Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Lemon Loaf

We’re always up for a little teatime treat, and this Lemon Loaf was such a winner! I thought my fussy eater wouldn’t enjoy the lemon tang, but he asked for two slices! All it takes is a simple Vanilla Cake Mix with a little lemon for ‘pizzazz’ as Soph would say! A nice simple bake…

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{GIVEAWAY – optiphi® Elements Baby & Kids Range worth R780} – optiphi® launches a range just for kids – and it’s got no nasties!

We’ve been so thrilled to have been selected to test the BRAND NEW optiphi® Elements Baby & Kids Range that launched on 1 August and I simply had to include you in a giveaway to try this for yourself! The Elements “Free-from-nasties” formulation is proudly: Allergen-free · Paraben-free · Sulphate-free · Soap-free · SLS-free ·…

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You are not above Covid-19.

You think Covid-19 is a joke? It’s not. How do I know? We’re living through it in our own home right now. My darling husband tested positive this week, after a routine swab test. He’s been on the front-line this entire pandemic traveling to the hospital build he’s overseeing in Swaziland (which was deemed essential),…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Berry Cream Cake

My child is berry obsessed – since a baby. She thinks nothing of polishing off a tub of (very expensive) blueberries while sitting in the shopping trolley, so this bake was a natural choice of hers. The brief she gave me – berries, lots of them, and cream! This was the perfect Sunday teatime treat…

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Instant Pot Winter Warmers: Prawn Curry

When the weather is cold, I crave warmth and spice! I crave a bowl of something tasty, generally with a side of carbs and this Instant Pot Prawn Curry really hits the spot! Spicy Prawns with a side of Basmati rice and some Butter Naan – right down my alley. This is my go-to curry…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Rainbow Cupcakes

You can’t keep Soph out of the kitchen! With self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping the kids busy and calm has been my number one priority. The kitchen is always a happy place for us, so we decided to use the Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake Mix and spread a little hope with these…

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Instant Pot Winter Warmers: Chili Con Carne

Most of the country has been positively icy the last few days so I thought what better time than to delve into some of my fav Instant Pot Winter Warmer recipes! First up, is an American classic that’s so darn tasty. It makes a huge pot and the addition of the beans really bulks it…

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