If you would like to skip past my ramblings the recipe is at the bottom of the page. This week I've learned that when something is listed as "salad" on a menu doesn't necessarily mean its going to be a light healthy meal. On my travels to Dublin and Galway at the weekend I was … Continue reading Random Ramblings and Chicken Quinoa Courgette & Parmesan Pie
I've chosen a great week to join a weight loss group! Off to Dublin tonight, Galway tomorrow and its my birthday on Sunday! Nothing like a challenge. I've decided that although I do eat quite healthily I need to have the group side of things if I actually want to loose a bit of weight. … Continue reading Fab food and frolics (and banana chocolate oat muffins!)
I haven't posted a recipe for a while and thought as today (3rd February) is "Carrot Cake Day" that it would be the appropriate time to post my carrot cake baked oats recipe. I tried a couple of different versions of this and have come up with what is my favourite. I do love baked … Continue reading Carrot Cake Baked Oats
"Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." This is something you will hear at many weightloss groups. I say Bullplop! I remember being skinny. I got teased for it. I used to eat Mars bars to try to put on weight. The jibes might have been lighthearted but they stayed with me. I think it … Continue reading Skinny Curvy Muscular Fat Tall Short Voluptuous Slender whatever way you see yourself. Be you, for you.
I will post other things as well as food but I'm rather enjoying sharing my recipes! For today though here is a dish that my other half is a big fan of and I nearly forgot about it. Meatzza! It is what it sounds like, a meat base with pizza toppings. Meatzza serves 2-4 depending … Continue reading Meatzza!
Yesterday I went to a talk about designers/makers working with bloggers as part of Sligo Design Week. It was a great talk with two local bloggers Modafix and Floralesque who write about local Irish design (fashion, crafts, art). They discussed how they are passionate about what they write about and believe in supporting Irish design, they … Continue reading draw a line start again
The days are getting shorter and colder and the need for comfort food is strong. A roast dinner is most definitely a comfort food in our house. Comfort food doesn't have to be calorific to satisfy you. (Although in saying that, Mum's sticky toffee pudding will always win on the comfort food front - oh … Continue reading Slow Roasted Half Leg of Lamb