The Flexitarian philosophy
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The Flexitarian philosophy

“What exactly is a Flexitarian?” is a question I get asked a lot… A straightforward answer is someone who embraces a veggie-dense diet while consciously eating less meat but not completely omitting it from their diet. In short, a semi-vegetarian. We can all do with more veggies in our diet, but I’m not just talking…

The Flexitarian foodie is out now!
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The Flexitarian foodie is out now!

The day has finally arrived! It feels like I’m bringing my third child into the world after a 2 year gestation period. I signed the book deal literally at the airport as we were about to embark on our Australian adventures. Yet somehow I managed to finish a manuscript all while emigrating, going through a…

Shakshuka Capsicum Cups
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Shakshuka Capsicum Cups

  Did you know that a red pepper in Australia is called as a capsicum? It's taken me a good 18 months to learn to search for "C" instead of "P" on the self-checkout veggie scale, so in an attempt to continue integrating (and so that my kids don't laugh at me and roll their…

Almond porridge
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Almond porridge

Growing up in South Africa there was a breakfast porridge called Tasty Wheat. It had all the carby comfort of a winter porridge staple, that as a kid drizzled with syrup and a blob of butter was just heaven. But now that I’m feeding my own kids these days this is my take on a…

Dutch-Inspired Berry Soufflé
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Dutch-Inspired Berry Soufflé

Oh to be able to travel again… Not that we were planning on going anywhere any time soon with small kids, so I can’t really blame Covid. But on the days wanderlust sets in I make this divine pancake-like soufflé inspired by our travels through Europe what feels like a lifetime ago.     You can…

Chocolate Tahini Ice-Cream
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Chocolate Tahini Ice-Cream

This is one of my favourite ice-cream flavours in the entire universe! The tahini gives it a fantastic halva flavour and the chocolate is just so smooth and silky. Topped with toasted sesame seeds that pop and dance inside your mouth. It’s just heaven on a hot summery day!

Peanut butter & Jam Cupcakes
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Peanut butter & Jam Cupcakes

What was a childhood without peanut butter and jam sarmies? But these days all that white bread, sugary jam and cheap crappy peanut butter full of additives is off the menu most places. But I wanted to recreate it as it’s such a winner combo, so I made these cupcakes for a birthday party a…