Category: Family Food Fun & Allergy-Friendly Ideas

  • Easy-to-make Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Easy-to-make Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

    It’s a day for cake. When I was a teen, I used to love making this recipe and I finally found it again. It uses Mayonnaise which keeps it moist and delicious for days – weird but it works! You can make it as a full cake with buttercream icing / cream and fruit OR…

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  • Green Berry smoothie Recipe

    Green Berry smoothie Recipe

    Here is the recipe that I promised you on TikTok. It is great for a healthy breakfast and jam-packed with healthy nutrients. Ingredients Directions Tips Join us on TikTok, and share it with others, and you can earn up to R1000! Use this link: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMYYeE9Qb/. P.s. I use biodegradable straws from Dischem. They are perfect…

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  • Chia Seed Pudding

    Chia Seed Pudding

    Firstly, if you haven’t come across this amazing seed, you may be asking what exactly a Chia seed is? Chia seeds are the edible seeds of a flowering plant from the mint family, and even though they are really small (and sometimes get everywhere), they are jam-packed full of nutrients. They are an excellent source…

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  • Easy Waffle Recipe

    Easy Waffle Recipe

    During the holidays, we had a lot of fun making these waffles with our Penguin Waffle Iron. They are really easy to make and very adaptable. Here is the recipe: Ingredients 2 cups cake flour (OR gluten-free mix OR half/half potato starch and rice flour for allergy-friendly OR Almond flour mix for banting version) 1…

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  • The Yummiest Crustless Quiche

    The Yummiest Crustless Quiche

    I may or may not be drooling while I am writing this. . . This is the easiest, yummiest crustless quiche you can make. I made it and cooked them in muffin pans for the cutest addition to my birthday breakfast with friends. I can’t remember where I found it, but it has been in…

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  • Muffin in a Mug

    Muffin in a Mug

    This is great, workable recipe for those with allergies. You can easily replace the egg or wheat flour. Some say this has more of an ‘english muffin’ feel/taste to it. Ingredients: Directions:

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  • Chocolate Bran Muffins

    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.…

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  • Some Eggs-tremely Useful Baking Hacks from Zola Nene

    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:…

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  • Chocolate? Just what the Doctor Ordered

    Chocolate? Just what the Doctor Ordered

    Recently, we received this awesome delivery. Chocolate! They know me so well ;). The delivery came with the awesome Doctor Chocolate Syringe and a fantastic recipe for a Chocolate Milkshake I was just dying to try out! It really was amazing – and I know my chocolate. They also are launching a chess set, where…

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  • Our Visit to From the Barkery

    Our Visit to From the Barkery

    When it comes to family, there is another member of the family that we have not spoken of very often – our fur babies. Recently, we got to spend the morning with Ceri and her team at From the Barkery to hear more about their healthy biscuits and treats. Free from preservatives and unnecessary extra…

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  • 2 Ingredient Pizza

    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 The Recipe This is a great recipe for kids to try!

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  • The Rice Krispie Revolt

    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…

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  • Rice Krispie Treats

    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…

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  • Homemade Butter Chicken Curry

    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…

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  • Egg-Free Wacky Chocolate Cake

    Egg-Free Wacky Chocolate Cake

    I have heard of this awesome Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, but never tried it. My friend 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 Method That’s not so…

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Hello, I’m Denise

Our blog is all about the joys we share as a family, including all those experiences we have with friends who are like family. The ups and the downs, getting creative and feeding our souls, travelling and exploring, dancing in the rain and taking time to remember what matters most. Please join me on my journey as I gather some family treasures and share them with you!