Ways to a happy meal…And no, not that kind!

Dictionaries and thesauruses all round mention multiple words and meanings for the term “Happy”. So we’ve got cheerful, delighted, pleasant, joyful, joyous, upbeat, lively, in high spirits and content to name a few. Yet when hit with the title “happy meal”, the first thing that comes to mind are the golden arches. This post has nothing to do with that. What I aim to do is paint a picture on how you can achieve a meal that is joyful, lively, cheerful and simply happy. Here’s how…Slide1

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Living with IBS: My story and a few other bits and bobs

Ah the talk of bowel movement. Being a dietitian with a passion for gastroenterology, conversations behind closed doors don’t usually entail talk of green smoothies, your 5 a day and how to rid your thighs of cellulite. We try to figure out what causes the uncontrollable flatulence, how to avoid a mad hunt for bathrooms and ways to prevent your bowels from escaping your body in public. If you’re not into poop talk, then I bid you farewell! Here’s my bowel story and my struggles with IBS…Slide1

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In the Baker’s Den: The ultimate banana loaf and some cheeky amaranth balls

Nothing calms be down better than being in the kitchen and getting all experimental! Much of the recipes I post here are trial and errors, despite how basic they are! HOWEVER, given that I am not much of the professional baker, I am loving the end products! So here I am, sharing my two “Sandra’s gone pro-baker” recipes: The ultimate (and easiest) gluten-free banana and walnut loaf and some random popped amaranth and peanut butter balls! Bon Appetit! 

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