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  • The Benefits of Cinnamon

    The Benefits of Cinnamon

      I am so excited that my beautiful daughter-in-law Kelly,  has joined Shades of Cinnamon with tips and recipes for a healthy lifestyle.  She is a Nutritionist (CNC) Herbalist (CCMH) and Aromatherapist (CCMA).…

  • Barbeque without bending the rules

    Braai without bending the rules

    I am really excited to welcome Marilina Lewis, Nutrition Coach, back with more of her amazing healthy eating tips. This time its “BRAAING WITHOUT BENDING THE RULES”. For our overseas friends “braaing”…

  • Breakfast granola cups

    Healthy Breakfast Granola cups

     These little granola cups can be filled with loads of interesting things.  Natural yoghurt with cinnamon and blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries and cherries would be my first choice, but fill them with…

  • Trail mix

    Trail Mix

    Homemade trail mix –  its a tasty and nutritious treat when you’re on the go.  For me, its for birdwatching, viewing wild animals, or hiking through the Zululand bushveld.  But whether u are…

  • Healthy Granola bars

    Healthy Granola Bars

    “Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It’s made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners” – Roald Dahl. Well Roald Dahl my friend, you…

  • Pumpkin granola

    Pumpkin and Spice Granola

       I am in the USA for 5 weeks, and am fully into the swing of pumpkins for Fall.  I know nothing about pumpkin patches, hayrides, crazy stores full of Halloween delights,…

  • Healthy Coconut Panna Cotta with baby pears

    I have tried Panna Cotta in absolutely every restaurant that I have been to all over the world.  So there is no denying that I consider myself a bit of a connoisseur…

  • Watermelon and feta salad

    Watermelon and Feta Salad

    Despite the enormous gratification biting into a simple slice of watermelon can bring, there is another ingredient that complements watermelon, and that  is feta.  The salty creaminess of a really good feta turns…