I love creating smoothies, and I love drinking them (most of them – and if it’s not gone so well a few spoonfuls of cacao will usually improve the situation). The best thing I like about them is the huge variety of ingredients and amount of nutrition you can pack into something that tastes great and is enjoyable to drink.
It’s too hot to be bothered with much food preparation today. I wanted to just have something really fresh and this was perfect.
I am a convert!
It was a challenge for me initially but I have persisted and am really enjoying my sea spaghetti now.
I prepared a meal for a friend and her 3 children yesterday and it went down really well, they all seemed to enjoy it and asked their mother to make it for them at home.
Meanwhile P was having none of it – so I used the sauce with regular wholewheat pasta for her – which she eventually tried – I like to think that seeing her big-girl shero enjoying new food will be absorbed into her pint-sized psyche, and have a positive impact sometime in the future. Continue reading
Ok so I may disappoint you now because I’m not talking mermaids with seashell bras type adventures, I wanted to share my latest new-food experience – Sea spaghetti.
I got so excited when I heard about this ‘perfect raw alternative to pasta’, and even more so when I found it in a shop.
However after getting it home and soaking it for half an hour in warm water I found the intense ‘ rock pools at low tide’ odour rather off-putting. The problem was it looked like seaweed, and it smelt like seaweed, Continue reading