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the appliance that has changed my life

I never thought the day would come where I would be speaking about my love for an electrical appliance but this baby has captured my heart. I don’t even know how the idea to buy one came into my head but once it was planted I was like a dog…

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healthy homemade muesli recipe

In February 2016 I posted a nut granola recipe that I was making and enjoying at that time. I’ve recently started making another homemade muesli which is much more affordable than the original one and is just as yummy. I enjoy this muesli as a snack with plain yoghurt and…

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my daily coffee ritual

I don’t know how and when it started but I suddenly found myself being a coffee person. It started off by me going off Ricoffy/Frisco and moving on to Jacob’s Kroning, that ended up not being enough and I graduated to cappuccinos from coffee shops. My cappuccino habit became too…

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the best chocolate cake recipe ever & the only one you’ll ever need!

Baking is my current jam! I love having homemade cakes or biscuits available whenever I need to satisfy a sweet craving. After looking high and low for the perfect chocolate cake I finally found one from the LOVE2COOK MALAYSIA website which I adapted slightly and added my own twists to…

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my go to, easy peasy pancake recipe

I love pancakes, we eat them for breakfast on the weekend all the time. After a lot of trial and error I have found the perfect pancake recipe that I have been using for years and I know it off the top of my head. The best thing is that…

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homemade hummus

I love me some hummus, it’s one of my favourite healthy snacks. I love to have it with vegetables, crackers, chicken etc., even my daughter loves it so that’s a plus in my books. I used to buy hummus from Woolworths until I discovered how easy it is to make…

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homemade ice tea recipe

I remember when my firiends and I got introduced to ice tea back in the day, I took one sip and I did not like it all and I have managed to stay very far away from it since. However, in the recent years I have been intrigued by being…

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Food Rules // an eater’s manual

Since the beginning of the year I have been on a real food lifestyle meaning that I have been eating less processed food, refined carbohydrates and sugar. It has had a positive change in my life and I’m glad that I started this lifestyle. As part of my research into eating…

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Broccoli soup

I didn’t even know that broccoli soup was a thing until 2 months ago. I went to the Drakensburg on a weekend away and for lunch on Saturday we were served broccoli soup for starters. Oh em gee! I was blown away, it was so yummy and I had to…

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The easy to make low carb & low sugar alternative to muesli…my nut granola recipe

Since the beginning of the year I have changed the way I eat. I have been eating more ‘real’ food than processed food, I have drastically minimised my refined sugars and refined carbohydrates intake. One of the food “groups” that had to go was breakfast cereals. So to make up…

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