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Bacon & Egg Pies


These little babies are so easy to make and really delicious.

You will need:

Fresh Thyme
Fresh Chives
Mozzarella Cheese (if desired)
Salt & Pepper

Line a muffin tin or small ramekins with middle cut bacon. You can trim the rind if you prefer but i like to keep a little bit of rind around the top because it goes nice and chewy. Put the muffin tray in the oven to cook the bacon for a few minutes. It will start to look like it is moulding itself to the muffin tin.

Mix eggs gently, just breaking the yokes. Mix in fresh herbs and the salt and pepper to taste. Pull the bacon lined muffin tin out of the oven and pour the egg mixture into the middle of the lined bacon muffin tins & top with herbs and cheese if you wish.

Bake for 5-7 minutes until the egg is just cooked. They will easily slide out of the muffin tins. Serve with salad for lunch, with a side of roasted tomato and mushrooms for breakfast or pack them for a picnic.




3 Weeks of Eating REAL food

It has been 3 weeks and I have only eaten what I define as ‘real food’. This means no processed food, just healthy natural foods. I originally thought that I wouldn’t eat diary but I have been eating the odd bit of cheese and milk.

How do I feel? I feel great! I have lost a couple of kilo’s, I know I would loose more if I dropped the diary out of my diet and of course I may have indulged in a few chocolate balls (made from dates)!

Has it been hard? No not really. it is fairly easy in fact.

What have I been eating? My typical day starts with eggs for breakfast, either hard boiled or a herb omelet. Lunch is usually a salad or if I go to sushi (my favourite) a salad and sashimi. I stay away from traditional sushi which is made from rice. Dinner is probably the easiest because it is normal to have some lovely meat and vegetables, I leave off sauces and starches.

Am I going to keep going? Absolutely, why would I stop now! I feel fantastic and I have so much exploring to do with this new way of thinking about food. I am feeling excited about food rather than thinking that food is the enemy that I love so much. Now I am realising that I can LOVE food and it is OK.


Our REAL Food Pledge

Rose and I have pledged to each other and ourselves to eat only REAL food for the next four weeks.

What does this mean you may ask? It is really quite simple, if it is not provided by mother earth we will not eat it.

The list of foods allowed are:

  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Eggs
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Nuts
  • Natural oils, olive oil, coconut oil etc

It is actually amazing the beautiful meals and snacks that we have been enjoying so far and our families are loving it too. It is not easy breaking the sugar and chemical addiction that we have from processed foods but so far I am feeling excited about my future healthy relationship with REAL food.