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Chicken Curry South African Style

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South Africans love curry. So do folks from the UK. South Africa has a large and prosperous Indian community ( you may recall that Gandhi lived there for a while). So curry is part of the normal menu in a … Continue reading

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A new way to do Cauliflower and Broccoli – so that kids will LOVE them!

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These tend not to be favorite vegetables although when they are cooked as below – they become really delightful and our grandsons love them! Give it a try! I have included some lower calorie options for you below – after … Continue reading

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Its Banana Time at The Little Farm! YAY~

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We grow our own bananas – and make banana bread. I have also adapted the recipe for banana bread to make papaya bread, and persimmon bread and banana date bread and more – and we do not like nuts in … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

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If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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Blueberry Jam

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It is that season again – and our Little Farm is bursting with blueberries. There is nothing as tasty as picking and eating them right from the bush. We are completely organic and it is amazing to taste the flavor … Continue reading

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Tried a new recipe – tasted really good although a bit bland – so needed dressing up so I added more lemons -MUCH better! SO simple the kids can do it!

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Slow Cooker Chicken This was sooo easy – the grandkids could have cooked it. So next time  I will make it with them! It needed some more kick – so I added a bit to it – you may wish … Continue reading

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Tagine Cooking – Middle Eastern Chicken – Cooking with Kids – this is an easy one

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I bought some Tagine’s from World Market ( Cost Plus) recently to decorate an outdoor table -since I needed something that could take extreme heat, cold, water and sunshine – and Tagines which are middle eastern Dutch ovens do exactly … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage – two great recipes for cooking with kids – cabbage with feta and cabbage with raisins

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We grow wonderful red cabbages in our Little Farm. Lots of them. And they are HUGE! So I am challenged in coming up with new recipes ( or adapting old ones) for using them. Here are two recipes that I … Continue reading

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Love this chicken breast filling – makes it juicy and is low cal! Good also for Cooking with Kids

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Chicken breasts can be dry. These are not. Use feta ( we make our own!) and tapenade which along with olive oil makes this yummy. Play the Potty Song for fun! I have adapted this from myrecipes.com. Ingredients   4 … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids to make Chicken Fingers – Healthy and pretty much fat free!

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Our grandkids love chicken nuggets but most of those we find in restaurants are in batter and full of fat and carbohydrates that provide empty and unnecessary calories. This recipe is truly easy and lower in fat -using Panko breadcrumbs … Continue reading

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