I just had to admit to the 4th year Consumer Science students at the University of Pretoria that I felt ancient. You see I matriculated in 1998 whereas most of the 20 students I spoke to only finished school as recently as 2013!  They were only starting Grade 1 as I was wrapping up Grade 12. My talk that day covered...

Looking for something a little different for breakfast? Why not try these delicious berry coconut muffins, they are vegan + gluten free. Ingredients 2 flax eggs (2 Tablespoons (9 g) flaxseed meal and 5 Tablespoons (75 ml) water) 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or soymilk and 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 1/2...

I stumbled upon this amazing chocolate brownie recipe in December. The girls and Emile are continuously requesting these treats. If it’s not them that are asking, then friends of ours are. Once you taste these you will not want any other chocolate brownie. Chocolate Brownies (No butter, gluten free) Ingredients: 1/2...

As parents, we sometimes wonder, where does the time go? There are simply just not enough hours in the day. How are we supposed to fit everything in, between work, fetching and carrying the kids to and from school, their extramural activities, getting their homework done and trying to get dinner on the table? We need...

The girls are so fussy when it comes to taking lunch to school. Since Dominique started school she has never wanted me to give her bread for lunch. I always had to make muffins or send crackers, to add in with some fruit, or other healthy options. When Noa and Micah started at a Montessori pre-school, three years ago,...

This lentil curry recipe has been passed down to me from my Granny. We actually call it Moong Dhal Curry but when we sold it at a Farmer’s Market, while I was pregnant with Dominique and up until Micah was born, we called it lentil curry as most people are not familiar with Moong Dhal. For a little something extra my...

It always amazes me how the girls’ palates constantly change… When they were little and just started eating solids I would buy the bottled baby food (all fruit and dessert flavours), save the glass bottles, then make my own combinations of veggies and freeze it. The girls loved it. When they became toddlers I gave...

Here is Razia’s famous lamb curry recipe that got the house talking, as seen in episode 11 of Power Couple SA. Lamb Curry Recipe You can also use chicken or mince Ingredients: 1kg of lamb knuckles or cutlets (chicken or mince) 1 onion 1/2 green pepper 1 Tbls garlic 1 Tbls ginger 2 Tbls olive oil / coconut oil 1 Tsp...