Tag Archives: #realfood

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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Let’s Celebrate REAL Food + a Recipe for Chicken Livers Wrapped in Bacon

  I find recipe inspiration in a lot of places – recipe books, Pinterest, magazines, random ideas, cooking shows, etc. and I often try out these new recipes, like one does… Something that’s been really bugging me lately is that a lot of ‘low carb’ recipes out there are just trying to emulate the regular

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Low carb + paleo slow-cooked lamb

Smokey Slow-Cooked Lamb + Some Important Info

Hello my darlings! Firstly, let me get some admin out of the way… You may have noticed some technical gremlins wreaking havoc these past few days, and perhaps you’re no longer even receiving my blog posts via e-mail. Well, I’ve made a few ‘backstage’ changes to the blog, switching hosts, etc. and hopefully all will

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This Week’s Best on FGP {23-31 May}

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a great weekend – and to all the Comrades runners – well done and I hope those legs recover soon! 😉 Here are the top performers on FGP from last week: Top 3 on Pinterest: Top 3 on the Blog {FGP}:  {Meatballs Wrapped in Bacon with a Cream Cheese

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Thai Curried Chicken Terrine

You may, or may not, know that I’m slightly terrine-obsessed! I just think they’re so pretty and a bit different {well, they’re actually quite old-fashioned but you don’t really see them that often…}. Just open any old cookbook, like the ‘Kook en Geniet’ {a favourite of mine!} and there are heaps of terrines and moulded

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Moroccan-Inspired Lamb Curry with Grilled Aubergines

I love rich, hearty Winter curries – the kind that warms you up from the inside… As you know, I like to cook food that is simple and easy to make with MAXIMUM flavour and enjoyment. I’m not interested in dishes with a gazillion steps in the recipe, however, do not give me something bland

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Berry Booster

I totally believe in the healing powers of food and this berry medley packs a powerful punch! With the changing season, we’ve all been a bit sniffly, especially the kids. They don’t want to eat anything when they’re not feeling well and that actually just makes things worse… This Berry Booster helped to bring down

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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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