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  • Italian Pickled peppers

    Italian Sweet Pepper Pickles

    Picture an Italian antipasto board overflowing with prosciutto, salami, salty olives, fresh mozzarella, and rustic artisanal breads with olive oil.   For me it just does not get much better than that,…

  • Spiced chai ice cream ideal for vegans

    Vegan Spiced Chai Ice Cream

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE anything Chai.    Vanilla Chai or Spiced Chai, both have equal charm for me.  This Spiced Chai ice cream is made with coconut cream and cashews…

  • Pumpkin recipes

    October is Pumpkin Month

    As we experience the last cold weather here in South Africa before Summer arrives, it seemed appropriate to take advantage of the beautiful pumpkins that are filling our grocery shelves. Our normal limited choice of…

  • Healthy Brownie bites

    Nut Butter Brownie Bites

    Raw Energy – get the best out of your ingredients by eating them the way nature intended.  These Nut Butter Brownies are pure health, goodness and energy in every bite.   They are…

  • Beetroot Chips with Rosemary salt

    In South Africa and America we call them chips, but elsewhere they seem to be known as crisps.  Whatever you call them, these delicious  chips are fun to make but don’t restrict…

  • Pumpkin Hummus

    Pumpkin Hummus

      Pumpkin and Garlic Hummus  and Pumpkin Spiced Hummus by Kelly Thomas – Nutritionist (CNC) Herbalist (CCMH) and Aromatherapist (CCMA). We visited our first pumpkin patch this week and it was delightful.  Orange…

  • Carrot and ginger soup

    Healthy Roasted Carrot and Ginger Soup

    This soup is rich with the flavour of roasted carrots, onions, ginger and garlic.  Add a squeeze of lemon and a dash of honey and its a health remedy in the making.…

  • How to make Pesto like a real Italian Mamma

    How to make Pesto like a real Italian Mamma

    If there is one thing I have learned from my many trips to Italy, its that to make the perfect pesto you need great fresh ingredients.  Traditional Italian pesto is made from…

  • Wild Mushroom pasta

    Pasta with Wild Mushrooms

    I am having a bit of a mushroom fix at the moment.  I recently spent some time on a friends game farm, and making sure to keep near the house so that…

  • Chinese cabbage salad

    Chinese cabbage salad

       I love this crunchy,  cabbage salad. Its healthy, colorful, crunchy, sweet, salty and tangy all in one mouthful.  My  friends and I have been making it forever,  and it always gets the…