Food

Easy Baked Mushrooms With Ricotta Omelettes – A Superfoods Breakfast

Most Aussies are mushroom maniacs, and I’m one of them. I put mushrooms into my book The Superfoods Index as they really are good for you, here’s what I wrote:

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An Accelerator Day in Pictures – 1

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Well, it’s two and a half months into 2014 and strangely enough the couple of kilos I put on during our Christmas trip are still nestled around my tummy. And it’s 100% true that at menopause weight shifts to the tummy, it always used to stay around my hips and thighs.

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What is an Accelerator Day?

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So, I’ve just posted  photos of all the food I ate on an ‘accelerator day.’ Without explaining what one was. I’m such a pro in this communication business. Not! So here’s the explanation.

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The Frustrations Of Bloody Family Food! Making One Meal To Suit Everyone In The Family

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It’s spaghetti bolognaise for goodness sake! How hard can it be to feed my family spag bol!! Like loads of my pals, I can find it hard to find one meal that suits everyone in the family.

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(Death By) White Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe + A Big Birthday Boy

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If you’re looking for a cake that has healthy attributes throw your arms in the air and run away screaming. This simple white chocolate mud cake is the least healthy cake known to man: it’s basically an instant coronary. You have been warned.

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Eat Now: Online Takeaway Ordering (And Eating) Made Easy

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Advertorial for Eat Now I’d love to claim that I cook each and every meal for myself and the family but I cannot tell a lie. Fish fingers or (vegetarian) ‘chicken’ nuggets are a  weekly event, and so is takeaway.

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Easy Cashew + Mushroom Nut Roast – For A Vegetarian Christmas

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Take a bow, the cashew and mushroom layered roast! This is the Christmas lunch made for the Intn’l Man of Mystery for the past 16 years.

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Christmas Condensed Milk Truffles – Made By The Kids

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Here’s a recipe that was very popular last  Christmas for the many school functions that need a sweet treat. It deserves an update for 2013! These are nut free truffles which are also gluten free in this version because we used gluten free biscuits. Really, I’d rather the kids are a much more nutrient dense […]

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Thermomix Smoothie Recipes – Orange and Banana Smoothie

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One of the best things about the beloved Thermomix, is being able to make whole-fruit fruit juices and smoothies.

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Butcherman Review: Sydney’s Online Butcher

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It’s the 1st of December and for our family the start of the Christmas season.  We’re kicking off with a review of Sydney’s favourite online butcher.

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Quorn Bolognaise – Veggie, Healthy + Quick

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Have you cooked with quorn at all? If you’re ever looking for a vegetarian meat alternative, quorn is your man. Made in the UK, quorn is made from mycoprotein, the name given to an organism originally called ‘Fusarium graminearum.’ It’s in the fungus family, but now commercially produced and turned into quorn.

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RedBalloon Subscription Boxes – Luv Sum Energy and Protein Balls Review

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Nothing like getting food delivered to your doorstep. Usually we get milk, bread and veggies delivered… that’s a bit boring, isn’t it?

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Monster Muesli Breakfast In A Bag Review

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What do you feed the kids for breakfast when you’re in a massive hurry?

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Tangy Passionfruit Mousse – Quick + Easy Desserts

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Here’s a light and lovely dessert that my family really enjoyed.

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Simple Spiced Zucchini Cake – Moist, Nutty and Delicious

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Spring is here in Sydney and full optimism, I’ve planted some zucchini in the garden. Full of hunger, the possums and bandicoots have started scoffing the plants.

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Stewed Rhubarb With Orange and Ginger In The Thermomix

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 Rhubarb has been a brekkie favourite since I was a wee girl. Mum always grew loads of rhubarb in the garden in East Lothian, Scotland. She still does.

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Cottage Cheese As A High Protein Snack

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I’m always on the hunt for a high protein snack that’s really quick and easy. One of the best things I’ve learned - thank you Susie Burrell and VisionPT - is that having a high protein snack in the mid afternoon means I eat a lot less at dinner.

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Do You Use Protein Powder? A Review of IsoWhey Complete

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I’ll be honest here, until about two years ago, I would NEVER have used any type of shake or protein powder. I was very sniffy about them - judgemental even.

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Basic Cooking Skills – How To Hold A Knife

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Don’t panic, this isn’t a knife fight amongst a group of cooks! It’s just a very simple lesson on why it’s important to hold a knife firmly, and how to do so.  

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Easy Caramel Popcorn Recipe – And Cuisinart Hot Air Popcorn Machine Review

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This was supposed to be a post about how healthy it is to make air popped popcorn for the kids. An excellent after school snack, so quick and easy and no butter required. But no! My daughter, Minnie The Minx, took one look at the new popcorn maker (thank you Kitchenware Direct) and rushed off […]

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