Somehow I always seem to have a pile of carrots and half a celery plant in my crisper.
I am practicing budgeting more tightly this month and learning how to make do more, so I looked at my wild mushroom quinotto last night and wondered what to make with what I had, to go with it.
This is a super easy, light and crunch salad perfect for summer and great with fish as a side dish.
I whipped up this super yummy pie the other night and seriously – it took less than 2 minutes to put together. It was VERY yummy and best bit was the high protein, low carb combo makes it a great dish for weight loss.
Here’s the recipe – whip it up tonight and see what the family thinks!
I woke up this morning on Day 8 of my Eco Mum Dukan Diet and I was really craving something sweet.
I have just started the Cruise Phase of the Diet and today is my pure protein day – so there’s no vegetables to be had.
We have a delightfully spoiled pooch who lives with us and was formerly used to blue vein cheese, rump steak every night and coffee straight out of his Master's cup.
Whilst pushing my daughter on her swing set the other day, underneath the pine trees in our yard, I was looking at the huge mushrooms that had been popping up over several weeks.
I had such fun making my slow cooked, very rich lamb stock. I had all different types of bones – shins, knuckles, ribs in the pots and some vege and lots of spices. It simmered on my fire place for a day or so and when the fire was off it was simmering on my stove for another day or so. All in all it made the house smell delish and produced the most wonderful stock – which I promptly used in a Pumpkin Soup recipe.
I had some left over as well as scraps of lamb from the bones so I came up with something else lovely to make so as not to waste anything...
I don’t know about you, but by the afternoon and early evening I am starting to fade and oftentimes cannot be bothered cooking. Sometimes I’ll whip up something fabulous but usually it takes a good 15 minute pep talk and a glass of vino to get me in the mood.
Up until recently I had never before tried potato and leek soup. I always thought leeks were some kind of a weird green vegetable and could not fathom how they would taste mixed with potato. Something like mashed lawn clippings – or so I thought!
If you’re anything like me, sometimes making time for a good, healthy breakfast isn’t always easy – I even have to set an alarm and reminder on my phone to remind me if I haven’t eaten by 10am!