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Brown lentil falafel

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I can’t remember the last time I made anything fancy. By fancy I mean other than stew. Bean stews are my go to when I am pressed for time.   I have been a pesco-vegetarian for a while and I have decided to go proper vegetarian as I .

The best High Tea in Cape Town

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  My idea of a great time is a quiet place, having tea and eating cake with friends, laughing and not at all worried about weight gain (from the cakes of course) and other problems! To create such a place is one of my biggest dreams. Until .

5 tips to make sure you eat right (Update: Diastasis Recti Exercises)

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  A few weeks back, I shared an exercise program I would be using to try close my DR (Diastasis Recti). So far so good. Even though I did not measure myself at the beginning of the month when I started. The exercises are easy enough, even .

10 Family Favourite places in Cape Town

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Before we had children we used to very outgoing. Movies, dinner, brunch, visit little villages and towns around Cape Town. When Miss T came, we still went out, but not nearly as much as before as now we needed to consider if the places allowed .

Strawberry Picking in Cape Town

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With an almost 3 year old, our weekends are never simple stay at home do nothing weekends. One thing that is a must when you have a toddler is strawberry picking. There are a number of farms around Cape Town where you can do that at this time of .

Best chocolate and peanut butter ice cream ever

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I must admit, I am my own worst critic. Most of the time I try out new recipes, I never expect things to come out well and I am always very pleasantly surprised when they do.  I had a beautiful glass jar blender which we put to very good .

Falafel falafel falafel

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A few weeks ago, a friend told me that she was making falafels! Truth be told, I had no clue what is was but I wasn’t going to say that :-). A few days later, I open a lifestyle magazine and guess what? They had recipes for making falafels .

Challenge Accepted! Ciabatta recipe

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If you know me, you know I love challenges. Especially cooking challenges. Real challenges, your everyday pap and stew dish might not inspire me to do anything! So on Friday I went to Melissa’s with a very dear friend of mine. The meals .

Apricot jam

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I am a sucker for discounts, really, I am. Good proper discounts, not the nonsense that most retailers try to give us. Pretending that thee is a special while in actual fact they are giving us normal prices. I used to love Fruit and Veg, I still .

Shopping with Miss T

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On Wednesday I took Miss T to the dentist. Apparently I was supposed to have taken her when her first tooth came out, I didn’t know or think that was necessary, but that is a story for another day. So I decided better late than never, so I .