Chicken Salad Recipe

Chicken Salad Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes You need: 3/4 lb (2-3 cups) of cooked chicken meat, skin on, coarsely chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4-6 green olives, pitted and minced 1/4 cup of chopped red onion 1/2 to a whole apple, cored and chopped 1/3 head of iceberg head lettuce, sliced and chopped 5 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 Tbsp plum preserves, or any sweet berry preserve (or a lesser amount of honey) 2 teaspoons fresh squeezed lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste You do: Prepare…

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Wholewheat Health Bread Recipe

Wholewheat Health Bread Recipe

You Need: 4 cups whole-wheat flour 10ml salt 15ml honey or brown sugar 15ml instant yeast 3 cups warm water You Do: Mix the flour, salt, honey and yeast in a large bowl. Add warm water until you have a soft and sticky consistency. Spoon into a greased loaf tin and allow to rise until the dough is just touching the top of the tin. Bake at 200°C until well risen, golden and sounds hollow when tapped. Note: You can add seeds, dried fruit, bran, whole-wheat kernels or nuts to…

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Keeping your child happy while you get a great workout

Keeping your child happy while you get a great workout

As a new mom, one of the biggest hurdles to exercise is often finding the time. Between diaper changes, playtime and feedings, new moms are constantly on the go. According to 2009 study published in the Journal of Women’s Health, the top two excuses new moms use for not getting to exercise are lack of time and issues with childcare. So what to do with the baby when there is a chance to squeeze in that workout? The simple solution: Incorporate your baby into your workout. One easy way, especially…

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