Whisky Live Celebration coming to Pretoria!

A lot of people may feel intimidated by the idea of attending a Whisky tasting.  Isn’t it just for whisky snobs?  Or middle-aged men in smoking jackets…. with weird accents?  Nope, not at all!  If you want to learn more about whisky – this is definitely the perfect opportunity to explore some of the most…

Breakfast Barley

A healthy start to the week! We often get stuck on what to have for breakfast that is a little ‘different’.  Somedays I really don’t feel like another bowl of brand name cereal or a slice of toast with whatever…. Keep forgetting that we can actually use any grain as a breakfast option – quinoa,…

Herb and Garlic Ostrich Steak

I am a big fan of ostrich meat – lean, tasty and versatile! I often use it make meatballs, burger patties, bolognaise, etc – but my favourite dish is this one! And it is super easy to prepare! Serves 4 (200g per person) 800g ostrich steak Fresh garlic cloves (to taste, I love garlic way…

Low fat Mini Frittatas

Low fat, relatively low carb (depending what you use as ‘filling’ of course!)  And delicious served with my sugarfree Spice Tomato and Garlic Chutney posted yesterday! Serves 4 (5 mini frittatas per person) 4 eggs, ¼ cup of milk, aromat/salt, black pepper = whisk together! Filling suggestions: Balsamic Roasted Red Onions Roasted Butternut Feta (or…

South African Iconic Brand doing it’s share to enable tomorrow’s leaders

#BlackcatSchool Black Cat Peanut Butter needs no introduction, it is an iconic South African brand – and a favourite in our households and lunchboxes since 1926. Black Cat is now determined to empower the communities and the youth through their new Black Cat School Revamp Campaign, by giving a school in need the chance to get a…

Sugar Free Spicy Tomato and Garlic Chutney

And here we are again!  #WellnessWednesday! Always looking for the healthier and tastier option, I make this sugarfree condiment quite often.  And homemade is always best 😉 Great with roasted chicken, pork, beef, egg dishes or cheese platters! 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 finely chopped onion 2 chopped tomatoes 2 dried red chilies (leave out…

The newest member of the Wellness Warehouse Family

Hellooooo Motivational Monday!  #WellnessWarehouseThrupps I’m sure some/most of you read my post about my visit to the Clearwater Mall branch of Wellness Warehouse on our ‘sister blog’, Social Savage recently: https://socialsavage.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/wellness-warehouse-is-on-a-mission-livelifewellclearwater/ So it is plain to see that I obviously am a very big fan 🙂  I am so looking forward to checking out the newest member of this rapidly-growing family, the…

Live Jazz with Corona coming to Stanley Beer Yard!

We visited Stanley Beer Yard a week or so ago to attend one of their ‘Craft Beer 101’ #StanleyBeerTasting sessions.  (Read more about it on our joint blog:  Stanley Beer Yard Craft Beer 101 on SOCIAL SAVAGE) So just in case the chilled vibe, vinyl sessions, great beer and food and quirky decor isn’t enough…

A Wine Lover’s Dream – The Flagship Wine Festival!

This wine festival in Pretoria is coming a regular fixture in the wine lover’s diary. Currently in it’s 4th year, this event that will be taking place on the 30th of March, promised again to feature the most prominent wine estates from the Western Cape. You will get the opportunity to taste more than 100 flagship…

Oreo Cookie Day! Oh yay!

And other fun and funky ‘foodie’ day to celebrate!  #OreoCookieDay!  Who doesn’t love Oreo’s? This little biscuit is more than 104 years old, can you believe it?  And it has been a firm favourite since it was first produced in 1912.  In South Africa, we were only introduced to these yummy chocolate ‘sandwiches’ much later…