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Oats breakfast smoothie

  1/3 cup oats 25ml dried cranberries 2/3 cup milk 25ml apple puree OR apple sauce Place all in a container and leave in the fridge overnight 1ml cinnamon ½ cup greek yoghurt ¾ cup frozen mixed berries 5ml goji berries ½ cup milk Add the above with the first mixture...

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Homemade Baked Cheese Crisps

         Make awesome crunchy cheese crisps with just a few ingredients (or just one) and a few minutes. Ingredients Cheese Optional - herbs or spices. I sprinkled some dried parsley, rosemary and thyme. Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a...

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Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon instant yeast 1tsp sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon melted ghee (Clarified butter) or butter 2 tablespoon oil Bind the above into a soft roti like dough using warm milk and leave to rise in a warm place till double the size 3...

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Peanut Butter Cookies

   INGREDIENTS ½ cup chunky peanut butter, although I only had smooth, so that’s what I used ½ cup demerara sugar 1 XL egg 1¼ cups steel cut oats ¾ teaspoon baking soda DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl, use an electric mixer to cream peanut butter and...

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Steel-Cut Oats breakfast in a jar

5 pint-sized Mason jars with lids Ingredients 1 2/3 cups steel-cut oats 4 cups water ¼ teaspoon salt 2ml Cinnamon ½ cup dried cranberries – add when you turn the heat off Optional Mix-Ins Yoghurt Raisins or other dried fruit Fresh berries Nuts or seeds Instructions...

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Amazing 7-layer dip

     Lazy day lunch A friend of a friend's makes an amazing 7-layer dip that we've had at a few parties now (she's a fantastic personal chef, so it's a high bar to aspire to!). We wanted to have a lazy lunch today that we could leave out on the table all day and just...

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Sweet pull apart bread

   Ingredients 1 can Pillsbury country biscuits (10 count) ½ cup walnut pieces (use ¼ at a time) ±150g mascarpone 1ml cinnamon ½ cup demerara sugar (use ¼ at a time) 2ml vanilla essence ¼ cup chocolate chips Method Spray a pan thoroughly with spray and cook or...

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Bananas with toffee sauce

4 Bananas Butter Brown sugar Whipping cream I sliced the bananas in half lengthwise and then fried them in the pan with some butter. I had to add a bit more butter here and there as I went along to keep it from sticking. Once they were caramelized on both sides, I...

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Ice cream cake

Ingredients: 1 package chocolate wafers 2tbsp margarine About 1L of fairly plain ice cream (I used vanilla with a butterscotch ripple) 1 bag of frozen strawberries 3tbsp instant coffee with a few drops of hot water A 9" store-bought spongecake 1 cup whipping cream 4...

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Butternut and Broccoli Soup

     1 Medium butternut (remove pips cut into squares with the skin) 1 Medium broccoli (cut into pieces) 1 Medium onion (cut into pieces) 1 Cube chicken stock (1/2 litre of boiling water) Little bit of olive oil to fry the onions Fresh cream Method Fry onion pieces in...

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Yogurt crumbed chicken breasts

   The dish I made last night..... The easiest crumbed chicken you'll ever make. Ingredients: 4 Chicken breast fillets 1 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp dried thyme salt half tsp black pepper dried bread crumbs Method: Cover the fillets in flour and...

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