Category Archive: Weekly Small Pleasures

Chicken Teriyaki

A quick to prepare and very tasty dinner. Even my kids like this dinner. In total there are 1920 calories (8033 kjs). I prepare this dinner for my family so it gets divided… Continue reading

Papaya Smoothie

This is a summer delight. It is about 1000 kJ (240 cal). 1/4 of a papaya 1 tablespoon of honey 1 cup of skim milk 100g of yoghurt Put all ingredients in a… Continue reading

New daily activity

I now have a new daily activity, but it only takes me 15 minutes a day. This is Keisha. She is a 4 month old border collie. I try to walk her everyday.… Continue reading

Post Christmas

Firstly, Merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a busy week. I was busy getting my house Christmas ready, preparing Christmas lunch for my family and then cleaning up (well I did have some help… Continue reading

Paleo Diet

There has been a lot said (mainly on social media) about this diet so I thought that it was worth a closer look. I found this article on Wikipedia and I thought that… Continue reading

Weight Training

Friday is always weights day for me. As a women, I used to be cautious of weight training. I was worried about building up too much muscle. I reasoned that muscle sits under… Continue reading


I started ballet when I was three years old. I loved it and later on started jazz and tap as well. I continued with dancing classes until my mid twenties. I completed all… Continue reading

Simply Delightful

I found this recipe in a magazine and decided to try it. There are approx 100 calories in each ball. Coconut Power Balls Makes 16 Ingredients: 8 large dates 4 tbsp coconut oil… Continue reading

Buying Fresh Food

When I did the grocery shopping this week I stopped and took in all the lovely fresh fruit and vegetables that were on display. I decided that this would be my weekly small… Continue reading