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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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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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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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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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Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 1: Left-Over Rice Pudding

At times these recipes were born out of having a family member with allergies, at other times they were born out of not wanting to go to the shops on cold evenings and wanting to empty the “back of the cupboard” items; whatever the reason we hope you will enjoy these recipes that we will share over the next week as […]

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Brownie in a Mug

Here is another one! Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons butter, melted 2 Tablespoons water 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence pinch of salt 4 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 4 Tablespoons flour Directions: In a mug mix butter, water, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Add sugar and mix. Add cocoa and mix. Add flour and mix. Microwave 60 to 90 seconds. Allow to cool […]

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Quiche in a Mug

I love, love, LOVE this. So fun, so quick and ideal for breakfast in bed on Mother’s or Father’s day. As with all microwave recipes, you can adjust it to what works best for you. Ingredients: 1 free-range egg 1 1/2 tablespoons milk Salt (I like to use herbal salt) Pepper 1/2 crust of bread (those end parts nobody really wants!) 2 […]

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Egg-Free, Wheat-Free, Soya-Free Cake

This is a great basic recipe for those with wheat, egg or soya allergies. This recipe can be used for a simple cake or cupcakes. Ingredients 2 cups of mixed gluten-free flours or ready made gluten-free flour (such as glutagon) 1 cup sugar 4 tsp gluten-free baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence or extract ½ cup oil 1 ½ cups water […]

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Microwave Fudge

This is very easy to make and is ready at no time at all. There are no allergens in it (unless you are allergic to milk or SUGAR!). Ingredients A Tin of condensed milk (385g) A Packet/Box of Icing Sugar (500g) 60g of Butter 5ml (1 t) Vanilla Essence Directions Grease a heatproof glass/metal dish (about 23cm x 23cm). Mix […]

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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, there is no limit to […]

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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 degrees Celsius. Prepare the Loaf […]

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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 the different recipes – I […]

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Playdough Recipe

This is an easy recipe for making your own playdough. Playdough is a great medium for kids to explore their own creativity and its fun for parents too! Ingredients 150g (6oz) plain white flour 300ml (12 pint) warm water with a few drops of food dye 75g (3oz) salt 1 tbsp of vegetable oil 2 tsp cream of tartar Directions […]

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