Slow Cooker Mexican Lamb Shanks

Serves 4 (low iodine) These slow roasted lamb shanks are comfort food at it's best. Shall I tell you a secret? I like eating red meat but I don't really like to (and rarely) cook it. Mostly this [Read More]

Tomato and Sweet Potato Rice Salad

(low iodine)  Serves 4 This salad is as delicious as it is colourful. Once the rice and sweet potato is cooked, it's as simple as chucking everything together and serving. This salad has enough [Read More]

Cat Yawning

Geraldine the surgeon’s secretary must be a soothsayer. She said I’d get more tired as the days went by and boy, was she right! The Endo said I’d feel shitty, and although I wouldn’t go quite that [Read More]

Chocolate Coconut Cakes

Makes 6 This was one of the first recipes I ever posted and since then it's had an extreme makeover with new pics and a shiny, new Thermomix conversion. These days I'm a wannabe minimalist but [Read More]

The Word Tsunami

So today, on the way to Woolworths I had an epiphany. I wish I could say it was while I was watching the sunrise over the Opera House or during a mellow moment of contemplation by a running brook, but [Read More]

Maple- Glazed Chicken

(low iodine)  Serves 2 Ingredients ¼ cup (60ml) maple syrup ¼ cup (60ml) water ½  teaspoon dried chilli flakes ½  teaspoon cracked black pepper 2 x 200g chicken breast fillets, [Read More]

Roasted Pumpkin and Cumin Dip

Serves 4 (low iodine) This delicious dip is gluten free, dairy free, vegan, low fat and low iodine, so everyone can have their dip and eat it. I remember this as one of the edible highlights of the [Read More]

Beer and Cheer

It’s business as usual. Just grocery shopping, washing, ironing; the regular weekend duties of a domestic goddess! I think I’ve found an organic bread with uniodised salt in the local supermarket . I [Read More]

Farewell Friday

If I things had been different, this would have been the day I would have been leaving London to return to sunny Sydney but as it is, it’s my last day at work for a while. Either way I guess, I’m [Read More]

The Bread Line

I am out of iodine free bread so make a pilgrimage to the local organic bakery after work. The weather is wild – wet and rainy but nothing is going to come between me and my favourite carb! There is [Read More]