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Monthly Ingredient Challenge: Baaaaaacon

Yay for bacon! I do love bacon, it’s such an amazing ingredient – you can pair it with just about anything, it gives such an amazing flavour and most people love it. I’m part of an amazing group of bloggers that get together every month with great recipes featuring an ingredient of the month. This

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Soulful {Low Carb} Chicken Soup plus Top Tips for Planning your Weekly Menu

I’m not the most conventionally organised person… In my head though – I’m totally up there with Martha {Martha Stewart, that is…} 😉 What I AM really good at, is planning and making lists {I’m a bit of a list-junkie…} and I’m particularly fond of planning my weekly menus around what I have in the

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Dark Choc & Pecan {Low Carb} Rusks make Mornings Extra Special

I love a little treat in the mornings – especially when it involves chocolate… and you can dip it in your coffee..! This is something like a cross between a chocolate biscotti (without the almond) and a rusk: Make these ASAP and HIDE them, trust me, they won’t last a day if you don’t! This

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Fall-off-the-bone Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are probably the ultimate luxury comfort food, especially when it’s swimming in a rich tomato broth… With a glass of sumptuous red wine… Curled up on the sofa on a cold winter’s eve… Oh yes please! To be honest, I love a great lamb shank any time of the year. {I just don’t

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Birthday Egg ‘Cupcakes’

For those of you that don’t know, I’m doing an egg fast this week… Today is day 4 and I’m starting to convince myself that chocolate Easter eggs may well count as eggs… Just kidding! But seriously, eggs are a teensy bit less appealing to me these days… Nevertheless, I’m soldiering on and have 1

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Egg Fast

So, I’m doing an egg fast this week and thought to share it with y’all. I’m following a 5-day plan from Mellissa over at I Breathe I’m Hungry and I must say, the recipes look great! I’m 2 days in and so far, so good! Luckily I love eggs..! You can read more about her

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Easy Low Carb Bobotie

I promised you this one – and here it is – low carb bobotie. So easy and totally delish – just like the real deal!   So – what IS bobotie? Well, it’s a traditional Cape Malay dish and totally South African. Bobotie is a spiced mince dish that is baked with a savoury custard

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{Low Carb} Lettuce Tacos

It’s Taco-Tuesday! You know you’ve seen The Lego Movie once too many when you automatically associate Tacos with Tuesdays… {I have boys, ok?!} Anyways, so I thought this would be a great dish to share on this Tuesday: Delicious tacos without the carbs – and they’re so easy to make. {My aim really is to make

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Bacon, Boerewors & Broccoli Casserole

I call it the ‘Triple B Casserole’ – Bacon, Boerewors & Broccoli. It’s super quick and easy to make, and in my opinion, perfect for a Monday. Enjoy! X  

Let Them Eat… Cauli Pops!

Isn’t cauliflower just the most versatile, clever veggie ever?! Until recently – a total underdog! Ok, but first, I HAVE to just tell you what my almost-4-year-old son told me this morning… You might know this about me; I am NOT a morning person, and since I’ve had kids, I’m even less of a morning

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