Meatfree Monday Roundup

Making Mondays meatless has never been this easy (+ healthy + delicious). So what’s for dinner?  Meatfree Monday Brupper Omelette       10-min Cheatza  Veggie Burgers   Chickpea, Butternut, And Coriander Fritters with Coconut Cream    Curried Butternut Soup with Homemade Yogurt Bread    Veggy Scramble Wrap    Aubergine Stack with Hummus and Tomato […]

The Simple Substitute Series: Healthy Baking Swaps

In almost all my recipes, I make ingredients swaps to turn indulgent favourites into healthy indulgent favourites: from muffins to pancakes to brownies and beyond. In fact, I actually find it impossible to follow any recipe ingredient-for-ingredient, and always find myself making subs as I go. Basically, the “bad guys” to sub out are white […]

Gluten Free, Low Fat A-MAIZE-ing Savoury Muffins

  MIELIES, as we call them in South Africa; the much over-looked naturally gluten-free staple of many African countries. Did I mention gluten-free and cheap? (Seems somewhat of an oxymoron, as most gluten-free foods cost a wheatless fortune!)   Ingredients: 2 cups mielie meal 4 cups water salt and pepper to taste 1-2 tsp cayenne […]

Chai Spice Love-a-Latte Shake

As autumn approaches, there is nothing better than curling up with something warm and delicious. Now, breakfast just got better with a hot ‘n spicy (or cool ‘n creamy) chai spice latte.  Ingredients: 2 Scoops Herbalife F1 Vanilla/ Cookies ‘n Cream 250ml soy milk/ milk of choice 1 Rooibos/ Honey Bush/ Herbal tea teabag 1 […]

Ditch the Diet!

The D-word. D-I-E-T. Have you used it? Has it dangled over every Monday? Does it scare you? Throw the word and its associations away. “Diet” has become such a loaded word in our society, so I urge you never to go on one. Rather, make sustainable changes and new choices every day – the only […]