My Weight Loss Journey – Part 1

If you have read ‘The Author’, you will already know a bit about me. The reason I created this blog is to provide all you average men and women with the knowledge I learnt and the experiences I went through, so that you won’t make the same mistakes I did and have everything in place…

Almond Milk

Originally posted on Cooking Without Limits:
I got to learn how to make almond milk. An easy process and also an incredibly old one. The French transformed it into delicate blancmanges. The process involves soaking the almond overnight for up to two days. The longer you soak them, the creamier the milk will be. It…

Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate (x4 Alternatives)

Originally posted on Cooking Without Limits:
Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? With cow milk, almond, rice or any other milk a hot chocolate is just amazing anytime of the day. Hot chocolate is there when you are happy or sad, when you are celebrating or when you have a broken heart. Chocolate is your best…

My View on Supplements

Do you remember when Jack traded his cow for those magic beans? How do you think he felt after? Cheated? Excited? Well like many, I was once like young Jack, completely gullible to the claims of a magic pill that can shed 40 pounds in a month. Actually, to think about it, the claims were…

Protein Mug Cake (Chocolate)

Preparation Time: 2 mins | Cooking Time: 1 min Serves: 1 Ingredients:  30g of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder 2 tbsp of Unsweetened Almond Milk 1 tbsp of Natural Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 tbsp of Chopped Dark Chocolate (85%) ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract ¼ tsp of Bicarbonate of Soda 1 Egg White/ 1 Linseed Egg***…

Linseed Eggs

Preparation Time: 2 mins | Cooking Time: 15 mins Serves: Per Egg Ingredients:  1 tbsp of Ground Linseed 3 tbsp of Water Instructions: In a bowl, combine your linseed with your water. Stir well. Place the bowl in the fridge and allow to set for 15 minutes. That’s it, a simple vegan substitute for eggs….

A Few Simple Tips for Calorie-Saving

My grandmother use to say ‘save your pennies and build a pound’, in other words, you do not have to make big changes to cut calories. If you are to follow a few rules, you can cut a cartload of calories from just your meals. Losing weight is not only science but also an art….

Lemon Loaf Cake

Preparation Time: 20 mins | Cooking Time: 35 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients:  190g of Almond Flour 115g of Unsalted Butter 85g of Low-Fat Greek Yogurt 30g of Sweetener (Stevia) 80ml of Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice 3 tbsp of Grated Lemon Zest 4 tbsp of Honey ½ tsp of Table Salt 1 tsp of Bicarbonate of Soda 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract…

Is Dark Chocolate All That?

OK! So lets talk Dark Chocolate. Is it really a superfood, should you incorporate it into your diet? Well I have read numerous articles and done plenty of research to get to the bottom of this phenomenon. In all reality, cocoa the product that makes chocolate comes with many health benefits, and the more cocoa…

The Link Between Body Fat and Your Diet…

Ever since leaving university my lifestyle has become more sedentary. Many of us work long hours within an office environment, sitting for over 8 hours without any form of exercise. All this inactivity can add as much as 40 to 50 pounds of fat to your frame. Furthermore, technology and continuous innovation is making peoples…