whole30 | two weeks down

Jay and I are doing the Whole30 program. What is Whole30 you might be asking? It’s a revolutionary way to change your life; you’re health, your emotional attachment to food and your relationship to your body and exercise. You can read all about it [here] Basically we are doing away with alcohol, sugar, grains, legumes, […]

the adventures of melly; sans sugar

A year ago, if someone had suggested that I “quit sugar” I would have literally dropped to the floor and rolled around laughing. Me, the eat-a-full-bag-of-gummy-bears-maybe-two-in-one-sitting, quit sugar? Yeah right! But after reading Sweet Poison and being kinda obsessed with Sarah Wilson’s blog and books and instagram for a while, I thought it made complete […]

zucchini linguine, basil pesto & spinach

I’m sharing a really special secret with you. This salad is my Absolute Fave! Because my husband’s motto is ‘it’s not a meal unless there’s meat in it’ I usually make this when I’m alone or as a side dish for dinner. Ingredients: serves one – 1 zucchini, made into vegetable “linguine” (using a vegetable […]

perfect paleo pancakes | recipe

I do allow some dairy in my paleo diet, so with that in mind, here is the yummiest grain-free pancake recipe for your sweet weekend breakfast! Ingredients serves 2 – 2 organic eggs, lightly beaten – 225g ricotta – 1 tsp vanilla essence – 1 orange – 1 tbs coconut flour – coconut oil for […]

tightening the reins

Remember my New Years Resolution? Well it’s now March and I’m finding general life & eating fairly easy with the paleo way, however, I have noticed a few too many paleo treats creeping in and portion sizes creeping up, so I’m reading and listening to podcasts to realign myself. I have also let my regular […]