Archive Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Wheels Have Fallen Off The Wagon – Paleo Spiced Cranberry Cookies

So much for ‘I’ve decided to give up drinking’.  That worked really nicely in theory.  In between bouts of wine tasting in McLaren Vale, I’ve been baking a lot lately.  I’ve found a new compulsion, and I’m not entirely sure whether it’s a good or bad one but it’s damn tasty either way.

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Don’t Give Up What You Want Most For What You Want Now

As I posted a few weeks ago, I’ve been struggling a bit since almost finishing the Whole30.   Alcoholic beverages are my weakness and I’m powerless to stop them once I’ve had them.  Note: ‘once I’ve had them’.  It’s because of this really important piece of information that I’ve decided to stop drinking. I don’t drink […]

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The Great Jerky Experiment – Round 3 – Jerk Jerky

At first I was a little bit scared of this jerky.  Jerk Jerky is from the ever trusty “Just Jerky, The complete Guide to Making” but this recipe uses Habanero chilli which lies on the hotter side of the Scoville Scale.  The chilli lovers out there may call me a wuss: fair enough; but this […]

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Rosemary Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

WARNING: COOKIEGASM ALERT!  These little morsels taste AMAZING.

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Egg and Bacon Muffins

I found this recipe and thought a) that looks easy and b) they’re probably going to be extremely tasty.  I was right on both accounts. My muffin tins are larger than those used in the video (mine are referred to as ‘Texas’ muffin tins) so I added

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Whole30 Challenge – What Happened Next

Three weeks ago I almost finished a Whole30 challenge.  Almost.  There was a slip up with me stupidly forgetting that maple syrup was not on the accepted ingredients list, so I’m not going to claim actual completion.  I will be making sure next time however (and there will be a next time) that I hide […]

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