Do I need supplements?

Wherever possible, I choose the “natural” option; but sometimes nature needs a little help. I mean, these legs aren’t going to shave themselves! Never mind the legs – in an ideal world, I’d like to say “NO, we don’t need supplements if we eat healthily, all we need comes from our food.” Sadly, the world […]

Ditch the Diet!

The D-word. D-I-E-T. Have you used it? Has it dangled over every Monday? Does it scare you? Throw the word and its associations away. “Diet” has become such a loaded word in our society, so I urge you never to go on one. Rather, make sustainable changes and new choices every day – the only […]

10 Commandments for Weight Gone For Good #2

Remember Commandments 1-5? Time to add to that list… 6. Get your zzzz If you want to lose weight, you need to get at least seven hours of shut-eye every night. Full stop. When you are lacking sleep, your body produces a nasty hormone called ghrelin, which TRIGGERS HUNGER and causes FAT RETENTION. Double yuck! […]

10 Commandments for Weight Gone for Good

Losing weight and keeping it off isn’t for sissies! But following these pointers goes a long way in helping you stay in shape and keeping healthy.  Take some time to think about how you can improve on each, then write those steps down and put them somewhere visible to keep you motivated and on target. […]

Herbalife Banana Blush Shake

Q. Why did the Herbalife shake blush? A. It saw the banana piel. For non- South Africans who likely won’t get the joke,  the Herbalife shake had a delightful blush as it was made using strawberry yogurt. Ingredients: 1 banana 2 Tbsp. Herbalife Formula 1 (Vanilla, Strawberry, or Cookies & Cream) 150ml strawberry yogurt 150ml […]

Meatfree Monday: Mexican Fusion Salad

This started out as a bit of a “kitchen sink” salad, but actually turned out to be a delicious meal-in-one I was rather proud of! Now to remember all the ingredients… Ingredients: Mix of red and white quinoa, cooked Avocado Red Cabbage Mango Coriander Cashew Nuts Pumpkin Seeds Lemon Juice Coriander Cayenne Pepper Olive Oil […]

Free Customised Meal Plan!

What are you nutrition goals? A one-fits-all meal plan doesn’t necessarily work for everyone! To get your own, customised meal plan: 1.  Follow this blog (click on any page “About” “Herba-Healthy” etc., and use the “Follow Blog Via Email Widget) 2. Email with your nutrition goals 3. Your FREE, customised, hassle-free eating plan will […]

Indulge without the bulge

It’s Christmas, and I’m no Grinch. Indulgence is a right. and MERRY CHRISTMAS! Wishing you and your families and friends a blessed day of fun and festivities. If you do one thing right over this period, have a healthy breakfast and get the day off to a good start with your Herbalife Formula 1. Having […]

Going Co-Co-Crazy for Coconut Water

It’s a sweltering, sweaty day, you’re lusting for some cool drink relief, you have 5 minutes to dash into Spar…. aaaand… stumped. Water? Too boring. Flavoured water? Too full of artificial crap (third nipple alert…). Fizzy drink? Too sugary? Fruit Juice? Makes me more thirsty. Flavoured milk? Maybe if I was 3. Iced coffee/tea? See […]

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.