Dark Chocolate Brownies

Preparation Time: 15 mins | Cooking Time: 25 mins Serves: 16 Ingredients: 125g of Low Fat Greek Yogurt 120g of Sweetener (Stevia) 100g of Dark Chocolate (85%) 80g of Natural Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 50g of Plain Wholemeal Flour 40g of Dark Chocolate (90%) 40g of Golden Caster Sugar 2 ¼ tbsp of Vegetable Oil 1…

Grannies Immune Strengthening Tea

Preparation Time: 2 mins | Cooking Time: 3 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients: 235ml of Water (Boiling) ½ tsp of Turmeric ½ tsp of Cayenne ½ tsp of Ground Oregano ½ tsp of Ground Peppermint ½ tsp of Ground Garlic 1 tsp of Ground Ginger 1 tsp of Ground Cinnamon 1 tbsp of Lemon Juice 1 tbsp…

Boosting Your Immune System for Cold and Flu Season

You have finally sorted your diet and workout routine, found a perfect rhythm and seeing your body slowly transform to that dream physique and then all of a sudden, BANG!!! You fall sick. We have all been here and have even given up on our quest towards living a healthy lifestyle. Our immune system is…

My Weight Loss Journey – Part 2

Continuation from Part 1… Phase 2 My second attempt at losing weight came five months before the start of university. Most of my friends decided to join the gym, so I decided to follow suit. I joined my local Fitness First gym, paying around £50 monthly. Expensive right! However, I was somewhat happy to pay,…

Fat/Obesity in the Olden Days

Now, I am a 90s kid, the olden days to me was dial-up Internet, instant messaging, the Walkman, Pokémon and blockbuster (remember that, wow). I grew up in an urban area and both my parents were within the working class group. For my parents it was a hard life, trying to make enough to pay…

Protein Packed Frappuccino (Vanilla)

Preparation Time: 4 mins | Cooking Time: 2 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients: 30g of Unflavoured Whey Protein Powder 60g of Low-Fat Greek Yogurt 180ml of Unsweetened Almond Milk 60ml of Water (Boiling) 1 cup of Ice (cubed) 1 tbsp of Honey 1 ½ tsp of Instant Coffee ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract ¼ tsp of…

Understanding your Cravings

Every one of us has experienced cravings. When it hits us, it hits us pretty hard and makes it near impossible to resist the urge of reaching for that bar of chocolate or a piece of cake. Where do these cravings come from? Why do we sometimes have a hankering for sweets? Are cravings another…

Darma’s Epic Nut Butter

Preparation Time: 5 mins | Cooking Time: 10 mins Serves: 176 (15g) Ingredients: ½ cup of Almonds ½ cup of Cashews ½ cup of Pistachios ½ cup of Peanuts ¼ cup of Walnuts ¼ cup of Brazil Nuts ¼ cup of Pecans ¼ cup of Macadamia Nuts ¼ cup of Hazelnuts ¼ cup of Flaxseeds…

Intermittent Fasting, Does it Work?

A close friend of mine decided to start a form of dieting pattern that has taken the world by storm in recent months, ‘Intermittent Fasting (IF)’. Does it really burn fat and make you healthier? In all simplicity, IF is the process of fasting from your last meal the previous day to your first meal…

My View on Unhealthy Foods

Do you sometimes question which foods are healthy and which foods are unhealthy? Is there such thing as healthy and unhealthy foods? Do you feel guilty eating one food compared to another? The word ‘healthy’ when it comes to food is grammatically incorrect, the real meaning of the word healthy is in good physical condition,…