One of my favourite budget stretchers just got even better! KOO Beans! I love adding beans to food to bulk it up and now I have even more recipes and ideas to try out. By chance, I saw a post on SA mom blogs https://samomblogs.co.za/ about KOO hosting an event to launch their new range […]Continue Reading...
Here’s how to fall in love with eating lunch at your desk. In this day and age, taking your lunch in the park or going out to restaurants or getting take out is happening less and less. Why lunch at your desk is on trend This is for a few reasons, one is to do […]Continue Reading...
Children belong in the kitchen? ‘RealIy’?, I hear all the moms out there ask, as they imagine the mess and how much longer it will take to prepare dinner. What about the sharp knives and the vegetable peelers and the mess? I am one of those. If it takes more than 30 minutes to prepare, […]Continue Reading...
Listeria hysteria, is it valid? Listeria or Listeriosis whatever you call it has been around for years. Is the hysteria over the listeria outbreak warranted? In my opinion it is too little too late. The outbreak was bound to happen, and here’s why. Food safety in South Africa South Africa does not have a central authority […]Continue Reading...
There are 4 basic steps to any balanced meal, whether you are on a tight budget or not. How will knowing these 4 steps help you? You want to lose weight except all you know about dieting is that it is expensive. You don’t have time to go to the dietician or nutritionist. You are […]Continue Reading...
There’s a vegetarian living in my house! One of the members of our home is a vegetarian and the rest are all big meat eaters. This in itself would not be too much of an issue but she is also not exactly a fan of fruit and vegetables! As a teenager, in the olden days, […]Continue Reading...
Interesting times May you live in interesting times, is thought to be a Chinese curse, however, there is no proof of this. The first time this sentence appears to have been used was in 1936 by the British Ambassador to China, Mr. Hughe knatch-Hugessen. In recent months this has been our home life. I like […]Continue Reading...
Sometimes our eating habits need an overhaul. This is when meal planning becomes your biggest ally. These past few months we have had to change the way the family eats. I have always cooked fairly healthy, low GI meals but now we have had to introduce carbohydrate free dinners. This has meant that I have […]Continue Reading...
Meal planning doesn’t only have to be meals made at home. If you are in the type of working environment that requires you to eat out, then put restaurant food on your meal plan. Dinner Theme Meal Planning How does this work? If for instance you use a meal planning template, this could help you decide […]Continue Reading...