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RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

Well, friends, my sugar-free quest continues! Today is Day 17 of the challenge and I can honestly say I am feeling great and not missing the sugar at all (after a somewhat rocky start…more on that in a later blog post). The other day I shared on the blog my recipe for beetroot hummus (with a…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS

I’m ashamed to admit it but in the past I have been guilty of feeling resentful of other people’s achievements. In a previous life, pre-minimalism and pre-feeling a lot better about myself in general, I felt that those achievements only served to emphasise how terrible I was at everything, how bad my luck was. Now,…… Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS

books · health · sugar free living

BOOK REVIEW: SWEET POISON BY DAVID GILLESPIE

When I challenged myself to quit sugar for a month at the beginning of August, I decided I needed to fill myself in a little more on the science behind why reducing the amount of added sugar (and in particular, fructose) we eat is important. David Gillespie’s Sweet Poison was one of the first books…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SWEET POISON BY DAVID GILLESPIE

food · recipes · sugar free living

RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS

I mentioned recently on the blog that in August I would be quitting sugar, so for the last 6 days I have sworn off the sweet stuff and have been exploring more savoury ways of living my life. As a BIG snacker (and eater in general…I’m talking 4 – 5 snacks in addition to 3…… Continue reading RECIPE: LEMONY BEETROOT HUMMUS

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OUR MINIMALIST WEDDING TAKE TWO: BRISBANE

Well, it has been a few weeks now since our wedding here at home, and I’m a little later than I would have hoped in posting about our second wedding, but better late than never! Our first wedding was in France at the beginning of July, in the small village where my husband grew up and…… Continue reading OUR MINIMALIST WEDDING TAKE TWO: BRISBANE