(Healthy) Cheesy Mexican Stuffed Gem Sqaush

stuffed gem squash

This past Sunday, I was at my parent’s house in good old beautiful Hermanus for the Whale Festival – so my mom and I were doing our usual prep for the braai that afternoon. As you know – we are regular “braaiers” and run on well-oiled wheels when it comes to this. The problem though, […]

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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 Tomato Salsa you will ever have!

best tomato salsa

Making nachos and need the best tomato salsa to go with it? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Salsa is a MUST if you’re making nachos! Please never make nachos without salsa. It is so quick and easy…DELICIOUS…and incredibly healthy! Nothing bad in this one – I promise you that! Only fresh, wholesome ingredients […]

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Healthier Mexican Nachos on a DIET

mexican nachos

Did you know that the average portion of nachos contain around 350 calories?! And that’s 6-8 PLAIN nachos with ONLY cheese…no meat…no guacamole…and NO sour cream! Can you imagine how high that number would be if you went to a restaurant and had ‘the works’? Sure – nachos aren’t your typical “diet food”… But I […]

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The Ultimate Homemade Jalapeno Popper

Ultimate Homemade Jalapeno Poppers

  One of my absolute FAVOURITE things in the world! Yes, I am a sucker for a good jalapeño popper! And LUCKILY they are quite common around my parts (Cape Town area) because most bar-type restaurants have them on the menu. Wahoo! But LISTEN – they are not difficult to make yourself! So easy in fact! […]

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