Monthly Archives: May 2010

Simple Stir Fry

Thanks for the kind emails and comments after Mondays announcement post!!

So glad to be back to the blog! I find it so helpful for keeping my food intake on track and inspiring me to be creative in the kitchen.

I wanted to take a minute to explain what changes my pregnancy is making to my diet and how that might affect what you see on the blog.

The most important thing to say is that yes, all diet and weight talk is gone! I have been wanting to get away from any obsessions with weight loss, calorie counting etc for ages in favour of a healthier overall diet, and here is my perfect opportunity!

One of the main changes in my diet through the last couple of months has been that the volume of food has increased! I am sooooo hungry almost all the time at the moment. It was a bit scary at first but I decided to trust my body and see what happens… and it hasn’t let me down. My eating is heading closer to the idea of 4-6 small meals a day. Currently 3 meals with 2-3 substantial snacks. And the type of foods are changing. Dairy has become my friend! Cheese, yogurts and milk feature a lot in my eats at the moment as they keep my fuller for longer and sit well on my stomach. If anything has decreased, I would say it was protein –its just not something I fancy eating a lot of at the moment.

Dinner tonight was an old favourite – chicken noodle stir fry. Stir fries are great – fresh and tasty, and super fast for a work night.


This one has ginger marinated chicken, red & yellow peppers, green beans, baby corn and wholemeal noodles.

Doesn’t that look great? So colourful.



I’m back!!

Hello… is anybody still out there?? 🙂

What can I say, its been a really long time since I posted and I have missed my blog like mad. But I have been keeping a secret for a couple of months which I couldn’t share with you. And every time I sat down to write I realised that if I can’t be honest, I don’t want to write.

So I’m sorry for abandoning the blog and my loyal readers! I hope that you will forgive me when I reveal the secret!

And that secret is…..

… I’m 15 weeks pregnant!!

I had a scan last week and we were able to see our lively little baby for the first time!

After suffering a miscarriage in December 09 we are really thrilled with the news, and I hope you can understand why it has been impossible to write.

Hubby and I are really excited, and I am looking forward to documenting this new chapter of my life on the blog alongside the usual recipes, food ideas and general chatter!

Coming up…

Regular blogging services will be resumed!