Tag: Whole30

The soup series: sweet potato and broccoli

Now, when following a paleo/Whole30 diet (as I’m now trying to do following my rosacea discovery) you find yourself buying kilo upon kilo of sweet potato. After you’ve mashed it, roasted it and baked it as fries you can find it tough to get inspired. What’s next? SOUP! The idea of sweet potato soup bamboozled me. I know it shouldn’t though, because hello potato and leek! Why can’t there be a sweet potato option? Enter, Jamie Oliver.Read More

Day 30.

Yesterday (day 29) I posted a photo of myself to Instagram showing my body and skin progress from Whole30 and got a flood of lovely messages. I mean, they’re my friends, they weren’t going to tell me I looked like a sack of potatoes even if I did and I love them for it. But I do think they were genuinely happy for me in how I feel and my confidence boost that has come with it. Read More

21 Whole30 breakfasts

As I’ve mentioned before, preparation is key to eating well and keeping your life in balance. Life is busy. I take time each week to plan out my meals – it soothes me. So for weekday mornings when I need to join the rat race and hit London’s financial island (Canary Wharf) I like to have breakfast ready for me, so as not to delay my start to the day. Read More

Hello, January!

It’s been too long since I last wrote. But boy did that festive season fly by. Except for the part where I still had to turn up to the office. Rough. It was the first Christmas I have worked in three years! While there was basically no work to do and I received a sum total of 12 emails – the importance was the fact that I was there, in body. My mind and soul were still chilling in my comfy loungewear and drowned in Christmas spirit(s).Read More

Whole30, round three: what I ate in week four

This Whole30 feels like its going way faster than the last one. It just feels normal now, like I’m just eating. I don’t overthink it all (which is new for me). Before the last Whole30 and this one I cleared all my cupboard and fridge. It’s nice to know I can just go for the food in my house and eat it, no guilt. I definitely recommend this, especially on your first time – it’s so easy to fall off the wagon if there are quick, easy treats at arms length.

I bought an immersion blender this week. So shit got exciting. Hello, Paleo Mayo!

If you’ve missed the previous posts, weeks one, two and three are here, here and here.

 

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Recipe: Tuscan herbs and almond flour crumbed chicken with homemade Paleo mayo

Crispy, crumbed chicken has long been a firm favourite of mine. So as soon as I nailed the paleo mayonnaise I decided I needed something scrumptious to dunk in it, and what goes better than crispy chicken and creamy mayo?!

I had tried making paleo mayo once before but failed miserably when the ingredients didn’t emulsify. On my second attempt, following Michelle’s strict instructions and recipe I had huge success! Phil is a huge mayo fan so was over the moon. You can find the recipe at the above link.

For the chicken, check it out below:

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