Zissy Lewin

Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. She likes to make things, do things and wear things.

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New Balance Vazee Rush 530
Limited Edition New Balance Vazee Rush 530

The latest shoe in the New Balance Vazee range has arrived on South Africa’s shores;…

9 Low-Budget Pantry Staples
9 Low-Budget Pantry Staples

A drought, increasing prices of electricity and water and a weak Rand have caused local…

Forget Fitbit 10000 steps focus on hourly movements
Forget 10000 Steps. Focus on Hourly Movements

You don’t really think about how many steps you’re taking per day until you get…

9 Things to Read This Week
9 Things to Read This Week (8 April 2016)

The full unedited version of Dr Ross Tucker’s views on how the war against carbohydrates…

How Anita Engelbrecht & Hilton Murray are Changing South Africa’s Road Running Rules
How Anita Engelbrecht & Hilton Murray are Changing South Africa’s Road Running Rules

This was Hilton’s 12th run and Anita’s 1st. They were just two of the 10 000…

Buckwheat Crepes with Pomegranate and Figs
Buckwheat Crepes with Pomegranate and Figs

Buckwheat is a seed, not a grain so it is naturally gluten free. The same…

What You need to know this week
What You need to know this week (1 April 2016)

I once experienced turbulence so bad that when the plane landed my entertainment screen dislodged…

Gluten Free, Vegan and Oil Free Apple Pie Granola

I tend to be a minimalist when it comes to making granola, looking at what…

Why You Shouldn’t Turn on Instagram Notifications
Why You Shouldn’t Turn on Instagram Notifications

On the 15th of March, Instagram posted a blog announcing that they would be changing…

9 Things to Know This Week
9 Things to Know This Week

You can stop compulsively closing every app on your iPhone or Android. Both Apple and…

Raw Blueberry Lime Cream Slices
Raw Blueberry Lime Cream Slices

I just discovered how cashews are grown (#8) and that what we consider a nut…

What That Baby on Board Sign Really Means
What That Baby on Board Sign Really Means

Yellow, square and obnoxious are words that would describe the “Baby on Board” signs tacked…

Brownies and Downies: Turning Coffee into Social Change
Brownies and Downies: Turning Coffee into Social Change

Today, Monday 21 March marks the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome day. The theme…

How One Family is changing the Way we see Down syndrome
How One Family is changing the Way we see Down syndrome

Imagine for a moment, selecting a preschool for your child. You go through all the…

9 Things to Know This Week
9 Things to know this week (18 March 2016)

Your surroundings can be killing you. New research from the World Health Organisation revealed that…

Switch off for Earth Hour
Switch Off for Earth Hour

Considering most South Africans have had their share of load shedding, one hour sans electricity…

Lemon Thyme and Garlic Roasted Chicken
Lemon, Thyme and Garlic Roasted Chicken

Roasting chicken is one of the easiest ways to prepare chicken. When done right it…

9 Things to Know This Week
9 Things to Know This Week (11 March 2016)

If you have major wanderlust, these are 28 places you should go in 2016 (and…

Mango Lime Ice Lollies
Mango Lime Ice Lollies

It’s a stretch to call these mango lime ice lollies a recipe, after all it’s…

Clue Period Tracking app
Get a Clue: Why You Should Be Tracking Your Cycle

I’m tracking. These words come out of my mouth more than they probably should. And…