birthday week eats

last week i celebrated a birthday! i turned 40 minus 3. i also decided that i deserved to eat and drink special things cooked by other people and not in my kitchen.  here are a few delicious morsels i savoured for you… a meal of delicious seafood at Matt Moran’s Chiswick. i’ve always maintained thatContinue reading “birthday week eats”

food glorious food

this is what i’ve been cooking lately roast chicken & veggies for a dinner with friends lamb shanks for the cold winter nights paleo big brekkie mussels en provence mid-week paleo chicken fajitas weekend steak, scrambled eggs & veggies buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce for footy night chicken & date tagine flourless, sugarless chocolateContinue reading “food glorious food”

weeknight feeds | chicken cacciatore 

I love the simplicity of this dish; not only is it super quick and easy to make but it bursts with delicious Italian flavours! It’s a one pan weeknight wonder! Just adjust the ingredients for however many people you’re feeding. Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs a punnet of cherry tomatoes 1 cup deseeded kalamata olives 4Continue reading “weeknight feeds | chicken cacciatore “

currently

reading Secret Shared by L Marie Adeline I don’t usually read erotic fiction but I found this book via a book infograph on Pinterest and it was available via iBooks. It’s pretty steamy & easily entertaining! watching Madam Secretary on TV; my teenage girl crush with Teá Leonie is back! Interstellar at the movies; myContinue reading “currently”

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,Continue reading “whole30 | two weeks down”

food for the soul (and belly!)

Apologies for being so quiet for the last couple of months; life has been a whirlwind of moving house, weekend project deployments, catching up with family that are moving overseas, friends birthday celebrations, weekend adventures, starting bootcamp, eating sugar & grains (and not feeling bad about it, well maybe a little bad!) and generally justContinue reading “food for the soul (and belly!)”

citrus roast chicken | recipe

I love these Autumn days. Cool, sunny weather encourages us to get outside and stroll barefoot on the grass and then head back into the warm comfort of the kitchen when the temperature & sun goes down. Ive gotten the slow-cooker out of storage and have been making a few more roasts in the oven. IContinue reading “citrus roast chicken | recipe”

byron bay bliss

We spent the last week in beautiful Byron Bay, the most easterly location in Australia, walking along the beach, exploring local farms & little country towns, grazing the farmer’s markets & making gourmet meals with the amazing produce, curled up watching movies in the unseasonal downpour, collecting seashells, drinking great wine and just relaxing, enjoyingContinue reading “byron bay bliss”