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Week night dinner: Chicken soup

We are avid Master Chef fans, and the goal of all sauces, jus, and broths is to extract as much flavour from them as you can. This means no packet sauces and no flour to make a thickened feel! It means doing it the natural way, and this means making use of all of the ingredients and treating… Read more »

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Hearty Sausage Stew

You know those meals that leave you feeling happy all over while eating and after eating it? Those are usually an indication that they probably not that healthy for you, but this one isn’t too bad. When I was growing up my gran would make her famous sausage stew, and THAT is what I felt… Read more »

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Greek Evening!

As a family we LOVE to cook! Sometimes just so that we can try a new cuisine, we will turn our whole evening into that cuisine, hence the title GREEK EVENING. One day Andrew sent me a link to an authentic Greek guy called Akis Petretzikis (His name is SO Greek! He’s the real deal… Read more »

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South Africa’s Hottest Food trends for 2016

  Top Trends for 2016: 1. Organic Growth for Clear Label: ‘Clear label’ established itself as a key trend in 2015, with greater transparency and the focus on simpler products with fewer artificial additives taking the concept to the next level – there is a greater desire for pure foods and less gross chemicals! 2. Free-From… Read more »

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CHOCOLATE CHIP GREEK YOGURT PANCAKES

These chocolate chip pancakes make a perfect light and healthy breakfast and are packed with extra protein from the greek yogurt! The full recipe will make about 14 pancakes, but you can easily half the recipe to make enough for two people.  Enjoy! Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins INGREDIENTS 2… Read more »

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Dark chocolate Almond Clusters

I love a quick and easy dessert that does not require any baking. These clusters are so rich and dark that just one is satisfying enough! Makes: 12 Prep time: 12 minutes, plus 30 minutes refrigeration time Ingredients 1x dark chocolate slab, chopped 2 teaspoon coconut oil/olive oil/palm shortening 2 tablespoon maple syrup/honey 1/2 teaspoon… Read more »

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Grain-Free Raw Brownie Bites

Chocolate cravings. They always find a way into your head. There’s just nothing quite like the taste of chocolate. This recipe is so simple, and it takes under 20 minutes to make. You simply blend everything together, and then roll the ‘dough’ into bite-size brownie balls. This recipe usually makes about 8 medium-sized brownie bites, but you can… Read more »

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The Hottest 2015 dessert tip: ‘MINI’

Big or small food? mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini… It is known that a large part of throwing a great party is having a spread of YUMMY food that will ensure your friends are happy and smiling throughout your special day. This blog post is going to look at… Read more »

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Juice #1: The Rehydrater

Juice #1: The Rehydrater Ingredients:  1 cucumber 4 celery stalks 2 small granny smith apples 1/2 lemon Method: In a single gear juicer, add all of the ingredients together and blitz! Add more or less of each ingredient to your own taste and enjoy! Some facts about the ingredients: This is a juice recipe that… Read more »