Author: Edwina Murphy-Droomer

  Every now and then the best therapy is simply to lose yourself in a good old chick flick. In this weeks email, I asked for your favs and have compiled the list here as an easy go-to library. If you have a favourite that is not on the list be sure to add it…

Ingredients 2 x Cans of Organic Chickpeas, drained 4 Tbsp of Unhulled Tahini 4 Tbsp of Lemon Juice 4-6 Cloves of Garlic finely chopped Olive Oil and Smoked Paprika to garnish Method Put the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and garlic into your blender and blend until you have a smooth paste consistency. You may need…

Whole jacket potatoes * Wash whole potatoes, (white or sweet) generally one per person. * Place directly on the racks in a preheated oven, on 180C, for 1 hour. * Carefully, using an oven mitt or a doubled over tea towel, remove the potatoes from the oven. * Carefully cut a deep cross into the…

Ingredients 10 Organic Free Range Eggs 1 Cup Gluten Free Flour 2 Cups of Coconut Milk 1 Tin Sirena tuna in oil 2 Carrots (c) 2 Celery Stalks (c) 1 Large Red Capsicum (c) 6 Button Mushrooms (s) A small wedge of green cabbage (s) 1/2 Broccoli (s) Large handful of finely chopped parsley (g)…

Ingredients – serves 6 6 Organic Chicken Thighs 2 Large Carrots (c) 1 Large Brown Onion (s) 1 Large Zucchini with skin on (c) 1 Broccoli (s) 6 Button Mushrooms (s) 6 Large Kale leaves (g) 1 Large Bunch of Parsley (g) 4 Cloves Garlic (s) 1 x 250 g Packet of Mung Bean Vermicelli…

Di Fretta simply translates to ‘in a hurry’ This has been a staple fast food in our house for years. The sauce, when blended, is perfect for freezing so feel free to make a double batch and pop some way for a handy back up meal. INGREDIENTS 2 Tins Organic Tomatoes (c) 425g Tin of Good quality Tuna (drain oil off…

INGREDIENTS 1 Large Brown Onion (s) ~ approx 1 cup 1 Cup Chopped Mushrooms (s) 1/2 Broccoli, including stem (s) ~ approx 1 cup 1 Cup Chopped Green Cabbage (s) 2 Large Carrots (c) ~ approx 1 cup 1 Large Zucchini, with skin on (c) 1 Large Capsicum (c) 1 Cup Chopped Purple Cabbage (c)…

It is Saturday morning and as I sit here contemplating the week ahead and the pledge I recently made to clean up my diet, shed a few sneaky kilos, and generally get myself feeling a little more chipper, I truly wonder … “Can I be bothered?” The other frustration I face is the repetitive nature…

At the age of 46, I have managed to accumulate 33 years’ worth of weight and body image struggles.  Damn, that is tragic. I have been on more diets than I can remember and flogged myself through numerous exercise regimes that did little more than feed my feelings of inadequacy. However, the saddest part of this…

This hamburger is food and its real …… isn’t it? It has salad, bread, dairy, meat …. all things that are part of the recommended dietary guidelines. So what’s the big deal? Well…..the sad fact is that it is no longer simply food sourced from nature, but rather a highly processed chemical cocktail sourced from a factory!   It…