Easiest Chickpea Salad

easiest chickpea salad

In my house, we braai with family every Sunday, without fail. So we’re always looking for new ideas when it comes to side dishes. Sure – the meat is the easy part, but you can’t always  have the same old boring salad every week! And besides that – you also don’t want to be in […]

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The BEST Beef Stew

The Best Beef Stew

At this time of year, I’m sure a warm, hearty stew is a weekly staple. Definitely in our house! This one is by far my favorite: The BEST Beef Stew… If you’re someone that’s never made a stew before…DO NOT FEAR! This is definitely NOT the type of dish you need to fret about. It […]

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Hearty Mexican BEAN “Ragu”

Mexican Bean "Ragu"

Prepare yourself for a HEARTY, HEALTHY, EASY and super INEXPENSIVE meal…my Mexican Bean “Ragu”. Right off the bat, I’m sure you’re wondering: first – what the heck is ragu? And second – what’s with the inverted commas? When I first made this dish…I thought: Hey, this reminds me of a ragu! So I was like: […]

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The Best Guacamole you will EVER have

best guacamole recipe

A good guacamole is the perfect accompaniment for SO MANY THINGS: an awesome dip for potato crisps, nachos, quesadillas, and so much more 🙂 Try this wonderfully fresh guacamole recipe…IT’S SO GOOD – I promise 😉 And not to mention SUPER EASY! Use avocados that are nice and ripe to make the guacamole extra creamy. […]

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The BEST Roasted Butternut Salad Ever

Roasted Butternut Salad

This Baby will become your favourite!   I think we’ve all noticed…it’s getting chillier and chillier by the day! And this is not a good thing when it comes to keeping off the pounds. Comfort food is often the order of the day…and salads get tossed out the backdoor! This is a good time for me […]

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Quest for the Best: Chili Poppers in Cape Town

Best Jalapeno Poppers in Cape Town

My mission: Find the best Jalapeño Poppers in Cape Town Time frame: 3 days “ The secret ingredient is always CHEESE “     Ain’t it the truth!!! And especially when it comes to those delicious little crispy pockets of cheesy goodness we call Chili Poppers (which often contain bacon – and I’ve come to learn that if […]

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