Not All Calories are Created Equally

Sara NUTRITION

Do you meticulously count calories to stay fit? I hate to break it to you, but a 150-calorie brownie is not the same as 150 calories worth of broccoli. But what about that age-old weight loss saying, “Calories in vs. calories out?” Well, it’s true that a calorie is a calorie regardless of its source, but not all calories have …

New Year’s Resolution you’ll Want to Keep

Sara Health, NUTRITION

1. Eat breakfast Many people often skip breakfast. Some skip it because they are too rushed in the morning and have little time to prepare it. Some skip it as a measure to control weight. Studies show that people who eat breakfast regularly are more likely to control their weight than those who skip it. Breakfast kicks starts your metabolism …

Mexican chicken stew with quinoa & beans

Sara RECIPES

Spicy chicken casserole with a healthy superfood side dish of protein-rich quinoa INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion , sliced 2 red peppers , deseeded and chopped into largish chunks 3 tbsp chipotle paste 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 4 skinless chicken breasts 140g quinoa 2 chicken stock cubes 1 x 400g can pinto beans , drained small bunch coriander , most chopped, a few …