Monthly Archives: November 2013

Planning for an Organised Christmas

It’s that time of the year where we start stressing, shopping and generally getting into the crazy Christmas season.  Tomorrow with be the official start of the Christmas season. I already have my Christmas tree up, I got stressed a … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner? – A few easy preparation tips

We have always had the same dilemma!  What should we have for dinner?  Sometimes I dread the evening routine, dinner seems to get later or take longer these days, and I don’t seem to have very much of my evening … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Inspiration

Remember that even in the darkest and hardest days, we all struggle to stay focused. But, we can inspire each other! I’ll start: Just a thought for those of us haunted by Monday-itis!

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4:2:1 – Getting Back In

After dinner tonight, I feel like I need to do something to my diet.  I’ve been slack for the last few weeks and I’m thinking tomorrow will be a 500 calorie day.  Yesterday would have come close, but it’s about … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Day 7 Chilli Con Carne

Day 7: Chilli con carne My partner wanted to try out our thermomix tonight.  He’s had a few goes at things, smoothies and helped me with gingerbread and the dough yesterday, but chilli con carne is his recipe so I … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Pull Apart herb and Garlic Bread

Day 6. I feel like I spent most of my day in the kitchen today.  First I made dough for a pull apart bread, and mixed the butter and herbs.  I cooked scrambled eggs and made a sundried tomato dip.  … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Day 5 Creamy Tomato and Salami Fettuccine

Yesterday would have been day 4, but unfortunately I ended up snacking on left over gingerbread when I got home and consequently I never had dinner because I was too full. Tonight was day 5.  We were both thinking pasta, … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Day 3 Beef Korma and Gingerbread Biscuits

Tonight I couldn’t decide what to have for dinner.  The plan was for satay beef, but unfortunately I couldn’t be bothered to go shopping on my way home so we opted for whatever we could make up from what was … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Day 3 Juice/Smoothie

Thermomix Day 3: Fruit Juice/Smoothie My partner went out and bought some fruit for his own smoothie/juice concoction. He threw in anything and everything he could find, apple, celery, papaya, ginger, lime, orange, banana, berries… I think that covers it. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thermomix: Day 2 Roast Chicken

To get me started I’ve decided to try something every day for 30 days.  Incase there is anyone out there who would like to know what they are capable of.  I will post what did and didn’t work, why I … Continue reading

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