Month: August 2014

Why are good Fats and Protein essential in every meal?

Do you often still feel hungry after eating meals and guzzle down second or third servings? Always wanting something after your main meal never really feeling satisfied? Your answer could be in your macro nutrient proportion! When we eat food it travels down our oesophagus and into our stomach. The stomach is the first organ to start breaking down our…

The Hidden Meaning of SixAteTea?

Have you ever wondering what SixAteTea actually means? Such a witty little phrase, three words combined, multiple meanings yet contradictory in itself. Like all things i cherish in my life there is a deep meaning or story behind it. So when thinking up a name for my blog, creative thinking kicked in. It only took me a long morning walk…

Bonfire up your Metabolism!!

People love linking their change in shape to the physiological reason of a slow metabolism. But what does this actually mean? Do people really have a fast or slow metabolism? Is it hereditary or can we change our rate of thermoregulation? The Endocrine organ responsible for our metabolic rate is a little butterfly shaped gland that sits around our oesophagus…

The Green Easy Eat

Sometimes it’s when you only have one vegetable left in your fridge that you become more creative. When you still want to get a good meal with multiple nutrients into your system to start the day you find a new favourite dish! My new creation, kale chips with Tao Nutrition powder. The recipe is so simple, yet so nourishing, aesthetically…

Fatty Filled Frittata

I am constantly thinking up how my favourite nutrition packed foods can be combined and integrated into a meal to achieve my optimal nutritional needs. This morning was no different. I wanted a high fatty breakfast that was going to help rebuild my hormones, was packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre, keep my full until midday, tasted good and was…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1/2 cup of mushrooms of your choice 1 red chilli 1 onion 1 handful of shallots 1 handful of coriander 1 handful of parsley 1 garlic bolb 1 tablespoon of organic unsalted butter or extra virgin coconut oil 2 eggs Pinch of Himalayan salt and black pepper Method 1. Process cauliflower in food processor until…

Spiced Teff Bread

Ingredients 2 cups teff flour. 2 cups coconut flour. 1 1/2 teaspoon salt. 1 teaspoon cinnamon. 1 handful of dill. 2 tablespoons of mixed spices. 2 eggs. 1 1/2 cup almond milk. Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Pour the…

Be the Change….my yogi transformation !

Breathing, standing still in poses, relaxing and connecting to my spiritual self sounded like the most painful waste of time to me 2 weeks ago. I was a GOer, an energetic mover who if given a choice would always choose the most difficult and painful exercise thriving to challenge my body to physical limits. How did I change to this…

Very Veggie Bread

Do you ever find your fridge with 1/2 a carrot, 1 leaf of kale, 3/4 of a zucchini, 1 bulb of garlic or half an avocado in it? I do, my veggie bowl looks like a rabbit lives in my fridge! Not enough of one ingredient to make a staple meal out of but when combined plentiful amounts to create…

Chocolate, Peanut sauce

We’ll this recipe title sounds like something I would never ever consume, but with some natural tweaks to our processed consumerised counterpart we can now get chocolate flavour with no guilt and I emphasise no guilt!!! Eat this with total gratitude in yourself for making healthy choices, in a complete state of calmness and enjoy every spoonful of this masterpiece…

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