😇 😈 If you could eat six things guilt free what would they be 😱 😊

If we could each eat six things guilt free this is what they would be:

Tristan Mackenzie would eat

Paddlepop fruit ice cream because who doesn’t love ice cream and fruit.

Mince vetkoek because I love vetkoek and the combination of mince and vetkoek is just perfect.

Pineapple pizza because it is just the best pizza in the world and yes pineapple does belong on a pizza.

Stir fry with noodles because it is an addiction I cannot get rid of.

Swiss roll because it is something that a lot of people love.

Peanut butter because in my opinion it is the best spread in Paddlepop fruit ice cream because who doesn’t love ice cream and fruit

Mince vetkoek because I love vetkoek and the combination of mince and vetkoek is just perfect

Pineapple pizza because it is just the best pizza in the world

Stir fry with noodles because it is an addiction I cannot get rid of

Swiss roll because it is something that a lot of people love

Peanut butter because in my opinion it is the best spread in the world world.

Kerry Mackenzie ( Miss Bossy) would eat:

Regina Pizza because Mushroom on Pizza is out of this world.

Magnum Almond Ice Cream. Who doesn’t love chocolate ice cream and Nuts.

Macaroni and Cheese as it is the ultimate pasta dish.

Bovril. It is the bestest spread in the world better than Peanut Butter.

French Fries. There is nothing better than a good French Fry.

Vetkoek Cheese and Chips. Verkoek is incredible and cheese and Chips just makes it better.

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Checkout this Traditional south African Recipe

The other day Miss Bossy was feeling for samp with Mushroom Sauce. She bought everything I would need to make it. She also bought me J’Something’s new cookbook called something cooking for this of you who don’t know J’Something is the lead singer for a South African band called Mi Casa. He is also a restauranteur and wannabe chef. I found a proper recipe for samp and beans in his cookbook and made my own recipe. It came out really good. You can checkout the recipe below.

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500g dried samp and sugar beans mix

1 tsb Olive Oil

Cheese Seasoning

Cheese Seasoning

1 packet Mushroom Sauce

2 litres Chicken Stock

¼ cup of Butter

Method

  • Place the Samp and Beans in a large bowl and cover with water to soak preferably over night when ready to cook pour out the water and set aside.

  • Place the oil in a large pot on medium heat add the chopped onion and sauté until soft add the damp and beans and coat in the oil.

  • Add the chicken stock, cheese seasoning and mushroom sauce and allow to cook on low to medium heat until desired softness.

  • Add the butter, check for seasoning and stir then remove from heat and serve when ready.


The Bread that Started it All

The first bread I learn’t to make was Cornbread. It was incredible but had too much sugar in it however it was the bread that started it all. I have since made peanut butter bread, chocolate bread ec

The recipe is as follows.

Ingredients

500g flour
250g cornflour
350ml plain yoghurt
500g creamed sweet corn
1 teaspoon of baking soda
Half a cup of sugar

Method

Add the flour cornflour baking soda sugar and yoghurt mix together while adding the sweet corn
Put in the oven at 180 degrees and bake for 20 minutes once done leave to cool and enjoy

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Trying to eat Healthier

Who does not want to try and eat a bit healthier these days. My mom and I are not very good at eating healthy especially because junk food is cheaper but we are challenging ourselves to start.

 We came across a nice recipe in an old weight loss magazine. The recipe is as follows.

Brown Rice and Broccoli Stir Fry

Serves:4
Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

560g Brown Rice, cooked weight
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
400g Broccoli
280g Peas
200g Onion
20 Ml oil
Salt and pepper

1. Heat oil in a large pan
2. Lightly fry onion until soft and translucent
3. Add the garlic and fry for a further minute
4. Add the Broccoli and fry for five minutes before adding remaining ingredients.
5. Stir until heated through

Footnote: You can always change the rice to Cauli Rice or add Soy Sauce.

Puff Pastry Pies with Cabbage Recipe

One of the new things we like to do is make our own pies and each week we try new fillings. Last week we made the puff pastry pies with cabbage.We got the recipe from an app called unsweet baking recipes.

Ingredients
400g Cabbage
150g Onions
Salt to taste
500g Dough

Cooking time 30 minutes

Preparation

1. Mince the onion
2. Shred the cabbage
3. Fry the onion in vegetable oil
4. Add the cabbage and broil until cabbage is tender
5. Roll out the dough, cut into squares and put the stuffing in
6. Blind pie
7. Lay a baking tray with baking paper or grease it.
8. Place in a preheated oven at 180 degrees and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or golden brown.

We no longer buy store bought pies. We have come really addicted to making our own and coming up with new ideas.

One of the things we do to make the cooking go quicker is too buy already chopped ingredients e.g onion,

We will definitely have this one again.

Chicken A La King

Serves: 4

Ingredients

4 Tbsp Cake Flour
500ml Skim Milk
1 Chicken stock Cube
600g Chicken Strips
140g Peas, Frozen
400g Mushrooms
3 Small Baby Marrows
5ml oil
Salt and Pepper to Taste

Method

1. Fry the sliced mushrooms and garlic in a large pan with the oil until soft and brown set aside.
2.Combine the flour with a bit of milk and mix well to form a smooth paste.
3.Add a further 100ml of the milk to this paste and stir again removing all lumps.
4. Pour into a large pot with the remaining milk and the Chicken Stock.
5. Stir the mixture constantly until it becomes thick and creamy.
6 Add the remaining ingredients,stir well and serve.

Scrambled Egg, Avocado and tomato (Easy and Quick Recipe)

So for Last Night Dinner I made Scrambled eggs with Avo and tomato

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I made it the following way.

Ingredients

6 eggs
cheese
2 small avocados
1 tomato

Method

1. Crack 6 eggs into a bowl add a bit of water or milk. Mix it in.

2. Melt butter in the frying pan. Add the egg mixture. Keep stirring. While stirring add the cheese.

3. Once cooked. Take it off the stove. Add the chopped Avocado and Tomato.

We had enough to eat for lunch the next day.