Hello!

This is my shiny new blog! I have been wanting to do something like this for ages and finally got round to it. I hope you find it informative and accessible – this is the point: making nutrition easy! 2 Fruit and 3 Veg was born out of my love of Dietetics and educating people….

Tuna Bake

My boyfriend’s family recently came across this gem of a dish. It combines tuna with mielie and mushroom in a pasta free casserole. Really good after a long cold day! Serve with some roasted veg or a salad and Bob’s your uncle. And an added bonus is that the leftovers are perfect for lunch the…

Why a plant-based lifestyle?

Not everything needs a reason, but I think that one has to be mindful of the problems humanity is facing in this day and age. Whether your concern is for the environment, your community, your own health, or you merely want to learn more about these things. Empower yourself to make a change. Why should…

Plant Based Living

The plant-based diet or lifestyle has been gaining popularity lately. This approach to food has been around for ages, but with the current concern for the environment, there may be a need to get more people onto the bandwagon.

Diabetes… in a nutshell!

Have you ever wondered what the essential differences are between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Leave a comment below if you have any questions or want to get in contact with the YWD (Youth With Diabetes) team. They are doing wonderful work to help the youth with understanding and controlling their diabetes. Here is…

Breakfast Recipes

To go with your new found knowledge of breakfast, here are a variety of breakfast recipes to inspire you. Feel free to chop and change flavours to suit your palette. Bon Appetit! On the menu I have for you: Basic overnight oats Homemade muesli Yoghurt parfait Super smoothie Egg-in-a-cup Marvelous baked beans on toast Cheese…

Nutrition Week: Breakfast Shopping, a family’s best friend!

Planning should be a fundamental part of running a household. You don’t have the baby first and then only paint the nursery. I thought it would be useful to give some pointers on how to plan your breakfasts as well as how to compile a shopping list. Give it a try and see if you…

Nutrition Week: Making a habit of eating breakfast

Tune in tomorrow to learn more about why eating breakfast as a family is so important! Happy Nutrition Week! Resource consulted ADSA, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Rediscover Dairy, CANSA Association of South Africa, Consumer Goods Council of South Africa, South African Military Health Service, et al. NATIONAL NUTRITION WEEK AND NATIONAL OBESITY WEEK 2018:…

Nutrition week DAY 2: Eating breakfast regularly has many health benefits.

I hope you enjoyed the practical tips of yesterday’s post. It may seem obvious but sometimes you just need someone else to mention it to have that lightbulb moment. So now that you are starting to eat breakfast more regularly, you’ll probably start feeling different. Here’s why… Starting your day off with a healthy breakfast…

Nutrition Week 2018: BREAKFAST – The best way to start your day!

Welcome to the 2018 Nutrition Week! Everyday from the 9th to the 15th October, I’ll be posting tidbits about the most important meal of the day: breakfast. I hope to encourage you to start having breakfast and to point you towards healthy breakfast options. So, what is all the fuss about? Obesity is fast becoming…

Healthy Eating at Work

We all know that eating healthily and a busy lifestyle can be at odds. You are late for work because your baby vomited all over the car on the way to nursery school (I did this, my poor mom), there’s meetings all day, and you get home late. Come dinner time, you just want a…