Monthly Archives: January 2014

chickpeapatties on expresso

Veggie burger patties: video recipe on the morning Expresso Show

Making veggie burger patties on the Expresso Show. Second time was much more relaxed. Loved the bit with all the hosts at the end. Lucian, the floor manager, can be sure I know how to spell his name after he, for the second time, said my name when I went on set to put me at […]

hot chocolate frozen yogurt shake MIlk and Cookies SA

Low-fat chocolate frozen yogurt shake in 5 minutes

Super addictive and only 110 calories, this is going to be an anytime staple. I have been eating some variety of these everyday for the last month.  NoMU makes a low-calorie hot chocolate powder that you can choose to put sugar into but it’s rich enough without it.   The creamy frozen yogurt with a tart […]

Chakalaka CousCous Recipe Milk and Cookies SA Home Page Image

Chakalaka couscous: A 3 step 15 minute recipe

This is a staple vegetarian recipe for meat free Mondays that takes almost no effort and is packed with vegetables and whole grains.  Add any roasted or fresh vegetables to give it some personal funk. Recipe: Chakalaka couscous Servings: 4 – 6 Ingredients: couscous | 1.5 cups dry chakalaka | 1 can salt and pepper […]

Expresso Show January 2014 Milk and Cookies SA

Milk and Cookies makes it to television on the Expresso Show

On Tuesday I woke up completely unsuspecting, went to work and was asked if on Thursday I could be on the Expresso Show on SABC.  I hesitated because I was nervous as I am with most things I’m afraid of (which is a lot of things) but I had to say yes. And, obviously I […]