Monthly Archives: November 2011

Oodles of Noodles

Saturday mornings always seem so busy in our house and I was popping in and out constantly.  It was one of those mornings when I would be in for 15 minutes before dashing off again, which is not long enough … Continue reading

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Brilliant Banana Breakfast

I excelled myself at breakfast today.  Really, I did.  It looked good and tasted marvellous.  But it did frustrate me massively to make it and I ended up with a sink full of dirty dishes.  It was definitely worth it … Continue reading

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Keen on Quinoa

Today started so badly.  My alarm clock did not work so I started my day late and did not have time for breakfast.  One of my new golden rules broken within a week – always make time for breakfast.  D’oh! … Continue reading

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Pear-fect !

Today I made a pear-fect breakfast.  Inspired once again by Kath Eats I had a go at searing some fresh pears.  It is very easy and tastes wonderful.  Somehow, searing the pears makes them taste more intense.  More pearey.  It is also … Continue reading

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Cooking 1980’s Style

I am writing this blog tonight while I watch  The Food Hospital which is proving to be an interesting programme.  It looks at the medicinal properties of food and covers a wide range of conditions, some of which have fantastic results. … Continue reading

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Weights and Measures

I am going back to basics this week which means tracking i.e. weighing and measuring everything.  This time next week I want to have smashed through the 3 stone weight loss barrier.  Well, I am finding it a barrier at … Continue reading

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Hunting and Shooting

Vegetarians, Vegans and anyone who dislikes hunting and shooting will probably not like this post.  Hunting and shooting are very emotive and I am empathetic to those of you who oppose killing animals/birds for sport or for eating.  However, I … Continue reading

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How NOT To Diet!

I have had worse days, that’s for sure.  But in the last few months, I have had so many more better days, thank goodness.  Allow me to demonstrate what NOT to do when dieting. NB: I only did this for … Continue reading

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Ladies Who Lunch

Today I was a lady who lunched.  And shopped.  Actually I shopped before I lunched.  Twice.  And shopped again after lunch.  I can do girly 🙂 Breakfast was banana and chia porridge with fresh raspberries. Sweet banana, sharp raspberries and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Home

Happy Birthday to you Happy Birthday to you Happy Birthday dear house that we live in and now call home Happy birthday to you 10 years ago today, we moved out of our house in the suburbs of South London … Continue reading

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