Treading With Green Toes

4 March 2016, Friday

I’ve been on a journey for the last month, learning how to live a zero-waste lifestyle. No disposables, no packaging and no waste for a month. It’s been quite a trip – marginally conflicting and …

Love Plants, Love Yourself

8 February 2016, Monday

by Wilma Tarr, Plant-Based Cook, Nature Lover Living in a world where our priorities are unbalanced we often neglect our health and especially our diet. There are so many factors at play, not least the role …

Sneaking in the goodness every day

8 January 2016, Friday

by Cath Jenkin, Freelance Writer and Journalist  Overcoming fussy eaters in your family I’m one of those annoyingly lucky parents – my daughter loves eating her vegetables but simultaneously enjoys chocolate too. This didn’t just happen …

Top 10 healthy lunch box ideas

4 January 2016, Monday

“Don’t forget to take your lunch!” Mornings are generally chaotic.  Dad trying to do his tie while drinking coffee and brushing his teeth, kids eating cereal and playing candy crush on your tablet, you trying …

Three New Year’s Resolutions You Can Stick To

1 January 2016, Friday

Each year people make a commitment to be a better person with an array of New Year’s Resolutions. That commitment usually lasts until the 10th of January when the couch is a better place to be …

Have yourself a Sustainable Christmas

10 December 2015, Thursday

by Tammy Fry Kelly, Marketing Director – Fry’s Family Foods Let your Heart Be Light I just walked into the shops this weekend to find myself faced with shelves and shelves of Christmas goodies, baubles, tinsel, lights and …

DIY Christmas Decorations

5 December 2015, Saturday

Reuse and Recycle this Christmas The festive season is usually a time of eating too much food, drinking too much, and excess merriment. This year why not reduce and reuse by making your own DIY Christmas Decorations? These simple Christmas …

6 Ways to have the best Vegetarian Christmas

1 December 2015, Tuesday

This collection of vegetarian Christmas recipes and vegan holiday tips will make this year’s festivities the best yet The festive season is upon us so it is time to throw the diet plan out the window, ready …

If meat is the cause of cancer, what fights it?

3 November 2015, Tuesday

by Dr Paul Palmer, Plant-Based Nutrition Expert – Sustainable Self Following the announcement by the World Health Organisation, it is important for people to understand what cancer actually is. Cancer occurs when your own cells have …

This Movember, it’s time to pass up that ham roll

1 November 2015, Sunday

Last week, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organisation (WHO), announced that they were going to classify processed red meat as carcinogenic to humans “based on …

Animal Proteins versus Plant Proteins

15 September 2015, Tuesday

by Tammy Fry Kelly, Marketing Director – Fry’s Family Foods Most people really believe that the only way you can get protein is from animals – think meat, eggs, and dairy!  And the age old myth that Vegans …

Plant-based High Protein Foods

3 September 2015, Thursday

When looking for foods that are high in protein, most people’s first reaction is to head towards the meat aisle in the supermarket. High protein foods are often thought to only come from animal sources but …

Power Up with Plant Proteins

1 September 2015, Tuesday

by Nicola Walters, RD (SA) – Nutritional Solutions The word protein may immediately bring to mind thoughts of sizzling steak and chicken sosaties on a good old South African braai. Yet, if combined correctly, plant …

South African Women in Business

5 August 2015, Wednesday

Celebrate the power of change with these women in business In August, South Africans celebrate Women’s Month in remembrance of the more than 20’000 women who marched to the Union Buildings against the pass laws on …

Top Four Foods for your Heart

22 January 2015, Thursday

 Love Your Veggies, Love Your Heart!   The latest South African health statistics show that about 130 heart attacks and 240 strokes occur daily in our country. The latest findings show that 6.3 million South Africans …

Vegan and Vegetarian Crossfit Diet

1 August 2014, Friday

Eating a vegetarian or vegan diet go hand-in-hand with healthy and active lifestyle.  More sportsmen and women across the world are adopting it in order to compete at the top of their game.  Famous examples …

Vegetarian Winter Dishes

19 June 2014, Thursday

The mercury is steadily dropping in South Africa and the rain is keeping most of us in doors. To counter the cold we have put together some winter remedies which will warm your tummy right down …

Raising a Vegetarian Child

21 January 2014, Tuesday

“Mom, what’s for supper?” Following a well-balanced plant-based diet is not only healthy but evidence suggests that it may help prevent or even reverse some diseases.  Furthermore, both the Australian and American Governments have publicly recognised …