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 »

Healthy Dinner Ideas

Why is healthy eating important? When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis. People of diferent ages and activity levels have different calorie needs. How much you eat of a certain type of food, such as… Read more »

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 »

Heathy breakfast 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 »

Choosing to eat healthy is a choice

It is on most people’s new years resolutions to eat more healthily, but then they struggle to do so. I think they struggle to because most people have a lack of understanding about what healthy and unhealthy food looks like. The other reason is that a lot of people assume they cannot afford to eat… Read more »

Almond and Cacao Energy Balls

I am someone who needs to eat smaller portions, but more regularly throughout the day. These date balls have been a lifesaver. They are absolutely delicious and so healthy too! This batch made about 28 date balls. This recipe is from Deliciously Ella. Ingredients 200g almonds (1 cup) 400g medjool dates (2 cups) 4 tablespoons… Read more »

Grain-free Apple Spice Coffee Cake

I decided yesterday I felt like baking a cake, and so I decided to try one of Danielle Walker’s recipe’s. As much as we can, Andrew and I try and eat more or less according to a paleo lifestyle, cutting out refined sugars and carbs however, we obviously don’t always stick to it. I was… Read more »

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