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Never say: “My kids will never eat that.”

Never say: “My kids will never eat that.”

I’ve been facing the challenge of having to find ways to get Elian to eat. Not just veggies; anything! In fact, shove a plate of anything healthy in front of him and I’ll probably say: “He’ll never eat that.” I’m sure there are many moms out there who face the same challenge, but it’s only now that I realise how frustrating it is when your kids don’t want to eat. The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association has come to my aid with this recipe, though, and I am pretty sure that it might have my kids craving for more.

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Time to swap your coffee for a good cup of tea

Time to swap your coffee for a good cup of tea

I am the first one to admit that I am much more of a coffee drinker than a tea drinker. That is until I came across Carmién Tea. As you drive the Piekenierskloof Pass, Carmién Tea is the gateway to the popular Cederberg region – a popular holiday and hiking destination, especially in times where travellers are looking for secluded spots to spend quality time with loved ones. It also forms part of the Rooibos Route.

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Three healthy Easter treats to make this weekend

Three healthy Easter treats to make this weekend

Easter is upon us and I for one cannot wait to spend some quality time with my loved ones. That also means that there will be a lot of nibbling and dining, as the best of conversations happen around the dining table. I’ve teamed up with the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association to share three unique and healthy nibbly treats to prepare over this coming Easter weekend.

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Try out this new eatery at The Bank

Try out this new eatery at The Bank

Proud Mary, a new eatery at The Bank in Rosebank, is clearly the talk of the town as both locals and visitors flock to explore her gallant interiors and easy, yet elegant dining options. She’s stylish, but humble – the kind of eatery discerning Jozi diners would undoubtedly find inviting.

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7 Reasons why you need to eat more plant-based

7 Reasons why you need to eat more plant-based

I am no formal advocate when it comes to plant-based or vegan dining. In fact, I love eating meat (especially when it is coupled with a good glass of wine). Still, there are certain health benefits to occasionally choosing more foods from plant sources. Sunday, 7 March marks International Plant Power Day, encouraging us to include more plant-based foods – especially fungi – in our daily diets. Here’s why.

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3 Ways to set the table for a stay-in date

3 Ways to set the table for a stay-in date

Have you also noticed how you tend to opt for a stay-in date rather than going out these days? Tight budgets and people being cautious due to COVID-19 has had its impact even on our dating habits. If you and your partner prefer a stay-in date rather than going out these days, here are three ways to set the table beautifully and romantically.

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How to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

It’s no secret that there is a link between obesity and serious COVID-19 infection. It’s also no secret that more than half of South Africa’s adults are overweight or obese, which is a scary statistic considering the current pandemic we’re facing. Although it has been difficult to eat and stay healthy during the COVID-19 lockdown, it’s still important to look after yourself. Here is one way in which you can transition into a healthier lifestyle easily.

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Valentines WIN with Uber Eats

Valentines WIN with Uber Eats

(COMPETITION CLOSED) I’ve collaborated with Uber Eats to make your life a little easier (and a little more fun) this Valentine’s Day! You can win one Uber Eats voucher to the value of R200, one Netflix voucher to the value of R200 and one Superbalist voucher to the value of R200.

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