Monthly Archives: May 2012

Light and Dark

This was the scene in my kitchen late last night.  Breakfast and lunch made for the next day. Breakfast was 1/3 cup oats, 1/3 cup almond milk, 1/3 cup yogurt, 1 orange, 1 pistachio and cranberry truffle crumbled on top. … Continue reading

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Moules et Frites – treat

The morning after the night before was ok: it was sunny 🙂 I didn’t have a hangover 🙂 clearing up didn’t take long at all 🙂 I decided that I had got off lightly and would aid my not-really-needed recovery … Continue reading

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The Reindeer Hut

Today was all about the reindeer hut.  Or rather my wonderful neighbours who were coming over to spend the evening in it and they would need feeding.  I have been looking forward to cooking some different foods and my inspiration … Continue reading

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2 Lovely Ladies

In the last couple of days I have enjoyed spending time with 2 lovely ladies.  Last night ‘Vegetable Grower Up The Road’ was in London and we met at Madison, a champagne and cocktail bar with an amazing view of St.Pauls ! … Continue reading

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All White

Breakfast: 1/3 cup unsweetened Alpen 2/3 cup almond milk 1 tbsp chia seeds 1/4 tsp cinnamon Mix together the night before. In the morning, mix in a chopped banana and blueberries. Pop in bag and take to work. At lunch … Continue reading

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Hummus Happiness

I took very few photos in London today.  Breakfast was a smoked salmon sandwich and skinny latte. I had taken an egg salad to work to have for lunch and decided I wanted something else with it so I popped … Continue reading

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Sun and Flowers and Seeds

I had something new today – Matcha. I have been reading about the amazing antioxidant properties of this product and treated myself to a small packet.  It came in a cute tin and when I took the top off (it … Continue reading

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Mother’s Ruin

I failed today’s first objective – I didn’t even manage to set an objective! Breakfast was delicious and easy as I had made it the night before. Bircher Muesli: 1/3 cup oats 1/3 cup almond milk 1/3 cup natural yogurt … Continue reading

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Ped

-ped or -pede [from Latin pēs, ped-  foot] Objectives of the day:  eat a mainly plant based diet, go for a walk, have a pedicure and buy shoes. Green smoothie for breakfast, starting with chard and spinach from the garden, plus an apple and a banana … Continue reading

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Pearly Kings and Queens

I succumbed again today to the luxury fruit bread.  I had a Monmouth flat white as a little treat and headed to Starbucks.  I hate their coffee but really like their fruit bread!  If you go in to a Starbucks, … Continue reading

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