Lick my Locks!

My tresses are far from my pride and joy – fine, DEAD straight (even after the curling iron ladies have trapped me in the mall)… EXCEPT for the lethal recipe of dry from winter + dry from artificial heaters + in desperate need of a trim + subjected to a hair band + on a […]

Healthy Milktart Makeover

Milktart has always been one of my favourite desserts. Lucky for me that my mom is the Milktart Queen (which she feels a somewhat bittersweet title, having progressed from her title as “Tequila Queen” in her heyday). I needed something sweet after dinner the other night (funny that…) so I whipped up a tart in […]

Bircher Muesli: The Original Overnight Oats

All over the health blogosphere you will find “Overnight Oats”.. I’m going to go retro with my new alltime, anytime, all-the-time obsession: Bircher muesli. Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup plain yoghurt 1 cup milk of choice 100ml orange or apple juice 4 scoops Herbalife Formula 1  2 grated apples 1 Tbsp honey (or […]

Avocado Chocolate Mousse Meal: Raw, Sugar Free, Vegan, etc etc etc!

Easy, healthy, creamy, chocolately… what more could one ask for? Secret ingredient…. Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife Formula 1 (preferably chocolate flavour) 1 avocado 2 tablespoons of cacao Sweetener of choice (taste first to see if/how much you need): Honey, maple syrup, stevia, or xylitol Simply blend all of the above, taste, adjust, blend again, (You […]

Bowl me Over Granola…. Take #2

My second attempt in the search for the perfect and perfectly healthy granola bar (See Take # 1) Hypothesis This is my Mom’s recipe: there will be butter and sugar, so they will be delicious. Verdict Hypothesis correct. Taste Test: Tick! Ingredients 300g flour (try wholewheat for added fibre) 300g oats 300g sugar 100g linseeds […]