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{White Wine} Oven-Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks can often be a very heavy dish, usually cooked in a rich red wine sauce. I love pairing lamb dishes with lemon, just to cut through that richness and this dish does just that. The white wine, lemon juice and chicken stock creates a lighter sauce and adds a bit of zing to

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Best of the Week on FGP: 6-12 July

Happy Monday! Don’t you agree that Mondays should just be for chilling out? Yes – I think that Mondays should be like a recovery day. Or at least for moms… ūüėČ Moms should get a coupon for Mondays that allow them to just veg out on the couch and binge-watch their favourite series. The coupon

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Slow-Cooked Smoked Sausage & Cabbage

To me, this is ultra-comfort-food! This dish evokes the same sort of comfort, satisfaction & feeling you’d associate with mac ‘n cheese, except that it’s better – and it’s better for you {obviously}. My love for cabbage started quite recently actually, when we had a layover in Frankfurt on our last vacation. Hubby insisted that

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This Week’s Best on FGP {8-12 June}

Hello and happy Friday! Let’s see which recipes were this week’s favourites: {I skipped last week – sorry guys – it was a busy one with both mine and my eldest son’s birthdays on the 7th! Hip-hip, hooray!} Top 3 on Pinterest: Top 3 on Facebook: Top 3 on the Blog: Which are your favourites??

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Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Fish

We all know that bacon is totally delicious and you can wrap pretty much anything in it and have a winner.. So, have you ever tried bacon-wrapped fish?! I tried it a while ago while watching the previous season of Masterchef SA and boy, oh, boy, was it to-die-for!!! This version is super simple and uses only

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Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Before you run a mile after reading the word ‘cabbage’, stick around to find out why these are so delicious: I’m quite a recent cabbage fan, in fact, I’ve posted quite a few scrummy cabbage recipes to profess my new-found love. Check out all its health benefits and nutritional info here. It’s also super-cheap and

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Taco Salad Bowl {Low Carb, Low Effort, Super Versatile}

Do you sometimes just feel like you’re missing the whole plot? Unfocused, always lagging behind and just a bit ‘meh’? I totally feel that way at the moment! {Don’t worry, this is not a pity-party-post, I just need to ‘air’ my feelings a bit…} I’m feeling a bit uninspired food-wise, like I’m stuck in a

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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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1 Meatball, 3 ways for Easy Eating

I have a little confession to make… I’m a lazy cook… Don’t get me wrong – I love to cook, but if I can save a bit of time and effort, yes please! Also, I am outnumbered by 3 men, ranging from age 2 to 35 and they eat..a lot. This is a great weekend

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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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