Recipes

Squishy sumptuous Marshmallows!

Kids (and adults) loooove marshmallows! Except they come with a staggering amount of nasty sugar! YUCK! Here is a lovely, healthy, alternative that I use regularly for my family. I use it to make crispy treats (with puffed brown rice) for the kids cakes, I roll them...

Homemade superfood chocolate (2 ways)

Homemade superfood chocolate (2 ways)

My kids love Dark chocolate but it still contains sugars and the ones that don't, contain other additives hahaha! I give them 1 block of choc a day. They love it and it dawned on me that this was the perfect opportunity to sneak some superfoods into their bods. Plus,...

Banana and ‘choc’ rye flapjacks

Banana and ‘choc’ rye flapjacks

Sundays have me visualising all four of us in bed, with tea and a stack of flapjacks. I can do this now with a guilt free conscience. Thanks to trial and error and a few unsuccessful tries at making healthy flapjacks! Eventually though, I have a full proof recipe to...

Gluten Free Brownie birthday cake with homemade ‘Choc’ shards

Gluten Free Brownie birthday cake with homemade ‘Choc’ shards

OOOO yes please! This beauty was something I whipped up for my Hubby's birthday this year. It was such a winner! Its a combo of my homemade brownies, whipped coconut cream and homemade chocolate! You just can't go wrong. Except if you over cook the brownies and dry...

100% rye bread

100% rye bread

I can't take credit for this recipe. I am always on the lookout for good recipes to try out and tweak. This recipe comes from the Eureka rye flour range. It worked perfectly and is a nice change from my usual wholewheat/rye sweet potato bread (which is a little...

Pineapple and rooibos cough jellies

Pineapple and rooibos cough jellies

Pineapple is one of the strongest natural cough mixtures in Nature's pharmacy. The bromelain is potent. Pharmaceutical cough mixtures often contain terrible ingredients, that fix the cough but damage other areas of the body. Next time you or a family member start...

Falafel, falafel, falafel

Falafel, falafel, falafel

One of those words and dishes I just can't get enough of! Falafel. Tasty balls of chickpea goodness. Of Middle Eastern origin. Just plain, yum! Here is what you will need: 1 cup cooked Chickpeas (try to avoid canned chickpeas, that have brine added which means added...

Pumpkin Fritters that won’t kill you..

Pumpkin Fritters that won’t kill you..

South African Sunday lunches would not be the same without the iconic 'Pumpkin fritter', sadly that usually includes a ton of white sugar, white flour and sometimes even caramel sauce to drizzle over. Shoot me now! My husband loves fritters but there is no way on this...

Banana ‘Cake’ – Gluten free, sugar free.

Banana ‘Cake’ – Gluten free, sugar free.

There are always overripe banana's. One day they are perfect, the next day they are mushy and brown! Its a win win situation though. Either you eat them as is or you transform them into a magical loaf or cake or muffins that your children will eat mouthfuls of,...

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