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Generosity Water and the importance of alkaline foods

You might have heard or done some research about the alkaline diet. To name only a few benefits, high alkalinity can improve your daily health, maximize your performance output and increase energy & fitness levels. Your body works best at a pH of 6%. Anything below this level means you have too much acid in your body and might cause sickness. Anything above 6% is good. The higher the better. Alkaline mineral water can increase hydration levels by 17%. Drinking alkaline water is a perfect way to easily neutralize the pH levels in your body and provide optimal hydration. That is one of the reasons I want to tell you about Generosity Water. They produce high-quality alkaline water with a pH balance of 10. Normal drinking water generally has a neutral pH of 7. But, Generosity is so much more than just a water company. They care about communities and believe that people matter. They are involved and have projects all around the globe. Africa, South America, and Haiti to name a few. By s

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PURA Soda

Next time you are in the shops, look out for the PURA soda fridge. A local product launched in the Western Cape in 2015.

Anything that's made with too much sugar isn't good for you. PURA Soda, a category first, contains much less sugar than other soft drinks, juices, and smoothies out there.… Read more

Thai Green Curry

Serves 6 | 45 min 
Curry paste:
3-6 green chilies (you could reduce further to 1 or 2 and remove the seeds for less heat) 6 spring onions (scallions) roughly chopped 2 lemongrass stalks, outer leaves removed, inner stalk roughly chopped (replace with 2 tsp lemongrass paste if preferred) 1 thumb-sized pi… Read more

Nut Butters

South Africans love peanut butter. According to Stats SA, 0.05% of every R100 spent on groceries in South Africa goes towards a bottle of peanut butter. Although it’s not easy to get definitive numbers, it appears that South Africans consume around 81 496 tonnes of peanuts each year.But I want to i… Read more

Hazel Food Market Pretoria

If you are looking for something to do on a Saturday morning, go have a walk at the Hazel food market in Brooklyn Pretoria. Apart from the nice atmosphere, there's a great variety of stalls. Artisanal bread, cheese, coffee, fresh fruits, micro herbs, pastries and cakes, ice cream and deli-style… Read more

Euphoric Lifestyle

Everyone has a story.  And so does Anzelle.  Entrepreneur, owner, baker, and the creator behind Euphoric Lifestyle.  Meaning of Euphoric?  A state of intense excitement and happiness, feelings of physical and emotional well-being. And I can guarantee you, the product lives up to the name. When you … Read more

Eating healthy while working from home

Now that some of us are self-isolating or working from home, it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You may wonder if that is even possible? Well, here's some good news. You can make nutrition a priority, and it's something that is all the more important if your immune system may … Read more

Facts about Flaxseeds

I have walked past Flaxseeds (Linseeds) thousands of times in the shop. Not really knowing what one will use it for, or why to buy it. Until I started reading up on this superfood, I was amazed by all the benefits. Flaxseeds are such a versatile ingredient and full of nutritional goodness. Just one… Read more

La Rosa - Monte Casino

Where do I start when there are so many good things to say about this restaurant? A true Mexican experience...
Let us start with the decor.  WOW! The vibrant colors are an invitation to festivities. It creates a great atmosphere.  You will take a couple of minutes to just look around and take it all… Read more

Frans Ramolotsa

They say dynamite comes in small packages. And that was my thought exactly when I met Chef Frans Ramolotsa. Coming from a place I have never even heard of. Turfloop. Also called Mankweng, this is a university township about 20km outside Polokwane. I had to open google maps to find this little town.… Read more

More about Kombucha

Many people believe that kombucha helps treat all sorts of chronic health problems. However, human studies on the effects of kombucha are few and the evidence for its health effects is limited. In contrast, there is ample evidence for the benefits of tea and probiotics, both of which are found in k… Read more