Almost two years ago I was in the UK for a very dear friend's wedding. My sister still lives in London and at the time her place was being renovated. My BFF from Melbourne also came for the wedding and we spent a week or so skulking around London, reliving our glory days from the … Continue reading I made soil
You'll find me at the gym four nights a week usually. That means that on some days I sneak in two workouts. It also means that I get home after 8pm, so it's important I can have a quick and light meal because I don't like to eat late or go to bed with a … Continue reading Quick dinner poke bowl
These days, I have a little more time on my hands. So last night I channelled my inner Barbara and made a few key items from scratch. I haven't gone the full Good Life and it's not likely that I ever will. But, it's still really fun and rewarding to make some basic things from scratch. … Continue reading Channelling The Good Life
We are enjoying a last blush of summer here, which is always a treat. It's pretty warm, and tomorrow will be even hotter. As the weather was glorious, we trained at the beach this morning. Sunshine hasn't been on our side this summer, so this was the first beach session in ages. And my legs … Continue reading Easy summer salad
It was Australia Day on Saturday. I won’t get into the politics, other than to say I broadly support the much-discussed idea of moving that celebration to a less controversial date. I didn’t actually realise it was Jan 26 until late in the day, but my plans for dinner were already underway by then. And … Continue reading Is it un-Australian to eat vegan?
Indian is one of my favourite cuisines. That hasn't always been the case. Back in the 80s in not-so-multicultural Queensland, the curry we'd have at family dinner comprised of sliced up boiled eggs and sausages smothered in a radioactive yellow gravy made from Keen's Curry Powder. I hated it and assumed all curries tasted that … Continue reading Vegan korma
As you know, I've been mostly vego/vegan for a few months now and am feeling really good for it. I'm exceeding my daily quota for vegetables and have found some amazing recipes that aren't heavy in coconut milk or fats. But, one thing has continued to flummox me. Yes, I'm flummoxed! And that's getting the … Continue reading Vego protein challenges