Honey Mustard Chicken & Potatoes (ONE PAN)

Honey mustard chicken & potatoes is all made in one pan! Juicy, succulent chicken pieces are cooked in the best honey mustard sauce, surrounded by green beans and potatoes for a complete meal! Another Mommy inspired recipe, the flavour combination of honey and mustard makes this chicken one of the best recipes.   Honey mustard sauce…

CHICKEN AND BACON PASTA WITH SPINACH AND TOMATOES IN GARLIC CREAM SAUCE

Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce – this is one of the best chicken pasta recipes you’ll try!  It’s an Italian-inspired recipe with lots of vegetables. Sliced chicken breast and bacon are tossed with veggies and penne pasta in a delicious, creamy, homemade alfredo sauce made with Parmesan cheese….

Slow Cooker Beef & Sweet Potato Stew

I’m no slow cooker pro, but my mom makes the best curry stews and this was a recipe I found on Pinterest years ago while living abroad that made me miss her home cooked food. Over the years there has been a lot of modifications and changes to the recipe, but this will be the…

Chili lime steak fajitas

Chili lime steak fajitas are so juicy and full of incredible flavours! Perfect for a summer braai. They are super easy to make and perfect for a quick throw-together meal! Steak fajitas marinade You’re going to start off by marinading your steak using my favourite chili lime marinade. All you need is: Lime juice — freshly…

Chicken breasts with potato and mixed veggies

What is easier and more basic than this? But this is def a staple for me and one of my favorite meals ever. (Yes, I’m basic and boring like that) Use this recipe to easily make a baked chicken main dish with potatoes, and any vegetable of your choice.    Ingredients Cooking spray 3 skinless,…

Spinach, Bacon and Cheddar stuffed Sweet Potato

These easy Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are a tasty way to pile on the veggies! Serve up a twist on the classic Spinach and cheddar potato by swapping the typical  potato for a sweet potato. You can keep things simple by topping a baked sweet potato with steamed Spinach, bacon pieces and cheese and melting it in…

5 MUST do’s to assist your running training

The word is out, I have officially been entered into the KFM Gun Run, where I will be doing the half marathon #prayforme. In reality, I could struggle my way through a half marathon tomorrow. I’d probably be crawling over the finish line with a really crappy time…but I could. However, I want to do…

ASK Carla + coffee chat

Hey there! This is something I saw a while back and thought would be SO cute! A little Q+A blog style! I want to continue doing this regularly – at least on a quarterly basis. I get quite a few questions in my inbox so I thought it’d be fun to take it to the…

​How To Brave The Weights Room

I know the feeling. You’ve never set foot in the weights section of the gym or you are entering a new gym, you don’t know where anything is or how anything works, and honestly, you’re dreading it. Thoughts are racing through your head: “What will everyone think? Won’t I stand out? What if I make…

WHAT EXERCISE EXCUSES ARE YOU MAKING?

We all have exercise excuses we’re often unaware of. We put the alarm clock on snooze, forget our gym clothes at home, or simply don’t make the time to fit in that exercise class. But what if I told you that for all the common exercise excuses out there, I have a bunch of solutions……