I’m so excited to share the news that I’m pregnant!! I’m only halfway through but I’ve had quite a few questions about eating and exercise with a bub on board, so I thought I’d share my journey so far. I felt pretty good up until about the 7/8 week mark and then that dreaded morning/all day sickness struck. I learnt very quickly that I basically … [Read more...] about My pregnancy menu
My mother-in-law made a version of this (using carrots instead of the pumpkin) for Christmas and I’ve been obsessed ever since. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE chickpeas but this spiced-up, cauliflower version is a light and delicious change. This hummus gets better with time so if you can make it the day before, the flavors will have time to develop. … [Read more...] about Chickpea-less spiced pumpkin hummus
I’ve recently been exploring ways in which to boost the anti-inflammatory properties of my diet. Of course, turmeric is one of the first ingredients that I’ve boosted my intake of. Recent research has proven that turmeric is not only a powerful antioxidant but it inhibits the growth of new blood vessels in tumours, which helps to prevent cancer. … [Read more...] about Golden turmeric latte
This epic dish combines honey-caramelized haloumi with a tart hint of lemon zest, chewy pearl barley and a scattering of fresh herbs. Made from sheep's milk, haloumi is a Greek cheese that has a high melting point that makes it perfect for grilling or pan-frying. Pearl barley is an often-overlooked grain that has a gorgeously chewy texture and a … [Read more...] about Pan fried haloumi with honey and pearl barley
Duck fat is the most ridiculously delicious stuff for roasting veggies and it really takes this otherwise simple grain salad to the next level. Keep the skin on the sweet potato as it’s full of antioxidants and be led by your grocery store, parsnips, butternut squash/pumpkin, carrots and celeriac all work a treat too. I suggest you cook the quinoa … [Read more...] about Super grain salad with duck fat roasted vegetables
Ah, caramelised onions … the smell wafting through the house and the tender, sweet and savory flavours—there are few things in the world that make me wiggle my toes with glee. You can’t rush caramelised onions. Be patient and move each onion strand around the pan until they reach that gorgeous golden colour. I’m always on the search for snacks that … [Read more...] about Caramelised onion, spinach and raw garlic yoghurt dip
It felt so strange being in London in the lead up to Christmas. It was pitch black at 4 pm and the sun barely bothered to rise all day. To say that I was excited about coming back to Australia is an understatement. While the Christmas lights on Oxford Street and intricate window displays at Liberty’s were charming and quaint, something didn’t feel … [Read more...] about The easiest peach, white chocolate and macadamia tartlets
I am really excited for December and not only because I’m about to jump on a plane back to Australia but it’s also when I get to celebrate the release of Whole Food, Bowl Food with you all. We’ve organised lots of events all over Australia so that I can meet you, answer any questions and, of course, sign your books. I can’t wait! Bondi Farmers … [Read more...] about Whole Food, Bowl Food book signings & events this December!