Cashew Coconut Vegan Yoghurt

My secret to tangy slaw, moist muffins and perfect breakfast parfaits – yoghurt! Unfortunately, finding dairy free yoghurt in South Africa has been virtually impossible. My solution was to purchase a yoghurt maker and start experimenting with plant based yoghurts. The result –  a thick and creamy yoghurt that is  free of additives and preservatives….

Movie snacks

As autumn makes way for winter the mornings and evenings are becoming more frosty. This is the perfect weather to curl up with a cozy blanket, a hot drink, some snacks and binge-watch your favourite series. I like keeping a batch of healthy snacks on hand just for these occasions. These snacks are also great…

Mediterranean quinoa

As autumn approaches and the sunny South African days become more brisk, heartier and more filling meals feature more on the lunch and supper menu. This dish clings to the last rays of summer by including bountiful vegetables coated in olive oil and balsamic vinegar and roasted to succulent perfection. Adding quinoa, a veritable superfood,…

Oatmeal on-the-go

A hearty breakfast provides fuel for the day ahead, but can be time-consuming. These make-ahead oatmeal cups are quick and easy to prepare and provide healthy fibre from rolled oats, protein from eggs and a delicious fruity taste from apple and blueberries. Substituting toppings with other combinations of fruits and nuts keep mornings interesting. Best of all these bakes can…

Celebration Doughnuts!

What better way to inaugurate a blog dedicated to foodie heaven than with decadent coffee chocolate doughnuts. These doughnuts, made with malty sorghum flour, remind me of early preschool mornings feasting on Maltabella porridge. Raw cacao powder gives a truly rich chocolate flavour, which is boosted by the addition of good quality dark chocolate (choose a…