Juice Garden – my 3 day cleanse

There’s just something about the start of a new year isn’t there?  The kind of something that has you approach a 3 day juice cleanse with the same enthusiasm as a toddler in a swing park.  Thank goodness there’s at least some point of the year when we unequivocally crave health and inner beauty…  Actually I won’t lie, I’m pretty…
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Chocolate peanut butter protein balls

January… month of health kicks.  This month I’ve done bikram yoga, I’ve re-committed to my morning work-outs, I’ve walked further and faster and I’ve been eating healthy.  Only in January can I show this kind of committment – heck I’ll put it right out there, I’m even on a 3 day Juice Garden cleanse right now (more on that later).…
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Castaway Spritz picnic & my perfect summer salad

I don’t know about you but the last of the warm days have me ‘summering’ like a crazy lady (what if it just doesn’t come next year?).  Every opportunity to eat and drink alfresco I am taking and I will be wearing cutoffs and the most summery lace I can lay my hands on. My friends over at Castaway Spritz…
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Soupe a l’oignon (et cognac)

It’s not healthy but it’s still soup so it can’t be all bad right?  And it tastes of ski holidays.  Fact.  And that’s all good I promise. Soupe a l’oignon et cognac (serves 4) olive oil & a knob of butter 7 medium onions, halved and sliced 2 tsp sugar 150ml white wine 850ml beef stock (I used cubes, so…
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Winter party pavlova

Confession: I am a pav-lova (see what I did there?). We make this recipe, yes sometimes me, sometimes the husband, for basically every party we host or event we attend which requires a dessert shaped token.  It’s easily modified to suit however many mouths you want to feed but we find this one generally does about 12 at a party.…
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