JoJo’s Fried Rice

6 cups of cooked brown rice- cooled and rested in the fridge (I make this at least a few hours before) 1 onion 200g bacon, diced 6 eggs, whisked 1 bunch broccolini, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, finely chopped ½ cup frozen beans 1 cup frozen peas and corn cumin to taste gluten free soy... Continue Reading →

White Chocolate and Coconut Fudge

I have always been a massive sucker for fudge. I remember coming home from the markets with a haul in my younger, pre-dietary restriction days. Since going gluten and dairy free I've only found a couple of delicious recipes for fudge that I can eat. My favourite is the Christmas Fudge from Against All Grains: Celebrations by... Continue Reading →

Just a Little bit more JoJo

After finding myself in a new place; my relationship ending after nearly two years and planning a future together and processing two miscarriages. I was a little lost and so have been on (and continue on) a journey of trying to figure out who I am and what I want from my life. I had... Continue Reading →

Mexican Chicken Salad

2 Chicken Breasts- diced Olive Oil 1 tsp minced garlic 1 Brown Onion- diced 2 tsp Cumin 2 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Ground Coriander Salt 1 Corn Cob- cooked and sliced 1 red Capsicum- diced 1 punnet Tomatoes (cherry)- halved 1 Green Cucumber- diced 1 handful of Bean Sprouts- rinsed 1 400g tin Black Beans-... Continue Reading →

The Sexism of Shoes

Recently I became acutely aware of the massive difference in the shoes that women and men are expected to wear by ‘fashion standards’. It got me wondering about the health impacts of these inequalities and if we have really thought about the long term impacts of this. In January this year I started a more... Continue Reading →

Catching some zzzzzz’s

I have suffered from insomnia on and off for about 15 years. It seemed to kick off at the start of my nursing career when I was working varying shifts. It seems to be more linked with an overthinking mind. It really started when I began taking on responsibility- life and death responsibility-. My brain... Continue Reading →

Happy Exhausted

I haven’t been doing as much writing as I’d like. Things have been quite hectic for me to say the least. Tomorrow marks day 9 since I started my new job. And I’m really loving it. It’s challenging. I’m learning and still have so much to learn. I also already feel appreciated for the skills... Continue Reading →

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