Author Archives: Zandra Z.

Recipe: Healthy Scotcheroo

healthy scotcheroo recipe

|   PREP: 5 MINS   |   COOK: 10 MINS   |   SERVING: 12   | INGREDIENTS 3 cups crispy rice cereal 2 cups old fashioned oats 1 cup flax meal 3 Tbsp coconut oil, divided 1 cup honey 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla 1½ – 2 cups dark chocolate chips course sea salt (optional) METHOD […]

Stay in Shape This Hari Raya

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This is a challenging period for those on a weight loss diet or healthy eating plan. The temptation of going into ‘festive’ and “self-rewarding” mode, is high. An international study showed that people increase weight by about 0.37 – 1.89 kg during holiday seasons. We likely follow similar trends, especially during the festive season. To […]

Recipe: Gluten Free Honey Date Cake

GLUTEN FREE HONEY DATE CAKE

PREP TIME: 15 mins   |   COOK TIME: 35 mins   |   TOTAL TIME: 50 mins INGREDIENTS 1 cup Chopped Dates 1 cup Water 2 tbsp Olive Oil 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Honey 1 tsp Vanilla 1.25 cups Almond Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds for Topping INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350. Chop […]

12 Foods To Boost Your Immune System

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Food is one of the most powerful tools we have to help prevent disease and a healthy body begins with a healthy immune system. Over 70% of your immune system is in your gut and what you eat forms the foundation of your health. Your immune system maintains homeostasis by defending against viruses and bacteria […]

Recipe: Angel-Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Greens

Angel-Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Greens

Balance out carbs with shrimp: A dozen shrimp is just 85 calories, plus shrimp is packed with protein and selenium, a powerful antioxidant. Serves: 4 , Total time: 30mins INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved Kosher salt 8 ounces angel-hair pasta 8 cups chopped escarole, kale […]

How To Lose Weight Naturally and Safely?

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Weight loss ultimately comes back to the concept of calories in, calories out: Eat less than you burn and you’ll lose weight. And while it’s possible to lose water weight quickly on a low-carb diet. The diet itself can trick you into thinking that this eating style is working — when really, you might gain back what you lost as […]