Tag Archives: #realfood

Game Sliders with Jalapeño Poppers

I’ve given up on low carb breads or any form of immitation burger buns, etc. It. Just. Doesn’t. Taste. The. Same. End of story. Instead, I’ve decided I rather like a bun-less burger! Sometimes I use grilled aubergine as a ‘base’ – really yum and I’ll post a version of these soon – but this

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Bowls of Pulled Pork Heaven

Pulled Pork – probably the best thing EVER since you-know-what! It’s super easy too… Pair it up with buttery cauli mash and you’re in for a real treat: Here’s what you’ll need: 1kg pork roast, bone-in Butt Rub 1 cup of beef stock 1 cauliflower head, steamed 1 tbs butter 1 tbs cream Red chili

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Breakfast in a flash: Bacon Bowls filled with Egg & Spinach

I love breakfast; I love bacon; I love the fact that I can eat eggs & bacon just about every day and not get bored with it! I grew up with cereal / porridge for breakfast – bacon & eggs were for special weekend treats, because, you know, it’s unhealthy… {Thank goodness we now know

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Curried Mango Coleslaw

I have a new-found love for coleslaw! It’s crunchy, tangy and delicious – and will add some pizzazz to most meals. As a child, I used to hate cabbage, whether it was cooked, coleslaw, or whatever… Just one of those foods I didn’t care for. Even as an adult, cabbage is something I wouldn’t normally

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Mediterranean-Style Lamb Ragú Salad

Isn’t it amazing what you can do with a beautiful piece of meat and a few key ingredients? Take a whole neck of lamb, add some tomatoes, a bit of stock, garlic & lemon, stick it in a pot, wait a while – and presto – you have a wonderful, flavourful dish! {Or something to

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Spinach & Broccoli {Low Carb} Meaty Bites

Happy Friday! 🙂 Here’s a recipe for spinach and broccoli meaty bites – done in two different ways, because it’s always great if you can whip up a big batch of something and create more than one meal! {Especially on a weekend ;)} 1 batch of spinach & broccoli mince mixture = 35 meatballs +

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Poached Pear Baked Custard

Is there anything as glorious as silky smooth, rich, homemade custard? Probably not… I made these poached pears for the kids the other day – thought it would be a nice treat while they were sick… {Turns out they didn’t really care for it – perhaps because it wasn’t so sweet? Yay – more for

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Super-restorative & Nourishing Indian-style Omelette

Can I just say: Oh M Geeeeee! {Oh My goodness} I went back to gym today, after a nice long break of almost 2 months… And then I almost died. Can fitness just disappear like that? What about muscle memory?! Seems like I have a bit of muscle amnesia… {Even though I went running a

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Prof. Tim Noakes Talks…

I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Prof. Tim Noakes yesterday – what a great man! Just over a year ago I first bought his book – The Real Meal Revolution – for our book club, because it looked like a really nice cook book. I LOVE cook books and most of our

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