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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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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

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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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RECIPE: BANANA, APPLE AND CINNAMON BAKED OATS

Well, it has been another busy weekend in our house. We got married…again! We had a beautiful day on Saturday with a very simple ceremony at the registry with a small group of guests, followed by a lengthy, relaxed brunch and some photos in the botanic gardens. It was chilly and windy in the morning…… Continue reading RECIPE: BANANA, APPLE AND CINNAMON BAKED OATS

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RECIPE: EASY PALEO BANANA BREAD (IN THE BLENDER!)

Sometimes it feels like minimalism and cooking don’t mix, and even though I know they do (see this post ), with our trip overseas coming up it feels like it is taking forever to use up all the food we have on hand and to keep our meals simple during the countdown to takeoff. I am currently…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY PALEO BANANA BREAD (IN THE BLENDER!)