Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad 

Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad 

Mexican Chargrilled Corn Salad     MEXICAN CHARGRILLED CORN SALAD by Dr Caela Van Niekerk Ingredients: - 6 x corn cobs, husks removed - 1 x bunch of fresh coriander (approximately 30g), finely chopped leaves & stalks - 1 x red onion/spring onion, very...

BSLM conference 2023 report

Author: Dr Megan Michaux The BSLM conference theme for 2023 was “People, Places, Planet”. It emphasized the importance of lifestyle medicine as a plan of action going forward to promote health for individuals, communities, and the environment. I was very grateful for...

The power of fibre

The power of fibre

The Power of fibre ( delicious soup recipe included) by Dr Eden Lurie   Let’s talk about fibre. Fiber is a type of plant based carbohydrate that is not able to be broken down and digested by our body, so it passes all the way to the large intestine where it is...

Reversing Diabetes with Diet

Author: Dr Roxanne Becker Introduction Though it may seem like just a first-world problem, type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a huge burden in the South African healthcare system. According to South African data published in 2022, of over 6000 individuals screened, 67% were...

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup

Pink Lentil and Carrot Soup by Amanda Oakes-Cornellissen   This simple soup is packed with flavour, protein and anti-oxidants. It works as a starter, a main course with some bread or even a midafternoon snack. Recipe serves 4 Ingredients: 1 packet of pink lentils...

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Apple Pie Oatmeal

By Dr Yakira Mishan This is a delicious and filling plant-based breakfast which is ideal for a colder winter's morning. The oats are packed with fibre and naturally aid in lowering cholesterol. The apples are a tasty and hearty addition but are also packed with fibre...

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Sweet potato brownie heaven These brownies are without a doubt the most gooey, mouth-watering and delicious brownies that are so easy to whip up. In addition to being delicious they are also very healthy, as they are gluten free, high in protein (3.9g per brownie...

Chilli Beans

Chilli Beans

Emma Bergh (registered dietician) -@herdeliciousdiary Recipe for 4-6 with leftovers! Ingredients:   1 T olive oil1 chopped onion2 garlic cloves, minced1 red pepper dicedsmall chopped chili1t cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika powder, pinch of...

Plant-Based Diets & The Environment

Plant-Based Diets & The Environment

Author: Dr Eden Lurie There are many reasons that people turn to a vegan lifestyle, with the most recurring themes being centred around switching to a healthier diet, moral and ethical justice for all species and to lessen the environmental impact of our daily carbon...

Lifestyle Medicine – completing the prescription (3)

Lifestyle Medicine – completing the prescription (3)

Author: Dr David Glass A multipronged intervention on the “silent killer”. What do you think is the most prevalent non-communicable disease in South Africa? It was reported in 2016 to affect nearly 48% of the adult population, and is more common in males. (1) I am not...