Cucumber and Lime infused Coconut Water

This fresh and hydrating recipe sure is nicer enjoyed on a hot summer’s days. However, if you want a cool kick start in the morning for your electrolytes, don’t give it a miss! Make sure though that if you purchase packaged or canned coconut water instead of fresh coconut to read the label carefully to…

Lunchtime Special: Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Tower

Believe it or not but this dish is actually one of my lunchtime favourites! It is so quick and easy to prepare. The only things that your office kitchen will need to be equipped with are a sharp knife and a plate. I usually keep an array of frequently used condiments on my desk, such…

Healthy Snacks: Sweet and Savoury Oatcakes – Recipes

When you feel like nibbling on something but don’t want to fall into the calorie trap by gorging on chocolate bars and the like, try the following healthy snack ideas to keep your munchies in check. Over the years of my weight going up and down and up and down, since third grade to be…

Yoghurt

Yoghurt is an incredibly versatile food, to be consumed as a dessert, added to savoury dishes and even to function as a skin care product. Certainly, I am not talking about those sugary, fruit-flavoured concoctions, but simple and plain probiotic yoghurt. Still, there is wide variety – full-fat, low-fat, creamy, strained, Greek-style, organic, non-organic and…

Healthy snacks

For this week I am giving you two examples of healthy snacks that will be your alternative to a sugar-laden cookie. The first is crudités (raw vegetables) to boost your vitamin levels, such as carrots (rich in beta-carotine, fibre, vitamins C and E, calcium and potassium) which can help to protect your eyesight and against…

Chocolate & Almond Energy Balls – Recipe

Before I mixed the ingredients in kind of a trial and error experiment I hardly anticipated them to be so addictive! I have always been drawn to a nice box of chocolates and had the hardest time not to eat the whole box in one go. These energy balls are similarly moreish – they even…