I recently posted a picture of my freezer stash of expressed breast milk on my Instagram stories and have received many questions from other breastfeeding mamas on how I managed it. Now, I've seen bigger stashes, and I must also remind you mamas of something my cousin told me - the fresher the better, so … Continue reading Milk Boosting Apple Raspberry Oat Slices
I've been on this 1500 calorie a day thing for a few weeks now, and plan on keeping it up for a long time so I've been trying to find ways to manage my snacking - which really is the biggest problem area for me! Some of the stuff I've done is swapped out all … Continue reading Cranberry and Almond Granola
I woke up on Saturday to the sound of birds chirping outside my bedroom window, the scent of fresh flowers by my bedside (heh, thanks awesome Bath & Bodyworks scent diffuser), and the sound of a Disney princess trill when I realised that I'm on holiday! It's the end of the year and I get … Continue reading Pancakes!
I've been absent from the blog these past couple of months; much has been happening and I have no excuse. I've just started a new job, and between learning the ropes and the daily commute to and from work, I'm left with little time to tinker in the kitchen. One thing I've learnt about maintaining … Continue reading Baked Egg in Avocado
"In the orchestra of a great kitchen, the sauce chef is a soloist." so said the great French restaurateur, Fernand Point. What is life without sauce? What are chips without ketchup (and salt and vinegar)? Or hotdogs without mustard? Or god forbid, tagliatelle with no bolognese?! Wow, it's midnight, and as I typed that last … Continue reading Tomato Relish
It's past midnight, I retreated into my room after watching the late night news with my parents more than two hours ago. I've taken a shower, changed into my "Proud to be well adjusted" t-shirt I got from a chiropractor's convention in Las Vegas (long story, not for this entry) and sleep shorts, I have … Continue reading Strawberries & Cream muffins
The first thing I ever baked without mum's supervision, at the age of 18, were scones. Up until that point in my life I never took an interest to baking, but for some reason I was drawn to a picture of scones in one of my mum's cooking magazines and I just wanted to try … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Scones