Thermomix Brown Rice and Bean Salad

Serves 6 This healthy, low GI brown rice salad is so easy and so delicious. It's a great way to use up left over veggies and feed a crowd. When I'm pushed for time, I use frozen veggies but this [Read More]

Almost Famous!

I've been in touch with Anna over at the Kolling Foundation since the days when my fundraising began. She and her team have been super supportive, keeping in touch and even kitting me out in my very [Read More]

Thermomix Carrot and Orange Juice

Serves 4 Using water and ice cubes in this awesome orangey juice helps incorporate the fibre and works to dilute the fructose. Ingredients 1 large carrot, roughly chopped 2 - 3 oranges, [Read More]

Hot and Juicy

Today I'm up early enough to take my meds and  drink a healthy juice straight from the thermie. My Carrot and Orange Juice  gets my day off to an awesome orangey start! I've got a feeling that today [Read More]

Fabulous Felafel Salad

Serves 6 This is probably our all-time favourite salad. Fast, fresh and full of Middle Eastern promise!  Ingredients 1  iceberg lettuce, finely chopped 2 punnets of cherry tomatoes, [Read More]

Smoky Mexican Meatball Stew

Serves 4 If you imagine a chilli con carne in meatball form, this Smoky Mexican Meatball Stew would be it. Think delicious homemade meatballs in a chunky tomato and bean smoky sauce. It makes me [Read More]

The Fun of Floriade

Today I finally get to go to Floriade - Australia's Premier Spring Festival. This is the 25th year of the event, and Canberra's Commonwealth Park is turned into a celebration of style and [Read More]

Canberra Capers

Call me crazy, but I  really feel that my first anniversary of losing my thyroid is something to  celebrate. In the 12 months that have followed my second surgery, I have stayed happy, healthy and [Read More]

Chilli Beef with Cornbread Dumplings

Serves 4 (very generously) If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life it would definitely be dumplings. They feature in so many of my favourite cuisines and they're always downright [Read More]