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Recipes

My Parents Visited: Mexican Shakshouka

My Parents Visited: Mexican Shakshouka

I’ve got to admit, when my parents said they were coming for lunch I was completely stumped as to what to cook. How, on a student budget does one put together a passable meal for four people (my sister also joined the bandwagon) that also […]

Dinner Party: Chicken Laksa & Nectarine ‘Cobbler’

Dinner Party: Chicken Laksa & Nectarine ‘Cobbler’

You know when you get so enthusiastic about an idea you go ahead and create an instagram for it and everything, but there’s only one post on it? Yep, that’s our house cooking page. (That being said, head over and chuck @__malnourished a follow because […]

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burrito Bowls

adapted from a Kayla Itsines recipe in her recipe book (linked here) ingredients: – 1 brown onion – 2 cloves garlic, crushed – 1/2 tsp ground chilli powder – 1/2 tsp sweet paprika – 1/.4 tsp dried oregano – 2 tsp dried rosemary – 1 […]

Easy Chocolate Oatmeal

Easy Chocolate Oatmeal

The perfect go-to brekkie I have been eating these for brekkie for the last two weeks straight and I am LOVING how easy and filling this recipe is! As I will tell anyone that will listen, I am the absolute QUEEN of oatmeal and I […]

Sunday Smoothie Bowl

Sunday Smoothie Bowl

When I have a bit more time on weekdays, I’ll often make a smoothie bowl for lunch or brekkie. As a sweet tooth, I am absolutely loving mango season, and the banana and avo in this recipe make this super creamy. I’m not someone who […]

Kale & Spinach Pesto

Kale & Spinach Pesto

I’ve been dying to make my own pesto ever since I got a blender at the beginning of this year! This week I was craving a good, super simple pasta salad, which gave me an awesome opportunity to make this killer pesto that packed in […]

Bengal Spiced Chia Pudding

Bengal Spiced Chia Pudding

When I’m nannying I always have at least two cups of tea while the kids are home from school doing music practice or homework. Seeing as I have the memory of a goldfish, this usually means I end up trying whatever tea I can find […]

Salted Caramel Study Snacks

Salted Caramel Study Snacks

I’ve had an obsession with dates for as long as I can remember. As a kid I remember debating that dates should go in the shopping trolley because they were a fruit and fruit are healthy. (Even if this fruit was sweeter than most chocolate […]

Meal Prep: 4 Overnight Oats Recipes

Meal Prep: 4 Overnight Oats Recipes

I am madly obsessed with meal prepping – usually my Sunday nights end up with me in the (messy) shared kitchen of my flat making four or five recipes that will last through my busy busy week. Especially as its getting into assessments season lately, […]

Summer Pancakes (with caramelised banana and mango)

Summer Pancakes (with caramelised banana and mango)

My ideal Sunday brekkie for 1 makes: 1 serve (around 2 pancakes) ingredients: – 1/2 cup wholemeal flour – 1/4 cup quick oats – 2 tbsp LSA – 1tsp cinnamon – 1tbsp desiccated coconut – 2 tbsp maple syrup –  3/4 cup almond milk – dash […]