Menu Plan Monday – Leftovers and Eating Out

Leftover burmese beef cheeks

This week I honestly didn’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I ate out a lot and relied on snacky meals and leftovers. But in the interests of being honest and transparent, here is what I ate last week. [Read more...]

Grapefruit and Berry Green Smoothie


Lately I have been drinking green smoothies as part of my breakfast. This one is my current favourite, because it’s not too sweet and the grapefruit makes it nice and tangy. Plus the vitamin C helps with iron absorption from the greens. [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday – Back in the Kitchen

Saffron chicken

Lately I have been enjoying being back in the kitchen after handing my thesis in. I’ve been going to the markets, trying out new recipes and trying to eat up the food I have in the freezer. Last week’s meals were a mix of simple (nachos and breakfast for dinner) and some new more labour-intensive recipes. I’m also happy because avocados are in season at the moment and are cheap, so have been eating a lot of them.  [Read more...]

Dr Kale (Well, Not Quite Yet…)

Flatback turtle hatchling

Hello everyone, quite a lot has happened since I last posted. [Read more...]

Life Gets Busy

Car mirror

Regular readers have probably noticed that it’s been over a month since my last post. Nothing is wrong, life just got super-busy in the last couple of months. My thesis is due in a month, so I have been writing like crazy and spending longer at uni than I used to. Also, my scholarship ended, which means I am now working as a tutor (teaching assistant) to support myself. I fit in thesis work around that and there’s not a lot of time left over for blogging. [Read more...]