banana bread

Wholemeal Banana And Yoghurt Bread

Makes 1 loaf Ingredients 115 gm butter, softened 115 gm brown sugar 2 eggs 3 medium ripe bananas 200 gm vanilla yoghurt 250 gm wholemeal self raising flour 1 tsp mixed spice Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease … Continued

easy-pizza

Easy Pizza

Serves: 2 adults (1 pizza each) and 2 children (½ pizza each) Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients 3 wholemeal 20 cm Lebanese pita breads ¼ cup tomato paste ½ cup canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed … Continued

Lamb-and-pine-nut-pilaf

Lamb And Pine Nut Pilaf

Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 people Ingredients • 750g butternut pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into 1cm pieces • olive oil cooking spray • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 brown onion, finely chopped • 1 garlic clove, crushed … Continued

brocolinni

Barley Risotto With Broccolini And Lemon

Cooking time: 1 hour 5 mins (20 mins prep – 45 mins cook) Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1½ cups pearl barley 3 garlic cloves, crushed 5 cups reduced-salt vegetable stock 2 bunches broccolini … Continued

Vege-and-bean-curry

Vegetable And Bean Curry

This curry is not only nutritious, with help from vegetables, kidney beans and chick peas, but quick and easy – perfect for a cold winter’s night. Ingredients 2 large potatoes cut into small cubes 2 large carrots cut into small … Continued

Side-stretch

Stretches

Neck stretches A Keeping shoulders still, gently stretch left ear to the left shoulder, lifting the right ear skywards. B Hold for 6 breaths and repeat on the right side. Chest stretch A On right side stretch the straight arm … Continued

Getting-up

Lying Down / Getting Back Up

It might seem the easiest thing in the world to do but you’d be surprised at the pressure being put on your lower back and the miss-alignment you can cause leading to pain and long term distress when you do … Continued

let-sleeping-dogs-lie

How To Sleep Correctly

Most of us spend a third of our lives lying prone in slumber, so how you sleep greatly influences your posture while awake.When sleeping on your side, bring both knees 45-90º up towards your head. Keep knees in line with … Continued

Hydration

Keeping Healthy With Water

With 65–90 per cent of our body mass composed of water, there is no time like the present to reach for a glass. Learn how to avoid the many drains on your hydration and keep your vital health flowing with … Continued