Food: Flatbreads with everything

Inspired by Sarah Graham and needing a bit of a health-kick… I decided to throw together these easy chicken flatbreads for a Sunday night dinner. They are so super simple and will be devoured by even the fussiest in your family! Ingredients for flatbreads: 1 cup flour 2-3 tsps baking powder a quarter cup of…

Travel: NYC foodie delights

Back in April my husband and I travelled to New York (him for business, me for pleasure). Of course we had to find a few foodie gems while over there. It took a while getting used to American portions – they really are far bigger than SA portions and out of habit we would oder…

Travel: My top three coffee spots in Cape Town

My husband and I share a great love for food. One of our favourite things to do on the weekend is to find a new coffee spot to get some great coffee and a yummy breakfast. Sometimes it can be tough to try new places when you find some true gems, and can’t help but…

Food: The best Peanut Butter Balls ever

I’ve only recently joined the hoards of peanut butter fans out there; but once you go peanut butter, you never go back! While browsing Pinterest, I stumbled upon some Peanut Butter Ball recipes and decided to make a hybrid of my own. SO yummy and SO easy, you’ve got to make ’em yourself! Ingredients: 1…

Food: Buddha Bowls

Living mindfully is something I am trying to focus on: specifically eating mindfully and exercising mindfully. It being school holidays now (and being a teacher), it is easier to put these mindful practices into play. I decided to throw some Buddha Bowls together for our lunch this week. One thing I LOVE about Buddha Bowls…

Travel: My Two Favourite Restaurants in Knysna

Recently, I was in Knysna for the weekend. Being a passionate foodie and and living (and loving it) in Cape Town, I feel rather spoiled for choice in the Cape. That being said, Knysna has some great foodie spots. My two favourite lunch and breakfast spots are in picturesque locations, namely Thesen Island and the…

Health: Punchy Apple, Lemon and Ginger Juice

After some bad luck health-wise, I went on a bit of a health kick this weekend, so I decided to make the Yuppie Chef Apple Zinger Juice. How gorgeous does this juice look? Almost too beautiful to drink! It is so easy to make too. Added bonus: Its tartness serves as quite the effective wake-up tool!…

Food: Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Last week I stumbled across the Woolworths Taste Double-trouble Chocolate-chip cookies recipe. With all that chocolate rolled up into a cookie… I just had to try my hand at them. They were delicious! I added slightly less sugar to the mixture so as not to make them unbearably sweet. Ingredients: 115 g butter 90 g…

Food: Thai Green Curry

A while ago I put up a recipe for a Red Thai Curry and tonight while making a Thai Green Curry, I realised I hadn’t written a post on it! So here it is… Ingredients: 1 – 2 carrots, julienned. 1 x green/red pepper, julienned. 1 x handful mange tout. 1 x handful, baby corn. 1…

Food: The Ultimate Homemade Burgers

My husband and I found Jamie Oliver’s homemade hamburger recipe a while ago and since then, we have become somewhat expert at making homemade hamburgers. Although it turns out, when it’s burger night  I am more assistant chef and my husband takes the helm in the kitchen. Fine by me! (As long as I make…

Health: Ginger and Lemon Immune Boosting Shots

After a long and cold winter I started feeling rather run down. In an effort to boost my immune system, I decided to try these lemon and ginger shots. Ginger is great for your digestive system and lemon is fantastic to boost your immune system.They are so easy to make and great way to start…

Food: Middle Eastern Spicy Falafels

I have had some delicious falafels over the years from various markets and vendors in and around South Africa. Then one night while I was putting together my delicious wraps with roasted veg and all the delicious toppings – I decided they would be just that much better served with a side of crispy, spicy falafels. I think…