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Chocolate Bran Muffins

This is our own family recipe which we created because I love chocolate, and bran muffins are a great morning treat. These even taste nice with butter and cheese (if that is your usual bran muffin preference). As with any muffin recipe, you will need to grease your muffin tray and add your paper/muffin cups. You can also preheat the […]

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Some Eggs-tremely Useful Baking Hacks from Zola Nene

All the tips from SA’s culinary darling, Zola Nene in collaboration with Rhodes Quality and an awesome recipe! Zola Nene, celebrity chef and food stylist, has shared some awesome baking tips that you will want to know for the next time you spend some time baking with (or for) the kids. Here they are below: Useful Baking Hacks Make measuring […]

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Week 49: 2 Ingredient Pizza

We found this awesome recipe for a 2 Ingredient Pizza Base. Crazy right? The awesome thing about it is that it works great with Gluten-free flour. So, if you have a wheat allergy in your house, this will work perfectly! The Two Ingredients 1 cup of Double Cream Plain Yoghurt 1 & 1/2 cups Flour (you may need a little […]

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Week 38: The Rice Krispie Revolt

The other day my friend called me and said: “Hey do you know that there is a new Rice Krispies recipe? It now has a vanilla flavour and corn!” He didn’t say this with the enthusiasm you may have assigned to this quote. He is actually intolerant to Maize and that little green label barely stopped him from a lot […]

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Week 16: Rice Krispie Treats

This the allergy-friendly recipe that is perfect for those school bake sales! Ingredients 30 Marshmallows 2 tbs butter 4 cups Rice Krispies cereal Method In a saucepan, melt butter over a low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat and add the Rice Krispies. Stir until they are well coated. Using wax paper, press the mixture […]

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Week 15: Homemade Butter Chicken Curry

Ok, so I know I am on a recipe roll but this is the most divine recipe! I not sure where I got it from but I only tried it this year, so here goes… Ingredients 600g deboned chicken thighs (cubed) 1 tbs oil 100g butter 2 onions (finely chopped) 175ml plain yoghurt 75ml water 50g tomato paste 1 tsp […]

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Week 14: Egg-Free Wacky Chocolate Cake

I have heard of this awesome Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, but never tried it. My friend Amanda had the recipe so I did what all good friends do, demanded that she make me cake or share the recipe (ha ha!). So, yes, I got no cake, but here is the recipe… Ingredients 3 cups Flour 2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup […]

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Week 3: On your marks, Get set, What…

Anyone else feeling this way…? To me it feels like the year started with a literal bang and while the race started, I was still in the fog of holidays. It is only the 3rd week of January and it seems as if everyone else has hit the road running! Not me, call me tortoise for now. Well we all […]

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Simple Vanilla Custard for Two

A simple recipe for those nights when mom and dad feel like a little something sweet but don’t feel like going to loads of effort! Ingredients 1 Egg 1 cup of Milk 3 tbsp Brown Sugar 3/4 tsp Vanilla 1/8 tsp Salt (optional) 1/8 tsp Ground Nutmeg Directions In a small bowl beat the egg, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and […]

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Banting & Diabetic Friendly Carrot Cake

I found this awesome Carrot Cake Recipe on the Banting Chef website (which I just discovered). I just love recipes that work well and taste great! Here is how you make it: Ingredients FOR THE CAKE: 1 & 1/2 cups Almond Flour 1/4 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1/2 Tbsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1/2 tsp Ginger 3 Eggs […]

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Wheat-free, Egg-free Treacle Sugar Biscuits (Cookies)

So far, I think this is the best biscuit recipe we have put together…this was obvious by the fact that the biscuits didn’t last very long. I did save some, though, to see how they tasted the next day. Sometimes wheat & egg-free baking results in dry left-overs but I was pleasantly surprised at how great they still tasted the […]

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Our Secret Recipe

Every family has a secret…ours just tastes really good! There reason why it is our secret is perhaps because it is so easy, perhaps because it is so flexible or PERHAPS BECAUSE WE LAND UP EATING THE LEFTOVERS FOR BREAKFAST (this one) but it shall be a secret no longer because I am sharing it with you and only you! Our […]

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The Most important meal of the day – Breakfast

We have all heard the saying… Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but why is it so important that we eat breakfast and what should we be having for breakfast? Breakfast provides the body and brain with fuel after your overnight fast (also known as sleep) hence the name break-fast!  Without breakfast you are effectively running on empty. Often, when […]

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