Easy vegetable pickle

Jar of vegetable pickle

It’s almost Ramadan so now’s the perfect time to make your pickles, sauces, and chutneys! While I always grew up in a home that had multiple jars of pickles in the fridge, it is only recently that I experimented with my version. This easy vegetable pickle is a great way to use up any veggie scraps you might have in the fridge and makes for a wonderfully thoughtful gift.

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A staycation at Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren garden

Ask anyone whose been to Babylonstoren if they love it and looks of excitement, bliss and happiness will waft over their faces – myself included. Nestled in the lush and beautiful Franschhoek, Babylonstoren is one of South Africa’s oldest Cape Dutch farms. Known for the incredible land that makes up the farm, the orchard, their food, and the lush gardens, Babylonstoren is a dream destination for both locals and tourists alike and it’s easy to see why.

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Losing weight with PCOS

PCOS weight loss

After more than a year of battling to lose the weight that I suddenly gained with PCOS, I came across Dr. Leila Sadien’s Wonder Weight program and needless to say, the results speak for themselves! The above images were taken 6 months apart whilst on my weigh loss journey and even though I was not always consistent with the plan due to other medical issues, I am so impressed with how easy it was for me to lose the weight and finally feel like myself again. The above image shows a 10kg weight difference.

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Living an ayurvedic life with Dr Vassen

In my latest podcast on The Hungry Table, I chat with the wonderful Dr Suresh Vassen about living a life in harmony with nature. While we unpack and chat about a myriad of things in this podcast, I thought I would share some more information about him and what we spoke about below, particularly on living an ayuverdic lifestyle.

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