The Ultimate Flu vaccine – Chicken Soup with Supergreens

  Whenever i feel a cold coming on there is only one thing I crave – soup. Not just any soup will do though it has to be Chicken soup. There is something so comforting about chicken soup don’t you think? I added the ultimate super green to it – Kale. I love the texture…

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Mushroom & Thyme soup….with a little kick

I have had mushroom soup out in restaurants before and it goes one of two ways…Either it is insipid and bland or it tastes like a pasta sauce – which is pretty tasty. So i wanted to try make one with a little extra flavour. I have been having a shit week. Found out my…

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Zesty Tomato & Basil Soup with Parmasan

We are in knysna for the week-end keeping my mom company after her hip replacement and some other bad news. So this entails board games and staying indoors mostly. But with a sunset like this…who needs to leave the house??? I have never made tomato soup but i enjoy eating it so when mom requested…

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Roasted Butternut and orange soup with a touch of chilli

It’s a classic because it’s good! Nothing warms you up like a bowl of butternut soup….and this one with the chilli even more so. Ingredients 300g butternut cubes 2 leeks, finely chopped up to the green parts 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon nutmeg 1 handful…

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Pea, Mint & Courgette Soup with low-carb brie bruschetta

It is getting rather chilly in Cape Town. There are pro’s and con’s to winter in Cape town. Pro’s The wind (also known as the cape doctor) finally goes away after a long horrible summer Everything get’s green and it’s the best time for hiking You can snuggle and go to bed early without feeling…

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Cauliflower and Blue cheese soup

We are in Knysna for the Easter weekend. It’s so relaxing here it feels like the world runs at a different speed, and you dont feel any pressure to do anything but sit on the deck and look out at the lagoon. Needless to say I had planned on doing lamb chops and cauli mash…

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Creamy broccoli and cheddar soup

Winter is coming…i can feel it! Also because i am starting to crave soup which is a clear sign its getting chilly. Ingredients: 1 x large head broccoli, florets removed from stalk 1 x vegetable stock cube 2 carrots sliced 2 leeks sliced half a tub cream 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 2 x rashers…

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