Pumpkin soup (AKA Yellow Soup)

Pumpkin soup is a favourite in my house. My daughter calls it yellow soup. She will slurp up a whole bowl and sometimes ask for more. It is such a lovely, warming meal when served with crusty bread. You could also sprinkle some cooked chorizo bits on top or have with a chicken and cheese…

Chocolate Quinoa Porridge

This quinoa porridge is a delicious alternative to oats for breakfast. Its slightly crunchy nutty flavour warms you through on a cold morning when you’re wanting a breakfast that is quick and easy to make.

Choc Chip Pizza Cookies

Choc Chip Pizza Cookies. Say, what? These cookies spread out so big they almost look like the size of a pizza. They are so delicious.

How to stop thinking about food all day long

For as long as I can remember my life revolved around food. And not in the fun, enjoyable way. I was OBSESSED. I would think about the next meal before I had even finished the meal I was eating. Though, it wasn’t necessarily a meal. It was breakfast as soon as I woke up, snack…

Diet Vs Diet

The 5 most popular diets. How healthy are they? The word diet literally means the food you eat. But, these days it has some very negative connotations to it and leaves people feeling restricted and hungry. In this article I share with you 5 of the most popular diets and give you my perspective on…

Weight Loss Motivation

As I sit here writing I am not feeling particularly motivated today. Life can be a bloody challenge some days and no matter how hard we wish we could hide away until things become better, easier; that isn’t how it works. Have you ever that fantasy where you go to sleep one night overweight, miserable…

Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

How wonderful is it to return home and get a beautiful waft of lamb shanks cooking in the slow cooker? This is a set and forget dish which you can make quickly before you go off to work or out for the day. When you get home the smell will make your mouth water. Happy eating!

Fish Burgers

These fish burgers are so yummy. Definitely a favourite in my house.

Chicken Casserole

A simple one pot meal with lots of veg to nourish your body during the cold winter months.

Scrambled Eggs

Such a quick and easy meal for those mornings or nights when you want something filling but don’t have a lot of time.

Where did my fat go?

Losing weight is a serious business. We eat healthy, we work out and we do almost whatever it takes to GET. THAT. FAT. OFF! But have you ever wondered where the fat actually goes? It isn’t something that has crossed my mind even though I have been trying to get rid of my fat for…