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Recipe: Healthy Avocado Chocolate Mousse

avocado chocolate mousse

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.

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How to Make Litter-Free School Lunches

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We all know what a rush the school-mornings are. Because of this, convenience often becomes paramount when packing school lunches and parents often resort to buying pre-packaged and processed foods in an attempt to save time.

This means that every day packaging is thrown out and if you were to multiply that amount by the number of school-age children in South Africa, the amount of waste becomes rather frightening.

How can you make a litter-free lunch for your children and why is this a wise option for your pocket and the planet?

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Super Easy Ways to Make Natural Yoghurt at Home

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

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Tips for Making Kid-Friendly Smoothies

Smoothies

We all know how difficult and stressful it can be to get children to eat their vegetables and often you find yourself in a battle of wills. But, there is an easier way. Many children love squeeze pouches and love fruit smoothies. Sneak in some vegetables and you have the perfect way to encourage children to eat more vegetables (and fruit). Here is how you can make kid-friendly smoothies:

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Recipe: Parmesan Basil Pesto

Parmesan Bazil Pesto

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!

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