Day 7: Goal Setting

Day 7 of the OurCraves 7-Days to Deeper Self Love Challenge is to reflect on your goals and pen them to paper. I understand that keeping a journal seems very pre-teen like. We hear the word journal and we conjure up images of emotional scribbles that follow the words Dear Diary… I used to think so too, but have since […]

DAY 6: Gratitude

Day 6 of the OurCraves 7-Days to Deeper Self Love Challenge is to write up a list of things you are grateful for. Some days are filled with blessings. Everything works smoother than usual. We get more than we even asked for. Someone – sometimes even a stranger – brightens our day with a smile, […]

Better-for-You Banana Fritters

Fritters are one of the treats that were perfected and popularised by the Cape Malay community. These simple hot cakes are so comforting, and for me, the aroma alone, brings back a flood of memories from a different time in my life. Like with many comfort foods, fritters are often quite greasy, and made with […]

Creamy, Dairy-Free Butternut Soup

Growing up, having a mother who cooked, meant that many memories and/or feelings were formed around different dishes. One such memory was related to the weather. As soon as the sky turned grey, and there was an unexpected chill in the air, I could smell my mother’s soup. It’s not that anyone felt overly cold, […]