Butternut scones

A few years ago I bought a book by Fiona Faulkner  25 Foods kids hate.....and how to get them eating 24. It was a real eye opener moment and that was also the first time I started seeing vegetables in a new light. That is when I was first brave enough…

Product review: KURO-Bō activated charcoal

Pure water is the worlds first and foremost medicine - Proverb Did you know that you should drink at least 8 glasses of water per day?  Of course, you did! BUT DO YOU REALLY? We complain about so many ailments, we visit doctors and drink medicine but just by being…

How to meal plan

Benjamin Franklin supposedly once said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”   Life can get pretty hectic and juggling all the balls of life is no easy undertaking. But for you and your family to function at your best, your diet is key. If you want a healthier lifestyle…

Thai butternut squash and sweet potato soup

As winter is fast approaching it is time to get your game plan on and dream about all the lovely soups, stews and hot chocolate you can eat with family and friends to ward off the cold. I will happily eat Thai food every week, all the beautiful flavours combined…


Hi, I'm Ankie! Welcome to Wooden Spoon Kitchen, my pantry of life, love and health where we constantly stir laughter, learning, eating and cooking together!


Johannesburg, South Africa