An 8-Day Menu for Suhoor

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 17, 2015
If you’re looking for more suggestions for Suhoor, I’ve got you covered. Most of the recipes are make ahead, or easy to rustle up dishes so you can save some energy while getting the nourishment you need. The key is planning ahead, preparing some of the elements up front and then assembling. Here’s an 8-day menu with […]

Six ‘Meal’ Ideas for Suhoor

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 16, 2015
I think it is a terrific idea to plan your meals during Ramadan – not only does it help with stocking your pantry, it ensures you have healthy, nourishing meals planned. If I hadn’t spoken with Hauwa of Casa Kuluwaz though, I wouldn’t have understood the need to plan. Of the two ‘meals’,Iftar is much ‘celebrated’. […]

Mango & Chia Seed Pudding

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 14, 2015
I love chia seeds in bakes and in the famed chia seed pudding. Chia seed pudding plays on the unique gelling quality of the seeds when soaked in liquid – they form a thick, tapioca-like mix that makes a paplike nutty pudding. This combination works a treat – mango puree with a delightful homemade coconut […]

Quick & Easy: Ideas for Breakfast/ Part 2

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 16, 2014
Fruit. Fruit. Fruit. In Part 1, I shared a few of my favourites which are largely carb-based. In Part 2, I share my fruit-heavy breakfasts which tend to be fruit bowls and smoothies.

Quick & Easy: Ideas for Breakfast/ Part 1

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 1, 2014
I don’t joke with my food  – not breakfast, lunch or dinner. I have a fondness for breakfast for it sets me up for the rest of the day. Especially at the weekend when I can mess about and cook all sorts. Here are a few quick and easy recipes, for hectic week mornings and leisurely […]

The best chocolate wholewheat waffles, ever!

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 4, 2009
So after blogging about my excitement about my sushi class yesterday morning…my daughter demanded chocolate waffles. It was 10 o’clock when I started… and time seemed to go on for ever…till I looked at the clock to see it was almost eleven. If I didn’t run out of the house (via the bathroom), I would […]