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3 reasons why you should invest in a spiralizer

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Eating healthy doesn’t have to be a struggle, thanks to my latest kitchen gadget – the spiralizer! The one I’m using is the Gefu Spirelli Spiral Slicer – a handheld spiralizer that basically works like a pencil sharpener. It’s easy to use and I like that it doesn’t take up much space. If you’re wondering whether a spiralizer is worth the purchase, consider these three reasons. Make instant unprocessed meals Most of us lead such busy lives, we don’t always feel like spending a long hour in the kitchen. Instead of reaching for those instant noodles, whip up a quicker and better meal with a spiralizer. It takes under two...

stir-fried miso chicken with buckwheat noodles

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The crazy pace that I keep at work means that I compromise on my meals a fair bit. So whenever I get a day off, I like to take to the kitchen. It’s my way of de-stressing as well as gaining back a sense of control in my diet, and by extension, a little of my health.  All that said, I’m not one to spend endless hours in the kitchen. If you had read my earlier post you’ll know why. 🤗 Hitting my kitchen on this day off, I decided to try incorporating miso into a really quick and easy stir-fry recipe. Here’s the how to:  Ingredients  125g skinless chicken breast...

b’day cake for the b’day boy

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Time really flies. Today, Muffles turns four. Convert the dog years to human years and my little pup is about 28 years old. Time really flies.  Now as with all our loved ones’ birthdays, one can never celebrate it without a cake right? So staying true to the tradition, my sister and I hit the kitchen, and set about baking the birthday boy a birthday cake – canine style. 😁  Basically, you’ll need every ingredient that you see in the image above. You may adjust the quantity of ingredients used, depending on the size of your Fido. We used it in the following quantity:  Half an apple, chopped  1kg of...

chomping on chops & spaghetti

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Weekends! They are as much my favourite days of the week as they are Muffles’. One of the reasons why my little fur ball loves it, is because this is the time that he gets a whole new menu for the week. So what’s cooking in our kitchen for muffles this week? Spaghetti with Pork Chops & Greens  (This makes four days worth of food.) what you’ll need:  600g of pork loins/lean pork 100g of spaghetti  50g of green leafy vegetables  50g of pumpkin  Rosemary, oregano and thyme for seasoning method:  Season the pork loins with rosemary, oregano and thyme.  Cook the spaghetti until al dente in pot of boiling...