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2022 September Walking Challenge

2022 September Walking Challenge

I’m really excited to announce our 2022 September Walking Challenge.  This is an annual event that started in 2020. A small group of us got together and challenged ourselves to do 2kms (1.24miles) each day in September. In 2020, it was a time when we were in...
What to look out when ordering a Meal Kit

What to look out when ordering a Meal Kit

I love cooking. However I hate meal planning and I hate grocery shopping even more. A solution to this? Get a meal kit delivered to my door. Sounds simple enough, but let’s look at some of the pitfalls, and what I do when ordering a meal kit: Take time to...
Sometimes you just want to eat cake

Sometimes you just want to eat cake

Sometimes you just want to eat cake!  I saw this cake on a TV cooking show, and it looked so good I had to try it. It’s a Swedish chocolate cake called Kladdkaka. I made it dairy free but substituting Nuttlex for the butter, and I used a coconut ice cream to...
Real Meat or Fake?

Real Meat or Fake?

 Happy World Earth Day I was doing some research on fake meat burgers this morning*. I call them “fake” but really they are plant based. It was comparing a traditional meat patty with a fake meat patty (ie. the Impossible Burger patty and the Beyond Meat...
Why you don’t want to eat carbs for Breakfast

Why you don’t want to eat carbs for Breakfast

Carbs are an essential part of our diet. I eat heaps of carbs, but I avoid them early in the day. I tend to eat carbs and good starchy foods for dinner (you know…rice, potatoes). Why? By eating a typical carb-heavy breakfast such as bagels, muffins, toast or...
Dairy Free Tzatziki Dip

Dairy Free Tzatziki Dip

One of my favourite dips is tzatziki. So when I experimented with this combination using natural coconut yoghurt, I was thrilled. It takes about 5 minutes to put together, and it’s delicious. I like it quite lemony, so I will add extra lemon when I serve this....