Plant Based Lunch: Organic Houmous with Extra Virgin Olive-Oil, Cucumber, Piccolini Tomatoes and Sesame Seeds

Lunch: Ackee & Fried Dumplings

Ackee is a Jamaican fruit and forms a part of the national dish of Jamaica: Ackee & Saltfish It’s light and delicious! I was going through my cupboards making a list for shopping. And I came across a tin of ackee! So I made some fried dumplings and enjoyed my meal 😊 Fried Dumpling AckeeContinue reading “Lunch: Ackee & Fried Dumplings”

What’s in Your Basket?

I went shopping this week and bought: Potatoes Cabbage Onions Carrots Mushrooms Beetroot Cucumber Tomatoes Green Smoothie Packs Berry Smoothie Packs Velvet Houmous Lettuce Spinach Cherries Wholegrain pitta-bread I also had a pack of 4 sugar ring doughnuts in my basket, but thought, there’s no point. So I left them at the counter. I hadContinue reading “What’s in Your Basket?”

Independent Improvements

Independent Improvements Once upon a time, a time long, long ago. I needed advice, I needed to know what to do and when to do it? How to begin and why? All I found was skinny models inside magazines, wearing swimwear and posing with pieces of fruit between their lips. I asked friends and oneContinue reading “Independent Improvements”

Banana Loaf Recipe – Unique Fatso

Ingredients 4 Very ripe bananas 110g of soft light brown sugar (I use muscovado sugar) 2 large eggs 120ml/ ½ Cup of sunflower oil 225g/ 1 ½ Cup of plain flour 1 tsp of bicarbonate of (baking) soda Golden flaxseeds (I’ve also used pumpkin seeds, and that was delightful.) Method Preheat the oven to 170°CContinue reading “Banana Loaf Recipe – Unique Fatso”

Break Fast

As I sleep, I’m indulgent in dreams of food and drink that keeps me in at the seams. I want cakes, chocolate, ice-cream and pic ‘n’ mix. I want deep-fried chunky chips with gravy and plant-based cheese melting at the tips. Homer and I are leaping, bunny hops into sugared dust. Homer and I areContinue reading “Break Fast”

A Lil Nibble

I used to drool in my mind, about the right time when I could try foods I know, in time will make me cry. I had no reasons why! But I knew I wanted a lil nibble. I told myself that a lil nibble makes no difference. My weight won’t change, it will stay theContinue reading “A Lil Nibble”

Unique Fatso

Unique Fatso *Disclaimer, this was written a while ago. Foundation I can’t remember how old I was exactly. But I know I was young. A small booklet arrived with the daily post and was placed in the fruit-bowl by one of my family members. During breakfast, I picked it up and was looking through it,Continue reading “Unique Fatso”

Tea Time with Pukka

Late last night, I made a mug of Pukka Tea, #PukkaCleanse to be exact. After consuming a large portion of battered chips 😔I felt a combination of sadness, disappointment and the need to fix it. The taste (for me) was awful. But I downed it, I finished to whole cup. It’s goodness that will noContinue reading “Tea Time with Pukka”

Got Milk?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always suffered from acne. More so during menstruation but generally throughout non-menstrual days. Big bumpy, unsightly spots! My daily breakfast (previously) consisted of a 40g bowl of porridge with a cup of milk! Throughout the day, I enjoyed drinking hot-chocolate, with a mountain of whipped cream…Mmm AcneContinue reading “Got Milk?”

The Green Smoothie

The Green Smoothie On and off, here and there I’ve been buying the following in packs: Oranges Lemons Limes Cherries Raspberries Carrots   With great aspirations to make my own juices/smoothies, in order to facilitate my diet. However, I would purchase these and more, then find myself either tired of the prep work or withContinue reading “The Green Smoothie”