Chatter · Eating

What happened when I went Sugar Free for a month

In April I decided to go refined sugar free. Thirty days of no chocolate, no alcohol, no sweets, no cake. I’ve done stints of no alcohol (usually Dry January after the Christmas indulgence) but never everything all at once. I wasn’t sure how I’d find it, as snacking on chocolate had become an almost daily… Continue reading What happened when I went Sugar Free for a month

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Chatter · Eating

Keeping it clean – 8 rules of healthy eating

Healthy eating (whether that’s clean, paleo, IIFYM, whatever floats your boat…) really doesn’t have to be that difficult. Eating right (especially if you’re trying to lose a few extra pounds) isn’t just having plain salads and dry chicken. As I’ve taught myself the clean way of eating (mantra: “It’s a lifestyle, not a diet”) it’s just been a case… Continue reading Keeping it clean – 8 rules of healthy eating

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes · Uncategorized

Vegetable and bean spicy chilli

If I could eat one thing every single day for the rest of my life, chilli would probably be it. It ticks every single box for me: spicy, warm, filling, and really darn easy to make. Recently we’ve been eating vegetable chilli quite often, it’s a really easy way to get extra vegetables into your… Continue reading Vegetable and bean spicy chilli

Dinner · fish · Recipes

Baked Mediterranean fish with tomato, olive and red onion

We had a family meal the other month and I volunteered to cook for everyone to show them what clean eating is like. It was a big hit, I made spelt bread and hummus to start, and healthy “Eton Mess” for dessert (both recipes coming soon), and for mains I made this: Mediterranean fish bake. It’s… Continue reading Baked Mediterranean fish with tomato, olive and red onion