Sweet Things: Tropical Fruit Salad

Pawpaw, sultanas (golden raisins), sugar, pistachios, maple syrup. Sometimes I get on a roll with colour. In this case, I spied some giant sultanas (golden raisins) while shopping. I was already thinking about praline so when I saw a large golden pawpaw, I knew what dessert was going to be: simple, smart, delicious. Peel and… [Read More]

Do or Diet: Go Greek Salad

Pearl 16: Serve Yourself As much as family-style dining is charming and traditional – where platters and bowls full of good food are placed on the table and everyone sits around to eat for a couple of hours – this will not help you to be a conscious eater. Plate each meal and always consider… [Read More]

Do or Diet: Fish with Beetroot Salad

Pearl 10: The Guiding Principle Stop eating processed snacks and breakfast cereals – pressed, artificially flavored, colored and shaped things – like boxes of ‘frosted’ circles of multicolored, aerated rubbish that people give to their children in a bowl for breakfast. This must stop. Open the nearest window and hurl all that stuff out without… [Read More]

Do or Diet: Lime Fruit Salad

Pearl 4: You Will Have Fun Frankly, I’m no longer prepared to spend my precious time pursuing anything that I am not enjoying. I don’t even like the word diet. I don’t believe in diets. DO OR DIET is not one of those vicious diets where people are shamed and bullied and cry a lot…. [Read More]