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Cinnamon and Banana Overnight Oats

This is a FAST, delicious and healthy breakfast. Ingredients: 40g of Oats 1 ripe banana 100ml of milk (almond milk if you’re dairy-free) ½ teaspoon of cinnamon ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger 20g of raisins 20g of sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon of honey (optional) Method: Mix the banana, milk, cinnamon, ginger and honey (if you… Read more »

Blueberry and Banana smoothie and Boiled eggs

This is not an amazing breakfast, but it’s meant to be an example of a quick and healthy breakfast. I hear a lot of people saying that they do not have the time to make breakfast in the morning so the only thing they are able to do is pick up a coffee and a… Read more »

Banana pancakes

What is better than pancakes with maple syrup on top? Yum yum! I make these as a Saturday morning treat for Andrew and I, or if the week is feeling particularly long I will make them before work :) Ingredients:  3 bananas 3 eggs 1/2 cup almond butter Salt 1 tsp Olive oil/Ghee Maple syrup/honey… Read more »

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Egg, Bacon and Avocado

What more can you want for breakfast? This is an absolute winner combination. It contains good fats and nutrients which will keep you full for most of the morning. Ingredients:  5x eggs 4x bacon rashers 1x avocado Method: Scramble your eggs. Fry the bacon rashers up until desired texture is achieved. Cut open the avocado,… Read more »

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Meatballs and spinach

Can Meatballs and Spinach REALLY be a breakfast? We are so used to breakfast being classified as cereals, toast, yogurt, croissants, egg, bacon etc. However, the food that you consume should be packed full of nutrients and it should fill you up until the next meal. Sadly most of the cereals and even the muesli/granola’s/spreads… Read more »

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Grain-Free Granola

Granola is one of my go to breakfasts. I make a big batch which lasts about two weeks for two people eating about 3x weekly. Granola Mix: 800g 3x Nuts of choice (eg. almonds, cashew, pecans) 200g of mixed seeds (eg. sunflower, pumpkin) Dessicated coconut Raisins Optional: Choc chips Salt Sauce:  Honey Coconut oil Vanilla… Read more »

Curry Recipes

The love for curry in my home has originated from my dad, who still to this day, will make himself a curry for dinner about 2-3 times a week. The same chicken curry, over and over, with slight variance in heat, but he loves eating his chicken curry and that’s great! When I got married,… Read more »

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

Ingredients For the Crust 24 Oreo cookies-finely crushed 1/4 cup unsalted butter-melted For Cheesecake Filling 900 grams cream cheese – room temperature 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon cocoa powder 4 eggs – room temperature 280 grams bittersweet chocolate-chopped For Chocolate Topping 3/4 cup heavy cream 170 grams bittersweet chocolate – finely chopped 1 Tablespoon granulated… Read more »

Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Ingredients 680 grams cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup Sugar 1 2/3 cups Reese’s peanut butter chips (or chocolate chips, and add in 2 tablespoons of peanut butter) 1/4 cup milk 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Tennis Biscuit Crust  Chocolate Drizzle  Method Heat oven to 230 degrees celius. Beat cream cheese and Sugar in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Place peanut butter chips and milk in… Read more »

How to plan a food menu that will impress your guests

These days your guests are going to remember your event if the food was tasty! Because really tasty food creates happy feelings and you want your guests to leave your event having had a great time. This is not difficult to achieve but there are a few things to think about and a fair amount of administration… Read more »

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  • Healthy Lunch Ideas

    Eating breakfast, lunch and dinner is a good idea to make sure that you are getting  the correct nutrients into your body so that you can function at your best everyday. It is quite a popular theme these days for people to skip breakfast and/or lunch and then compensate for it by eating a massive… Read more »

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  • Choosing to eat healthy is a choice

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  • Almond and Cacao Energy Balls

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  • Grain-free Apple Spice Coffee Cake

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  • Homemade Chicken Pie

    Ingredients for short crust pastry  340g flour 150g unsalted butter, diced 80g water Pinch of salt Ingredients for pie filling 450g diced Chicken Thighs 50g butter 140g diced carrot 70g diced leek 70g diced onion 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 heaped tbsps of flour 50ml white wine 250ml cream A pinch of salt and pepper… Read more »

  • Honey Roasted Pears

    Ingredients: Pears Honey Frozen yogurt/ice cream Baking paper Method: Preheat oven to 220 degrees celcius. Line a rimmed baking sheet with baking paper. Place pears on paper, cut sides up, and roast for 15 minutes. Brush tops with honey, saving any extra, and roast until softened, 5 to 10 minutes longer. Cool pears slightly on… Read more »

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    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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