Ah, Christmas. "The most wonderful time of the year", I was assured today while listening to Andy Williams sing his famous festive song, as my daughters danced around me. This led me to thinking.. Is Christmas really the most wonderful time of the year, with the full force of diet culture at large? Diet culture… Continue reading Eat, drink and be mindful this Christmas
Thinking about Christmas food can be tricky enough without having to factor in dietary needs or allergies. Fortunately, there are loads of options available so family members don't need to miss out. For someone that is egg free and dairy free these little pavlovas should hit the sweet spot after lunch or dinner. Anyone can… Continue reading Egg Free Dairy Free Mini Berry Pavlovas
Following a low FODMAP eating plan can often limit food options. This should not impact your enjoyment over the festive period. With endless parties, gatherings and ultimately Christmas day, it would be nice to have a list of "safe" foods that you know are not going to send you to the bathroom or leave you doubled… Continue reading How to enjoy a Low FODMAP Christmas
Although it is school holidays, I just couldn't resist sharing these festive lunchbox ideas with you. Such a simple idea but meal time is looking so much more inviting, and suggestive of Christmas. Thanks for stopping by!
In keeping with the Christmas wreath I recently made, today I present an olive and bocconcini wreath, delightfully presented on rosemary sprigs. For different flavours you could use a selection of kalamata, black and green olives. Stuffed olives would make a nice alternative also. And cherry tomatoes have been added here too, or stuffed bell… Continue reading Olive Wreath
Hi healthy followers. I've had some really positive feedback from my Christmas food ideas, so thank you. It's always encouraging that people enjoy or might actually attempt to cook/bake/prepare the suggestions. Today I have a cheesy Christmas tree to share with you. You could use whichever cheese you like. Lower fat cheeses are fresh cheeses… Continue reading Cheese Christmas Tree