Nutrition & Lifestyle Design by Meike

Comfort Food

Comfort Food

During the colder months, it’s absolutely normal to crave comfort foods, but that doesn’t mean having to resort to unhealthy options. For example, a healthy bolognese pasta could be made by cooking...

Meal ideas when living alone

Meal ideas when living alone

It’s very natural to feel unmotivated to cook a proper meal when living alone, but don’t fear, it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Below are some tips for you: Wholesome meals don’t always need...

Kids Lunch Boxes

Kids Lunch Boxes

I’m not a mother yet, but I’ve been doing a deep dive into hormonal health, pregnancy and postpartum nutrition, and early childhood development over the last few years.  I’m absolutely horrified at...

Coffee

Coffee

Did you know? You should never drink coffee on an empty stomach.  The timing of when you have your coffee can have a major impact on your hormones and overall well-being.  Coffee raises your...

Sauna: Heat/Cold Exposure Benefits

Sauna: Heat/Cold Exposure Benefits

Benefits of regular dry sauna bathing include detoxification, increased metabolic rate, increased blood circulation, pain reduction, antiaging, skin rejuvenation, improved cardiovascular function,...

Nutrition and Exercise = Self Love

Nutrition and Exercise = Self Love

February, the month of love, is a great time to highlight what self-love really means. It means taking care of your body, mind and soul, prioritising your needs, and being gentle with yourself.  As...

Prawn and Quinoa Salad

Prawn and Quinoa Salad

It’s that time of the year where you might feel like you overindulged during the festive season, but don’t worry! If the scale has gone up by a few kilos, I can almost promise you that it’s not all...

What I wish I’d known

What I wish I’d known

I have always been sporty, even competing at an international level, and my passion for health also sparked while I was still in primary school. Yet I never fully grasped how important movement and...

Exercise and related muscle soreness

Exercise and related muscle soreness

Struggling with tender muscles post-workout? Here are some of the things I do to help with muscle soreness related to exercise: Eating sufficient protein daily is not only crucial for our overall...

Tea’s and their benefits

Tea’s and their benefits

With winter upon us, I thought I would share some of my favourite teas and their benefits: Green Tea High in anti-oxidants, increases fat burning, improves physical performance, may lower risk of...

Superfoods and their benefits

Superfoods and their benefits

Baobab Powder Slows aging, healthier skin, blood sugar balancing, colon health, supports the heart, supports gut flora stronger bones and teeth, more energy, alkalising. Raw Cacao Powder Heart...

Setting goals

Setting goals

Setting goals in all aspects of our lives is very important. It is so rewarding achieving goals, small and big, and these achievements motivate us to continue striving towards being better and doing...

Nutrition for Cyclists and Runners

Nutrition for Cyclists and Runners

They say good health is made up of 80% nutrition and 20% exercise, and this same rule applies to athletes who are aiming for optimal performance. Fuelling your body efficiently and correctly will...

Understanding food labels and Ingredients

Understanding food labels and Ingredients

The first thing I do when purchasing a processed product is to look at the ingredients list. We should try to eat as closely from the earth as possible, and large food production companies love to...

The mmacht. Method & Dieting vs Lifestyle

The mmacht. Method & Dieting vs Lifestyle

The mmacht. Method   One of my main goals in life is to help people feel good and become the happiest and healthiest versions of themselves. As much as fat loss is very often the main focus of most...

Importance of Walking 5km a Day

Importance of Walking 5km a Day

The Importance of Walking 5km or at least 30 Minutes a Day   Walking, a form of exercise which is grossly underrated, is incredibly beneficial for our overall health and long-term quality of...

Meal Prepping on a Budget

Meal Prepping on a Budget

Our health, nutrition and healthy eating should always be one of our top priorities when it comes to spending money, but financial constraints are things most people have, especially during these...