5 ways to spend less time cooking in the kitchen

Always struggle with preparing quick meals after coming home from work? Want to prepare a warm and nutritious home-cooked meal for your family every night, but find that it’s never a reality? Well, let me tell you this. It can be a reality. A lot of times, recipes that promote quick “30-minute meals” work ONLY because systems have already been set up in place. With…

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20 three-ingredient snack ideas for kids

It's 3pm, your child came back from school not long ago and is starving. You have a stash of “healthy” wholemeal biscuits or plain crackers available, but you don’t want to resort to that all the time. You see full-time mums come up with elaborate afternoon tea snacks for their kids on Instagram. Not everyone has the time for that, you think, as you plate…

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No-fuss smoothie meal

Know you should have dinner but don't have the time or energy to cook something up? Ever wished there was a "liquid meal" that you could just drink? Look no further.This smoothie was designed to replace a meal. At about 500 calories and 20 grams of protein, it resembles a typical meal. It contains calcium from milk, fibre from grains, fruits, and vegetables, and also…

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Pasta sauce, canned tomato, tomato ketchup and more: Differences you should be aware of

Have you been to the supermarket, strolled down the pasta aisle to pick out some ready-made pasta sauce, only to be stumped by the variety of sauces available to you? What’s the difference between “Traditional Italian” and “Marinara Italian”? When it says “Bolognese with red wine”, is there really red wine in there? Further down the aisle, you may see cans of “peeled plum tomato”,…

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