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Toddler Snacks: Gummy fruit sweets

As you all know (or maybe you don’t – I don’t know what you do with your life if you’re not reading my blog really) I’m always on the lookout for quick, healthy snacks for The Munchkin. My criteria for making anything in my life are: Easy to find ingredients Healthy Quick and easy The apricot oat bars went down well and My Lovely Little Lunchbox is my go-to place for yummy and healthy things to try. Recently I’ve discovered a YouTube Channel called  ...

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Jamie Oliver’s double chocolate malt cookies

One of the reasons I like Jamie Oliver so much is because his recipes seem like something I can make. They’re homey but they can be fancy too. Because I am no Gordon Ramsay – I’ll leave those recipes to The Husband. I saw this recipe on his FoodTube channel and it looked like my kind of easy so of course I was going to try it out. And that’s a big thing baking wise for me – it has to be easy and it has to be quick. Because I have a toddler and therefore  ...

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Second Sundays in Wynberg Park

I have this friend called Natheefah. She is small and very funny. Can you tell we’ve had Charlie and Lola on repeat in our house? Anyway, a couple of weeks ago she posted this picture to Instagram: So on Sunday we packed up our picnic things, grabbed The Munchkin’s ball and headed down to Wynberg Park for what promised to be a great lunch. The brainchildren behind this yummy adventure are Natheefa Maroof, Altaaf Sayed, Luqmaan Mooradd and Zah Anter who are flying under the  ...

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Toddler snacks: Apricot and coconut oat bars

As you know from my previous post, I am on a mission to find healthy snacks for The Munchkin. And because the purse strings are a bit tight I can’t be ordering snacks online all the time because well, money. I have two criteria when it comes to baking things: 1. It can’t be complicated and 2. It has to be quick. Because I am lazy as heck. That’s why when I saw this recipe on My Lovely Little Lunchbox I was excited. You basically throw everything into a food processor,  ...

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