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Coconut mackerel curry

Mackerel is a great source of omega 3 fats and an economical source of protein. Lightly smoked variations are tasty and for this recipe I found a very nice option at Woolworths for around R 35 for two fillets. You can cook the fillets in bulk use some in this dish and keep some over […]

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Spiced cacao rubbed pork fillet – recipe

Wowzers. This was delicious. A few months ago I took a trip out to the home of DV Chocolate just outside Paarl to do a chocolate tasting that blew my mind. If you have not done it make sure it is on your Cape Winelands to-do list. They are a “bean-to-bar” micro batch chocolate maker who […]

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Muffelette

Muffelettes – a recipe

What do you get when you cross a muffin with an omelette? This is a flour free, high protein, nutrient dense snack that is essentially an egg muffin flavoured with any number of fillings.  The possibilities are endless but my favourites are spinach and feta, left over bolognese or cottage cheese and chives with roast […]

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Food 4 Weeks Burger

This is not really a burger in the American sense, but it is. It is a tasty, low carbohydrate, high nutrient option that fits in with the Food 4 Weeks approach. The patty is homemade and free of donkey, served on a large brown mushroom with the usual suspects as accompaniments. You can make a few extra patties […]

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Grilled Aubergine

Danish feta and coriander grilled aubergine

I first tasted something similar at The Backyard Grill in Sea Point not too long ago. I thought this was a perfect side or addition to meals and snacks on my Food 4 Weeks Eating Plan. Aubergine, the artist also known as egg plant or brinjal, is a great source of fiber and provides very little in the […]

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