Blueberry Galette with Mint and Coconut

Baked Blueberries Galette

Ah… Blueberries. Now I remember!

Blueberries are in season in South Africa at the moment and, apart from Christmas fast approaching, it truly is the most wonderful time of the year!
Blueberries are packed with antioxidants that can assist in improving your memory! Not only does this delicate fruit contains a lot of vitamin K (helping the body with blood clotting and will prevent excessive bleeding when you have hurt yourself), but it also contains manganese (giving you energy & assisting the body with bone formation). Read more about the importance of manganese in one’s body here. Before stocking up on some vitamin SEA this holiday, consider eating heaps of this blue fruit for some vitamin C. CONTINUE READING

Vegetarian Italian Zucchini Pasta

Rustic Italian Vegetarian Zucchini Pasta

Meat-free Monday, again…

Meat-free Monday was upon us again, and sometimes, just sometimes, the ideas won’t flow as easily. A lot of times the best way to think of what to cook for supper is to open the fridge and see what ingredients are staring at you. I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends’ fridges are quite empty and they go to the grocery store each day buying specific ingredients for a dish. That is not how it is in our house. I buy a whole lot of ingredients at once and figure out what to cook with them as I go along. So, once again, these ingredients (zucchini, pesto and goats cheese) were in the fridge and I merely had to come up with an idea, hence this recipe. CONTINUE READING

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