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Name: Michelle Kaczmarczyk
Date registered: September 27, 2011


Hello everyone *waves*, my name is Michelle and I’m a food aholic! For the most part I’m a happy kinda gal. I love being a wife and a mother to my furr-kids. I absolutely love cooking and spending time in the kitchen and pretty much everything else that goes with being a girl from make-up to fashion and dressing up, going dancing and gossiping with my girlfriends, the works! Of course I love watching movies and series and listening to MUSIC too (mostly alternative although I’m branching out a bit more theses days, must be mellowing in my older age). Like a lot of people out there, I’ve had my issues with weight gain even from an early age, which I will go into a bit more detail in my future blogs. I’ve put on, the lost, then put back on, and I’m not talking about the odd few kilograms we come back from holiday with, I’m talking about excessive gains and losses. But that been said, I think I’ve finally gotten my whole head around leading a balanced lifestyle. I say balanced because I’m not perfect, I still enjoy a glass of wine and eating out, but I keep it all within moderation and for once I don’t feel guilty, and way more in control of my own actions. Anyways, the whole reason I started this blogging business is because of a photo album I created on Facebook called “Food 101”. Basically it contains pictures of my daily meals, which I originally started doing to keep myself in check with whatever I was putting in my mouth (was going with the accountability factor). Long story short, just about all my friends responded positively and have been pushing me (in a good way) to get something off the ground in order to help others by sharing my story. So here I am, giving it a go ….. ENJOY!

Latest posts

  1. Minted Chicken Fillet with Greek yoghurt (1 portion) — April 15, 2014
  2. Rice Paper wraps stuffed with Pork (4 portions) — April 15, 2014
  3. Prawn, Basil and Mango Salad (2 portions) — March 12, 2014
  4. Mustard Pork Greens (1 portion) — March 12, 2014
  5. Chicken, Corn and Cabbage Salad (2 portions) — March 12, 2014

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Mar 12

Crust-less Spinach, Mushroom and Rosemary Quiche (8 portions)


Ingredients:   9x large organic eggs, beaten 500g fresh spinach, chopped, stalks removed 250g button mushrooms, sliced 2x tsp. fresh rosemary 1x tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Optional extra: feta cheese   Calories: 120 per portion   Method:   Preheat your oven to 180°C.   Heat your olive oil in a large …

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Feb 13

Beef and Broccoli Salad (2 portions)

broccoli and beef salad

Ingredients: 200g broccoli florets (approximately 4 cups) 200g extra lean beef stir-fry strips 100g sliced button mushrooms (approximately 2 cups) 4 cups mixed lettuce 1x tbsp. avocado oil 2x tbsp. soya sauce ½ tsp. garlic flakes ½ tsp. wholegrain mustard ¼ tsp. chili flakes (optional) Calories: 300 (per portion) Method: In a frying pan, heat …

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Feb 13

Avocado Salad (1 portion)

avo salad

Ingredients: 1 cup butter lettuce 1 cup crisp lettuce 1 medium carrot, grated 1 small tomato, sliced ½ mini cucumber, sliced ¼ avocado-pears (30g) 1x tbsp. homemade dressing Salad Dressing Mix equal parts olive oil and brown spirit vinegar. Add wholegrain mustard and dried herbs to flavour Mix well Calories: 190 (includes dressing)

Feb 13

Zucchini and Mushroom Spaghetti (1 portion)


Ingredients: 50g spaghetti (raw) 2x zucchini’s, grated (about 2 cups) 1x cup sliced button mushrooms 1x tbsp. olive oil 1x large garlic clove, minced ½ tsp. mixed Italian dried herbs Salt to taste Calories: 340 Method: Cook your spaghetti according to packet instructions. Heat your olive oil in a pan together with your garlic. Toss …

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Oct 15

Haggis and Egg Salad (1 portion)


Ingredients: 125g sliced haggis (I get this from my local butchery) 1x free-range egg 1x tsp. sunflower oil (to fry your egg) 2x cups baby spinach leaves ½ cup cherry tomatoes Calories: 415 Method: Heat your oven to 180°C. Place the haggis on a baking tray and cook for 30-40mins, turning over around the 20min …

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