Cauliflower and mushroom stirfry noodles with cashew nuts


After a weekend of celebrating Heritage Day with lots of meat on the braai, I’ve never been so glad for meat-free Mondays. This vegetarian cauliflower and mushroom stirfry noodles with cashew nuts, sesame seeds and spring onion is better than any Chinese take-out I’ve tried (and I llllllove Chinese take-out). It is just packed with flavour, different textures and goodness – an awesome way to start the week.

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Pork and pineapple stirfry noodles with marmalade sauce

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This is going to be one of those touch-and-go weeks. My diary does not have a single line available for anything else that comes along this week. It’s chock-a-block. As in no extra time for blow drying my hair, or doodling in my sketchbook, or spending more than half an hour in the kitchen.

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Cauliflower and beef stirfry with cashew nuts


Although so much has happened this year, I cannot believe how fast it is going. It’s the first day of the seventh month, which means we are exactly halfway through 2015. It genuinely feels as if I wished you guys a happy new year with this mango and bacon salad only last week. If you haven’t started working through your new year’s resolutions, now might be a good time to start … 2016 is closing in – fast.

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Cashew and chicken stirfry noodles with broccoli and peppers


Best Monday EVER! I took leave today because my cousin who lives 1 400 km away is in town and she treated me to a day at a spa. We had manicures and pedicures and massages that left me so relaxed I nearly fell asleep. I can go for something like that every Monday! On the flip side: I smudged one of my freshly painted nails – it looks like I ran it through a cheese grater. 😦

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