If You Think Healthy Snacking Means Sucking Carrot Stick, The Let Them Prove You Wrong

As the world experiences a paradigm shift, more and more people are becoming more health conscious. However, certain aspects such as work can hamper our desire to eat healthily. For a quick pick me up, we tend to dash to the pantry or nearest pastry shop at midday. Admittedly, at such a time we often reach for options such as Chips or anything with chocolate. Studies have shown that our bodies tend to crave for sugar when our energy is low. This will slow down your weight loss goals, as…

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Protein carrot cake cupcake recipe

With hints of vanilla, cinnamon and salted caramel, and containing less than 13 grams of carbs, we doubt you will stop at one of these protein carrot cake cupcakes. Settle down with a cuppa and a clean protein cupcake this winter, courtesy of WH&F cover model Heidi Cannon.   Ingredients (makes 8) Cupcakes: 1 banana 1 cup shredded carrots 1 egg 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/3 cup crushed walnuts 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 scoop of salted caramel protein powder of your choice 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/3 cup vegetable shortening Icing: 1/3…

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Healthy carrot cake recipe

  Try this delicious carrot cake recipe from SHA Wellness Clinic for a treat.   What you’ll need: 1 cup wholewheat pastry flour  1 cup chestnut flour  1 tbsp baking powder  1 tsp baking soda  2 tsp cinnamon  1/2 tsp nutmeg  1/2 tsp all-spice 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 cup coconut oil  2/3 cup maple syrup  2/3 cup soy milk  2 tsp vanilla extract  1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped 2 cups grated carrot  1/2 cup pineapple, crushed  Method:  Preheat the oven to 180° C. Sift…

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