Thandi’s Eats – Feb ’16

Red Pepper Pasta 1  Happy March! Can you believe it’s March already? Before we know it, we’ll be sipping mulled wine an wrestling with Christmas trees again. If anyone asks, this is the reason I give for the fact that my Christmas wreath is still hanging on the front door.

I’ve been enjoying the sun and sea this month in South Africa, before I have to pack up and brace myself for the frosty spring in London. I’ve enjoyed loads of fruits, salads and of course my beloved avocados. Here are my top eats from last month.

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Chia Breakfast Trifle

Chia Breakfast Trifle 1Happy Friday! I have another delicious breakfast recipe for you. As you can tell, I’m currently on a little bit of a health kick.. Well at breakfast anyway. I figured if I start the morning right, I’m entitled to a trough of fries by the end of the day.

On this particular morning I was craving trifle. You know, the trifle you get at your third cousin’s wedding that was made by his aunt and has been sitting around for a few hours so the sponge fingers have all but disintegrated.. Yep that trifle. Since it was 9am in the morning, I decide to make a healthy version and this is what I came up with.

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Banana Chocolate & Coconut Cream Chia Pudding

Knowing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you would expect that a bit more effort would go into it than sloshing some milk over dry cornflakes. For me, breakfast is all or nothing. It’s either me bunging a variety of fruits into my blender before dashing out the door, or it’s an sumptuous masterpiece that just may be too pretty to eat. I’m happy to say that this chia pudding is the latter!

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