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My new project
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My new project

I’ve been working on a special project for the past six months. It’s one that requires minor changes to my lifestyle now, and major changes when the project is complete. It’s one that the whole family is looking forward to coming to fruition.  It’s one that is going to bring hard work, tears, insomnia and … Continue reading

Farewell to Qatar
Holidays / Snack / Vegetables

Farewell to Qatar

After five years, we’re leaving Qatar tomorrow. This quirky country, full of potential and growing pains, has been a gracious home to us. I will miss many things I have come to love about this place. Day after day of glorious sunshine, interspersed with the odd excitement-producing bout of rain. An overwhelming sense of optimism … Continue reading

Simple (Paleo) Oven-baked Salmon Cakes
Dinner / Grain-free/GAPS / Meat/fish/eggs / Oven/Stove

Simple (Paleo) Oven-baked Salmon Cakes

While I do have some favourite, complicated recipes, on the whole I’m drawn to simple meals that highlight the natural flavours of the ingredients. And as I’m trying to use up my kitchen remnants before moving, I also like recipes that are easily manipulated to suit what’s available.  In my freezer I found a small container of almond … Continue reading

Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)
Breakfast / Legumes / Oven/Stove / Vegan

Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)

Sometimes I wonder whether I could write a recipe book filled with nothing but breakfast dishes. I certainly could spend hours reading one, or browsing several. Breakfast seems to be the meal that is most rut-conducive.  For years I ate the same boring toast and cheese every morning, and Big Handsome is quite content to … Continue reading