5-Day Cooking bootcamp

5- Day Cooking boot camp Real food does not have ingredients, real food is ingredients                                                                                …

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Blueberry smoothie bowl

Smoothie bowls for the win Smoothie bowls are such the rage now, and maybe it is just a trend but I hope it is one that will stay. I don’t always get time in the week to play around with my food in the mornings, but I do love a bit of styling before I…

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Caramel popcorn

Popcorn is a firm favourite snack for most people, especially children. I often treat my children with this caramel popcorn when watching a movie together. It is super easy to make and really delicious. You can use almond or peanut butter for this recipe. Ingredients 60g almond butter 125g honey 125g popcorn kernels (8-10 cups…

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Refined sugar free choc chip cookies

Quick choc chip cookies These choc chip cookies are easy to make, delicious and refined sugar-free. I had to test the recipe about six times to get them perfect. You can also use normal sugar or another sugar replacement for this recipe. Ingredients (Makes 16 portions) 60g oats 250g peanut butter 70g xylitol 50g chocolate chips…

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Meet the makers Supper club

Supperclub with Pauli’s and Zandvliet This was our third supper club and we had a wonderful evening of cooking, eating, drinking wine and chatting. We got to meet the makers and heard the stories behind their brands. The dessert was almost a midnight feast but we will blame that on good conversations. Thanks so much…

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Warm butternut salad

Warm butternut salad with coriander dressing

I am a big fan of one pan dishes,  and this warm butternut salad is a firm favourite. It is quick and there is only one dish to wash afterward.  This salad can easily be a meal or a side dish to a lekker braai. It is full of flavour, with oregano, smoked paprika, cumin,…

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Pauli’s: Tomali and Courgettie meatball dish

Pauli’s story Pauli’s is an artisanal producer of #RealGoodFood, using only the freshest ingredients and a lot of TLC. Pauli was inspired by his Nana’s secret Brinjali sauce recipe, that has its roots in her birthplace, India and started this delicious range of vegetable sauces. They source all their own ingredients from local farmers and they…

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Banana pancakes

Gluten free banana pancakes with berry compote

Weekend pancakes, what is not to love. There are a gazillion recipes out there and I have tried half of them. I occasionally make pancakes with wheat flour but often has to suffer stomach cramps afterward. So I try to stick to a gluten-free version. A glutenfree flour that works really well for traditional pancakes…

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Gluten-free lemon and poppy seed cake

Lemon and poppy seed cake must be on top of most peoples cake list. Tangey, moist and soft. But this recipe is different it is not only glutenfree but also grain free. Instead of flour you use mashed potatoes and ground almonds.  I first made it about four years ago when my parents started following a gluten-free…

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