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RECIPE: SLOW COOKER MOROCCAN CHICKEN + CHICKPEA TAGINE

I absolutely love my slow cooker (okay, slow cookers – we have two!) and have tried to cook just about everything in it (with varying degrees of success). Chicken thighs are one of my favourite things to slow cook as they become super moist and so delicious, presumably thanks to their reasonably high fat content.…… Continue reading RECIPE: SLOW COOKER MOROCCAN CHICKEN + CHICKPEA TAGINE

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RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

Hello friends! For the next two weeks I’m on holidays from work so I’ll be able to get a bit more rest into my schedule and dedicate some more time to the blog, too! Over the past 9 months or so I have been enjoying having my own little space where I can share my…… Continue reading RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

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RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

Well, friends, my sugar-free quest continues! Today is Day 17 of the challenge and I can honestly say I am feeling great and not missing the sugar at all (after a somewhat rocky start…more on that in a later blog post). The other day I shared on the blog my recipe for beetroot hummus (with a…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

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RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS

I mentioned recently on the blog that in August I would be quitting sugar, so for the last 6 days I have sworn off the sweet stuff and have been exploring more savoury ways of living my life. As a BIG snacker (and eater in general…I’m talking 4 – 5 snacks in addition to 3…… Continue reading RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS

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RECIPE: BANANA, APPLE AND CINNAMON BAKED OATS

Well, it has been another busy weekend in our house. We got married…again! We had a beautiful day on Saturday with a very simple ceremony at the registry with a small group of guests, followed by a lengthy, relaxed brunch and some photos in the botanic gardens. It was chilly and windy in the morning…… Continue reading RECIPE: BANANA, APPLE AND CINNAMON BAKED OATS

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RECIPE: EASY PALEO BANANA BREAD (IN THE BLENDER!)

Sometimes it feels like minimalism and cooking don’t mix, and even though I know they do (see this post ), with our trip overseas coming up it feels like it is taking forever to use up all the food we have on hand and to keep our meals simple during the countdown to takeoff. I am currently…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY PALEO BANANA BREAD (IN THE BLENDER!)

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FRIDGE SURPRISE: SWEET POTATO + BLACK EYED BEAN BURGERS

Hello all! Firstly, apologies for my absence since mid-March. I needed a little break from my digital life, and it has done me the world of good to just be away from it all for a bit. During my  downtime I decided to remove my Facebook account, to seriously cut back on my Instagram time,…… Continue reading FRIDGE SURPRISE: SWEET POTATO + BLACK EYED BEAN BURGERS