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Blue Monday Beetroot Cake {with Chocolate}

Blue Monday: officially the most depressing day of the year. The third Monday in January is the day the effects of the dreaded January blues are most likely to be felt. The holiday cheer seems a distant memory, Christmas trees lay decaying in the street and there’s still two weeks to go until payday. I understand…

Vegan MoFo 2014: Broken Heart Borscht

I procrastinated for quite some time deciding what to call this soup. Oh the perils of being a blogger. My nails are painted, my soup is in my belly and my tea cup vessel is empty. I first came across this delightful soup during my beautiful stay at Moknton Wyld, somewhere I have been dreaming of a…

Grocery Haul!!

I returned from Monkton Wyld late last Sunday evening. I had had literally the best time guys, I would definitely recommend that you visit Monkton sometime. It was pretty strange getting back into the swing of things in the city. I know I was only away for three weeks but I sure got used to…

Beetroot Juice

Juicy Juice

Uh, yummers! This is what I had for breakfast this Tuesday. I started with my current favourite – cucumber and orange juice. This was followed by the more savoury carrot, ginger, beetroot and orange juice. Wow that was quite a combination. I learnt something new on Tuesday… If you eat a lot of beetroot it…

Patty and Chioggia

One autumnal evening last week I made a delicious cooked dinner of roast patty pan (the yellow thing!), chioggia beets (the candy striped beauties) carrots, onion and corn and I served this over boiled potatoes. Very comforting and delicious.