Black Bean Brownies – Vegan, Gluten Free and High Protein!

These may sound too good to be true, but believe me these brownies are darn good. With so many friends opting for the admirable vegan diets and many more being diagnosed with a gluten allergy, it was time to find a decent brownie recipe that would feed everyone. Usually I wouldn’t dare stray from my […]

Once a Week Cooking Plan: Low carb High protein Dinners

This menu is for families aiming to eat less carbs and more protein.  This is not Atkins diet or anything like that, merely a delicious menu full of food that reduces carb intake, which can get heavy with all that bread, pasta, potatoes, noodles (all that good stuff). For me, I consider this a wonderful […]

Once a Week Cooking Plan: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Meals – Menu 2

Perhaps the best part about eating vegetarian using a slow cooker is that you can keep all your prepped ingredients in the fridge, and not have to bother with that freezing and defrosting business. Although you can certainly do that if you make meals for the following weeks or months. Also there is the added […]

Once-A-Week-Cooking Plans: Illness recovery meal recipes

We’ve had a bad run this year and it’s only May: gastro, several colds and flus, some sort of nasal infection, throat infections, random viruses and right now we’ve got the sniffles and we haven’t been able to kick it for weeks. This menu is a little different from our other Once a Week cooking […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Meat-free dinners (for a non-vegetarian family)

This menu is particularly directed at families that want to have a go at eating more vegetarian meals, but are afraid the children won’t like it: it won’t be substantial enough, it’s too difficult etc. It is becoming increasingly clear that the amount of meat that we eat in the Western world is unsustainable, not […]

A Healthy Relationship With Food

By Ruby Roberts Food has been on my mind, of late. Well, honestly, food is always on my mind, but more so, lately. Stepping on a scale and watching the kilos nudging 100 will do that to a girl. Yep, there’s no denying it. I’m out of shape. I’ve loved food maybe a little too […]