Summer is really here in Sydney. With a nearly sweltering 34.5 degrees, there is only one thing on my mind for lunch. Gazpacho. If I make it in time, then it can sit in the fridge and get really cold. Only it was about 1pm by the time I got up to make lunch and there was no waiting as my stomach went “growl”…
Spring is here…sort of. It was at least on the weekend, 32 degrees and blue sky, then yesterday I had to get the doona’s out again as it was about 12! There’s something about spring that just makes me feel like clean eating, new habits, reinventing and trying harder (at what I don’t know!).
So, I took a bad instagram picture last week of these veggie wraps I made and people seemed to like them, so I thought I’d knock up the recipe properly and get out the good camera to take some real photos. This is the result. As you can see the sun was shining. And I ran out of zucchini and had to use cucumber, but I wouldn’t recommend it. Even though I squeezed all the juice out, it was still a bit damp. Trust me the zucchini is much better.
NOTE: Clickable images above will be coming…running a bit behind…
I wish I could rap, I’d create a lil’ ditty about healthy lunch wraps. I suppose writing the word ‘ditty’ already means I am way past being able to write a rap… So instead I’ll just share the most varied and interesting wraps I’ve found around the www. Read more
So if you follow me on Facebook, you’ll see I’m a bit consumed with macro bowls at the moment. Long story short, I “accidentally” drank too much wine and felt rather ordinary the next day (so you don’t think I’m a total alco – it was only 3 glasses of red wine – I’m such a lightweight these days that 3 glasses is enough to make me feel rubbish!). Anyhow at lunch time I was still feeling sluggish so thought it was time to see if my food could fix me.
I’d been reading about macro bowls for a while and had everything on hand so somehow found the energy to put it altogether. And it was so worth it. Not only did my smug factor go through the roof (even though husband was not around to witness it!), I felt exceedingly better. In under an hour after eating it. Read more
As you guys in the Northern Hemisphere enjoy the heat, our lovely winter weather has turned bitter and cold. And there’s only one thing for bitter and cold windy days – hot food!
I’m currently borrowing River Cottage Veg Everyday by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall from the library. I loved his River Cottage TV show as he keeps his recipes simple, using fresh, whole food ingredients and minimising waste (like using all of the cuts from a sheep or chicken – okay, not entirely appropriate on a vegan post – but he’s waving the flag for ethical treatment of animals so you’ve got to give him props for that!). Read more