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Recipes
March 31, 2014

Chicken soup for a cold

Feeling feverish or having a cold is horrid, and when you lose your appetite on top of it, it just seems to add to the misery. Our grandma’s may have just been right about chicken soup – it seems to be good for the soul and it helps fight the symptoms of a cold. Just how it does this isn’t clear. What is clear though is that it’s comfort food at its best. The hot steam and liquid helps ease congestion and hydrates your body, and typical ingredients like garlic, ginger and lemon all help fight inflammation – plus they…
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December 13, 2013

Avocado and chicken wrap with chilli mayonnaise

Although some people avoid eating avocados because they’re relatively high in fat and calories, the truth is they’re also packed with essential nutrients and heart-healthy compounds. Avocados are delicious and versatile, and here are a couple more great reasons to include them regularly in your diet: They’re packed with carotenoids and vitamin E, which help with digestion, eye-health and “good” cholesterol levels. They’re also packed with protein and potassium, which makes them good for building muscle, promoting healing and keeping you in a good mood. They’re high fibre, so they keep you full and satiated. They also contain folate, which…
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December 9, 2013

Smoked chicken, broccoli and blue cheese salad

Root vegetables and broccoli are especially good for diabetes. The blue cheese in this recipe gives it added flavour to tantalise your taste buds. (more…)
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December 3, 2013

Grilled herbed chicken breasts

Lean meat, such as chicken and turkey are healthy options – especially if they’re grilled either on the braai or under the oven grill. (more…)
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