Party Idea: Scary Worms

We found these awesome Black Rice Organic Noodles at Wellness Warehouse if I remember correctly and they are just perfect if you are going for a scary theme birthday party. The kids will just love these ‘worms’ and you can make it really healthy too! The wonderful thing about them is that they have the texture of […]

5 Minute Chocolate Cake in a Mug

In just 5 minutes, you could be enjoying Chocolate Cake in a Mug!  I heard about this recipe from a few different people but this is the first time I actually tried it. I thought, it probably doesn’t taste very nice or the texture is too dry or uneven. Here is the recipe: Ingredients 4 tbsp. flour […]

Kids ‘road trip’ Snacks

With the holidays just around the corner, you may be planning a drive down to the coast or up to see the family. Whatever your plans are, here are some great ‘road trip’ snack ideas for the kids. Snack Necklaces Get creative with the string and thread a selection of snacks suitable for threading such as pretzels, […]

One Ingredient Ice-Cream

One ingredient ice-cream? Tell me how, tell me now! When I came across this I knew I had to share it. This ice-cream is egg-free, soya-free, wheat-free, vegan and raw…well, it’s actually bananas! Making one-ingredient ice-cream is as simple as this: Cut up bananas. Freeze them for 1-2 hours. Whirl them in a food processor. […]

Wheat-free Flapjacks

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2019 This is one my family’s favourite recipes. It always turns out great and is perfect for breakfast or a quick snack. The picture shows our Apple and Cinnamon Sugar version (kindly decorated by my dear daughter), we also like to add Honey and my daughter enjoys grated carrot on top. So, really, […]

Wheat-Free Carrot Cake

Well, to be honest, this is a wheat-free, egg-free and soya-free Carrot Cake. My daughter just loves it! Ingredients: 1 cup Oil 1 1/4 cups Sugar Egg replacement for 2 eggs 2 cups shredded carrots 1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple 2 cups Glutagon Flour or Gluten-Free Flour mix 2 teaspoons Baking/Bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon Directions Preheat the oven to 180 […]

Treats for kids with Allergies

While I have created, found, dreamed up some fabulous treats for my family, sometimes…just sometimes…it is nice to purchase something from the store that is safe and that they will enjoy. Wellness Warehouse has some great treats, if you are in Cape Town. If not, I see that you can also shop online and have […]

Heritage Day Braai Ideas

Braaiing is something that as South Africans…well, we all do it. It is part of our Heritage. It can be something that unites us as a nation but it is definitely something that brings the family together. What are you doing for Heritage Day? If you are having a braai, we have a few tips […]

Cupcakes for Allergy Sufferers

For fun and delicious Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Soya-Free Cupcakes, try this recipe! I have searched all over the internet for a great cupcake recipe that my daughter can enjoy and I do have a really great book that has some good recipes but I have yet to find one that turns out just right… …so taking ideas from all […]

Healthy Toddler Biscuits

Biscuits that you can make with or for your toddler Cheese Biscuits Ingredients 1 cup plain flour (or wholewheat if you have) 50ml butter 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar or whatever you have at home) Directions Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers Add the cheese and bring it together to a dough. Roll out […]