaaa.. holla all y’all lovers of thin crust, high fibre, low calorie, easy-as-opening-a-bag pizza bases!) Toppings of choice: My personal favourite: Pesto sauce base Caramelized Onion (simply fry up onion rings with butter, sugar, and salt) Roasted Butternut Pumpkin Seeds […]

Orange You Delicious Tropical Smoothie

I have a confession: I have been selfish and let me own prejudice prevent us from enjoying savour-worthy shakes. From the outset, I was dubious about mixing shake powder with fruit juice. How wrong I was! Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla/ Strawberry/ Tropical 200 ml Mango/ Orange/ Tropical 100% fruit juice Half small […]

Date Shake Drug

Wanna date? Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 1/4 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup hot water 1 Tsp cinnamon 150 ml yoghurt 50 ml milk of choice     Soften the pitted dates by socking them in boiling water for a few minutes, then blitz in the blender. Add the Herbalife Formula 1, cinnamon, yoghurt […]

Herb 101: A Meat Free Monday Brupper

Breakfast for Supper, I could do almost every night. What you need: Free range eggs Tomato Spinach from your herb garden Spring onion from your herb garden Cheeses of choice Matches my toast. Win! Herb 101: Growing spring onion Time of year: Plant your seedlings in April-ish, and harvest in 8-10 weeks. Soil: I used bone meal […]

Low fat, refined sugar free Bananabread you’ll go apes*** for

Bananabread is the easiest healthy bake out there – almost impossible to make a monkey mess of. It’s dry? Dip it in some egg and make bananabread french toast or bread and butter pudding.. Too mushy? There’s no such thing. High fibre, low fat, refined sugar free, source of protein, say no more. Plus, I […]

why we live in the midlands

I might have been galavanting around the countryside recently, but there really is no place like home.  Even in the midst of a cold winter, when the grass is brown and crusty and the air filled with smoke from firebreaks, the Midlands is the shiniest jewel in the crown that is South Africa.

KISS: Gator Pear and Grapefruit Salad

Ingredients (makes 4 servings, simply scale down for your desired portion) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup good olive oil 4 ripe avocados 2 large red grapefruits Rocket/mint/coriander from your herb garden Why did the grapefruit blush? It saw […]

Can You Say Parfait?

parfait n. a rich cold dessert made with whipped cream, eggs, and fruit. a dessert consisting of layers of ice cream, meringue, and fruit, served in a tall glass. a healthy meal that just happens to be pretty and delicious too. word origin: from the French adjective parfait, literally ‘perfect’ Ingredients: Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 (flavour […]