How to Make Perfect Poached Eggs

Poached Eggs

I love a good poached egg almost as much as a boiled egg, but I absolutely cannot under no circumstances eat a poached egg without barbeque sauce. Is that weird? With no other eggy recipe do I have this crazy little quirk and I don’t think there's any logical or rational reason so I won't even try … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Chickpea Curry with Poached Eggs

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New recipe on Moodie – Low fat, low calorie, high fibre comfort food I don’t know about you but on those nights when I get home later than usual and need to get something on the table quickity quick, I’m more likely to dial (or walk across the road to the local chippie) than cook. It’s the stress … [Read more...]

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How to cook moist chicken breast every time

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I love a good chicken breast, oh yes I do. But in my quest to keep things light, I cook and eat it without the skin (well, most of the time). And here’s why: 120g of chicken breast without the skin: 526 kilojoules (126 calories) 1.9 grams total fat 120g of chicken breast with the … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Healing Poached Chicken Noodle Soup

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New recipe – Low kilojoule, low fat, healthy If you’ve been with me through the cold months, you’ll know that I am addicted soup (and stews). I SO love soup and eat it religiously when it's cold outside but never more so than when I’m feeling under the weather. And when you're feeling less than … [Read more...]

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Snack Swaps – 10 healthy swaps to keep you satisfied

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Snacking, we all do it and not usually because we’re hungry. Stress, boredom and habit are all major contributors to why we snack. But sometimes we’ve just got to, don’t we? And who and I to tell you not to snack? I’m a snacker too. But I try to keep it healthy most of the time and am always … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Spanish Chorizo and Lentil Stew

Spanish Chorizo and Lentils

New Recipe - Big on fibre, low in kilojoules, quickity quick in the kitchen I don't need an excuse to get back into stews, casseroles and oven bakes but the cooler nights is certainly a good one. SO excited! I’m still obsessed with Spanish and Mexican flavours so think I’ll have to accept that … [Read more...]

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PMS – Food that helps kick it to the curb

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PMS (pmt), urgh! When it comes to the monthly curse, we women really did draw the short straw. Not only am I bloated and irrational, my mood swings are so fast that it could snap your neck if you blinked and missed the danger signs (a nano’s nano second would be too long). Another symptom of my … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Pork Burgers with Apple

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New recipe – Light, low calorie burgers! I’m always in the mood for a burger. Burgers are my thing. If we have takeaway or if I’m feeling seedy, I want a burger. I think I’ve mentioned this before ..... So it will come as no surprise to you that I’m bringing you a burger recipe. But not just any … [Read more...]

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How to Make the Perfect Boiled Egg

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I do so love a boiled egg in the morning. Mmmmmmmm, boiled egg with dippers....... And whilst it’s second nature for me to boil up a perfectly cooked goog, I realise that it’s not so for everyone. I don’t think there is only one way to boil an egg, everyone has their little tips, tricks and … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Mushroom Ragu with Soft Polenta

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New Recipe: Low fat, low calorie, vegetarian This is our go to dinner when we need a night away from meat (but meaty enough for my carnivorous husband to feel satisfied). It is seriously one of the most beautifully comforting dishes in my kitchen right now and just perfect for celebrating Meat … [Read more...]

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My girls don’t always feel like breakfast and it can be grind to get them to eat something that will

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In the mood for Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spag Bol. It’s a dish I grew up on. It’s the first recipe I learnt to cook by myself. It’s been my

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