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Heart-Healthy Lockdown Braai Recipes

To help you with healthier braai delights, Pharma Dynamics has teamed up with well-known food consultant and cookbook author, Heleen Meyer and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) to develop heart-healthy braai recipes as part of the Cooking from the Heart cookbook series. Nicole Jennings, spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics says the series consists of 30 […]

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Feel Good Pick ‘n’ Mix

Who Are They? Feel Good Pick ‘n’ Mix provides fully imported sweets that are both health conscious and vegan-friendly. All sweets are free of gelatin, dairy, palm oil, honey, beeswax or bone-char refined sugar. As a completely cruelty-free company, they also only use LDPE fully recyclable materials for their packaging. Where Are They Located? Online. […]

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Healthy Snacking During Lockdown

Roasted Chickpeas Not a fan of chickpeas? Neither are we - unless they're roasted, of course. This recipe transforms the dull and starchy chickpea into a nutty, crunchy and flavourful snack perfect to keep away those isolation blues. Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas olive oil 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp ground cumin […]

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Ways To Circulate Fresh Air At Home

While we are stuck at home because of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important to get fresh air. But the question is: how do we get it? Here are a few simple steps to implement to get clean, fresh air: Vacuum Most of us don't enjoy hauling around the vacuum cleaner, but it is necessary […]

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Welcome In The New Year With Veganuary

Veganuary Veganuary started in 2014 as a way to encourage and aid people in joining the vegan lifestyle for the month of January. This non-profit organisation supports those seeking a healthier diet in a way that prevents animal suffering, protects the environment and improves overall health. Veganuary aims to inspire people to try the vegan […]

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Live Well With Pick n Pay

Pick n Pay Launches Livewell Range On Wednesday, 20 November 2019, Pick n Pay announced some exciting news. Launching over 500 new products in their Livewell Range in January 2020, PnP will make healthy eating even easier. With more customer-friendly labels for smarter choices, PnP is catering to health conscious shoppers countrywide. The Livewell Range […]

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Must Visit Gourmet Salad Spots In Joburg

Most of us consider salad to be rabbit food. But there is no reason why salads can't be nourishing, flavourful, filling and indulgent. Restaurants are now serving up delicious gourmet salads. And Joburg is loving the difference that comes with the bursts of flavour, spontaneity and all-round love for food. Conscious 108 Conscious 108 is […]

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Must See Ready Made Meal Saves For The Kids 

It can be tough being a supermom or superdad. Especially when you know the kids need to be fed (healthy, home-cooked meals, might we add) but you just don't have time to cook because work has already overcooked you due to deadlines. We have a life saving solution for you and you're going to love […]

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Healthy Baking With The Kids

Egg 'Muffins' These egg 'muffins' are actually baked omelettes that are simple, speedy and very filling. They are extremely convenient because you can throw in anything you have on hand. They also mess free, so they make the ultimate breakfast to feast on in the car on the way to school in that morning traffic. […]

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Healthy Swops To Make This New Year

Milkshakes For Smoothies Cutting out sugar is a big trend and it’s not hard to see why. Our favourite sweet stuff is leading to many health problems that can be avoided. Let’s say you love milkshakes (like we do!) – how about swapping them for smoothies instead? You’ll still get the sweetness if you use […]

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What You Need To Know About Your Eye Health

How do I know when it is time to visit an optometrist? One should visit your optometrist annually, as there are many ocular conditions that can be present and would not necessarily cause visual problems initially (such as glaucoma, which is a condition due to raised intra-ocular pressure that could be completely painless but only […]

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Healthy Snacks For Kids

Chickpea Pops These are little bursts of flavour and crunchy goodness. Be warned though: you may find yourself stealing your children's lunchbox snacks! They seem too good to be healthy, but they really are. Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas. Spread out on a tray lined with foil. Drizzle with a good dose of […]

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The Fussy Vegan Brings Good Food

Jokes like "what is the Native American word for a vegan? Bad Hunter!" was cool when we were 15 years old. Now, it's just silly. Giggles aside, we're headed straight to flavour town (sorry, Guy Fieri you're not coming with), so buckle up and sit tight - you're in for a treat. We're headed to […]

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Vegan Fine Dining At Lexi's Healthy Eatery

What Is It? This month ProVeg is challenging South Africans to go vegan for a month. Don't know where to start? Well don't fret! Lexi's Health Eatery will be hosting a Vegan Fine Dining evening to kickstart your Vegan journey. And, to make it easier for you, ProVeg will send you daily tips, recipes and […]

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Hanging Out At Lexi's Healthy Eatery

Often our taste buds aren't aligned with our healthy eating intentions. We kid ourselves that nutritious equals bland and boring, which is exactly why Lexi's Healthy Eatery has been booming since they day they opened their doors in June 2018. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, banting, paleo or just trying to make small healthier choices everyday, […]

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The Fussy Vegan Brings Good Food

Jokes like "what is the Native American word for a vegan? Bad Hunter!" was cool when we were 15 years old. Now, it's just silly. Giggles aside, we're headed straight to flavour town (sorry, Guy Fieri you're not coming with), so buckle up and sit tight - you're in for a treat. We're headed to […]

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The Johnson's Baby Healthy Skin Project

This inspiring project will change the future of more than 3 million South African babies by 2020. Poor socio-economic conditions make skin problems more difficult to confront. Babies are more exposed to the elements and conditions like dry itchy skin can get out of control, letting in bacteria that will impact negatively on a baby’s health […]

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It's All About The parkrun, Baby

There's an urban myth making the rounds, stating that Johannesburg is the largest man-made forest in the world. This is something made up by drunk guys around a braai night. And like many rumours, it's spread the country over. But Jozi does boast a lot of pretty cool parks. From Zoo Lake to Westdene Dam, […]

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The 411 On Banting – A Beginner’s Guide

First things first! To get on your way with Banting, there are a few rules that you need to know. Now, some of the things I’m going to tell you might make you feel a little emotional (bye bye, baked delights!), but life without sugar and carbs is possible! I’ve been through it myself and […]

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Pomegranate Festival & Night Market

What Was it? The Fourways Farmer's Market bursted at the seams with all things pomegranate, from fresh organic pomegranates to pomegranate-inspired products! If you haven't heard yet, the annual Pomegranate Festival & Night Market is installment. You can expect everything from fresh fruit and pomegranate-inspired delicacies to infused beverages and an array of innovative products […]

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