Two-ingredient Date Paste

date paste ritual feasts

Quick and easy Date Paste Recently I have made improvements to my personal eating habits.  More greens and less processed ingredients.  It goes without saying that every now and then I would still like to have a little extra sweetness in my life.  While looking at different recipes I picked up that many recipes call for date paste or Agwa. Instead of heading out and buying a ready-made jar or date paste, make your own.  It’s easy!  You can use fresh or dried dates.  For this recipe I used dried…

Yoghurt Panna Cotta for Christmas breakfast

yoghurt panna cotta

Christmas is right around the corner I don’t know how your Christmas planning is going, but here in our house we’re taking it pretty easy.  It’s a what happens will happen situation really.  With a soon to be five year old in the house we value the simplicity that a whole lot of planning brings.   In this festive scenario that planning is happening behind the scenes between my mom and I. Christmas has for the most part been spent at my mother’s house the last few years.  This year…

Fluffy Chocolate Pancakes

How to make fluffy chocolate pancakes

I must get the desire to have chocolate at breakfast from my daughter.  For her anytime is chocolate time and breakfast is no exceptions.  To my eternal surprise she actually ate these pancakes.  Not bad for a picky four-year-old! Lately, I’ve been trying out different recipes for American Style pancakes.  Not quite the same, but something like our South African Flapjacks. Earlier today while planning tomorrow’s meals I considered making pancakes. ”C” is somewhat of an aficionado which left me hesitant to reproduce her favorite recipe.  Instead, I did a little bit…