Microwave Apricot Jam

Jam that is made in the microwave… Who knew?

Earlier this year my sisters and I visited my mom and dad for their big anniversary / birthday bash.

Now let me tell you how things go in the Smith house: EVERYTHING revolves around food. From who will be joining for lunch or dinner, what ingredients there is in either one of their 2 fridges or 3 freezers of what to get from the supermarket, menu planning, who is responsible for making which dishes, will there be enough drinks, etc. It is a process!

More about this anniversary / birthday bash that they held at their home… Continue Reading

Homemade Muesli

So, spring is here and it already feels like summer! Now that we are able to walk without 3 pairs of socks and a coat, we can eat food that is not hot. Spring and summer mean healthy food and showing some skin! And for those of us who don’t believe in the saying ‘summer bodies are made in winter’, trying to get back in shape and eating healthy starts now. Continue Reading

Banana Bread & Bar One Pudding

A few weeks ago I was sorting out our deep freezer and I stumbled upon a banana bread loaf that I had baked a few months ago. We were going to a braai the next day and we had to take dessert. Seeing as I had the bread, I wanted to make use of it. Bread pudding was the obvious choice, but it needed something to take it to the next level. Continue Reading