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Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Caribbean curry powder packs the flavour punch of its British and South African counterparts without the heat.  This delicious blend is redolent with fragrant spices.  It’s rich in gingery, spicy kick, without a hint of chilli.  This is because the heat in West Indian curries […]

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning is a versatile dry rub, that’ll kick your barbecue game into overdrive!   This sugar-free mix imbues meats or veggies with the rich, aromatic flavours of the Aegean. I have always had a love affair with food from the grill.  Something […]

Orange-Scented Cranberry Cacao Granola

Orange-Scented Cranberry Cacao Granola

Orange-scented cranberry cacao granola is a breakfast that feels decadent, but is actually good for you!  So easy to make.  Yet, unlike commercial granolas, it’s light on fat and sugar, and packed with good nutrition. We all know breakfast is the most important meal of […]

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Stewed apples are the stuff warm, fuzzy memories are made of.  Certainly a dish with fall written all over it, and the doctor’s answer to anything that ails you.  Best of all, with the Instant Pot™, this tasty, healthy side dish practically makes itself! Life […]

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats and Raisins

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats and Raisins

Rich, melt-in-your-mouth vegan banana bread with oats and raisins is a super moist, gluten free bread that doesn’t compromise on flavour. It’s rich, delicious, and a significantly healthier alternative to the old-fashioned variety we all grew up with. Recently, my husband and I have been […]

Easy Instant Pot™ Peppadew® Potato Salad

Easy Instant Pot™ Peppadew® Potato Salad

This South African peppadew® potato salad is perfect for summer entertaining.  Enjoy this classic salad as a side at your next cookout, without overheating yourself or your kitchen, thanks to the Instant Pot™. I love potato salad.  I don’t know many folks with German heritage […]

Iced Rooibos Fruit Tea, A Refreshingly Healthy, Sugar-Free Summer Cooler

Iced Rooibos Fruit Tea, A Refreshingly Healthy, Sugar-Free Summer Cooler

Iced rooibos fruit tea is low in sugar and high in anti-oxidants.  It’s the perfect way to cool down and rehydrate all summer long! As a Southerner, I grew up on the tradition of sweet tea and lemonade.  These are our favourite sweet, cooling beverages. […]

Curried Cauliflower Soup

Curried Cauliflower Soup

This cauliflower soup is light, healthy, and comforting.  It’s easy enough to put together after work, packs a flavour punch, and is loaded with nutritious antioxidants.   My husband is not a big fan of cauliflower.  He first tasted it when he moved to the […]

Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Za’atar

Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Za’atar

I really love tomato and cucumber salad.  For me, it is summer on a plate.  Crunchy cucumbers are the perfect foil for ripe, juicy tomatoes, which beautifully complement all sorts of grilled meats. Best of all, tomato and cucumber salad holds up nicely on a […]

Feisty Homemade Chilli Sauce

Feisty Homemade Chilli Sauce

This chilli sauce recipe is deceptively simple.  However, the results are nothing short of addictive.  It’s a condiment that adds just the right amount of heat, along with a mild, fruity sweetness.  The perfect way to dress up, or fire up, any meal! In our […]