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October 8, 2019

Potjiekos recipe with a healthy spin

Potjiekos, pronounced “poi-key-cos," is directly translated as “pot food.” This delicious, proudly South African dish is packed with a variety of ingredients; and we’ve decided to put a healthy spin on the recipe.
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August 10, 2018

5 mouth-watering biltong recipes

If you’re looking for a chewy and flavourful snack on the go, search no further than a South African favourite: biltong. Besides being delicious, biltong is lower in calories, and higher in nutritional value than other snacks like chips or chocolates. It has protein, is low in carbohydrates and fat, and is naturally gluten-free. It also has a reasonable amount of Vitamin B-12, which helps with healthy nerve cells and blood. What’s more; it can easily be taken to work or school as a snack. But don't limit yourself to snacking on this meaty treat: its rich taste makes biltong…
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December 8, 2017

Delicious kimchi recipes for a healthy gut

Kimchi, the Korean staple cabbage dish, became trendy over the past few years and can really give your health a boost. We have two simple recipes for you to try. But first, what’s all the hype about? The good stuff Kimchi is a fermented food, which means that it contains healthy bacteria called Lactobacilli. These bacteria are probiotic and great for the digestive system, as they regulate the bacteria in your gut, and prevent yeast infections. Besides the good bacteria derived from the fermentation process, cabbage is also loaded with vitamins A, B and C, which is great for boosting…
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Food & nutrition
September 28, 2017

A recipe for every color of the rainbow

There’s no doubt about it: a colourful plate of food is beautiful to look at, but it’s also good for your health. The colour of different foods gives your body different nutrients. Think of it this way: the more colourful your plate, the more certain you can be that you’re getting a good and varied dose of all your necessary vitamins and minerals! Try these bright and simple recipes to up your colour quotient. Red Red foods are high in Vitamin A and C, and the antioxidants, quercetin and lycopene. These nutrients protect against free radical damage, heart disease and cancer.…
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August 17, 2017

Delicious broth recipes for beautiful skin

Chicken soup is known as the food of choice to soothe a cold or flu, but there’s another soup making headlines. Ever heard of bone broth? It’s a simple soup made from simmered meaty bones, like beef knuckles, oxtail or soup bones, and basically any vegetables you prefer.. Why is it suddenly so popular? Because it is suggested that bone broth can give you younger, more radiant skin. When you cook down bones, it breaks down the collagen in bones so it becomes more easily digestible. This collagen is what gives your skin it’s radiant, elastic quality. So, more collagen…
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July 14, 2016

Savoury gluten-free loaf

Sometimes it seems as though you only realise how much bread you eat once you’ve decided to stop eating it. Bread is everywhere! At work, home, in those little baskets at the restaurant, and it can be tempting to snack on – unless you’re gluten intolerant. If that’s you, then here’s a tasty and nutritious gluten-free loaf you’ll love. (more…)
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May 14, 2016

Super affordable winter soup!

It’s getting colder outside, but while temperatures are dropping, food prices are still going up! Here is a fragrant, golden chicken soup recipe that will make everyone feel better without breaking the bank. It’s not hard to make and it even freezes well! Ingredients 4 chicken thighs on the bone, excess fat removed 15 ml (1 tbsp) olive or avocado oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 leeks, sliced 3 celery stalks with the leaves, thinly sliced 2 carrots, cut in diagonal slices 3 baby marrows, cut in diagonal slices 375 ml dry white wine, pure apple…
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May 12, 2016

Pan-roasted chicken and mushrooms

This is delicious, warming and really easy. Plus, you get to use chicken thighs which taste great and save you money. All in one pot! (more…)
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April 30, 2016

Mediterranean beef stew

Salads are great in summer, but this time of year calls for a bowl of something savoury and warm. Traditionally, this stew was made with veal and called Osso Bucco, but for many people, veal is a no-go. So here is a take that uses beef shin. Make enough for two meals as it freezes very well. (more…)
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