Ok so winter is definitely here and we are all about soul-warming home cooked meals. This stew was super easy to throw together and leave simmering away on the stove on a cold Sunday afternoon. It’s a good one that goes perfectly with mashed potatoes, polenta, rice or even as the filling to a pie … Continue reading Mushroom and Beef Stew
Today on the blog we're sharing our top eats from around the Mornington Peninsula and Melbourne city. So be prepared for a whole heap of photos! We arrived in the Mornington Peninsula at lunch time, after an early morning flight from Sydney and an hour-and-a-half's drive from the airport. By the time we finally dropped … Continue reading The Mornington and Melbourne
We’re talking all things Méjico today with a quick and easy recipe for delicious Mexican ready in a flash (for whenever you get a craving!). Mexican food scared the flip out of me when I was in the depths of my eating disorder. I remember thinking "That’s it! I am never going to be able … Continue reading Monólogo Mexicano
We just had such a good weekend! It involved so many good eats and was one of the first weekends in a while that we'd been at home both days, so it was really nice to be able to spend a bit of time in the kitchen. The weather is starting to get a little cooler here in Australia … Continue reading Full Weekends (Plus Three Recipes!)
We shared an Instagram post recently on comfort foods and how they get a bad wrap. I wanted to just rant a little more on this topic as I think it's extremely unhelpful and unhealthy to view comfort foods in the category of ‘bad food’ or ‘cheat food’ (I hate the term cheat food in … Continue reading Comfort Foods
Every good Aussie loves an Anzac Cookie and I thought I would get in early with my version, which is always a winner in our household. This recipe is based on a version by Annabel Langbein that I've edited to suit whatever ingredients we regularly have in our pantry. Feel free to change up your version … Continue reading ANZAC Cookies with Cranberries and White Chocolate
Late last year, I spoke a little bit about how things would be changing around here at Mindfoodly. You may have already noticed the difference. Well, here's why. I always wanted my blogging to be a true reflection of where I was at. I never wanted it to be forced or fake because the whole … Continue reading Things are changing
It’s no secret that we love our slow cooker. It's our saving grace for those busy days when you know you aren’t going to have time to stand over a stove for hours. There's a little bit of prep work involved in this recipe but the end result makes it well worth it! Ingredients 1.2kg … Continue reading Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta
I'm sure you’re all well and truly sick of all the (unhealthy and unhelpful) New Year’s Resolutions coming thick and fast at the moment—I know I am! So, in the spirit of questioning the typically unquestioned, I thought I’d put together my own mindfoodly-style list of alternative 'resolutions' that don't involve dieting, starving your body … Continue reading Why Not Try Something Different This Year?
I don’t know about you, but for me eating is something I feel is a lot harder than it should be (I can hear you all say, “Duh, the eating disorder!”) but ED aside, we get so many mixed messages about what’s healthy, what time to eat, when not to eat, what to avoid and … Continue reading How the Bloody Hell Are We Meant to Eat?