I love when I have a reason to go to Auckland. Auckland is one of my favourite foodie cities to visit, it has such a wide range of cafes and restaurants to visit from delicious treats to raw vegan cafes. This weekend I popped up to Auckland for a girls trip to the Heineken Urban… Continue reading Cafe Review: Major Sprout
There is a lot of controversy around low-carb high-fat eating in general. We have been brought up to believe that fat is the enemy and this type of eating tells you to eat lots of fat. We have also been brought up to believe that we need carbohydrates for energy in the body. Both of… Continue reading The D-Low on a LCHF Diet
During last summer I had perfect control of my blood sugar levels. My blood sugars were stable between 4 and 7 mmOl daily and I was having hardly any lows or highs throughout my week. I felt normal again and like I did not have type 1 diabetes. My stable blood sugar line was due… Continue reading A Lazy Diabetic
Such a weird feeling to be excited for a new year, its a different feeling to new years 2015/2016. At the start of 2016, I was grateful for 2015 to be over. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2015 as well as many other problems including removing my two best friends from my… Continue reading Welcome 2017!
Salmon is such an amazing fish that takes of various flavours while being full of Omega-3 fatty acids. There is so much you can do with salmon. I love mine raw and sliced finely like sashimi in a salad or baked. Baked salmon looks and sounds amazing, and your guests will feel like they are… Continue reading Dukkah Baked Salmon
Pomegranates are a great addition to any salad or breakfast. They are low in carbs, anti-inflammatory as well as being full of fibre and antioxidants. This is our favourite salad to make during the warmer evenings, especially topped with a bit of blue cheese. Pomegranate, Bean Sprout Salad 2 cups of rocket 1 cup of… Continue reading Pomegranate and Bean Sprout Salad
I have so many memories from before and after getting diagnosed. The most prominent memory is probably Day 1. The scary day that I got the phone call from Diabetes Waikato asking if I could please head into the hospital, the emergency department is expecting me. It's the day that my life changed forever. Since… Continue reading Day 2 Diabetes Awareness Month: Memories