It is spring and many of us are thinking of dusting off the braai and enjoying ourselves with our friends and family. So, here’s a quick and easy, super delish marinade to try.
This dairy-free and no-added-sugar berry shake is just perfect! Coconut milk and berries are a winning combination your kids are sure to love.
I love pumpkin seeds, and after buying ingredients for my trail mix, I had lots of pumpkin seeds left over. (Okay, so we might have gone a bit overboard – we bought a kilogram of them).
As is true of most seeds, pumpkin seeds have a very high nutrient content that includes magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, protein and antioxidants.
Breakfast smoothies are quick and easy. If you are running late, you can eat them in the car. If you are not a morning person, and prefer your breakfast a bit later, you can take your food with you to eat a little later in the day. They also make an excellent mid-morning snack for those who like to eat smaller meals several times a day.
They are just so versatile we can’t help but love them! So, here’s a recipe for an awesome Weetbix and Fruit Breakfast Smoothie, enjoyable for everyone in the family.
Pies make a great dinner and any left-overs can be used to fill up your litter-free lunchboxes. Make a batch of small ones or make one large pie and slice up for your family. So many options!
If you like to smuggle healthy ingredients into the food you make, this recipe is just for you. It is full of nutrients (avocado) and antioxidants (cocoa), and uses natural sugar (honey). Best of all, it is a delicious alternative to standard, store-bought chocolate mousse.
Plain yoghurt is such a great kitchen staple it can be used in so many ways:
- Mix crushed garlic with yoghurt and a bit of salt to make a delicious hamburger or steak sauce. You can also add some of your favourite dried herbs
- Mix with muesli for breakfast
- Mix in curry sauces to make it creamier
- Use it as a base for Smoothies
- Eat it as a healthy snack just like that, or with your favourite ingredients
Mayonnaise from the supermarket is cheap, there are many available options, and it tastes great on so many dishes. So why should you make your homemade mayonnaise?
Basil Pesto – the garlicky, herby, fragrant, gorgeous sauce that adds a bit of somethin’ somethin’ to any dish. Add to any sandwich, marinade meat, obviously toss with pasta or gnocchi – and you get a fantastic punch of flavour. And if you can make it fresh – so much better!