Health and Wellness Journey

It’s all a part of the Journey….. I haven’t been doing much food blogging lately as you may have realised… I’ve been spending less time in the kitchen and a lot of time at the beach, it’s a 2 mins walk with spectacular sunsets and breathtaking views.  There’s nothing like a stroll along the beach at the end of the day, very relaxing and a great way to unwind and release any stresses during the day! We often take the … Read More

LJHealth and Wellness Journey

Mel’s Chocolate Fudge Brownies

My buddy Mel gave me this killer Brownie recipe yesterday and I couldn’t wait to make it! So I got my Sunday morning bake on! Ingredients: 250 grams of dark chocolate 250 grams of butter 400 grams of caster sugar 200 grams of cornflour 4 free range eggs What to do: Preheat the oven to 170c. My oven is fan forced so I have lowered the heat to 150.  Melt the chocolate and the butter. I used the microwave on … Read More

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Prawn Fritters

Prawn Fritters…. yum yum yum! Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Ingredients: 500 grams of fresh green prawns peeled and diced 1.5 cups of grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup of whole egg mayonnaise 1 large free range egg 1 Tablespoon of freshly chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon of freshly chopped chives cracked pepper and himalayan salt to season 1/4 cup of plain flour oil of choice for frying, I use grape seed or rice bran (high heat cooking oil) What to … Read More

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Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

There is nothing easier than making home made ice cream! I picked up an Ice Cream Maker from the Op Shop for $9 and it’s a ripper! Before you think about churning icecream remember to plan ahead and have the bowl of the icecream maker in the freezer for at least 24 hours.. mine tends to live in there between batches.. What you need: 2 cups of cream 3/4 cup full cream milk 3/4 cup of caster sugar 2 teaspoon … Read More

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Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes

When you have buttermilk to use up and lots of free range eggs from your chooks, what do you bake? Cupcakes of course! The man of the house doesn’t eat icing, however loves to eat them hot out of the oven with a dollop of homemade vanilla icecream! Lets get baking! What you need: 1 1/4 cups of plain flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 2 large free range eggs 3/4 cup of caster sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence … Read More

LJVanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes

Salmon & Peccorino Carbonara

Is there anyone out there who does not love a good home made carbonara?? Me… I LOVE IT! A  delicious light pasta sauce with flaked salmon fillets and the delicious aroma of freshly grated lemon zest… This recipe will serve 4 – 6 hungry people and can easily be prepared and cooked in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: Finely grated Zest of 1 Lemon 100 mls of Pure Cream 2 Free Range Eggs 375 grams of fresh egg fettuccine 50 … Read More

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Feel your best with the Thrive 8 Week Experience!

So the story begins of my first  8 Week Challenge after watching a friend and her hubby experience Thrive (by Le-Vel) for around 18 months. She was offering samples so I finally decided I might give it a go stating “I’m not doing shakes” Much to my surprise the 3 Steps each morning was super easy and I really enjoyed the shakes! I think the fact that they are not a meal replacement was the biggest bonus for me because … Read More

LJFeel your best with the Thrive 8 Week Experience!

Mini Meatloaves

These mini meatloaves are the easiest you will ever make and are delicious warm with veggies or cold with salad. They freeze well and you can warm them up and have them with salad on a burger! They are also low carb and gluten free! Mix up the flavours by using different herb mixes or add some chilli if you like them spicy. The ideas are endless, this is just a very basic recipe that is so easy to modify … Read More

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Alicia’s Super Easy Cauliflower Totts

How yummy do these look! And super easy to make at home! Thanks for sharing the recipe with me Alicia! I hear they disappear very quicky because  they so super delicious! Great way to get some veggies in to the kids and would be great for entertaining with a dipping sauce! YUM YUM YUM!! Ingredients: 2 cups of caulifower 1 carrot 1 onion 3/4 cup of grated cheese 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs 1 egg What to do: Steam the cauliflower … Read More

LJAlicia’s Super Easy Cauliflower Totts

The Millers Seafood Chowder

The recipe you have all been waiting for after my Facebook post yesterday! OMG this was so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe Hayley and Russ. You can send me your leftovers anytime! This was the BOMB!!! Poor Man: For the family 1.2 kg marinara mix from Coles/Woolworths Rich Man: For a dinner party 1 large fillet of fresh salmon (skin off) 1-2 handfuls of fresh uncooked prawns 1-2 handfuls fresh squid rings 1 large fillet of fresh white fish … Read More

LJThe Millers Seafood Chowder