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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Blueberry Protein Smoothie

Blueberry Protein Smoothie

 I realise that January is fast coming to an end but… Happy New Year! Would you believe me if I told you my holiday-haze ended this past Monday? It’s been an insane festive season with far too much of everything. I’ve hardly slept, I partied to the point of no return and forgot what leafy greens were.. It was awesome!

Unfortunately the urgent emails are flooding my inbox, so it’s time to take off the beer goggles and be a grown-up. Since I’ve spent most of the week trying to redeem myself professionally, I decided to face the dreaded monster that is fitness this week too. As motivation, I made myself this sweet protein smoothie to get myself back on the wagon.

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Vegan Pizza Twists

IMG_8175 (3)Have you ever noticed how excited vegans get about vegan pizza? The vegan pizza groupies are somewhat of a social media cult. I say this because I know for a fact that there are blogs dedicated solely to vegan pizza, trust me it’s a thing.

I think the reason vegan pizza is such a triumph is because in a lot of instances, it tastes just as good as regular pizza. It’s always a triumph when you can get a vegan product to mimic and rival the original. These pizza twists capture all the vital pizza flavours and crispy dough all dunked gooey dipping sauce.

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Beetroot & Apple Salad

Beetroot + Apple Salad

Today is possibly the foggiest day in the history of London. Being someone who loves any excuse to have a lazy day, I have spent most of the day bing-watching Friends and eating leftovers. If it’s just as gloomy where you are, you’re probably looking for something vibrant and tasty to brighten your day. This Beetroot & Apple salad is just the thing. Continue reading