Ideal Meal Prep Recipes

Meal prep has become a vital part of being organised food wise as the load shedding becomes fairly unpredictable. Lunch or dinner meal ideas do not always come easy but preparing and planning meals does to me because when it’s all cooked and done you don’t fuss too much throughout the week. Here are the…

What’s Cooking: Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This is my go to salad on a hot day or night when I want to dine in and most of the ingredients are what you have in the cupboard and just need to whip up something quick and satisfying. Total Time: 15 Minutes Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS A packet of frozen prawns or shrimp 2…

Travel: Postcard from Port Louis

The year has just felt like a blur and a much needed more like required holiday was just what the doctor ordered. Destination, Mauritius a 4 hour flight from Johannesburg take off was just before 2 pm we landed at just after 7 pm, local time they are 2 hours ahead timewise. The island is…

What’s Cooking: Potato Soup

Ah the potato! That wonderful plant that we made chips with. Really wanted to make something simple but full of flavour and all I had was mostly potatoes to work with so soup it would be. I had never made it before but it is easy to make like most soups. With so many delicious…

A Week In My Life

This year is moving very fast we are in April already I swear it was January last week. I wanted to share a rather busy and interesting week that I had. Monday 6.30 am: Most mornings I start with a little prayer then catching up on the news or any funny stuff happening in the…

Pink Smoothie Bowl

Not sure if it’s the usually hot weather that’s making the bananas go bad quickly but as a result I have resorted to freezing them in order to make smoothies and dairy free ice cream. Seen smoothie bowls all over instagram and I wanted to have a go at making one or three. Fyi the…

Food: Healthy Options at the Deli

The Deli’s latest opening is in the leopards hill area of Lusaka just at the turning to the left where you have the Amaka Crossfit sign. It is almost completely hidden as no signage yet but know it’s in the same entrance as Amaka crossfit and the Montessori school. The surprise is that I never…

Food: Antipasto Party Wreath

The wreath is traditionally a Christmas decoration placed on a door. As Janworry is all about making savings, I wanted to do something with all the leftover rosemary and thyme from the epic Christmas dinner. An antipasto (plural antipasti) wreath was just the thing, due to its shape I figured I should have a stylish…

Sushi Goals

Summer in the southern hemisphere is the gift that just keeps on giving but I have been feeling a bit under the weather and had major cabin fever. There was a need to go out and have something to eat other than fruit and juice, besides I was not in the mood for any hot…

A Crisp Mid Summer’s Day at Bonanza

Summertime always has a lot of social gatherings and events to go to. The Wine Shop had an event a few weeks ago at Bonanza, an introduction of all the new wines and gin that they will be stocking. Most of the exhibitors were from Cape Town. We had a lot of interesting chats about…