Hello, I’ve decided that this blog need to move house.

I’m too busy over at Sydney, Kids, Food + Travel, and will never be able to give this one the attention it deserves as its own entity.

So… over the next few weeks (months!) I will move all the viable posts over to Sydney, Kids, Food + Travel.  I’ll start some new healthy body categories over there.

The Mum’s Diet will come down.  I do love the title, and have so much to say about how tricky it is to eat well and exercise when we have a houseful of boisterous bairns.

But two blogs is one too many!

Do pop over to the new home, you’ll be made very welcome there.

Seana xxx

 

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Just a wee visual indulgence here. I do love taking photos of gorgeous food, almost as much as eating it.

And my eating has become so much more mindful since the children all went back to school. Funny that?!

Turkey salad

Cold turkey salad, the turkey is leftovers from a Steggles Shortcuts Thigh Roast. I was sent the range and blogged about that here. Then simple veggies and some leftover beans, a bit of balsamic vinegar and a splash of olive oil. Slurp.

Bean salad

I lightly steamed beans and used some here and kept the rest for the kids’ dinner, tomato from the garden and some mixed leaves. A very light lunch for a day when I wasn’t very hungry but fancied some crunch.

These bowls are huge by the way. I do love a bucketload of salad.

It’s good to feel full. Don’t you think?

Breakfast out at Dose cafe

This little beauty was breakfast out at a cafe.

Sourdough, pesto, grilled haloumi, avocado and roast tomatos.

I would so much rather eat gorgeous food that is good for me than hoe into white bread or shovel down a bucket load of creamy pasta.

But it DOES take time and effort to eat well and to enjoy eating.

Hope you are loving your food today.

Seana xx

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