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Vegetable Slow Cooker Cholent

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This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading

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Stuffing – anytime not just for holidays!

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 I love stuffing. I must admit that I do not wait for holidays to make it – and I do take the short cuts that are offered – instant stuffing on the stove – but I add a bunch of … Continue reading

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Finding an easy fast comfort food dish that the whole family will LOVE! Here it is!

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 What is the kind of food that your family considers to be COMFORT FOOD? We have a number of dishes that come from our heritage in South Africa – and a few that we picked up  along the way. One … Continue reading

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Tips on how to keep mushrooms fresh from Cooking Light Magazine

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We love mushrooms of all kinds – my favorite way to cook them is with olive oil or lower calorie Pam olive oil spray, salt, sliced onions on a flat baking pan in the oven for 30 minutes. YUM! Here … Continue reading

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Chicken, Capers, Artichokes – easy tasty meal! Don’t overcook the chicken!

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This was a fast easy meal as long as you have all the ingredients – which I did! Chicken Breast Cutlets with Artichokes and Capers Ingredients 1 cup white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste … Continue reading

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There is nothing better than fresh ripe cherry tomatoes – picked from the vine!

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Here are just a few of the amazing cherry tomatoes we are presently enjoying from The Little Farm. Take off the stems, cut in half and toss with a little balsamic, olive oil and chives – then drizzle on some … Continue reading

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Rice – staple food for many peoples – and we love it too!

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Here is a really easy rice recipe. Saute one chopped onion and two chopped garlic cloves with one chopped red pepper and one chopped yellow pepper OR 1 cup of chopped tomatoes and 1/2 cup of chopped chives – in … Continue reading

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A simple chicken recipe for the summer ( or any time actually!)

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Balsamic Chicken Breasts Ingredients 1/2 cup of Balsamic Vinegar 4 Chicken Breasts 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 4 tbsp Olive oil 2 garlic cloves Salt and pepper to taste 1 pint of cherry tomatoes cut in half ( you can see … Continue reading

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Wonderful times with the family

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We had a wonderful holiday with our family. Here are some pictures of the children of the family ( grandsons and grandnieces and grand nephews in the USA) without the family in other countries unfortunately. But we sent photos and … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Mash – mashed cauliflower that is! Served with smoked chicken and salad – yum!

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Yes it doesn’t sound so great but it tastes amazing! Truly! Give it  a try! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 TBSP of Oil ( canola or olive) 1 medium sized onion 1 large garlic clove 2 -4 TBSP of non fat … Continue reading

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