5 Great Banting Recipes for the Whole Family

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Although we all thought that Banting was just a phase, it seems it’s here to stay. Whilst Banting Recipes focus on meals without carbs, they also give us great ideas for healthy, tasty things to make for the whole family.

We love The Banting Chef as they use regular ingredients that you more than likely have at home or can buy from your local supermarket. We have selected a few delicious recipes from their list and before you even think it…No, they don’t all use cauliflower. Enjoy!

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Tastes of 2016 at The Square Restaurant

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Last week, my partner and I were fortunate enough to be invited to The Square Restaurant at The Vineyard Hotel for a Tastes of 2016 dining experience and a nights stay at the hotel. Having heard wonderful things about the event, we were both very excited. Various wine estates are celebrated during the year with a food and wine pairing dinner at The Square and together with the wine makers, the chef creates a four course tasting experience to enhance the flavours of the wines on show. Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate was the star of the night when we visited the restaurant and we couldn’t have had a better experience.

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Banting Friendly Chocolate Cupcakes

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Who doesn’t love a good Chocolate Cupcake? I’m sure you all have a recipe for chocolate cupcakes hidden somewhere in your recipe file but this one is rumoured to taste like Romany Creams AND it’s Banting friendly! Put on those aprons, pull out your baking supplies and pop the kettle on – you’ll be icing these warm treats in just 40 mins.

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A Culinary Treat at The Raj Constantia

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On Wednesday, 13th July, my partner and I were treated to lunch at The Raj Constantia, in the popular Constantia Village Centre. Having lived in the area for most of my life, I must admit I have never had the pleasure of dining at The Raj. This was mostly due to my lack of knowledge about the Indian cuisine, but also due to my fear of anything too hot and spicy!

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Top 10 Most Unusual Restaurants in the World

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Although we have our fair share of unusual restaurants in South Africa, the rest of the world most certainly wins this one. Dinner in the dark, below freezing temperatures, furry waiters and dizzy heights are just a few of the dining experiences on offer. Here are our Top 10 Most Unusual Restaurants in the World.
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Ultra Mussels Wine Celebration – Den Anker

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On the 30th July, Den Anker, Ultra Liquors and Luke Krone Events come together for the ultimate battle of the sexes at this years’ Ultra Mussels Wine Tournament. Guests can join in the fun from 12pm until 4pm at Belgian inspired Den Anker Restaurant, in the popular V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

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Father’s Day Specials 2016

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Father’s Day seems to have snuck up on all of us this year, but don’t despair if you haven’t made plans to celebrate yet, we’ve got you covered! Restaurants in South Africa are offering great specials on Sunday, 19th June, but we suggest you book soon as these fabulous spots are sure to fill up quickly!

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Top 10 Places for Brunch in Johannesburg

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While we all enjoy a good Breakfast, there is nothing better than sleeping in on cold Wintry mornings, snuggled under the duvet in your favourite furry pj’s. However, when 10am hits, the tummy starts to grumble and buttery croissants and cappuccinos are all you can think about. Don’t worry, we’re here to help – visit one of the following spots in Johannesburg for a delicious, leisurely brunch.

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Top 10 Markets in Cape Town & Cape Peninsula

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Markets are great for shopping for gifts, getting inspiration, indulging in delicious homemade treats and gourmet meals and sampling the likes of craft beer, wines and the latest foodie craze. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to markets in the Cape so we thought we’d make your choice a little easier with our list of the Top 10 Markets in Cape Town & the Cape Peninsula.

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Stay Warm this Winter with the Benguela Group

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The Benguela Group has been hard at work thinking up great ways to keep you entertained this Winter.

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