-11 April 2019

Food For Thought

Chocolate Smothered Mango

By Montagu Snacks / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Chocolate smothered mango strips must be one of the healthiest sweet snacks and they taste amazing! Dark chocolate is super tasty and healthier too. These decadent mango strips will complement the savoury snacks on your gourmet rugby platter beautifully. A special thanks to Teresa Ulyate from Cupcakes and Couscous for this fantastic snack. INGREDIENTS for the…

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Stretching for stress relief

By Montagu Snacks / August 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stretching has a multitude of health benefits. At the top of the list is that it reduces stress and anxiety. Amy Hopkins, food and managing editor of Women’s Health demonstrates the top 4 stretches to help you relax. Pose 1: Child’s Pose Knees to the edge of the mat, toes to touch, hips towards heels.…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

By Montagu Snacks / August 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sugar-free, homemade, chocolate hazelnut spread. Sounds too good to be true! And it really is that good. This is the perfect dip for any of your favourite snacks and of course, the perfect way to get your kids to eat their school sarmies! A special thanks to Nita West for this delightful, chocolate, nutty adventure! 20 minutes…

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Stretching and breath work – a new trend

By Montagu Snacks / August 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

The health benefits of stretching and breath work, done correctly, has surfaced and the importance thereof is being taken seriously into account. You’re favourite downtime just took on a whole new level of priority. This is fantastic news for those of us that love stretching and breathwork! 5 health benefits of stretching: Stretching increases your…

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How to go plant-based and why?

By Montagu Snacks / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you heard the term plant-based? Of course, you have! “Plant-based” seems to be the new buzz-word. As a parent, you always want the best for your family. At Montagu, we want the best for all of you and our families. That is why we’re taking a look at plant-based eating and what the fuss…

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Crispy Pistachio Cups (baklava)

By Montagu Snacks / July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

These crispy pistachio cups (baklava) are going to simply make your day! Each satisfyingly crunchy bit is a mouthful of happiness. A special thanks to Nita West for this yummy recipe. INGREDIENTS Syrup: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 Tbs honey *optional 1 cinnamon stick 1 Star anise 1 lemon Cups: ½ cup butter…

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How to do your own wine pairing

By Montagu Snacks / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Wine pairing has become such a trendy activity. If you don’t already have your own song and dance when it comes to the bouquet, nose and palate of wine, you have almost certainly heard someone string together a variety of nouns to describe the wonderful world that is wine. Imagine you could offer your dinner…

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The Perfect Pistachio

By Montagu Snacks / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The pistachio nut is definitely a favourite in most households. They make for an amazing snack with a very satisfying and entertaining crack to have at this yummy nutritional nugget. It’s even called the “happy nut” or “smiling nut” in certain countries. This is most probably because it adds a beautifully fresh and happy look…

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Granola bars with added fibre

By Montagu Snacks / July 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Granola bars with added fibre are the perfect on the go snack. Adding Montagu fruit flakes and your favourite seeds gives you a great metabolism boost and energy to get you through the day. INGREDIENTS 250ml (1 cup) Montagu pitted dates 60ml (4 tbsp) honey 30ml (2 tbsp) peanut butter 200ml rolled oats 150ml desiccated…

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Fibre for kids

By Montagu Snacks / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fibre for kids. Fibre is like the F word of nutrition and often has parents flinging their hands up in the air. Oi! We know it’s important, but it is just not that easy to get our little ones to enjoy it. Why should my child eat more fibre? It may not sound super-exciting but…

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