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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 400 Calories. Shredded Kale Salad With Grilled Haloumi, Roast Pumpkin And Beetroot Crisps

Sometimes, to be honest perhaps most times,  on a 5-2 fast day I crave a substantial plate of food. Something I can look forward to and makes me feel like I am not really fasting at all. On days like … Continue reading

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Rustic Baking At Its Best. Hazelnut Coffee Cake With A Sour Cherry Jam Swirl And Chocolate Crumble.

As always in our house Autumn brings cooler weather and a spate of baking as I give in to a seemingly never ending demand for cake. As long as there is no request for fancy decoration I’m always happy to … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Beef Broth, Stock or Brodo.

According my news feed  New York City’s latest health trend is a steaming cup of bone broth. For the stylish and sophisticated, purchased from the hip and happening Brodo, a take-out window attached to Marco Canora’s popular Hearth restaurant. Simply … Continue reading

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The Pleasures Of The Feast. Three Layer Salted Caramel Slice With Popcorn Brittle

Oh my. Sometimes I throw caution to the wind and totally abandon any semblance of clean eating.  To shamelessly indulge in the pleasures of the feast. Sometimes I just can’t say no, particularly so when staring down something like this. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Secrets. How To Quickly and Easily Seed A Pomegranate.

View this post on Instagram Seeding a pomegranate has never been easier. #thepaddingtonfoodie #pomegranate #feedfeed #kitchensecrets A post shared by The Paddington Foodie (@thepaddingtonfoodie) on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:52pm PDT We’ve been seeding pomegranates in our house. Splitting open … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget. Honouring Our Traditions. Little Anzac Ripple Cakes.

Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of  the Gallipoli campaign in World War I.  A bloody eight month campaign which commenced on April 25, 1915 with the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps  on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. Through … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Black Forest Trail Mix.

With the April holidays almost over, it’s time to properly embrace my 5-2 eating regime again. Somewhere along the line I’ve fallen into a pattern of faithful adherence during our 8-9 week  school terms coupled with a slow but certain … Continue reading

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A Little Taste Of Italy. Lemon Polenta Cookies With Rosemary and Pine Nuts.

There’s a certain curiosity associated with baking with herbs. For me it started with a visit to Lavandula in Victoria’s beautiful Hepburn Spa region and Stephanie Alexander’s lavender scones. Before too much longer I was inspired to add a little finely minced fresh … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Mini Berry And Yoghurt Smoothie Bowls.

Last summer I was introduced to the instagram smoothie bowl craze by my teenage daughters. Literally a smoothie in a bowl. Thickened with frozen fruit to  add natural sweetness and creaminess. Topped with an ever-changing but always pretty array of … Continue reading

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So Rich. So Buttery. So Chic. Pear and Almond Friands

One of the things I love most about school holidays is the welcome change of pace from a frenetic, breakneck speed to an almost leisurely meandering. Time to stop and smell the roses. Throw routine out the window and indulge … Continue reading

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