Archive for March, 2009

Cholesterol lowering flaxseed muffins and foccacia – simple, but effective!

Massive is the only word I can use to adquately describe last Friday night. It was the hens weekend for one of my beautiful girlfriends – Lans. I must say that the food we ate on the night was delicious – salads and skewers, along with, preceded by and followed by many beverages. Many beverages. And a nudie swim. And angry neighbours. Anyway… Saturday morning was bright and sunny in Avoca on the NSW Central Coast, but I was not.

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Continue Reading March 8, 2009 at 9:29 am 6 comments

One fabulously hearty breakfast for the wheat wary!

Most mornings I love eating fresh fruit for breakfast, but semi regularly (and generally after a “bad ice cube” has been slipped into my white wine), I don’t feel satisfied unless I have something a bit more wholesome than fruit! What’s more, this week the weather in Sydney has been wet, grey and chilly, so I decided it was as good a time as any to perfect the hearty breakie.

When one does eat wheat it’s pretty easy to feel full at breakfast time. Take a piece of toast or two, slap your favourite spread on top and you’re away! Or the greasy bacon and egg, Swiss cheese, tomato, mushroom, barbeque sauce and soft roll combo wins hearts and minds on the hung over days, but for those of us who are steering clear of wheat, what’s the answer?

Presenting February’s fabulous tomato, basil and fetta omelette!

Continue Reading March 1, 2009 at 9:23 am 1 comment


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