The last few weeks we have been going through some chaos here at the homestead. Bathroom renovations are still going on, the house is covered in a layer of dust, the hallway is off limits for the boys, we've been going out and about EVERYDAY to stay out of the way of the tradies, and… Continue reading No-Bake Date and Almond Brownies
This weather! Rain, rain and more rain! If this is the start to winter, I'm not sure I'm looking forward to it anymore. Everything is damp, laundry is taking forever to dry, everything smells musty. At least it's not cold... Yet!Last week, I made this super hearty soup with a heap of leftover corn on… Continue reading Vegan Corn Chowder – Meatless Monday
Sheesh! Balls! Right. Mind back in the right.... Leftovers.We've been lucky the boys are ok with leftovers, but I feel bad making them eat things for lunch they may have had for dinner the night before. Not to mention, I get bored of eating the same things as well.One of the MANY dishes that Jacob… Continue reading Leftover Makeover – Risotto Balls
After the big pantry clean out of 2014, I found a lot of ingredients that I noticed hadn't been used in ages or just about to go off. Soooo.. Hello coconut!Since the boys love eating pitted dates, google uncovered this combo in this gem! Easy as and actually the only tedious part is making the… Continue reading No Bake, Date & Coconut Balls… Dreamy…
I saw this recently somewhere on Facebook, and thought it was pretty brilliant. I do try to use most of these as often as I can, but didn't realise that many of them were good sources of protein! I'd be keen to try out chia and hemp seeds. If anyone has some yummy recipes for… Continue reading Protein, veggie style!
A couple years ago, I came across this recipe from the lovely Pip @ Meet Me at Mike's. The first time I made it, it was love. It's still in regular rotation on the menu planner, but has gone through so many incarnations. This is our latest version! With crispy tofu and udon noodles! Super… Continue reading Crispy Tofu Teriyaki – Meatless Monday and Naptime Cooking!
My weight has always been a roller coaster type battle.. Eating out of boredom, a desk job for the last 2 years, too much drinking and evening snacking with the hubby.. It's all part of the problem. Now, I'm striving to get back a little closer to my normal weight - mainly due to the closet… Continue reading I’ve finally begun the battle!! Again.
*please note... we are not vegan, I was once, but still love to have vegan and vegetarian things. Yummies!Saturday afternoons are good for making bread of any kind. I found this recipe quickly online. I've tried so many different recipes for banana muffins and bread, but this one is a big score for me. No… Continue reading *vegan banana bread and a bit of a crazy weekend