"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Everyone always says it... but does that make it true? For me, absolutely. A good breakfast definitely makes my day much better. And by "good," I don't mean boring cereal. And by "much better," I mean less "hangry" with a reduced likelihood of ordering pizza in … Continue reading Chilli Scrambled Eggs [Recipe]
I've attended several "fancy" events during my career. Actually, wait. That makes it sound much more impressive than it really is. Rather, I pretend to fit right in at them – whether it's a book launch, management conference, or ship deck reception. I attempt to walk the walk (which can be tricky for a clumsy … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Blinis [Recipe]
When you're trying to be "healthy," or "semi-healthy," or even "I'm-conscious-of-being-healthy-but-I'm-not-actually-that-committed," coming up with interesting mid-week dinners can be tough. Of course, there are the usual suspects: salads, stir fries, and grilled chicken/fish and vegetables. These are all well and good (not to mention delicious)... but they can get a bit boring. And, when you've … Continue reading Super Simple Thai Green Curry [Recipe]
The weekend. The perfect time time for catching up on sleep, eating well and relaxing. In other words, being lazy, greedy and indulgent! Usually, these two revered days begin with a failed lie in. It's pretty tough to sleep when Pip wakes up at 7 a.m., decides he wants a snuggle, lies horizontally across the bed, steals … Continue reading Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs [Recipe]
Some people are great in the morning. They're energetic, enthusiastic... awake! I am not. I love sleep. My inability to get up early is obviously the reason for my track record of unsuccessful dieting. If only I could spring out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, throw on some freshly laundered and laid out … Continue reading Quick and Easy Smashed Avocado on Toast [Recipe]
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