Spaghetti but skinnier

My head knows it’s courgette but my mouth says ‘gosh darn, that’s some good spaghetti’. Let me introduce you to my new friend the julienne peeler… I got this one and, of course I have never had another to compare it to but, it did the job and has a handy wee guard so you don’t julienne your fingers.  I…
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A bowlful of healthy

Been eating macaroons and chocolate pear pastries all morning and need some yin for all that naughty yang?  No?  Just me?  Well, here’s a healthy yin anyway (see what I did there?). A bowlful of healthy (Serves 2) 1 large mango 1 can kidney beans (drained and rinsed) 1 avocado 1/2 a red onion 1/2 a lime Directions Chop the…
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Summer Sunday roast

I’m just gonna say it – if your guests are arriving in the next few hours then this is not the one for you.  If your guests are arriving for lunch the day after you’re planning a night out then this is going to tick all the boxes. Around 12 hours before you want to eat it, rub a little…
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Super skinny blueberry pankcakes

Operation beach body is in full swing and this recipe (suggested to me by a lovely reader Jules) is the perfect weekend breakfast ‘treat’.  Packed with protein and other healthy stuff but still with the illusion of naughtiness?  I’m in.  The husband deemed them ‘awesome’ and I’d say although you’ll not be fooled, they’re a darn good alternative. I sprinkled…
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Skinny icecream

So the trouble with having a sore throat is the medicine.  Gallons of icecream.  That’s not necessarily a problem except that, with 6 weeks to go, it’s wreaking havoc with Operation Beach Body. But then… lightbulb moment – I remembered about this little gem.  Icecream but not as you know it.  It’s bananas.  No really, bananas.  And that’s it. I…
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