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11/27/2020
My Healthy(er) Festive Table

The festive season is upon us and every year we overindulge.  Which we should as it usually only comes around once a year! But have to take into account that we all had a rough year and probably spent too much time walking to the cookie jar in between our Zoom meetings.  How about this year we use this festive season as a way to reset our bodies and our minds in preparation for hopefully a prosperous 2021! Well, that’s […]

11/26/2020
Decadent Beetroot Brownies

By Tascha Strauss – Fund Specialist, mom, home baker, CrossFit enthusiast & blogger at Burpees and Biscuits Chocolate Brownies have always been a firm favourite for the whole family, but adding beetroot juice elevates these brownies in flavour & nutrition (beta carotene is heat stable!). Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 30-35 mins Ingredients: 3/4 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup Rugani 100% Beetroot Juice Blend 113 g butter 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup cocoa powder 2 large eggs 2 […]

11/26/2020
Moroccan Lamb Stew In Tomato

By Reabetjoe Mokoko, Rea The Cooking Dietitian – A registered dietitian, chef, brand educator, recipe developer Serves 6 Prep Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 2 hours Ingredients: 50 ml cooking oil 1 cup onion, finely chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped Seasoning: 2 Tbsp cumin 2 Tbsp paprika 2 Tbsp fennel 1 Tbsp cinnamon 3-4 bay leaves 3 Tbsp dried mixed herbs 1.5-2 kg stewing lamb, fat trimmed off 500 ml ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice ½ cup tomato puree 2 cups […]

11/26/2020
Jewelled Butternut Couscous

By Reabetjoe Mokoko, Rea The Cooking Dietitian – A registered dietitian, chef, brand educator, recipe developer, founder of @platesandscales and a health-conscious wife & mommy of 3. This jewelled butternut couscous is a beautiful and nutritious dish, perfect for celebrating special occasions and holidays. Serves 6 Prep Time: 45 mins Cooking Time: 45 mins Turmeric & Carrot Infused Jewelled Couscous Ingredients: 1 cup couscous 1 cup Rugani 100% Turmeric infused Carrot Juice 2 cups diced peppers 1 cup pomegranates Chopped […]

11/26/2020
Baby Beets In Balsamic With Rugani Juice

By Reabetjoe Mokoko, Rea The Cooking Dietitian – A registered dietitian, chef, brand educator, recipe developer Serves 6 Prep Time: 15 min Cooking Time: 1 hour (plus 1 hour rest in fridge) These balsamic baby beets in balsamic vinegar & Rugani 100% Juice is a modern & delicious way of adding nutritious beetroot to your table. Ingredients: 1 kg Baby Beets 50 ml Balsamic Vinegar 100 ml Rugani 100% ABC Juice (or mix your own 100 ml combination to taste […]

11/26/2020
Beetroot & Red Onion Herbed Ricotta Tarts

By Simone Kruger, Yellow Papaya – Food/Liquid Stylist and Photographer, a trained chef and a passionate supporter of local goods Serves 6 as a starter Prep Time: 25 min Cooking Time: 25 min These lovely Summer tarts make a great starter to a meal and will tantalise your taste buds with their sweet, sour and earthy flavours. Ingredients: 1 roll puff pastry defrosted and kept in the fridge till ready to use 200 g ricotta cheese 1 Tbsp basil pesto 2 red […]

11/26/2020
Jolly Carrot Splah By Barman Joe

By Mbongeni BarmanJoe Mthimkhulu, Beverage Designer & Beverage Consultant Serves 1 Prep time: 20 mins This mocktail will leave you feeling nostalgic with some familiar festive season spices such as cinnamon, star anise and ginger we all grew up with.  These flavours complement the beautiful earthy tones of the 100% Rugani Carrot Juice perfectly. Ingredients: 50ml Rugani 100% Queen Pineapple Juice  100ml Rugani 100% Carrot Juice 25ml cinnamon, star anise & ginger syrup 15ml lemon juice Ice Method: Add all […]

11/26/2020
Caprese Bloody Mary Mocktail

By Jean Harkett from The Big Feast, wine & spirit hobbiest, and lover of food & travel. Serves 1 Prep time: 15 mins This mocktail is a twist on the traditional Bloody Mary. It takes inspiration from the freshness and mimics the style of a classic Caprese Salad, making it the perfect aperitif. Ingredients: Caprese Skewers: 2 small mozzarella slices (or vegan mozzarella) – equal in size to that of a cherry tomato, cut 5 mm thick 2 fresh basil […]

11/26/2020
Beetini Mocktail With Hibiscus & Beetroot Juice

By Jean Harkett from The Big Feast, wine & spirit hobbiest, and lover of food & travel. Serves 1 Prep time: 20 mins This dramatic Beetini Mocktail will wow your guests. The dark earthy tones of the beetroot, combined with warm spices & the sweetness of pineapple juice makes this a luxurious (and nutritious) aperitif. Ingredients: To make the hibiscus tea syrup: 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 3 cinnamon sticks 1 tsp cloves 2 hibiscus tea bags OR 2 […]

11/02/2020
ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice receives CANSA Smart Seal of Recognition.

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice, produced by Rugani has been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition denoting it as a CANSA Smart Choice food product for cancer risk reduction. #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ZZ2Tomatoes Wesley Browne, general manager of Rugani Juice explains, “What distinguishes ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice from other similar brands is that it’s not made from concentrate. The juice is produced using freshly harvested tomatoes and an innovative extraction process that helps to […]