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  • 5 tips for fitting self-care into your day

    It’s now over a year since the UK officially went into its first lockdown and we are slowly trying to get back to some semblance of normality. For health reasons both theveggie and I have been fortunate enough to have…

    As 2020 draws to a close

    If I had been told this time last year that a virus would sweep the world in 2020 and we would have to socially distance ourselves from loved ones, friends and colleagues – I would have laughed out loud and…

    The Power Of Pesto…

    Back in lockdown in London…again. Fortunately Willow’s nursery is open so there is some semblance of normalcy with work and toddler life. Meal prep is still important to theveggie and I. We have been batch cooking a lot and one…

    Living in lockdown – meal prep, the food shop and weekday food tips …

    It’s summer and it’s lovely weather…and we are in still in lockdown in the UK. The Veggie and I and little Willow are lucky at the moment to be in the English countryside with family, which gives Willow a little…

    Easter boiled eggs

    Happy Easter everybody! I know most people are obsessed with chocolate eggs (me being one of them) but I thought I would talk about boiled eggs. Boiled eggs have become a stable in my life and in my toddler’s life…

    Autumn Pumpkin Soup

    Roasting rather than boiling the pumpkin makes this soup super flavoursome and full of depth Pumpkin soup is quite a common and mainstream thing in Australia – not so in the UK? Why – because pumpkins are not an all…

    Willow’s 1st Birthday – Funfetti Cake

    Willow turned one recently! I can’t believe our little girl is growing up so fast. One of the things I wanted to do was to bake her an American style funfetti cake which I’ve been a little obsessed with following…

    Writing after a long hiatus – life with a baby

        So it’s been a long time since I’ve posted something on the blog. Since my last post, I’ve had a baby, renovated our flat and after a 7 month maternity leave, I am back at work. The veggie…

    22 minute chicken thigh dinner in a hurry

    I find weekday dinners the hardest part of my weekly work week. I’ve decided to create a section of my blog for speedy weekday dinners which are healthy. This meal can be ready in 22 minutes if you are super…

    Malaysian dhal soup

    The weather is definitely changing now in London. The autumn leaves are starting to pop out and there is rain…..lots of it. You may have seen in a previous post of mine about the concept of healthyish, that is, trying…

    Pie Fest 2017 – Melton Mowbray

      Over the weekend, hubbie and I went to the Pie Fest 2017 in Melton Mowbray – home of the pork pie. There were many suppliers on display (both from Melton Mowbray and other areas) and of course it was a…


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