Eat Like an Animal – The Path to Obscene Health and Happiness

Eat like an animal. Why is this blog called Eat like an animal? Initially I wanted to share my learnings on food and nutrition but then I fell into a deep black hole. A black hole full of nightly glasses bottles of wine, late nights, no exercise, empty carbs, a dress size up and more recently…

Chicken and Preserved Lemon Tagine – Djaj Mqualli

It was love at first bite! This recipe has become a mainstay at our house. The salt, the sweet the soft spice! I called it Tagine because it’s traditionally made in a tagine, but I make mine in a good ‘ole pot. Using a kilo of chicken means you can eat the meal over two…

Pulled Chicken Burritos – Using up our Tomatoes

I have no garden but I still wanted my son to see the beauty in raising seedlings and seeing things grow. This year we put some tomato plants in pots and had quite a good yield. It’s the end of the season where we are now and the plants are looking straggly. I plucked the…

Challenge 3 – Get Those Veggies in AKA Avocado Smoothies

On a job in London, an assistant turned up with an avocado smoothie to go with my lunch. Ewww – avocado in a smoothie? I obliged the kid and drank it. It was one of Oprah’s A-HA! moments. Sounds gross but tastes freakin’ delicious. Avocados make smoothies creamy without having to add any dairy! This…

Challenge 2 – The Nest Egg

This next challenge has been on my mind for a long time now, how do I get rich? I like the word rich, it’s kind of raunchy. I have that awful association of guilt with money, if I have too much, I wonder why others don’t, I feel guilt guilt guilt. But I am going…

Challenge 1 – The Sanctuary

So I begin with my short term goal of being thinner, healthier, richer with a less-cluttered house life by Christmas. I need to create space in order to manifest the rich, gorgeous and obscenely happy lady I will become. There is too much craziness in my life to go all-in gung-ho sport, financial, diet all…