• the *I Quit Sugar* bundle deal offer! Well my I Quit Sugar Cookbook has been available for a few weeks now…thank you to everyone who has bought it, and given such kind feedback. I’ve loved seeing all your recipe photos, and hearing your enthusiasm about your own “sugar quittage” journeys. If by chance you don’t have the original I Quit Sugar ebook, more
  • look who else rides a bike and doesn’t wear a helmet… How rad. David Byrne from Talking Heads is a big bike banger-on-erer. And he makes a good point. The New York Times just ran a video interview with him. [youtube]http://youtu.be/37IDIUOJA6s[/youtube] I’m a non-helmet wearer (I wear one on big rides or dangerous roads)…ditto Byrne for the same reason. Oh, people get arked up about it…for more
  • my green cheesy mish mash soup. with a video! I’ve posted a few of my recipes with videos lately. If you’re new to this neighbourhood, you might like to check out my avocado and coconut water popsicles, and my bacon and egg cupcakes. But today, we’re going to whip up my green cheesy mish mash soup. From my I Quit Sugar Cookbook. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fovExEaK8HQ&feature=plcp[/youtube] This more
  • which tinned tuna should I buy (2012) *This post has been updated. A while back I did a post on which tinned tuna to buy… and I’ve been updating the guide ever since, as soon as Greenpeace sends me their new data. Buying the right tuna is a dead easy way to do the right thing. A simple choice at the supermarket: more
  • are you feeling social media-obliged? A few weeks ago a bunch of “followers” on Twitter arked up about the fact I don’t follow all the people who follow me. One tweet (twit?) said I was arrogant for not doing so. For keeping my “follows” so low. Funnily, the brohaha was sparked by my tweet that shared how I seek more more
  • Beetroot and liquorice soup…with a twist. Our competition winners! A few weeks ago I posted a recipe competition – bloggers who blogged about one of the recipes from I Quit Sugar Cookbook had the chance to win three copies of my cookbook to give away to their readers. So many of you entered and it was so much fun looking at your dishes. But – more
  • A Friday giveaway! 25 Loving Earth “almond butter bark” packs Because it’s a Friday. And because you might be in a baking frame of mind, with the weekend looming…I thought it might be nice to do another giveaway. This time Loving Earth are generously giving away 25 almond butter bark packs, each valued at $20  Each pack contains coconut flakes and cacao nibs, to help more
  • what I pack to travel…15kg and I’m outta here I’ve been asked too many times to share how I pack to travel to not document things as I packed for this trip. And, between you and I, I’m glad there are others out there who get odd satisfaction from discussing this kind of stuff. (Of course, by the time you read this, I’ll have more
  • how to publish an ebook Consider this more of a “do as I say, not as I did” kind of instructional manual. For, if I can say upfront, it’s a requisite of publishing an ebook to make mistakes, not know what you’re doing, get frustrated, bounce between different designers, programmers, programs, formats….oh, my! Enter this world and know this! And more
  • snacks of the great scribblers I recently found this article in the New York Times. Artist Wendy MacNaughton is obviously as obsessed as I am with famous writer’s daily routines and has compiled some illustrations of the quirky stuff pen folk turn to to get the right jolt of energy as they tap away. I like that Maynard eats lime popsicles. more