Goji- Cranberry Chocolate Shake

One would almost feel sorry for them…   If it weren’t for this deliciousness: Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 Chocolate 100 ml yoghurt of choice 150 ml milk of choice or water A handful of cranberries and goji berries Directions: First blend the cranberries and goji berries in a pulp (add a little milk/yoghurt/water […]

Snackcess: Paw Paw Salad Bowl

  Ingredients 1 Paw paw, halved with pips popped out.. filled with: I banana, sliced Yoghurt of choice (mixed with Herbalife Formula 1 to make it a MEAL) Super seeds: sesame, flax, sunflower and pumpkin Drizzle with honey Eat the insides, eat the bowl, eat both at once, Related Posts: Papaya Smoothie Orange You Delicious […]

Healthy Braai Kit: Happy Heritage Day!

Braais are an essential component of South African life, and they need not be a calorie catastrophe. Here are some tips to healthify this South African pastime 1. Skip the chips: Instead, bring along some popcorn, pretzels, or rice crackers with hummus or another healthy dip. 2.  Make sure that you trim all fat from […]

The Snack I’m Ashamed Of

Is it this?…. Or this?…. Surely this is shameful?…. Or.. WTF is that??? It’s actually rather healthy… But just so damn weird. The logic is relatively simple: 1. My favourite part of sushi is the sea weed (bring on the handrolls). So leftover sushi kit seaweed = yummy nibble. But something was missing… 2. What […]

Herb 101: Organic Broccoli Salad

Remember these guys? Florets = feast 1 teaspoon salt 5-6 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1 pound of florets) 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon 1/4 cup of red onion, chopped 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed (or fresh peas if you can get them) 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple […]

The Slush Puppie Shake

How come I have never thrown ice into the blender mix? I feel I have deprived you once again (like when I first dabbled with fruit juice in shakes). Maybe I was being sensitive of the 100-year old food processor that I used to use until I got my shiny new one? Seriously, the old […]

Meat Free Monday: 10 minute Veggie Burgers

As you may have noticed in previous Meat Free Monday posts, I’m always game for a quick, healthy fix on a Monday evening. I promise to make my own veggie burgers sometime soon, but for now… thank you Woolies for making a pattie so delicious that I would claim it as my own if it […]

Bowl me over, Granola… Take #1

In search of the perfect granola bar… The mind tends to naturally associate granola = healthy. For the most part, yes, but a lot of the recipes out there are loaded with sugar and fat along with all the good stuff. My friend Cath and I are on a mission to find/create/invent the perfect lightened-up […]

Can You Say Parfait… Again?

  Ingredients: 1/2 cup plain yoghurt mixed with Herbalife Formula 1 Vanilla 1/2 cup strawberry yoghurt mixed with Herbalife Formula 1 Strawberry or Vanilla 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries 1/4 cup chopped banana Granola/ Muesli to garnish (What’s the difference?) Layer at your leisure, look how pretty, then mix it all up again. Did you […]

Nutty Monkey Shake

A breakfast smoothie to go bananas for… Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 (any flavour will do!) Half a ripe banana (can be frozen) 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract A Tbsp of peanut butter 250 ml milk of choice Blend the above and sip this protein-potassium bomb with bliss… Did you know? With their potassium power, […]

Meat Free Monday: Butternut, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry

This meal always brings back good memories of living in digs with 5 of my girlfriends, peeling butternut in the lounge so we didn’t miss out on the mindless conversations going on while we were on cooking duty.   Ingredients 1 can cooked chickpeas 1 medium butternut A large bunch of spinach 1 large onion […]

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 […]

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 […]