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Vegetable Lo Mein

Though noodle-heavy dishes are not my favorite, I’ve always wanted to try making a lo mein recipe. This one from the Forks Over Knives cookbook seemed to be just right for me. 526 more words


House renovation + Eurovision = me eating a lot of crap

The last few days have been chaos! As I mentioned, we are moving house in a few weeks to a house owned by my dad, so my dad, his friends, me and David and Davids dad have spent the last three days ripping the house apart basically. 511 more words

Hidden Veg, A Mama's Secret!

 Sometimes, particularly when we are picking our battles wisely, we have to admit defeat and accept that our children will just not do what we want them too……in this instance I’m talking about them… 346 more words


Food4Fitness- Duex

I’m “Duex-ing” a second post on food for fitness because I had some additional inspiration on eating, and drinking, simply while crushing your fitness goals. I also wanted to share my Lynda’s Easy-Peasy No-Bake Granola bar recipe with all of you, just keep in mind this represents months of experimenting with ratios and ingredients to create what I think is, in the words of Mr. 940 more words


Autumn Salad with Tahini-Miso Dressing

A few days ago a baby gecko was darting about the kitchen. It was the size of my pinky finger and the colour of pearl. I caught it in my cupped hands and showed it to W, who stared at it with a mixture of fascination and uncertainty. 614 more words


Rosemary Plum and Almond Toast

I’ve been trying to figure out why toast is so trendy.  Is it the simplicity? Is it tapping into some primal need for comfort?  Is it the relatively low cost of production versus what people are willing to pay? 98 more words


Chocolate cake and baked beans

When cutting down on sugar, you need to cut back on sweet things too. If you spend the first few weeks eating masses and masses of fruit or baking every day then you will still be craving the sweetness from sugar. 808 more words